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N.K. Threatens to Wipe Out USA! PIOG*

blondekosmic15
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Posted by on Jun. 24, 2009 at 5:43 PM
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I recently heard on the news that 1 of Kim Jong-il's sons is in command now of that lunatic Gov't. The other son according to Kim was too weak to take over. So NK has another nutcase in control now...only younger!

North Korea Threatens to 'Wipe Out' U.S.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

 AP


 

This 2008 photo provided by The Thai Irrawaddy News Magazine, shows a possible surface-to-surface missile at an alleged North Korea factory.

 

SEOUL, South Korea -  North Korea threatened Wednesday to wipe the United States off the map as Washington and its allies watched for signs the regime will launch a series of missiles in the coming days.

Off China's coast, a U.S. destroyer was tailing a North Korean ship suspected of transporting illicit weapons to Burma in what could be the first test of U.N. sanctions passed to punish the nation for an underground nuclear test last month.

The Kang Nam left the North Korean port of Nampo a week ago with the USS John S. McCain close behind. The ship, accused of transporting banned goods in the past, is believed bound for Burma, according to South Korean and U.S. officials.

The new U.N. Security Council resolution requires member states to seek permission to inspect suspicious cargo. North Korea has said it would consider interception a declaration of war and on Wednesday accused the U.S. of seeking to provoke another Korean War.

"If the U.S. imperialists start another war, the army and people of Korea will ... wipe out the aggressors on the globe once and for all," the official Korean Central News Agency said.

The warning came on the eve of the 59th anniversary of the start of the three-year Korean War, which ended in a truce in 1953, not a peace treaty, leaving the peninsula in state of war.

The U.S. has 28,500 troops in South Korea to protect against an outbreak of hostilities.

Tensions have been high since North Korea launched a long-range rocket in April and then conducted its second underground atomic test on May 25.

Reacting to U.N. condemnation of that test, North Korea walked away from nuclear disarmament talks and warned it would fire a long-range missile.

North Korea has banned ships from the waters off its east coast starting Thursday through July 10 for military exercises, Japan's Coast Guard said.

South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported Wednesday that the North may fire a Scud missile with a range of up to 310 miles (500 kilometers) or a short-range ground-to-ship missile with a range of 100 miles (160 kilometers) during the no-sail period.

A senior South Korean government official said the no-sail ban is believed connected to North Korean plans to fire short- or mid-range missiles. He spoke on condition of anonymity, citing department policy.

U.S. defense and counterproliferation officials in Washington said they also expected the North to launch short- to medium-range missiles. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss sensitive intelligence.

South Korea will expedite the introduction of high-tech unmanned aerial surveillance systems and "bunker-buster" bombs in response to North Korea's provocations, the Chosun Ilbo newspaper said, citing unidentified ruling party members.

Meanwhile, a flurry of diplomatic efforts were under way to try getting North Korea to return to disarmament talks.

Russia's top nuclear envoy, Alexei Borodavkin, said after meeting with his South Korean counterpart that Moscow is open to other formats for discussion since Pyongyang has pulled out of formal six-nation negotiations.

In Beijing, top U.S. and Chinese defense officials also discussed North Korea. U.S. Defense Undersecretary Michele Flournoy was heading next to Tokyo and Seoul for talks.

South Korea has proposed high-level "consultations" to discuss North Korea with the U.S., Russia, China and Japan.

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,528880,00.html

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stormcris
by Christy on Jun. 24, 2009 at 5:47 PM

Can we just for once tell them to bring it? I mean seriously put up or shut up.

norwegianwood
by Platinum Member on Jun. 24, 2009 at 5:51 PM

And, patients are running the sanitorium...I sure hope we ARE as prepared as our CiC tells us we are, because I think this Jong Il is ITCHING to be incited or to incite: fire off a missile that was supposed to be able to reach HI, followed by a nuclear test in the direction of Japan, followed by the KIDNAPPING and subsequent SHOW TRIAL and IMPRISONMENT of US citizens and legitimate reporters, followed now by this in-your-face taunt of the UN resolution and threats of more to come...

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Ann7227
by Bronze Member on Jun. 24, 2009 at 5:53 PM

That's what I'm thinking.

Quoting stormcris:

Can we just for once tell them to bring it? I mean seriously put up or shut up.


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I believe that unstable Gov't is testing Barack Obama { probably 1 of the few statements I have ever agreed w/ Joe Biden on } b/c this will be a perfect opportunity to flex their lil' muscle & gain some sick recognition on the global stage due to Obama's weakness & lack of wisdom concerning Foreign/Nat'l Security affairs. They do not respect nor fear this President!

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Quoting norwegianwood:

And, patients are running the sanitorium...I sure hope we ARE as prepared as our CiC tells us we are, because I think this Jong Il is ITCHING to be incited or to incite: fire off a missile that was supposed to be able to reach HI, followed by a nuclear test in the direction of Japan, followed by the KIDNAPPING and subsequent SHOW TRIAL and IMPRISONMENT of US citizens and legitimate reporters, followed now by this in-your-face taunt of the UN resolution and threats of more to come...

P 


He certainly wants the attn. he is starved for!

CullenLover
by on Jun. 24, 2009 at 6:00 PM


Quoting blondekosmic15:

I believe that unstable Gov't is testing Barack Obama { probably 1 of the few statements I have ever agreed w/ Joe Biden on } b/c this will be a perfect opportunity to flex their lil' muscle & gain some sick recognition on the global stage due to Obama's weakness & lack of wisdom concerning Foreign/Nat'l Security affairs. They do not respect nor fear this President!


wow, ya know i wasnt an obama supporter however he is doing some really great things so far, and i dont agree that he is weak and lack of wisdom, he is handling things pretty well IMO< what do you want him to do make the 1st move and really start a nuke war ?

jrdnjstn00
by Bronze Member on Jun. 24, 2009 at 6:13 PM

I read that earlier today and I think it's scary.

Who actually knows what kind of  missles N. Korea has? What kind of nuclear power they may have that no one knows about.  We maybe surprised and we may not. I also think they are just wanting to start something to try and show up the U.S. I think it'd be a huge mistake on N. Koreas part but I don't think they are making idle threats


lilyrose73
by on Jun. 24, 2009 at 6:22 PM

It seems as if the Pentagon isn't too concerned:

 

 

The Pentagon shrugged off a threat from North Korea Wednesday to wipe the United States off the map.

"I don't even know how to respond to that. It's silliness," said Pentagon spokesman Geoff Morrell."For what and with what?"

But even as the spokesman discounted the threat from the communist nation, which reportedly may fire a Taepodong-2 toward Hawaii in early July, he defended Defense Secretary Robert Gate's decision to move the THAAD system to Hawaii along with the massive SBX radar system.

"I don't think he would have deployed that THAAD if he didn't think there was a reason to do so," he said.

Tensions have been high since North Korea walked away from nuclear disarmament talks and warned it would fire a long-range missile.

U.S. officials have said it would take at least three to five years for North Korea to pose a real threat to the U.S. west coast.

But a A senior defense official told FOX News earlier Wednesday that the "Tapeodong 2 potentially has the range to reach Hawaii." He said also he was "very confident" these deployed missile defenses have the capability to take out any missile the North may launch.

The isolated regime made the threat as a U.S. destroyer shadows a North Korean ship suspected of transporting illicit weapons to the military dictatorship in Myanmar in what could be the first test of U.N. sanctions passed to punish the nation for an underground nuclear test last month.

The Kang Nam left the North Korean port of Nampo a week ago with the USS John S. McCain close behind. As the Kang Nam moves South, the McCain has been replaced by the USS McCampbell, which took over monitoring on Tuesday.

The new U.N. Security Council resolution requires member states to seek permission to inspect suspicious cargo. North Korea has said it would consider interception a declaration of war and on Wednesday accused the U.S. of seeking to provoke another Korean War.

"If the U.S. imperialists start another war, the army and people of Korea will ... wipe out the aggressors on the globe once and for all," the official Korean Central News Agency said.

The warning came on the eve of the 59th anniversary of the start of the three-year Korean War, which ended in a truce in 1953, not a peace treaty, leaving the peninsula officially in a state of war.

The U.S. has 28,500 troops in South Korea to protect against an outbreak of hostilities.

FOX News' Jennifer Griffin and Justin Fishel and The Associated Press contributed to this report.

stormcris
by Christy on Jun. 24, 2009 at 6:25 PM

Hmmm as I recall they used to say that about terrorist attacks prior to 9/11

Quoting lilyrose73:

It seems as if the Pentagon isn't too concerned:



The Pentagon shrugged off a threat from North Korea Wednesday to wipe the United States off the map.

"I don't even know how to respond to that. It's silliness," said Pentagon spokesman Geoff Morrell."For what and with what?"

But even as the spokesman discounted the threat from the communist nation, which reportedly may fire a Taepodong-2 toward Hawaii in early July, he defended Defense Secretary Robert Gate's decision to move the THAAD system to Hawaii along with the massive SBX radar system.

"I don't think he would have deployed that THAAD if he didn't think there was a reason to do so," he said.

Tensions have been high since North Korea walked away from nuclear disarmament talks and warned it would fire a long-range missile.

U.S. officials have said it would take at least three to five years for North Korea to pose a real threat to the U.S. west coast.

But a A senior defense official told FOX News earlier Wednesday that the "Tapeodong 2 potentially has the range to reach Hawaii." He said also he was "very confident" these deployed missile defenses have the capability to take out any missile the North may launch.

The isolated regime made the threat as a U.S. destroyer shadows a North Korean ship suspected of transporting illicit weapons to the military dictatorship in Myanmar in what could be the first test of U.N. sanctions passed to punish the nation for an underground nuclear test last month.

The Kang Nam left the North Korean port of Nampo a week ago with the USS John S. McCain close behind. As the Kang Nam moves South, the McCain has been replaced by the USS McCampbell, which took over monitoring on Tuesday.

The new U.N. Security Council resolution requires member states to seek permission to inspect suspicious cargo. North Korea has said it would consider interception a declaration of war and on Wednesday accused the U.S. of seeking to provoke another Korean War.

"If the U.S. imperialists start another war, the army and people of Korea will ... wipe out the aggressors on the globe once and for all," the official Korean Central News Agency said.

The warning came on the eve of the 59th anniversary of the start of the three-year Korean War, which ended in a truce in 1953, not a peace treaty, leaving the peninsula officially in a state of war.

The U.S. has 28,500 troops in South Korea to protect against an outbreak of hostilities.

FOX News' Jennifer Griffin and Justin Fishel and The Associated Press contributed to this report.


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by on Jun. 24, 2009 at 6:26 PM

 

Quoting CullenLover:

 

Quoting blondekosmic15:

I believe that unstable Gov't is testing Barack Obama { probably 1 of the few statements I have ever agreed w/ Joe Biden on } b/c this will be a perfect opportunity to flex their lil' muscle & gain some sick recognition on the global stage due to Obama's weakness & lack of wisdom concerning Foreign/Nat'l Security affairs. They do not respect nor fear this President!


wow, ya know i wasnt an obama supporter however he is doing some really great things so far, and i dont agree that he is weak and lack of wisdom, he is handling things pretty well IMO< what do you want him to do make the 1st move and really start a nuke war ?


Wow are you jumping the gun here so to speak. No one said anything about an attack from America! Obama's previous actions w/ Communist & Terrorist leaders coupled w/ his words & soft on terrorism polices have warranted his reputation as a weak & vulnerable leader not to mention his absence of any experience in that respective field! I formerly recall a similar Presidency in the late 70's...good ole' Jimmy Carter. Did not vote for the man for obvious reasons & I deemed him to be the weakest President in my lifetime. Obama's policies & own accts. have sadly passed Carter's inability to deal w/ America's enemies thru his own efforts or lack thereof! I am certainly not the only American who discerns this. I hope & pray Barack Obama will learn to speak softly & carry a big stick w/ our enemies for all of our sakes!

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