Great moments in North Korean subtlety

North Korea continues to vehemently deny responsibility for the sinking of the South Korean warship Cheonan and hailed a U.N. resolution on the attack that noticably mentioned nothing about North Korean involvement as a “great diplomatic victory.”  But the poster below, which was photographed in Pyongyan by a visiting Chinese businessman and published by Radio ...

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North Korea continues to vehemently deny responsibility for the sinking of the South Korean warship Cheonan and hailed a U.N. resolution on the attack that noticably mentioned nothing about North Korean involvement as a "great diplomatic victory." 

But the poster below, which was photographed in Pyongyan by a visiting Chinese businessman and published by Radio Free Asia sends kind of different message.

 

North Korea continues to vehemently deny responsibility for the sinking of the South Korean warship Cheonan and hailed a U.N. resolution on the attack that noticably mentioned nothing about North Korean involvement as a “great diplomatic victory.” 

But the poster below, which was photographed in Pyongyan by a visiting Chinese businessman and published by Radio Free Asia sends kind of different message.

 

The caption reads: “If you come at us, (we will destroy you) with a single blow!”

Hat tip: DailyNK

Joshua Keating was an associate editor at Foreign Policy  Twitter: @joshuakeating

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