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Originally posted by Spiderj
I understand that they really know martial arts but I also understand that martial arts are limited. You can surround kim with all the well trained body guards you want but they can only do so much against equally well trained troupes.
I mean really you can put every black belt in the world on the front line, but a mortar is a mortar and a tank is a tank...high kicking aint going to help.
But if you want me to put money on a western coalition versus the North Korean army...i'm biased but I'm going with us.
What about the families and extended families of army members are they looked after? And what could we possibly do to subvert a starving population and turn them against their own government, because lord knows civilians have never been used to fight and help win a war.
When the starving outnumber the well fed it creates lots and lots of problems in war.
Propaganda comes from both ends.
Is it the fact that I think the north korean population army/civilian...all of them are completely unprepared to face a modern war against the western world...or is it the fact that I'm an american you have a problem with...or both, just curious.
Everyone knows it doesn't mean anything against mortars and tanks. However, my point was its not propaganda. I was arguing that point. You need to stick to the point I was arguing. Otherwise, no comment.
It seems inhumane, but we should not even consider trying to turn the population against the government unless we are fully prepared to handle the humanitarian crisis that is sure to follow
Good call, Socrates.
Simmer down, neither really.
While it may cause problems for the North Korean government, imagine the humanitarian crisis sure to follow after the war, even if the Combined Forces win. As we've seen in the past, large-scale humanitarian crises tend to turn into disaster just because they are simply far too much to handle.
Originally posted by DYepes
fights never happen like that around here because noone around here is trained like that. Anyone who is trained like that almost never instigates a fight, and if is instigated like that the agressor is typically disabled quikcly due to his/her lack of training.
I do not put it passed any of those men AND women to have the physical abilities they have.
Come on bro , do you actually belive what you just typed. I dont know how old you are but if you remember the early UFC fights when it was style vs. style.
grappling styles always won...why do you think that is, because if you take it to the ground your not gonna be able to pull off all those fancy kicks also alot of U.S. armed forces who get trained in bjj. www.gracieacademy.com...
I'm mot saying that N.K. dosn't but it's not showed in the video. i'm also not saying that the U.S gets extensive training but because i train bjj i would say any basic training in bjj would win the fight against anybody i saw in the video'if you dont belive me do a google search on bjj vs.style and see for your self.
Now hammering a nail with your head is pretty impressive but it's not going to win you the fight.
just my $.02
Originally posted by ShatteredSkies
North Korean airpower does NOT stand a chance, not in this life time, not in the next. Do they have a adequate navy to begin with? I don't forsee an Amphibious invasion on the North Korean part very viable.
They would get mopped.
Like I've said before, and I've said this for the chinese as well, it doesn't matter the numbers they have, it matters if they can get their troops to the frontlines and adequately supply them. In 96 hours the entire Air Force in the United States inventory can be fully mobilized. 1 week for all the transport planes to have active supply lines running.
Wars are no longer fought the way they were 1000 years ago, technology changes, so has war. Dramatically. But at some point, war will resort to the basics, hand to hand combat, they should hope some of those elite guardsmen can make it to that end, god willing they won't.
Originally posted by DYepes
Come on South lets just get it over with why don't we?
Originally posted by k4rupt
Many are quick to jump to the American superiority in the military, but lets not forget that military might is not what win wars.
Is the American public READY to fight off one of the largest Army's in the world in another continent RIGHT after the Iraq war? The American public is sick and tired of wars in distant places, everyone knows this. No matter how superior the American military is, public opinion and will dominates any war.
Lets not forget the Vietnam war. Remember that? Sure, the US had a military far beyond the capabilities of that of N Vietnam, but did that stop the North from reuniting with the South? Obviously... no.