North Korea making missile able to hit U.S.

The Washington Times reports: “New intelligence indicates that North Korea is moving ahead with building its first road-mobile intercontinental ballistic missile, an easily hidden weapon capable of hitting the United States, according to Obama administration officials.

The intelligence was revealed in a classified Capitol Hill briefing. Its existence was made public in a letter to Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta from five House Republicans…

Mobile missiles are difficult for tracking radar to locate, making them easier to hide. They also can be set up and launched much more quickly than missiles fired from silos or launchpads…” (II Timothy 3:1 – “This know also, that in the last days perilous [dangerous] times shall come.” Soon the kings of the East [Orient] will move into the Middle East – the second invasion of Israel after Russia’s defeat. America will be involved against North Korea as part of “Tarshish” – Ezekiel 38:16.)

China’s Hu urges navy to prepare for combat

AFP reports: “Chinese President Hu Jintao urged the navy to prepare for military combat, amid growing regional tensions over maritime disputes and a US campaign to assert itself as a Pacific power.

The navy should ‘accelerate its transformation and modernisation in a sturdy way, and make extended preparations for military combat in order to make greater contributions to safeguard national security,’ he said.

Addressing the powerful Central Military Commission, Hu said: ‘Our work must closely encircle the main theme of national defence and military building.’

His comments, which were posted in a statement on a government website, come as the United States and Beijing’s neighbours have expressed concerns over its naval ambitions, particularly in the South China Sea…” (China is furious because President Obama is placing our military in Australia to prepare for Revelation 16:12; Revelation 9:14 – 18.)