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SEOUL (AFP) – North Korea's military threatened Sunday to launch the "severest punishment" against South Korea for staging massive joint war games with the United States this week.
The North's army and people will "deal a merciless counterblow" to the allies "as it had already resolved and declared at home and abroad", a spokesman for the country's army General Staff said in a statement published by state media.
"The military counteraction of (North Korea) will be the severest punishment no one has ever met in the world," he said.
The warning came a day before US and Sout
Originally posted by crazydaisy
I looked twice at the date on this article as it reads almost exactly the same as the last statement N. Korea made. They don't even have an imagination for crying out loud. Say something different please!
China also issued a warning Friday that a US decision to use a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier in joint drills with the South constitutes a "fresh provocation" to China and its neighbours. In a commentary published in the official China Daily, Rear Admiral Yang Yi said Washington would "pay a costly price for its muddled decision" to participate in further drills near Chinese territory over Beijing's objection.
Originally posted by silent thunder
If that part of the world can avoid destroying itself over the next few years, there will be amazing investment opportunities once the country opens up to the rest of the planet. I assume that will happen with a new regime, unless somebody fiddles when they should have faddled and the whole tinderbox goes up.
If all goes well, it will be like getting in on the ground floor in China in the early 1990s or Japan in 1945, say.