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North Korea opens its window for rocket launch

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posted on Apr, 11 2012 @ 09:16 PM
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Place your bets... what will the U.S. do if they launch and it heads East towards and over Japan?

Pyongyang, North Korea (CNN) -- As the window opened for North Korea's latest rocket launch opened Thursday morning, the nation's neighbors were watching developments at the remote base nervously.

Japanese Patriot missile defense systems scanned the clear skies in Tokyo and an air base in Okinawa, underlining the regional tensions.

www.cnn.com...




posted on Apr, 11 2012 @ 09:23 PM
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I don't see the US doing anything, directly. There are plenty of other resources in the region that are capable of handling any 'threat' this launch is deemed to pose.

As I mentioned in a previous thread .... you can damn near count on what will eventually be 'determined' an upper-stage 'failure'.

I'd truly be surprised if it played out otherwise, but I've been wrong before ... who knows!?



posted on Apr, 11 2012 @ 09:27 PM
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I wonder if China would do anything and what would they do and do they really give a damn?



posted on Apr, 11 2012 @ 09:30 PM
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Its going to be an eventful few hours, because it depends if Japan and the US act drastically or not, if so then we probably have world war 3 on our hands, or the US just gives sanctions to North Korea or finally, everything goes fine and no one really cares



posted on Apr, 11 2012 @ 09:32 PM
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dunno, ken.

china 'pets their dogs' just the same a we do, imo.


i don't see them Doing anything ... even if the missile, rocket, mission, etc is sabotaged, taken out or 'interrupted' mid-flight.

might raise a 'big stink', but nothing more in the end. (?)



posted on Apr, 11 2012 @ 09:41 PM
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Hello:

I can see the U.S. Navy popping a few holes in the rocket with a ship mounted rail gun right after the launch.

Navy Railgun

~Morpheus



posted on Apr, 11 2012 @ 09:41 PM
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China wont do anything..........hopefully it finds a way to crash land in China.....preferably into a government building......that would be classic.....I dont see ANY chance that this will be a successful launch...North Korea is 0 for 3 so far in rocket launch attempts



posted on Apr, 11 2012 @ 09:43 PM
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I can guarantee that the United States has a "fail safe" longitude line at which they will destroy any incoming missile. I was a crew-chief on F-16's in the USAF. Trust me when I tell you that NORAD is watching this very close. What will the empty suit in the WH do? If that missile comes toward America and there is solid proof to that effect, then we will have no choice but to act. Otherwise, some strong armed political movement will happen at a very fast pace. If they shoot it into space, then I guess the empty suit will have to stick to his word and cut off the food to the NK. However, he has a track record of not doing what he says.....I think I covered all the bases here..... we will see soon enough. I am not holding my breath though. I will sleep very good tonight.



posted on Apr, 11 2012 @ 09:46 PM
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Originally posted by Theangrypea
Its going to be an eventful few hours, because it depends if Japan and the US act drastically or not, if so then we probably have world war 3 on our hands, or the US just gives sanctions to North Korea or finally, everything goes fine and no one really cares


World War 3, really your going to go right there? Do people just not realize what it would take to have a conflict turned into a war which than gets turned into a world war?



posted on Apr, 11 2012 @ 09:52 PM
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I thank you for your service my friend God Bless you. My son is an Iraq Vet now goes to GW in D.C.



posted on Apr, 11 2012 @ 09:56 PM
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It's fueled with liquid propellant so it might just pop on the launch pad like NASA's first test rockets.

~Morpheus



posted on Apr, 11 2012 @ 10:01 PM
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It is my honor to support you and everyone else in the US.



posted on Apr, 11 2012 @ 10:12 PM
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hahaha do i really have to remind people? looks like their good 8 years early




posted on Apr, 12 2012 @ 12:15 AM
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Real good video from CNN about the situation:
www.cnn.com...#/video/world/2012/04/11/pkg-starr-north-korea-rocket-launch-possibilities.cnn


btw, US will be blamed.. No matter who shoots it down.
edit on 12-4-2012 by CALGARIAN because: (no reason given)



posted on Apr, 12 2012 @ 12:17 AM
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only problem with the home front idea is that us defence systems are protected from emp and japan/south korea would nuke them long before any surrender anyway!



posted on Apr, 12 2012 @ 04:18 PM
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upper stage failure
caused by one of these ->
www.google.co.uk...:&imgrefurl=http://21stcenturysocialism.com/arti cle/be_very_very_afraid_01426.html&docid=2o9QCS_g9vpSnM&imgurl=http://21stcenturysocialism.com/files/COIL%252520air%252520mount%252520laser.jpg&w=556& h=295&ei=ZUWHT5rSIcWs8QPl8sSoBw&zoom=1&iact=hc&vpx=160&vpy=228&dur=86&hovh=163&hovw=308&tx=136&ty=96&sig=110363804794998212096&page=1&tbnh=99&tbnw=187 &start=0&ndsp=18&ved=1t:429,r:0,s:0,i:70

can add image lol just link to site with image

but yeah nobody can launch ICBMs now without USA or Russias permission depending on who launches...
this would fall into LWOC (launch without consent) category
also when it is sabotaged with a laser it will make north koreans look stupid indeed
more coals for the propaganda fires...




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