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Originally posted by sarahlm
Well it was only a matter of time. I just hope it isn't too bad. 2013 and we still respond with war, fear and violence. I hate it works like that when there are so many other solutions to 'disputes'
if i would be China i would be on the phone right now with NK to tell them to calm down or face a sh%@t storm. yet china made almost no official statements for a country wich borders lay directly near a country that is saying they are preparing for a full scale nuclear war.
Originally posted by Common Good
Wouldnt it be in NKs best interest to just STFU and stay isolated instead of wishing for death?
What do they have to gain?
Whats the point in all of the rhetoric? What are they trying to achieve?
Even they should know that they stand no chance?
I dont get what NK is so pissed about...did the rest of the world crap on their lawn?
but the why cut the line if you want to talk, i do not think Un knows smoke signals , one but is in the shape of a mushroom.
(News Focus) N. Korea fueling tensions to seek diplomatic solution: sources
By Lee Joon-seung
SEOUL, March 27 (Yonhap) -- North Korea may be ratcheting up tensions to push for a diplomatic solution to the impasse on the Korean Peninsula triggered by its recent nuclear test, local observers said Wednesday.
Observers speculate that Pyongyang is using a "two-pronged strategy" of heightening fear of confrontation, while simultaneously pushing for a diplomatic resolution to diffuse the tensions. The isolationist country has come under concerted criticism and censure for detonating a nuclear device on Feb. 12 and launching a long-range rocket late last year despite opposition from the international community.
Such views come as the communist country's military supreme command, the foreign ministry and the Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of the Fatherland all issued harsh statements Tuesday that claimed conditions on the peninsula have deteriorated to the point that a nuclear war could take place.
Originally posted by 2ndthought
reply to post by bekod
This is what they've done many times in the past. Rattle those sabres, then tell the world that all will be well, if they're given a billion dollars and a few boatloads of food.
However, I heard on the news this morn., that the US announced they flew a B2 Stealth bomber over S. Korea (last night, past few days, not sure, I was driving and not paying to close attention). We don't announce these things normally, but apparently we wanted NK to know that we did this as a scare tactic.
Could a full scale exchange happen because of a jet jockey playing to close to a line? A NK air defense radar operator getting to excited about an intermittent contact?
Imagine. Someone punches a button, and launches a bunch of anti-air missiles. They cross the DMZ, run out of fuel, and land in SK. Will that cause return fire? Will that in turn cause all of NK's 10,000+ artillery pieces to open up.
A shame if war, possible nuclear war, breaks out over someones mistake/bluff.
IMO i dont think the US cares if they know we're coming or not. They're small potatoes, im mean..........Kim-Chee
edit on 28-3-2013 by XxAcidxBurnxX because: spelling
have not had time to research it all but does a good 2010 tank brief
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