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posted on Mar, 28 2013 @ 04:39 PM
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posted on Mar, 28 2013 @ 04:57 PM
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It would depend upon the level of provocation, I should think.

"'til someone loses a city"? That's the sort of provocation that would remove those gloves, at least the nuke ones...which is a horrifying thought.

The United States has ended one war with nukes... With a dead city, and possibly millions of dead? I shudder to think of the level of destruction that would fall on the perpetrator.

North Korea's leadership aren't suicidal, are they? Because that's what it would be, a death wish of epic proportions.



posted on Mar, 28 2013 @ 05:05 PM
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Originally posted by Gazrok
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In order for N.K. to be able to cause North America any damage, they'd have to have assistance from the big boys living in their backyard.


It wouldn't be a cakewalk....although it would seem that way initially, especially in the press. Oh, we'd swoop in, destroy everything above ground, establish air superiority, and keep any missiles from flying...

But...

We'd also see a lot more aircraft casualties, more naval casualties, and lots of terror-like attacks in SK, and US interests in the area and surrounding areas. NK would engage in a mentality of "total war" with us, and putting boots on the ground in NK is basically a meat grinder. It's a fool's errand, and hopefully no commander is that dumb. You'd have to have a siege mentality with NK, and wait and starve them out...on their own soil...at least until you identified the bunkers and tunnels to bury them in.


dude....you are still in the middle east trying to fight the Taliban, the only thing that's changed is you now call it "policing" seriously!



posted on Mar, 28 2013 @ 05:23 PM
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Originally posted by Druscilla
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Um, is it really necessary to use QUOTE directly after the post you're replying to?

Anyway, I've favorited this thread so, a month from now, or 6 months from now I can come back and say "I told you so".

It's not arrogance when you're right.


Have fun with all the doom porn. It's a fun little bongo to bang on so:






lol, and when you are right, what then, sit back in the chair chuckle to yourself and say, "i told that playerone01 in Australia all that time ago that we wouldn't get touched and i was right" and then what, plan out your massive thread bomb at me lol.
well i wont even remeber this in 6 months or 6 weeks or 6 days or hours, im going to the beach, then a party with some friends, so have fun with that



posted on Mar, 28 2013 @ 05:35 PM
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we hit Iraq and kill 10,000s of people in the off chance they have weapons of mass destruction

Nk threaten the US with a few nukes strikes and it gets laughed off ...

im saying false flag



posted on Mar, 28 2013 @ 08:43 PM
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Originally posted by seagull
Before North Korea does something so catastrophically stupid as this... they might want to remember what happened to the last country that made us take the gloves off...

The United States isn't just a superpower... It's the superpower. Yes, North Korea could draw blood...little doubt of that.

Does anyone actually doubt what the outcome would be? Really? With gloves off? Iraq was "shock and awe". This sort of thing would be "extinction level event".

The term "hyperpower" was used to describe the level of power that the United States wields if sufficiently angered.

Iraq had a real army, once upon a time... Where is it now? Mostly dead.

Japan once had an empire...

Don't fool yourselves people, the power that this country can wield against its enemies isn't what it was before Iraq...it's greater. A blooded, experienced military. .


And yet you are still having trouble with a few turban wielding muslims in Afghanistan... how long has it been now? More than 10 years at least with little to no progress.

No wonder NK is getting cooky. They are way more advanced than those talibans, after all.



posted on Mar, 28 2013 @ 08:46 PM
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posted on Mar, 28 2013 @ 08:54 PM
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Personally i believe as long as this Kaesong Industrial complex north of the DMZ continues business, nothing will happen but the continuous saber rattling. It's too economically important for NK.

If they shut the border and keep the South Koreans from commuting to work, then i think hostilities will be imminent.

www.stripes.com...
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posted on Mar, 28 2013 @ 09:00 PM
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US yearly military budget 700 billion. (thats 700 000 million)

NK yearly military budget 6 billion.

If NK actually managed to scratch US soil it would be a pretty big embarrassment.



posted on Mar, 29 2013 @ 10:39 AM
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dude....you are still in the middle east trying to fight the Taliban, the only thing that's changed is you now call it "policing" seriously!


That is exactly what it is...finding individual criminals (i.e. Policing). War is when you seek to topple the leaders of a nation.

Saddam was taken out of leadership in less than a month. The rest of that mess was a police action too.

Same issues in NK. Toppling Lil' Kim would be done inside two months, but if we tried to mop up, it would be a policing action lasting years.


And yet you are still having trouble with a few turban wielding muslims in Afghanistan... how long has it been now? More than 10 years at least with little to no progress.


Most of the primary Taliban leadership is dead. No further major terrorist attacks. One could say the policing is doing it's job just fine.
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posted on Mar, 30 2013 @ 04:12 PM
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"turban wielding"?
Stereotype much?

A guerrilla war/policing is a much different thing from an open war of destruction. You do recall what happened to Iraqs army? It, too, was supposedly able to give the U.S./NATO a tussle. How'd that work out again??? Both times.

Ask the ghost of Napoleon how well the Peninsula Campaign against Spanish fighters hiding out in the countryside went. Especially when you add Wellington's presence to it.

Or the British against various insurrectionists during their time of empire...

If the United States was willing to burn a country to ashes, there's little doubt it could be done. That, however, isn't policy if it can be avoided.
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posted on Mar, 31 2013 @ 04:10 PM
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Originally posted by bg_socalif
Personally i believe as long as this Kaesong Industrial complex north of the DMZ continues business, nothing will happen but the continuous saber rattling. It's too economically important for NK.

If they shut the border and keep the South Koreans from commuting to work, then i think hostilities will be imminent.


Why would they do that? If they don't they have more hostages.



posted on Apr, 1 2013 @ 03:51 PM
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Originally posted by mbkennel

Originally posted by bg_socalif
Personally i believe as long as this Kaesong Industrial complex north of the DMZ continues business, nothing will happen but the continuous saber rattling. It's too economically important for NK.

If they shut the border and keep the South Koreans from commuting to work, then i think hostilities will be imminent.


Why would they do that? If they don't they have more hostages.


video.foxnews.com...

N. Korea shuts down the cross border factory..





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