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Yes the US has fears and that's why they didn't take Saddam Hussein out the first time.
Originally posted by Tifozi
the US has fears and that not even their military power intimidates them.
But just because the power hungry dictator isn't intimidated, doesn't mean the outcome of the battle will be any different. Just look at how Saddam Hussein ended up.
“We are not intimidated by the size of the armies, or the type of hardware the US has brought.”-Saddam Hussein
Originally posted by MikeboydUS
reply to post by SLAYER69
Looks like all the DPRK needs to do now is provide us casus belli and the ceasefire dies in a blaze of glory. Sure we might lose Seoul, but it can be rebuilt. People forget much of Germany and Japan looked like the moon after WW2. Within a decade it didn't look like the moon anymore.
Now I wonder should we invite PLA and Russian peacekeepers?
Russia supports China’s proposal to hold six-nation talks on military tensions stemming from North Korea’s Nov. 23 artillery attack on a South Korean island, Russia’s ambassador to the United Nations said.
“We think that if everybody could come to those talks, they could be useful,” Ambassador Vitaly Churkin said in an interview today. “We sort of view this initiative as a positive one.”
Originally posted by habfan1968
Even though Russia wants to get back to the table, little or no progress will be made. NK will agree to stop progressing with their nuclear ambitions and not attack SK in return for aide of some kind. When that aide gets too thin, NK will do something else to get more. NK's needs to be dealt with, either China does it or SK does it, it still must be done.
Originally posted by killallbullies
It's such a joke for SK and US. NK has just slammed SK in face. SK vows revenge but only dares to cry to its master US. The only thing the grandfather (US) and grandson (SK) can do is to "exercise" shadow boxing in front of China's gate, sweating profusely all along with the efforts and costs (born by SK). Here the grandpa makes a round-house kick, and there grandson returns with a jab. Big deal! Martial arts indeed. Taekwondo? US boxing? hahaha ...
How much more can US spend on these exercises? Russia and China have decided to settle bi-lateral trades away from USD. Other countries will follow suit. What can you do, USA? Wanna go to an all-out war? Bring it on! You think others do not have nukes? Please carry on with your muscle show, but your protein supply has been depleted.
US Aircraft Carrier group is the biggest joke. It costs 30 billion USD to create and 200 million to maintain per month. But it costs only 500,000 USD (anti-carrier missile) to destroy. Please make more AC groups, USA, please. The world begs you to do that.
# Xinhua: Sr. party official Wang Jiarui heads from Beijing to Washington. (#Koreas likely top agenda item). about 4 hours ago via TweetDeck
# Re US-Japan-ROK meet next week on #DPRK, State Dept.'s Crowley says: "Stay tuned. We'll have more to say about that probably tomorrow. " about 5 hours ago via TweetDeck
# WH spokesman Gibbs on #DPRK: "...you’ll see progress on multilateral discussions around this over the next few days." #Koreas about 5 hours ago via TweetDeck
Originally posted by Vitchilo
Yeah that phalanx system against a missile going at 13000 mph... MIRV... good luck with that.
Phalanx won't be able to stop that missile when it's finished. Forget it. It won't be a simple anti-ship missile. It will be a MIRV intercontinental ballistic missile, probably launched from a submarine.
The satellite and the missile will be heading toward each other at about 22,000 mph. The satellite is about the size of a school bus, authorities have said, and the missile will be aimed at its fuel tank, which is about 3 or 4 feet long.
USFK sources say not aware of when next joint naval drill with #ROK will be held but note series of maneuvers were agreed on at 2+2 talks. about 2 hours ago via TweetDeck
U.S. military: Nothing unusual about jet fuel shipment from Japan to S. Korea (Reuters)
The United States Navy is seeking a medium-range oil tanker to move at least 30,000 tonnes of jet fuel from Japan to South Korea, industry sources said on Wednesday, at a time of heightened military tension on the Korean peninsula.
The transport route is unusual for jet fuel, shipping sources said