US deploys destroyer off tense Korean peninsula

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US Navy missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (C) AFP FILE PHOTO

SEOUL – The United States has placed a destroyer off the South Korean coast to defend against a possible missile strike, the latest in a series of publicised US deployments to counter North Korean threats.

The USS Fitzgerald was moved to the southwestern coast after taking part in annual military exercises, instead of returning to its home port in Japan, a US defence official told AFP Monday on condition of anonymity.

The deployment came hours after a gathering of North Korea’s rubber-stamp parliament adopted a law formalizing the country’s status as a nuclear weapons state.

The Korean peninsula has been caught in a cycle of escalating tensions since the North launched a long-range rocket in December and followed it with a nuclear test in February.

Subsequent UN sanctions and annual South Korea-US military exercises have been used by Pyongyang to justify a wave of increasingly dire threats against Seoul and Washington, including warnings of missile strikes and nuclear war.

In this light, the shifting of the USS Fitzgerald was “a prudent move”, the US defence official said, adding that it would offer “greater missile defense options should that become necessary”.

Earlier on Monday, the US military announced it had deployed F-22 Raptor stealth fighters to South Korea as part of the ongoing annual “Foal Eagle” joint military exercise.

Pentagon spokesman George Little said the F-22s were an “important display” of US commitment to its military alliance with the South.

“The North Koreans have a choice. They can continue to engage in provocations, with bellicose, overheated, irresponsible rhetoric, or they can choose the path of peace,” Little told reporters.

North Korea has already threatened to strike the US mainland and US bases in the Pacific in response to the participation of nuclear-capable US B-52 and B-2 stealth bombers in the “Foal Eagle” drill.

But the tough talk has yet to be matched by action on the ground, according to US intelligence.

“Despite the harsh rhetoric we’re hearing from Pyongyang, we are not seeing changes to the North Korean military posture, such as large-scale mobilizations and positioning of forces,” White House spokesman Jay Carney said.

Meanwhile, South Korea’s new president, Park Geun-Hye, told senior military officials that any provocation from the North should be met with a “strong and immediate” military response, no matter what the political fallout.

The assertive US and South Korean stances suggest the two allies are working in close concert, and South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-Se was in Washington for talks Tuesday with new US Secretary of State John Kerry.

The “continuing military threats from the North” will top the agenda, Yun’s ministry said in a statement.

The high-stakes standoff on the Korean peninsula has triggered widespread international concern of an accidental conflict that could escalate rapidly.

Some analysts, however, note that the most recent round of North Korean threats, while still extremely belligerent, have emphasized that Pyongyang would only act in response to a military attack from the US or South Korea.

Given that the prospects of such a pre-emptive attack are almost zero, this provides North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un with a face-saving exit, suggested Stephen Haggard, a North Korea expert at the Peterson Institute for International Economics in Washington.

Kim can argue that all the threats and military inspections “have in fact been successful at deterring an attack, even though it was not coming in any case”, Haggard said.

“So the regime can now claim success and step back,” he added.

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  • Daang_tuwid3

    peace…

  • http://www.facebook.com/karapscv Kara Patan Senbis

    the US, as the most powerful military state, can defeat any threat to its interest anywhere in the world. as such it could also initiate a deescalation by lifting sanctions against north korea, instead of stoking further a conflagration.

    • Alajero

      …US will simply strike the center of power of north korea…and it will just show how really impotent they really are…because there is nothing really that they can do about it…as the saying goes…a stream that make too much noise is in reality…too shallow…let us get over it…

    • Noel

      That’s what you think. Not with China helping North Korea against US.

      • WeAry_Bat

        Without any other foreign assistance, NoKor will be a heavy donor addict for China. And what goes around, could come around to China – nuclear threat for donations (extortion).

      • dodong1

        YES, we will kick NK a$$es!!

      • Crazy_horse101010

        good we wont have to give the money back us air force 10 to one americas icbms 5 to 1 one us navy bigger than the next 13 countries combined us 10 carriers china i subs us 5 to i advantage . do you think china stupid plus who would they sell their good to

      • Crazy_horse101010

        ps china has much the same equipment has iraq especially tanks 2000 iraq tanks destroyed not one abrams was destroyed in a tank battle the commie tanks when hit had their turrets blown off and its hard to shot when sailing through the air.china 2 million military america 2 million military and remember south korea has a big army and uses the same weapons has america while north koreas is badly outdated so whats china going to do nothing

      • white scorpion

        i wish you’re right. para mag-bug down si nokor na wala naman kahit katiting na reputation.

  • kevin

    U.S.A.— Don’t push me…

  • WeAry_Bat

    There is supposedly only one person who has an Internet access in NoKor. So this ‘news’ should be taken as a not so subtle, suggested face-saving answer which the small pig can use, then cool down.

    Edit: with apologies to the Suidea family of animals used in the metaphor, which are said to be ‘highly social and intelligent animals’.

  • Noel

    Once and for all, let them fight it out. Enough is enough of threats and counter threats.

    • basang sisiw

      that’s it! let war begins then start new peaceful life. you may call it a cleansing solution :)

    • Alex Donahue

      This isn’t your person to person fight it out scenario from the back and forth threats. If full escalation of war follows in the peninsula with nuclear strikes of either side, then this will undoubtedly provoke Japan to consider arming themselves with nuclear weapons. Their ability is very frightening. War in the Asian region will also destabilize the economies. I wouldn’t go so far as to support war right now. They act as a buffer zone between China and Japan/US. Japan and China still have a lot of ethnic hatred for each other from World War 2. China has a lot of fears with the US. *REMEMBER* US Invaded China First Pre-Emptively.

      • Noel

        Agree. But do you know that some countries especially the US make lots of money out of wars? They sell weapons and military hardware. When the economy is down, some countries do it. Today with Nukes practically available to some nations, one that panics first and presses the button would mean a disaster. This could be the WW3 many have predicted.

  • doublecross

    The NK never fear to the country who never belongs to the koreans, leave US, you are imperialist monk!

    • UrHONOR

      MAWALANG galang na nga po….ano po ba sa tagalog ang ibig ninyong ipakahulugan? Tungkol po ba sa monastery yan at may monk pa kayong nabanggit?

    • Crazy_horse101010

      go help them hero

    • Crazy_horse101010

      join their army and fight for them be a hero lol

    • tonygadoy

      You’re the stereotype of Fat boy KIM having a tantrum. The SOKOR didn’t even saying for the US to get out of their soil.

    • basang sisiw

      sokor loves USA :)

  • joshmale2004

    USA and it’s allies will never allow NK to produce nuclear weapon. So war with NK will happen sooner or later. If NK wants it now, better USA and SK give it to them so the entire Asia can sleep peacefully without NK nuclear threats staring at their faces every time.

    • http://www.facebook.com/Boycott.Made.N.China Val Sor

      The are already mass-producing nukes.

    • Pulokoy

      they already did .. the problem with their nukes is they cant put it in to a rocket

  • Albert Einstien

    in WW3 the FIRST who press the nuclear BUTTON wins….but after winning what’s next ? other ALLIED countries may ALSO push their OWN buttons…DOMINO effect will erase & reconfigure the MAP of the World…. : > )

  • $18209031

    NK is in a state of war and no amount of UN US SK bullying will stop them now. THe US and SK tandem must now commence attack if they intend to stop NK from pursueing their nuclear problem.

    • http://www.facebook.com/kung.tufo Kung Tufo Tufo

      You really dreaming…. How’s your day? Have you take your medicine? Diazepam and methadone?

      • $18209031

        Tuyong Tufo, are you kidding? You still eat that crxp , You can get botulism with that thing. Now hit the can before you shzt your pants up.

  • jinx

    That’s what I like about the US. It enforces shift, reasonable justice. Perhaps without the US, the world will be a jungle where the strong oppresses the weak.

    • Kronos2

      Not really—the world can still live peacefully without the leadership of the US. The US is in fact the one who puts its noses in countries where they shouldn’t be. Darfur in Western Sudan badly needs the help of first world countries but US doesn’t give a s_ _ t because there’s nothing for them to gain from that place. I dont really respect the US 100%,

      • jinx

        I beg to disagree. This world will be dominated by blood-thirsty despots without the US. Some people just refuse to see the bigger picture as they focus on some US past mistakes. But let China or Russia dominate the world and you’ll see so many likes of Kim fatboy Un, Bashir of Syria, and Ghaddafi of Libya. China for that matter doesn’t care at all as to the rights and welfare of people subjugated by ruthless dictators as long as their belly is full.

      • Kronos2

        Rights? Your US fanatical view is so one-sided. What about the human rights of prisoners held in Guantanamo Bay in Cuba inside the US base? US sanctions the torture of these prisoners held for years without trial. US allows distasteful evils to happen so long it doesn’t happen inside their mainland.

      • jinx

        Torture? There’s not even a toenail being pulled off by pliers. Well, for me, this alleged torture at Guantanamo Bay is actually a pat on the shoulder compared to that real torture implemented by Hitler’s gestapo and the Japanese Imperial army in WW2.

      • Crazy_horse101010

        have you been to a prison in north korea or china lately. of course not they are your buddies.

      • tonygadoy

        Those prisoners inside Guantanamo are hardened terrorist and has the objectives of global caliphate, a much worst system than communism.

      • Crazy_horse101010

        they shouldnt have been involved with the blowing up the trade center you mess with the bull you get the horn terrorist dont deserve hugs and kisses. have you seen the videos where they proudly chop off someones head

      • Crazy_horse101010

        thats ok i dont respect one iota

  • Cubano

    Just drop bunker buster bombs on the NK nuclear facilities. Game over…

  • $18209031

    Let the good times roll . Rock and roll the best of the 1950s !

    • Crazy_horse101010

      still want blood hero things have changed a little since the 50s. no sneak attacks this time

  • joshmale2004

    USA and its allies will never, ever allow NK to produce nuclear weapons. So war will come sooner or later in the Korean peninsula. If NK wants it now, better USA give it to them while they still have the advantage. This will also give respite to Asian countries and allow them to sleep peacefully without a nuclear threat from NK staring at their faces every time.

  • $18209031

    US SK tandem must now commence attack while they have the momentum. THe NKs are not listening to any sanctions because they have already scrapped the armistice made in 1953. It is back to square one. NK will level Seoul, Busan, Inchon, Daegu and many cities at the first hour of attack. So might as well attack NK now for best defense is offense.

    • Jay Ramos

      can you change your user name, it is very immature and degrading !

      • tiriring

        His name doesn’t truly speaks of him.
        In fact, has has that tiny penis like nipple but he keeps on dreaming for the super big one because he is constantly rejected by caucasian burikats.

      • tonygadoy

        He’s a Chinese counter intel operator. He holds office inside their embassy. He’s not really that DAKU.utin. He got only a wee and was just ashamed of it.

    • Crazy_horse101010

      the internet warriors are going crazy again. all bark but no bite

      • http://www.facebook.com/kung.tufo Kung Tufo Tufo

        he’s dreaming until 50 years. That’s his ends. Barking is his jobs.

      • tonygadoy

        The guy smallUTIN is a Chinese agent that holds office in their embassy in Manila.

      • Crazy_horse101010

        i guess his job is harassing everyone in the inquirer forums i think he is overpaid

      • tonygadoy

        He’s in tandem with a commie party member the doublecrosser.

  • http://78angles.blogspot.com/ JahreDistrict78

    Coach kim Jong un wants early elimination playoff .

  • doublecross

    NK has the right in producing good quality of armaments, US keep out, u dont have business in KOREAS affairs.

  • $18209031

    I do believe to let the two Koreigooks fight each other and settle their differences. Why is the US interfering in the fight amongst the two ?

    • Crazy_horse101010

      you paying american taxes why dont you ask them instead of here

  • http://www.facebook.com/Boycott.Made.N.China Val Sor

    Joshmale, NK already has a nuclear weapon.

  • doublecross

    if Us can make nuclea weapons, why not the koreans, baloney!

    • Crazy_horse101010

      i didnt know south korea was baloney

  • Roy Batty

    China should whip North Korea, despite what the Western media reports about its close ties to Beijing, the North Korean’s were US stooges after all.

    Now, NK had just given the US a pretext to deploy some of its F-22s and other offensive assets in the region and I bet partly not because of NoKor’s threat but actually intended against China’s containment.

    Philippine Navy should step up monitoring the WPS lest the Chinese sees this as an opportunity to grab more of our claimed territories while all eyes are on the Korean tense situation.

  • kapatad

    hanggang giian lang iyan. kagusto naman ng mga north korean na magkagulo para may pagkakataon silang makalayas sa north korea.

  • kasile

    NK nuke missiles will never be a threat to the US unless they gift wrap it and bring to US mainland. The treat is on their artillery for you can not stop flying bullets. . The US is a fool because they are the one subsidizing food to NK thru food stamp. . Let the UN stop giving food aid to NK and they will collapse. Millions will die and so with the regime. .

    • basang sisiw

      this strategy makes china smile :)

  • doublecross

    US please leave the KOREAns, that’s their problems, not yours(USA).

    • Crazy_horse101010

      tell the south koreans that and is any of your business

  • anu12345

    Give us foods and we will keep quiet – North Koreans

    • Marx Louis Wang

      Nope, nope, and nope! It is like one is able to buy $1,000 worth of clothes (weapon of mass destruction) but cannot afford a $1 chocolate candy (provide a single meal per day to millions of malnourished kids).

  • doublecross

    of all the country USA is very adamant in their vested interest why?

  • doublecross

    if ever war is coming, who cares for the mess?

  • doublecross

    don’t pushed the NK, USA has no balls. they only in print media release!

    • Pulokoy

      seriously? .. they are already pushing NK

      • Marx Louis Wang

        Nope, NK is pushing itself to suicide.

    • Crazy_horse101010

      more balls than you and your name suits commie lover

    • basang sisiw

      don’t tell that to the USA. they are on economic survival mood and they may run out of patience easily but first they have to pay the Tubataha reef liability.

      • http://www.facebook.com/people/Tricia-Juan/100002885604963 Tricia Juan

        LOL! …I like your sense of humor in these trying times!

  • Aida Ramos

    I hope the freaking NK will start launching its missiles targetted at US bases so things will get cleared up the ealiest. Now the US can deploy its navy ships and stealth fighters to protect its base in SK. US and allies must be thankful to NK because its deployment can also contain China’s aggressive adventurism in Asia.

    • $18209031

      China is not a part of this problem. Its between two Koreas. USA should not be in SK in the first place. Why they are there is only to keep a lid on China ? Now who is the imperialist?

      • Manuel_II

        “China is not a part of this problem”, China is the protector of N.Korea and bailed out N.Korea during the Korean War and still protect N.Koreans to this day.

        An U.S. is in S.Korea by Mutual Alliance and it is not force occupation.

        Seriously what planet did you came from, LOL.

      • $18209031

        USA has no business in the post war Korean peninsula. In 1945 at the Yalta Conference the powers of the time wanted Korea to be separated at the 38 th parallel. The N K will be under Soviet control and the South to the USA. THey made the Koreas as their buffer zones once Japland surrenders which was inevitably at the time.

        BTW CHina was fighting in civil war at the time and had no relations to the late father Kim. China supported a different man whom Kim fought. China only came to NK help when Macarthur threatened to use Atomic bomb on China. China warned them not to crossed the DMZ but they continued up north to the Yalu. China had no choice but to fight the UN US tandem.

        They were already in their doostep. You dont dilly dally when the enemies are ready to cross into China. China was attacked by foreign powers in 1900 during the Boxer Rebellion. Chairman Mao strongly refused to let US UN forces to cross into China which was now a sovereign country.

      • Manuel_II

        Wow twisting some facts to your convenience, lol.

      • Crazy_horse101010

        he is reading the chinese history books

      • Crazy_horse101010

        you mean south korea cant ask them to be there . china already knew for a month the un wasnt goig to attack it ot was broadcast all over the world that the war was over and the troops would be home by christmas china attacked to save the north and no other reason why didnt china wait and kill the un when they crossed the river it was they knew they werent crossing so the china was forced is aa bunch of bs. and do you think if china was chasing the north they would of said at the dmz oh lets stop here yeah right you have to quit reading chinese comic books and jion the real world and macartur was fired by the president in case you read history so china cant use that has a excuse nice try .

      • $18209031

        Do you really believe in the words of the white man? THe same white man who said , We re here to help you from the Kachila masters . We will give you your independence in due time. THe year was 1898 in the year of the Santo Papaeng de Imahe de Purga. THe man was by the name of Adm George Dewey of the AMerican Asiatic Fleet.

      • Pulokoy

        you lack information … china does not want NK and SK to unite in one korea … the war would lead them to it

      • joshmale2004

        Korea was divided in 1945 after World War II of which Japan was the occupant. Parallel 38 was established to divide North Korea which was allied with China and Russia and to the South which is supported by Allied countries. On June 25, 1950, North Korea (Communist Korea), sent 75,000 soldiers across parallel 38 and invaded South Korea occupying South up to Seoul. It was Communist Russia who wanted the whole Korea for Communist expansion. This led America to land American troops in Seoul and drive back Communist North Korea back to North and their side of Parallel 38. To avoid war confrontation with China, America did not push hard to North Korea until an armistice was signed in July 1953.
        NK’s nuclear technology and hardware now is being supplied by China.

        Definitely, history tells that communist Korea was the aggressor in the Korean War. The moment USA leave SK, this is a signal for NK to unify SK. Know your history first before you take side.

  • $18209031

    IF SK US tandem attack Nk, then well and good. NK can level Seoul back to the stone age. Good bye Samsung S 4s , LGs and Hyundai. THe real winners will be China and Japland. Thanks to American smart bombs for taking out this crazy NK kim.

  • doublecross

    NK try your best, kills those US military!

    • Manuel_II

      Another Communist Pig. LOL

    • Crazy_horse101010

      as i said why are you here and not with your comrades joining in the fight whats the matter no balls lol

  • $18209031

    The US and SK must attack NK now. Attacking now is to prevent the NKs from leveling Seoul at any time. NKs has about 1500 plus heavy hitters aimed towards Seoul . They got their calibrations finetuned to every city block with no let up . The NKs are that good .

    Once the SK US tandem commence attack, then Seoul is gonna be a goodbye kimchi mama.

    • Crazy_horse101010

      who cares you dont think they know where every cannon is by . north korea cant take a dump without america knowing about and who told you they had that many weapons pointed at the south . the fat boy telling you his secrets their weapons are junk some from ww2

  • caloyski65

    just send in the navy seals and kill that humpy dumpy stooge in NK…

  • $18209031

    Well well , US A wants to pivot to Asia Pacific. This is great timing. This is more trouble than we re expecting. From the very time they took Manila from the dirty Kachilas to the Japo invasions of Asia as a whole, the whole of Asia is wrought with turmoil .
    These two are now in full tandem together with this newly created country of SK to fight China . Then theres Taiwan , Pino Nation and Vietgook nation all in one accord to fight China. This is all about control of resources and domination of Far East and rest of SE, South Asia.

  • limcat

    Give some candies to Kim Jong Fat, he’ll stop his tantrums LOL

  • $18209031

    USA is tired of war, They will let the S Koreigooks take the fight. The S Koreigooks are mature enough to show what they can do. USA will only be the backup big brother.

  • alfred sanchez

    nah …north korea is just a bluff ……they wont fire their nukes ..if they really have nukes in the first place…..and they have to fear the great alliance of the US and its powerful allies …the americans have to shut up this North koreans for good,

  • $18209031

    SK and US are scared to start the war. If they fire first , then they will probably see SK go to the stone age. The balance of power in Far East will change. NK of course is gonna be toast but who cares they are dead anyways . The biggest loser here will be SK . The industrial might of this country will be leveled to the ground. They might as well move their assets to Pino nation ,. Samsung , LG and Hyundai are the biggest three corporations that make the nation of SK.

    • Crazy_horse101010

      what military school did you go to. i didnt know they taught tactics in day care

    • tiriring

      You smallpenis is being paid by chinese embassy…

      • tonygadoy

        The small penis is an embassy man of the Chinese. He’s an agent. That’s what he ‘s been paid for. To advance their propaganda.

      • Crazy_horse101010

        dont tell him that he will be out killing rhinos or tigers

      • $18209031

        isnt your dirty brown azzes smells the same as the Koreigookk azzes ?

      • tonygadoy

        Chinesegooks as you are, are the most dirtiest and a very ill mannered people. Wanted to be a supremacist but very low of standard of breed.That’s what communism taught you to bully other race and most to become a racist. Your mouth is like a toilet bowl with a dysfunctional flush that over-spilling with fowl smelling s–ts. Your user name is a visible proof of how inbred you become

      • $18209031

        Your brown azz is of the Kayumangmang nation, blessed by DFA brown azzes.

    • tulironghenyo

      Nagmamarunong ang utak manok.

      • $18209031

        Utak kayumangmang, maghahanda ka na sa pag ebak- kweet sa kapwa kayumanggis sa Seoul, Busan, Inchon, Taegu ,Daegu, Daegook at ibangibang syudad ng S Koreiland. The time to do it is now. Dont fck around when the NK have already declared a state of war. When that is declared, then any moment is shzt moment. The best is to leave and watch these two Koreigooks fight each other to the death. For that is their destiny in this 21th century. They are blood brothers fighting for control of Korean Peninsula. That is their fight. Outsiders must stay out. The same thing that happened in Vietcong land in the 1960s which ended in 1975 .

  • Ricgwapo

    The psychology of the Nokor people: that their leader averted possible invasion by display of bellicose threats, that they are more than ready to repel and make offensive moves, if necessary.

    The winner: Mr. Kim of Nokor.

  • rlo

    How do you start a rave party in North Korea?

    Hang a piece of bread on the ceiling.

    • User Guest

      racist

      • rlo

        Userbrain. Racist implies discrimination or prejudice based on race.

      • MC M

        It was not racist. He never indicated the colour of the bread that needs to be hung.

  • hu_yu

    this kim jong un was educated outside north korea….with this alone, I know that he will not do threats such as “nuclear war” between South Korea and US…..there is somethng within North Korea that controls all of them to the neck…..could it be china? china as the emperor palpatine in star wars…..i pity north korea….

    • MostHatedRace

      I think china knows what is happening and what is going to happen. It is the only ally of North Korea.

    • basang sisiw

      nokor sucks life from china despite the ongoing UN neck-choking economic penalties. china is playing like “wha?”

    • speaksoftlylove

      War is inevitable as I previously posted. And, I might agree with you that North Korea is being used by China as a pawn.

      For the US, war is the only remedy to maintain it’s dollar as the World’s Currency Reserve. China is now frantic in leaving the dollar behind and in fact spearheads in suggesting a new acceptable currency due to an impending US Financial disaster this year, according to some financial experts. This do not bode well to Uncle Sam who in fact countered that it was China who is manipulating the dollar. The impending war is not all about nuclear weapons of North Korea. It’s all about a fight for survival for the US. This issue is complicated to the uninformed so I suggests that the bloggers read Stanberry’s Investment Advisory, rudely entitled “The End of Barrack Obama?” Stanberry is a billionaire investor who predicted that the two largest US government financial lending instituions for real state loans, namely Fannie Me and Freddie Mac, would be bankrupt. He also predicted the same thing with the Lehman’s Brothers, General Motors, etc. He did not exactly say about this current Korean feud because he wrote his piece before the feud but if you will read his article you can readily see the connection. The more China supports North Korea or enters into the feud, the more it is a welcome development for US as far as my perception is concerned. This is the main reason why the US suddenly changed it’s focus and send their military arsenal to Asia-Pacific. I tell you bloggers, there is more than meets the eye to this impending third world war.

      • sagbotgamot

        Agree. the New World Order orchestrated by the Zionist will not happen unless China and Russia are destroyed. their workplan in middle east is being hampered by russia. they have succeeded in Libya because Russia decided to be a bystander. in Syria, the russians has started to feel its presence which worried the zionist. moving to korean peninsula might work for them. let us see what happens next. one thing is sure, if war erupts in the pacific region, the philippines will definitely suffer as collateral damage or spoils of war.

    • Mac Donniel

      North Korea has a backer. what an idiot

  • farmerpo

    The smallest spark from a NoKor kwitis will start an Asia-wide conflagration. Hopefully, Mr Haggard is right in his assessment. Asia cannot afford a full blown war.

  • wildUbuntu

    If only South Korea is detachable from the Korean peninsula, they might have done it long time ago and leave North Korea and China altogether.

  • amongBOSS

    North Korea is a belligerent nation and with its nuclear capability is a threat not only to South Korea and the US of A but also to all nations in the region to include China and Russia. I believe China has up to its neck with its patience in dealing with Nokor who threatens not only the security in the region but the economy worldwide. Nokor is China’s long time ally but has grown to become an uncontrollable shotgun toting spoiled brat. That is why China together with other nations in the UN Security Council approved additional economic sanctions against Nokor which comes as a result from its recent underground nuclear bomb testing.

    With this kind of belligerent act of Nokor, China and Russia might come to terms with US and have it bomb all of its military installations and government buildings and all of its nuclear capabilities. China on the other hand would send its army and secure the Nokor government and INSTALL a new leadership that would abandon its nuclear weapons ambitions and be more attuned to the economic policies of China.

    • tulironghenyo

      China launched a cyber attack on South Korea’s major companies recently

  • rlo

    good luck finding a person tall enough to push the button right there. – Larry the Cable Guy, referring to the Nokor nuclear missile.

  • Marx Louis Wang

    “So the regime can now claim success and step back.”
    Mr. Haggard is cool on saying this. It is okay for Kim J.U to say they are successful in provoking trouble but did nothing but bark and really got scared of their own treats, so all they need to do is step back and tell the Nokors themselves “okay, you win”.

  • http://whywontgodhealamputees.com/ Lucky Luciano

    Expecting another “Final” declaration of war from NOKor.

  • $18209031

    Kayumangmang nation, its time to reenlist with the UN High Command to fight for S Koreiland. They pay good money besides SK has the means to enlist mercenaries from Pino Nation.

    The land of Kimchi mama plus Adobo nation is the perfect fighting force the world has ever seen . What better than to fight together in this Spring Offensive of all time sake. 60 yrs has finally come to full circle. Time to finish N Koreiland and their threat of nuclear war.

  • $18209031

    Calling on SK to move your big heavy industries like Hyundai to Pino Nation. Move the entire Samsung and LG to Visayas and MIndanao. We will take care of you and be out of the NK nuclear menace.

  • crisostomo_ibarra_the3rd

    War will revive the US economy. Time to sell the arms and the missiles.

  • $18209031

    The loser of this whole war will be the SK. It will set back the industrial progress of SK back into the Stone AGe. The winners will be China as they take the spoils of NK . They will assume the role of administering post war NK. They will not allow the SK US forces to cross into DMZ or else PLA will descend on Yalu River again.

    THe US of course will be the winner of the west. They will rebuild SK and rearmed them after the smokes clear. Many of the rich SK s will move to USA the same thing that happened to S Vietnamese in 1975.

  • Noel

    What’s the use of deploying destroyer if it doesn’t destroy North Korea?

  • riccisan

    hmmm pormahan lang yan, it will subside soon.

  • $18209031

    Mag pa enlist na kayo kay pumasok na ang mga intsik. This will be a big battle.

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  • speaksoftlylove

    When kim jong un boasted about hitting the US with nuclear warheads, he knows that the whole international community did not believe him simply because North Korea has not yet developed the capability to reach any US territory with it’s missiles. But why did he say such bellicose threats? The fact is, he was referring to the intercontinental ballistic missiles of China and Russia which are both it’s allies.

    Finally, why did kim jong un mentioned about “settling accounts” with the US when the last UN resolution against North Korea was also signed by China and Russia? Logically, “settling accounts” is more than meets the eye.

  • almostcad

    The men and their BIG guns.

  • sagbotgamot

    one false move and you will have China and US throwing missiles to each other. and another one false move… NATO and US allies joins the fray…and so does the BRICS countries. then we all die.

    • $18209031

      The only one who can save the peace is the SantoPapeng de Imahe. The one billion katoliks will save the day.

      • sagbotgamot

        Please include st. Pedro Calungsud.. he might want to represent the pinoys lol.

      • $18209031

        Mabuhay ang ihemplo ni St Peter Towney , one of the true faithfuls of the Romanong SImbahan ng Pino Nation. He lives forever more , amen.

  • Mac Donniel

    when it happens, this is the beginning of the world wide nuke wars. The end of civilization started by an idiot man.

  • $18209031
  • white scorpion

    the irresponsible north korean leader is playing a very dangerous game. it is most embarassing for this tough talk (that can) not backed up by action. while taking into consideration the anlysist of stephen haggard. either way, the reputation of nokor leadership is already in question. WHY he has to put up a show just to convince his countrymen that HE deter an attack. definitely it is the quality he DOESN’T HAVE. and he knows it.

  • http://twitter.com/grinolsson Grin Olsson

    China indeed pulls the strings of the North Korean puppet government and was the source of providing the components for nuclear weapons. Using North Korea as a “northern” front while standing by – with back up – on a second southern front from the South China Sea where China could deliver a “knock out punch” must be clearly evaluated. China has mentioned that war was coming – and indeed – the USA should entertain a preemptive strike against North Korea with saturation bombing of the DMZ with MOAB’s and surgical nuclear weapons to neutralize the North Korean military and government. This should have been done yesterday.

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