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Lee says rescuing sailors from sunken ship most important
SEOUL, March 27 (Yonhap) -- President Lee Myung-bak ordered his military to focus efforts on rescuing sailors from a sinking naval ship, aides said Saturday.
They said it was unclear whether North Korea is directly involved in the incident.
Originally posted by MagoSA
Either way, whether this steals Obama's thunder for next week or is a false flag attack to deflect attention, what's the main goal here?
1. Kim Jong-Il finally went over the edge?
2. SK decided to unify Korea as a whole by force?
3. US needs a new call to glory?
My concerns are this:
1. How will the US provide support to the SK military when we're stretched to the limit between Iraq, Afghanistan, and drone-firing on Pakistan?
2. Draft soon?
3. Where is our war materiel boost from the last 7 years of war material production?
Originally posted by Erasurehead
Wow, This could be big news. This could ignite war in Korea again.
A South Korean naval vessel with more than 100 aboard was sinking on Friday in waters near North Korea and Seoul was investigating whether it was hit in a torpedo attack by the North, South Korean media said.
Broadcaster SBS said many South Korean sailors on the stricken vessel were feared dead.
South Korea's YTN TV network said the government was investigating whether the sinking was due to a torpedo attack by the North, and Yonhap news agency said the Seoul government had convened an emergency meeting of security-related ministers.
Yonhap also reported a South Korean navy ship firing toward an unidentified vessel to the north.
Originally posted by Raud
reply to post by lpowell0627
The North has always used this tactic;
Bring out their rusty guns and wave them about, revoking all treaties, for one simple reason: they want aid.
When ever they get "scary", the west calm them down with some aid.
The North knows the procedure...
Originally posted by DaddyBare
Originally posted by IanC99000310
Got to admit this is so so exciting
Time to annailate the north