posted on Nov, 29 2010 @ 07:27 AM
I doubt that Canada would be involved in a real shooting war there. This is not so much due to our alliance commitments, as how I would expect the
conflict to develop.
In my view, it would happen very quickly...like a response to a major provocation, followed by a very ramped up further strike by the original actor,
followed by full blown hostilities...in a matter of days or weeks.
Unlike the response to the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait, where months of preparations were made, political/military alliances called upon to build up a
multi-national force, etc., etc. (under which the Canadian Forces dispatched F-18 and other assets).
If NK and SK really get it on, there would be a huge mess involving over a million soldiers in less time that it would take to sail a destroyer into
About the only way Canada would get into the fray, so to speak, is if the North and South fought to a stalemate...and some kind of coalition building
occurred to bolster political support for whatever American build up was required to turn the tide (or to try to, if China was pouring in support for
Hopefully, China is able to put the reigns on Kim Jong Il during his remaining days in power - and can get NK to completely change direction under Kim
Jong Un. Maybe the Chinese will be able to convince the younger dictator that it will be better for him to trade with SK and America, than to try to