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North Korea has the world's largest special-operations force. A defected spy offers hints about how they'd be used in a war

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspecting a North Korean military special-operation forces event in a photo released April 14, 2017.
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Within North Korea's massive army is another massive force: some 200,000 special-operations troops.
Not much is known about those troops, but they are believed to well trained and highly motivated.
Pyongyang would likely deploy them before or early in a war to disrupt US and South Korean military operations.
North Korea frequently taunts its rivals with a nuclear destruction, and despite its own dire economic and social situation...
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