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North Korea said Thursday that it plans to carry out a new nuclear test and further long-range rocket launches, all of which it said are a part of a new phase of confrontation with the United States. The North's National Defense Commission said the moves would feed into an "upcoming all-out action" that would target the United States, "the sworn enemy of the Korean people."
North Korea says it plans rocket and nuclear tests directly targeting the United States.
"We do not hide that the various satellites and long-range rockets we will continue to launch, as well as the high-level nuclear test we will proceed with, are aimed at our arch-enemy the United States," KCNA quoted it as saying. "Settling accounts with the US needs to be done with force, not with words," it added.
Originally posted by stuntmanbob
What if it isnt a drill?
North Korea could nuke LA nad NY. China can already hit America with their new gen ICB's. Imagine if Norh Korea just kicks off WW3 under the guise of a drill?
I am surprised people are not more concerned about America getting nuked. Its seems much more likely now than ever before.
Why would they say they are tageting the United States?
The more I read about America being the sworn enemy of North Korea and the Chinese, the more it seems that a generation have grown up believing that that they would grow up to fight and defeat the United States. The Chinese Military trains their soldier for a confrontation with America. Norht Korea trains their entire population.
Imagine if North Korea and China decide to strike first and take out LA and NY straight up. It would certainly put them on the front foot. And if they see the problems in the South China Sea having no solution then I dont see why they would not consider this option.
Very scary times.
Originally posted by SplitInfinity
reply to post by Happy1
The LAST thing China want's is a WAR with the U.S.
What is the very first thing the U.S. would do at the start of such a war?
Answer...it would stop payments on all loans given to it from China and stop all shipments of Chinese Goods headed to the U.S.
Such a war would collapse the Chinese Economy in a WEEK!