In the trenches of global politics, a discovery in Ukraine has jolted the old guard and ruffled feathers in the highest echelons.

On February 20, the Conflict Armament Research (CAR) dropped a bombshell, not of the explosive kind, but a revelation that’s equally volatile.

They’ve got their hands on the remains of a North Korean ballistic missile, and what they found is a narrative twist no one saw coming—Western components nestled deep within the beast.

A Global Melting Pot of Military Tech

This missile, plucked from the fields of Kharkiv, wasn’t your garden-variety projectile.