Dec 22, 2014
By Michael Kramer
What North Korea has today – is a failure to communicate.
It’s pretty hard to surf the web there – because the whole country is dealing with widespread Internet outages – leading one expert to say North Korea’s online access is “totally down.”
It’s unclear at this point whether the problems are an act of retribution for a major intrusion at Sony Pictures Entertainment – that the FBI has linked to the reclusive communist country.
On Friday, U.S. President Barack Obama said America would respond – but he didn’t say how.
The White House declined to comment today – but State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf told reporters that some of the U.S. government responses, “will be seen, some may not be seen.”