My thanks to Peter Baker and his team at songnet.co.uk for permission to use 'Anthem of Peace' as the theme track for my 'Sword of Allah' video trailer. The techno-thriller launches on September 19th.
When music becomes reality
The music is a superb track and very relevant to my thriller, which is based on the initial premise of a North Korean nuclear fusion weapon test - they did actually claim a successful nuclear fusion bomb test in February 2016. There is doubt that it was really a fusion weapon, but no doubt that it was nuclear. The rest of the plot revolves around WMD in the hands of Islamist terrorists.
Upgraded missile technology
Whether my novel is a flight of fancy or not, we have to deal with reality. Just this week North Korea is once again raising the stakes with reports that its Redong / Nodong missile is capable of carrying a detachable warhead. This greatly increases the difficulty of interception. With their paraleel advance in underwater launched solid fuel missile technology this is a worrying development. Some commentators are saying that Kim Jong-un is 'unhinged'.
It is also known that they are getting ready to build much larger submarines, with a new construction facility. In July 2016, IHS Jane’s Defence Weekly
reported that it had analysed images which showed that North Korea was building
two 490ft shelters at its Mayang-do base. North Korea’s current Romeo-class vessels are only
Anyway, check out the music.
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