Navy Seals training a Kim Jong Un assassination squad

Seal Team Six, the same elite U.S. military unit that killed Osama Bin Laden, is now training South Korean troops for a possible future operation to assassinate North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un.
By Linda Mack | Sep 11, 2017
Seal Team Six, the same elite U.S. military unit that killed Osama Bin Laden, is now training South Korean troops for a possible future operation to assassinate North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. The Times of London reported that South Korea plans to launch this assassination squad in December as part of a strategy to cut off "command and control" systems in North Korea if a war breaks out.
"We are in the process of conceptualizing the plan," said Song Young-moo, the South Korean defense minister. "I believe we can create the unit by December 1."
South Korea first announced the new unit in January and planned to have the unit ready for action in about two years. It expedited the project, however, following this summer's escalating North Korean missile tests.
Tensions over North Korea hit a new peak last week when North Korea detonated its first-ever hydrogen bomb, its sixth and most powerful nuclear test in the country's history. Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, told the UN assembly in a speech that Kim Jong-Un is "begging for war." And South Korea's president, Moon Jae-in, said he told President Trump that "powerful and practical measures" would be necessary to restrain North Korea.
The United States has recently waived restrictions on the size and range of South Korea's ballistic missiles to allow South Korean forces to develop their own capacity to deploy bunker-busting bombs on North Korean leadership headquarters buildings in Pyongyang. U.S. forces are also conducting expanded combat drills with their South Korean counterparts to prepare for a ground war.

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