posted on Feb, 27 2012 @ 07:14 PM
This is not to say that I believe we will go to war with North Korea or that their recent posturing means they will escalate things to a higher level
but this was an interesting story that may be overlooked with all of the Iran news lately. Of course the title to the actual story seems like an
attempt to make this more than it is so I did not want to use that title in this thread, "North Korea: Ready to go to war with U.S., South Korea".
Now before anyone gets too worried these joint drills with South Korea and the U.S. go on ll of the time and every single time North Korea has
something to say about it, as you can see with the below quote from the CNN story.
"Hundreds of thousands of troops are poised for a war carrying nuclear war equipment," North Korea's KCNA news agency reported, saying Pyongyang
considers the drills to be practice for a preemptive strike on the North.
One thing i found interesting though was the very last paragraph pasted below.
"While visitng the troops, Kim Jong Un "ordered them to make a powerful retaliatory strike at the enemy, should the enemy intrude even 0.001 mm into
the waters of the country where its sovereignty is exercised," KCNA reported."
Having been in the U.S. Navy and being in waters near North Korea I know they are very strict about patrolling their waters. My ship was once shot at,
a warning shot only, while they tried to claim we crossed into North Korean waters and they ordered us to stop and be borded. Our Captain promptly
told them that we were operating in international waters and would continue on our way basically. However if the military had the above orders in
place at that time things may have gone differently. Depending on how strictly they follow these orders this has the possability of
edit on 27-2-2012 by seeker1977 because: miss spelling
edit on 27-2-2012 by seeker1977 because: typo