The international community is rightly concerned about the possibility of a nuclear-capable North Korea, but perhaps not all is what it seems in the Communist state.

One blogger purports to have photographs of North Korean military decoys on the ground (though Crikey was unable to verify the legitimacy of the images), while Google Earthers can tour various North Korean military sites – the image below is allegedly an active military airbase. Click here for a list of placemarks including anti-aircraft sites and other military airports.

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