North Korea sank South Korea war ship

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    well, the war never officially ended.
     
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    That's true..

    Now it all Depends on what S.Korea is gonna do, will they Retaliate?

    But, wouldn't that mean we would also be engaged in the War?
     
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    If the North Koreans were smart they would finger some sub captain for "illegally" firing off a torpedo. By denying it they just piss more people off.
     
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    NK is China's bully boy. Which is why nothing will be done about this.
     
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    what can be done? north korea has nothing to lose, perhaps something to gain in engaging the south. i would appraise south korea's situation to be the opposite.

    the only thing i could think of is a joint counter-submarine operation where we tell them to recall their subs, emplace a surveillance net and sink/raise any subs at sea after a deadline. sub-on-sub to avoid the risk of surface vessel and helicopter casualties escalating the situation. aside from the continued risk to shipping, subs also present a security concern as missile delivery platforms which put considerably more territory under threat than their land-based range.

    at the same time... there is always the gulf of tonkin approach, although i fail to see any any motive on the part of s. korea or its allies.
     
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    It's very disturbing.
     
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    We have listening capacity on the ocean around both Koreas. I favor letting the South Koreans know exactly where the N K subs are (We can be accurate within 18 inches) so they can sink all of them that are out of port. That can easily be done with sub launched torpedoes or helicopter launched torpedoes.
     
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    yeah. a bit of what i'm getting at. the key is non-escalation. you wouldn't want a retaliatory flair as much as a regulatory flair with action against a neighbor you don't want full-on conflict with. i favor the sub on sub angle because of the technological advantage, particularly with US machines in play, as well avoiding mig vs helicopter showdowns, which would result in certain failure for the good-guys.
     

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