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Originally posted by die_another_day
This is about 1 group of people split into 2 by the US and brought into civil war.
In 1945, the Soviet Union and the United States agreed on the surrender and disarming of Japanese troops in Korea; the Soviet Union accepting the surrender of Japanese weaponry north of the 38th parallel and the United States taking the surrender south of it. This minor decision by allied armies soon became the basis for the division of Korea by the two superpowers, exacerbated by their inability to agree on the terms of Korean independence. The two Cold War rivals then established governments sympathetic to their own ideologies, leading to Korea's current division into two political entities: North Korea and South Korea. The ensuing conflict between the two was largely a proxy war.
Originally posted by swiftfootedachilleus
reply to post by SLAYER69
Once more slayer ....... yawn ........ you're point is ?
You picked out one part of my reply and attempted insult .....
What about the other parts ? The korean or vietnam parts ? ....... Have they no relevance to todays events or did i get you bang square on the chin ?
Meanwhile , back at the ranch ...... The rest of the world holds its breath and hopes the US govt isn't swayed by ill informed public opinion into a pre-emptive nuclear strike against a small country on the other side of the world
Originally posted by SLAYER69
AND where exactly are you getting this supposed jewel of information from? Between your ears? I know it's a popular stance amongst certain simple mined individuals in the US is responsible for all evils in the world crowd. When we see something official or hear about missiles being launched then we will know but until then it is you who are making false accusation and spreading FEAR FEAR FEAR.
Originally posted by anglodemonicmatrix
I think its about time a few B2 bombers visited little Kimmies centrifuge plant and nuclear power stations along with a guarantee if he responds that he'll be sent back to the stone age,if you do not respond North Korea will just get bolder and bolder in its provocations.
Originally posted by Wolfie_UK
China will not do anything if the West / USA / Nato decide to help take out NK, the West is China's piggy bank and major customer so why go to war with what is exactly providing the money to build your own country and war machine.
I don't advocate war but it is about time NK got a good slapping, China behind closed doors will do a deal whilst still giving anti West rhetoric just to keep them in a good light, think about with NK gone that is one less thing the West can moan to China about, we can just keep banging on about human rights..........edit on 23/11/10 by Wolfie_UK because: typo
Originally posted by rbilly001
Wasn't there a report recently about NK deploying special forces troops to the dmz. I thought I read something about it when the SK destroyer was sank. Could they be preparing for an invasion. I bet there are a few/alot of US subs with tomahawks waiting for the go ahead to attempt and destroy NK infastructure with little warning.
Originally posted by Adramalech
All this BS!
I'd put money on it that North Korea did NOT attack South Korea. Why the hell would they - they have EVERYTHING to lose. S Korea on the other hand are charged with provoking an excuse for Western (US) action. This is (just like the sinking of the S Kopean ship) a mega obvious 'false flag'. It's no coincidence that this has come a few days after a new nuclear processing facility has been reported in N Korea.
South Korea quite obviously attacked first as part of the naval exercises they have been running - probably at the bequest of the US - and so N Korea retaliated.
N Korea said that they were attacked first, but who listens to them?
Just see how many mainstream news officials question that maybe N Korea is saying the truth. That's right - NONE. Not even worth questioning is it because them nasty N Koreans are all evil liars - aren't they?
Originally posted by 1FutureMarine1
Can't they just get on it and fight. I guess south korea doesn't see their people as worth fighting for considering they have lost 46 sailors from the ship sinking without a response, and now 2 marines, and many civilians and soldiers.
Protect you country and you people gosh darn it. Don't let the dirty commies push you around.
With President Barack Obama's special envoy to North Korea now hitting the three major East Asian capitals (Seoul, Tokyo and Beijing) to try to figure out what, if anything, they can do about North Korea's escalating nuclear ambitions, Kim Jong Il apparently decided that it was time for some target practice. At about 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday in Korea, North Korea commenced a fusillade of artillery fire across the disputed maritime border between North and South, attacking an island in what the Koreas call the West Sea. For just over an hour, the North bombarded Yeonpyeong Island, killing two South Korean marines, injuring 16 more marines and injuring at least three civilians. More than 50 homes caught fire because of the bombardment, and residents of the sparsely populated island scrambled for safety in a bomb shelter. The South responded by scrambling F-16s - which did not cross into North Korean airspace, the South Korean Joint Chiefs said - and returning artillery fire, to unknown effect.
The assault - the second in the area in the past year - came in the midst of a nine-day live-fire exercise conducted by South Korean forces in the waters near the so-called Northern Limit Line, the U.N.-mandated maritime border that Pyongyang does not recognize. Late Tuesday, the North explicitly blamed these exercises for its attack: "Despite our repeated warnings, South Korea provoked us by firing artillery shells into our territory," said a statement from Pyongyang that was carried on the Korean Central News Agency, the North's primary external propaganda arm. "Our revolutionary forces countered with stern military actions. It is our traditional military countermeasure to punish perpetrator's fire with a thunderbolt of fire." The South, for the record, said the exercises were conducted on its side of the so-called NLL.