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Washington (CNN) -- Recent announcements of American military deployments in response to belligerent statements by North Korea may have contributed to escalating tensions between the two countries, Pentagon officials told CNN Thursday in explaining an effort to reduce U.S. rhetoric about the reclusive state. "We accused the North Koreans of amping things up, now we are worried we did the same thing," one Defense Department official said.
According to the official, some Pentagon officials were surprised at how U.S. news releases and statements on North Korea were generating world headlines and therefore provoking a Pyongyang response. "We are absolutely trying to ratchet back the rhetoric," the official said. "We become part of the cycle. We allowed that to happen."
Originally posted by Hopechest
I'm a little disappointed in the ATS crowd.
Given the belief in false flags I'm wondering why nobody is curious why North Korea doesn't simply just shoot down one of their own jetliners or something and blame it on the South to invoke war.
Is it maybe that false flags are actually more superstition then things countries actually do?