Kim Jong-Un Smokes A Cigarette While Watching His Rocket Launch [PHOTO]

This is a real photo from North Korea’s state television agency (via The Atlantic).

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And here’s a video of North Korea’s Bond-villain-esque command centre

After Kim successfully launched the rocket over 1,600 miles and deployed a satellite, there were huge celebrations in North Korea and huge protests in South Korea.

Meanwhile the global intelligence community was totally embarrassed by the surprise launch.

So how the heck did Kim get so close to being able to launch a nuke?

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