North Korea Threatens War

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    North Korea Threatens 'War' Over Satellite Shootdown

    SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea ordered its armed forces on standby and warned Monday it will retaliate against anyone seeking to block its planned satellite launch, a launch many fear will disguise a missile test.
    The threat came hours before United States and South Korea kicked off annual war games involving tens of thousands of troops, which the communist nation has condemned as preparations for an invasion.
    The joint drills across South Korea began as concerns mounted that Pyongyang could be gearing up to test-fire a long-range missile capable of reaching U.S. territory. North Korea says it plans to launch a communications satellite, but neighboring governments believe it is a cover for a missile test.
    U.S. and Japanese officials have suggested they could shoot down a North Korean missile if necessary.
    "If the enemies recklessly opt for intercepting our satellite, our revolutionary armed forces will launch without hesitation a just retaliatory strike operation not only against all the interceptor means involved but against the strongholds" of the U.S., Japan and South Korea, the general staff of the North's military said in a statement.
    "Shooting our satellite for peaceful purposes will precisely mean a war," said the statement, carried by Pyongyang's official Korean Central News Agency.
    The North's military ordered all personnel to "be fully combat ready" so that they could "deal merciless retaliatory blows" at the enemy, KCNA said in a separate dispatch.
    North Korea also said it would cut off a military hotline with the South during the 12-day exercises, leaving the sides without any means of communication amid heightened tensions.
     
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    Its more likely that with the global economy in a crunch, the demand for illicit narcotics - the junta's biggest hard currency earner - has fallen, and now they're trying to blackmail for more money.
     
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    Oooooh they scary...

    NOT.
     
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    North Korea makes me Il.
     
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    Maybe they figure America's too cash-strapped and spread thin to effectively wage war against them. They'd be wrong, of course, but it would certainly suck to have yet another war to wage and yet another nation to rebuild after we destroy it. Warfare isn't the pillaging and plundering it used to be. Now it's babysitting you pay to do.
     
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    North Korean Nuclear, missile tests show 'qualitative' improvement...
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    Day of the living dead thread? :dunno:
     
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    Granny says, "Dat's right - one o' these days dat Fatboy gonna blow up California...
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    Are you a Chinese Communist, David? I noticed your avatar.
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    NK is a diversion. At most they maybe used to launch a Super EMP at us (or Iran may do it from their ship off our coast - in international waters) but the nuclear Strike that Russia is planning against us will be done by them, not NK. I do expect the Chinese to assist as they are already doing drill in the SCS to set up the scenario that would draw the US into war with China. The invasion of Taiwan.
     
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