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Originally posted by hououinkyouma
Funny to see how much people here counting with an easy win for USA, yet they are still fighting wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Originally posted by ownbestenemy
Originally posted by InnerPeace2012
reply to post by jude11
Perhaps NK knows that it's too close to China for the US to us any nukes, and so SK comes in to the loop.
What could the USA do without South Korea, using them to actually "nuke" back at NK???
They are most likely using that leverage along with (until recent events) the slight backing it was receiving from Russia and China in regards to the United States. That pretty much is a wash given the latest round of UN stunts with both of them basically telling NK to knock it off. Their clout (Russia/China) can only hold so much water, even in a friendly UN assembly.
The US doesn't need to use SK for anything, other than bases of operations if hostilities broke out. Sadly, given the known technologies of the north, SK would suffer greatly while they were annihilated.
Originally posted by milkyway12
reply to post by jude11
Please, elaborate. What exactly do you think China and North Korea has that we don't, 10 fold?
Electronic Warfare? Sound Wave technology? Rail guns? Awesome super bad dooper ship killing missiles? Magnetic technology? UV targeting? Star Wars?
Really?edit on 7-3-2013 by milkyway12 because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by Urantia1111
I think I'm going to brush up on my Fallout 3 this weekend. When the time comes to wander the atomic wasteland, I want to be prepared.
So if the worst/most insane happens and somehow NK deploys a nuke, what happens next? Any theories on sequence of events or estimates on casualties? Would it automatically escalate to global war?
Originally posted by jude11
Iraq isn't NK/China. And China Will NEVER ALLOW the US to stand on it's border. Why doesn't anyone see this? Nuke NK, invade NK and you are essentially invading China.
reply to post by Zaphod58
I can easily see a deal worked out where the US pulls out of Korea after reunification (which was going to happen with or without reunification in the next two years), and China becomes one of their trading partners.
Originally posted by CaptainBeno
They don't have ICBMs capable of carrying a nuclear device.
and wanting an immediate ass kicking by the looks of it.