For the Global Thinker

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Myanmar's secret military tunnel network

Missiles and nuclear technology, counterfeiting money and cigarette smuggling, front companies and restaurants in foreign countries, labor export to the Middle East -- North Korea has been very innovative when it comes to raising badly needed foreign exchange for the regime in Pyongyang. But there is a less known trade in service that the North Koreans have offered to its foreign clients: expertise in tunneling. A fascinating new glimpse of this business has now been revealed in secret photos from Burma.
North Korean technicians have helped them construct underground facilities where they can survive any threats from their own people as well as the outside world. It is not known if the tunnels are linked to Burma's reported efforts to develop nuclear technology -- in which the North Koreans allegedly are active as well.... read more from this article....


See videos of Myanmar's secret military tunnels here....


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