North Korea fires ballistic missile into Japanese waters

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Re: North Korea fires ballistic missile into Japanese waters

Post by majorhavoc » Sun Aug 20, 2017 11:03 am

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absinthe beginner wrote:These fire-breathing North Korean threats are getting kind of tedious.

http://www.cnn.com/2017/08/20/asia/nort ... index.html
How impressive, all those shiny new self-propelled artillery pieces lined up on beach. Yes sir. Just lined right up out there in nice straight lines. On the beach.
Out in the open.
Ok, somebody might have gone just a tad overboard with the photoshop bomb, just a little....
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Re: North Korea fires ballistic missile into Japanese waters

Post by absinthe beginner » Sun Aug 20, 2017 1:06 pm

Every year the US and ROK conducts these war games, and every year the DPRK threatens some variation of "merciless strikes."

Ho, hum.

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-08-2 ... ames-begin

Residents of Japanese coastal towns are holding evacuation drills as North Korea warned Sunday that the upcoming US-South Korea military exercises are "reckless behavior driving the situation into the uncontrollable phase of a nuclear war."

Nearly 130 people took part in the drill in Kotoura, which has a population of 18,000, a town official said. Reuters reports that for 10 minutes, people ducked down covering their heads with their arms. Many of those taking part said they were worried. North Korea has in the past threatened to attack Japan, a staunch U.S. ally and host to U.S. military bases.

As sirens blared from speakers in the town of Kotoura, children playing soccer outside ran to take shelter in a school, along with their parents and their team coach.

"I've been concerned every day that something might fall or a missile could fall in an unexpected place due to North Korea's missile capabilities," said the coach, Akira Hamakawa, 38.

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Re: North Korea fires ballistic missile into Japanese waters

Post by TacAir » Sun Aug 20, 2017 2:10 pm

"...Gen. Vincent K. Brooks, the commander of American troops in South Korea, gave a blunt assessment of the tense situation.

“Self-restraint, which is a choice, is all that separates armistice and war,” Brooks told the New York Times in reference to the Korean War, which ended in a ceasefire rather than a peace treaty in 1953.

“As this alliance missile live-fire shows, we are able to change our choice when so ordered by our alliance national leaders," said Brooks, adding that it "would be a grave mistake for anyone to believe anything to the contrary.”

From the other side, a guy named Noh had this to say (https://mronline.org/2017/08/16/war-wit ... prevented/)

The current threats by the current president, although a little more off-the-cuff and colorful than usual, are nothing new for the North Koreans. For example, on two occasions, Colin Powell blithely threatened to turn North Korea into a charcoal briquette—a chilling statement to a country that for three years had 50,000 gallons of Napalm dropped on it daily. (claims are not fact)

The North Koreans, having lived through, not merely the threat of Armageddon, but the experience of it, are highly unlikely to let go of nuclear weapons as a deterrent."

And so, the standoff continues.
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Post by teotwaki » Sun Aug 20, 2017 3:45 pm

TacAir wrote:---------------

From the other side, a guy named Noh had this to say (https://mronline.org/2017/08/16/war-wit ... prevented/)---.
"-----on two occasions, Colin Powell blithely threatened to turn North Korea into a charcoal briquette—"

Interesting article. Thanks TacAir!
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Re: North Korea fires ballistic missile into Japanese waters

Post by NT2C » Sun Aug 20, 2017 10:05 pm

majorhavoc wrote:
absinthe beginner wrote:These fire-breathing North Korean threats are getting kind of tedious.

http://www.cnn.com/2017/08/20/asia/nort ... index.html
How impressive, all those shiny new self-propelled artillery pieces lined up on beach. Yes sir. Just lined right up out there in nice straight lines. On the beach.
Out in the open.

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Every A-10 driver in the USAF is getting wood over these pics. :rofl:
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Re: North Korea fires ballistic missile into Japanese waters

Post by flybynight » Mon Aug 21, 2017 8:45 am

interestinganimals wrote:The Korean Central News Agency claims that "The Bush administration's DPRK policy that stemmed from its ignorance of the DPRK resulted in making the DPRK a nuclear weapons state."North Korea has been suspected of maintaining a clandestine nuclear weapons development program since the early 1980s, when it constructed a plutonium-producing Magnox nuclear reactor at Yongbyon. Various diplomatic means have been used by the international community to attempt to limit North Korea's nuclear program to peaceful power generation and to encourage North Korea to participate in international treaties. During the 13th World Festival of Youth and Students, which was held in the DPRK in 1989, South Korean activist and "Flower of Reunification" Lim Su-kyung implied that the DPRK should not seek nuclear weapons, saying: "The slogan 'Let us build a new world free from nuclear weapons!' will not be materialized by words alone. I'd like you to resolutely struggle against the anti-reunification forces, and give us support and encouragement. I, too, want to live in a country free from nuclear weapons; in my own land, and not infested with foreign forces and foreign army troops.
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Re: North Korea fires ballistic missile into Japanese waters

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interestinganimals wrote:The Korean Central News Agency claims that "The Bush administration's DPRK policy that stemmed from its ignorance of the DPRK resulted in making the DPRK a nuclear weapons state."North Korea has been suspected of maintaining a clandestine nuclear weapons development program since the early 1980s, when it constructed a plutonium-producing Magnox nuclear reactor at Yongbyon. Various diplomatic means have been used by the international community to attempt to limit North Korea's nuclear program to peaceful power generation and to encourage North Korea to participate in international treaties. During the 13th World Festival of Youth and Students, which was held in the DPRK in 1989, South Korean activist and "Flower of Reunification" Lim Su-kyung implied that the DPRK should not seek nuclear weapons, saying: "The slogan 'Let us build a new world free from nuclear weapons!' will not be materialized by words alone. I'd like you to resolutely struggle against the anti-reunification forces, and give us support and encouragement. I, too, want to live in a country free from nuclear weapons; in my own land, and not infested with foreign forces and foreign army troops.
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Re: North Korea fires ballistic missile into Japanese waters

Post by teotwaki » Mon Aug 21, 2017 10:19 am

Who knew that Ri Chun-hee was broadcasting from Adger, Alabama!!

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I'll bet that the North Koreans have that huge army just to fight Zombies!!! Maybe we should invite all of them to join ZS?? :lol:
interestinganimals wrote:The Korean Central News Agency claims that "The Bush administration's DPRK policy that stemmed from its ignorance of the DPRK resulted in making the DPRK a nuclear weapons state."North Korea has been suspected of maintaining a clandestine nuclear weapons development program since the early 1980s, when it constructed a plutonium-producing Magnox nuclear reactor at Yongbyon. Various diplomatic means have been used by the international community to attempt to limit North Korea's nuclear program to peaceful power generation and to encourage North Korea to participate in international treaties. During the 13th World Festival of Youth and Students, which was held in the DPRK in 1989, South Korean activist and "Flower of Reunification" Lim Su-kyung implied that the DPRK should not seek nuclear weapons, saying: "The slogan 'Let us build a new world free from nuclear weapons!' will not be materialized by words alone. I'd like you to resolutely struggle against the anti-reunification forces, and give us support and encouragement. I, too, want to live in a country free from nuclear weapons; in my own land, and not infested with foreign forces and foreign army troops.
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Re: North Korea fires ballistic missile into Japanese waters

Post by Old_Man » Sun Sep 03, 2017 6:44 am

NK popped a nuke last night. Most powerful to date.
USGS recording of it. https://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes ... #executive

NKs ability to advance technologically in this field is strangely rapid.

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Re: North Korea fires ballistic missile into Japanese waters

Post by absinthe beginner » Sat Sep 23, 2017 7:19 am

Update: ROK says the earthquake was natural, not caused by nuclear test.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/09 ... lear-test/

Another DPRK nuclear test? 3.4 earthquake caused by "suspected explosion" detected near North Korea nuclear testing area.

http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/09/e ... 18971.html

China's earthquake administration said on Saturday it had detected a magnitude 3.4 earthquake in North Korea that was a "suspected explosion".

The administration said in a statement on its website that the earthquake, which occurred around 08:30 GMT, was recorded a depth of zero kilometres.

Previous quakes from North Korea have indicated nuclear tests by the state, the most recent earlier this month. The tremor was centred near North Korea's nuclear test site.

Nuclear proliferation watchdog CTBTO said it was examining what it called "unusual seismic activity" in North Korea.

It said that the activity took place around 50km from prior tests by Pyongyang.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-41371867

A magnitude 3.4 earthquake has been detected in North Korea.

The earthquake occurred about 50km (31 miles) from a nuclear test site, monitors say. Previous quakes were caused by weapon tests.

Chinese seismologists said it was a "suspected explosion" but South Korea says that it could be a natural quake not caused by a nuclear test.

The US Geological Survey (USGS), meanwhile, said it could not yet make a judgment as to the cause.

North Korea carried out a massive nuclear test on 3 September which was widely condemned at the UN.

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