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(CNN)North Korea warned Sunday that the upcoming US-South Korea military exercises are "reckless behavior driving the situation into the uncontrollable phase of a nuclear war."
Pyongyang also declared that its army can target the United States anytime, and neither Guam, Hawaii nor the US mainland can "dodge the merciless strike."
The messages in Rodong Sinmun, the official government newspaper, come a day before the US starts the Ulchi Freedom Guardian military exercises with South Korea.
originally posted by: gortex
a reply to: 727Sky
More provocation by the US and its allies , it's almost like the president wants to spark a conflict.
I see no reason for more drills while all is quite on the Korean front although the Ulchi-Freedom Guardian exercises are a regular occurrence at this time of year and regularly denounced by the North as a preparation for war.
Perhaps canceling them this time would have been a step forward in lowering the tensions on the peninsular given the exercises already carried out this year.
Joint maneuvers by the US and South Korea / the US and Japan happen all the time.
originally posted by: AugustusMasonicus
originally posted by: 727Sky
...is more empty rhetoric.
It reminds me of my all time favorite person; Baghdad Bob and his threats to hit us with his shoes and roast our stomachs in Hell. I miss him.