Skip to comments.North Korea states 'nuclear war is unavoidable' as it declares first target will be Japan
Posted on 04/12/2013 7:36:17 AM PDT by Red Badger
NORTH KOREA has warned Japan that Tokyo would be the first target in the event of a war on the Korean Peninsula, as it increased threats of an attack.
In a commentary carried by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), the communist country lashed out at Tokyo's standing orders to destroy any missile heading toward Japan, threatening such actions will result in a nuclear attack against the island nation.
If Japan executes its threat to shoot down any North Korean missile, such a provocative intervention would see Tokyo an enormous conurbation of 30 million people consumed in nuclear flames, KCNA warned.
Japan is always in the cross-hairs of our revolutionary army and if Japan makes a slightest move, the spark of war will touch Japan first, the report added.
An official at Japans defence ministry said that the country will take every possible measure to respond to any scenario, while the US Secretary of State John Kerry warned that a North Korean missile launch would be a huge mistake.
The rhetoric that we are hearing from North Korea is simply unacceptable by any standards, he told a news conference in Seoul alongside South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-Se.
The United States, South Korea and the entire international community are all united in the fact that North Korea will not be accepted as a nuclear power, Kerry added.
However, the North has declared it is "confident of final victory" against its enemies.
"The enemies should know that it is the era of the great Marshal Kim Jong Un, leader of the most powerful country and invincible great Paektusan nation," KCNA stated.
"The DPRK has won victories in confrontation with the U.S. in spirit and is waging an all-out action with it, with confidence in final victory."
The torrent of war cries is seen outside Pyongyang as an effort to raise fears and pressure Seoul and Washington into changing their North Korea policies, and to show the North Korean people that their young leader is strong enough to stand up to powerful foes.
South Korea fears Pyongyang could launch now launch multiple missiles after weeks of threats, according to local reports.
Observers believe a launch is most likely in the build-up to Mondays anniversary of the birth of late founder Kim Il-Sung, for which celebrations are already well under way in Pyongyang.
The Korean Peninsula has "been reduced to the biggest nuclear hotspot in the world", the North said in more fiery rhetoric today, "making the outbreak of a nuclear war on this land unavoidable."
The reclusive state is dedicated to "defending the sovereignty and dignity of the country with its own strike mode and means," it said.
"No force on earth can block the just cause of the army and people of the DPRK," the chilling message concluded.
Japan's Ground Self-Defense Force soldiers prepare its missile interceptor
As one former Japanese Prime Minister once said, "If Japan decides on Monday that it needs nuclear weapons, on Friday we will have them.".......
Quick, someone put up some “Nuke Free Zone” signs. That will solve everything.
With declarations like this,
and the fact that we know where the missile silos are...
why aren’t they rubble?
It’s 3:00 AM. Is anybody home?
With the Hello Kitty version on the launch pads the following Monday.
Try the golf course or the nearest celebrity party........
One theory I’ve heard on this most recent display of retardation from NK is that they are putting on a show for Iran in an attempt to sell them missiles.
The rhetoric alone shows just how isolated these people are. Time stopped in NK when the Kim Dynasty began. It reads like something a 5th grader would write.
I am sure the Japanese have the ability to ramp up a nuke program rather quickly if they so chose to do so. Frankly, they could just lob pieces of Fukushima at them.
Interesting the NORKS are picking on Japan as the aggressor state here. Their obvious intention is to take over the south. I guess if Ho Chi Minh had had nukes, he would have threatened Tailand while working to take out the south too. Same principle, point one way while moving another.
Once they consider that their protection is ensured by Obama and Kerry, I think that they will discover the need for their own nukes.
I’m thinking the pieces are sitting in an underground warehouse and just have “some assembly required”.
“We have always been at war with Eastasia, Winston.”........
I believe their intention is to take action without China stopping it. They know China has been rattling sabers with Japan for a while over some disputed islands. They probably believe China won't stop them if they go after Japan but will interfere if they go after SK, Taiwan, or the US as China needs stability to fight on the economic front.
These NORKS have got to be the ‘precious Negro’ equivalent of the otherwise industrial world wide Asian population...
...’give us free stuff or we’ll wreck things for you’...
And all the supposed great thinkers in world gubermint want to deal rationally with this cancer.
Where’s Defense Sec. Rodman when ya need him?
Ho Chi Minh was not a stupid 20 something with a big ego........
The result of five years of Obamugabe pussyfooting, bowing to the Chinese, and ignoring real threats.
We are facing the same thing with Iran, folks.
George W. Bush spoke about this with his “Axis of Evil” concept—and the media and Democrats (but I repeat myself) chuckled at the “Cowboy Diplomacy”.
Now we are facing true danger from two of the three, and the best the Assclown can do is send Lurch over to mumble something about the world not accepting such behavior.
We have ignoramuses in charge, folks. Face it.
Batteries are included.......
“Frankly, they could just lob pieces of Fukushima at them.”
Well it would definitely be a good way to get rid of all those pesky spent fuel rod.
Tokyo? Whatever happened to Austin?
She’s at “State”... Hillary Rodman Clinton, right?
I bet they’re those cheap off brand batteries, though.
They should have been rubble back in the Bush days...but guess what...he didn't do anything about it either but let them lie to him.
Is that an actual weapon?
I’d wager they have the plans and equipment sitting on the shelf.
Your thesis has merit. Those disputed islands are the Spratly islands I believe and I think Vietnam is a bit more involved in this controversy as is the Phillipeans. Of course the issue is potential oil resources.
I hope they have a better chance of understanding the assembly instructions than I have had.
“Its 3:00 AM. Is anybody home?”
ot to worry—kerry just told the Norks not to fire off any missiles. What could go wrong?
...and the chief US diplomat is ... John Kerry. HE has been so critical of the Vietnam situation, lets see if HE has what it takes to negotiate with maniacs - or whether the Right of Force is necessarily employed.
Lord, help us all.
“...Tokyo’s standing orders to destroy any missile heading toward Japan, threatening such actions will result in a nuclear attack against the island nation.”
Sooooooooooo if they defend themselves it’s considered a provacation and N.K. will launch nuclear missles.
Yeah, this makes a whole lot of sense. \s\
“why arent they rubble?”
Barney or Betty?
Why are all the ‘neighbors’ cowering over the one lunatic wielding and pointing the gun around???
Why can’t they (or anyone of them) say that if the lunatic gets one shot off, that it will be his ONE and LAST and will be taken down NEVER TO SHOOT AGAIN!!!!
Being that Kerry is a traitor and a communist, he will probably ask NK what he can do to help them.
Heck, these people should have been obliterated in 1950 when we were there and ready.
Gen McArthur wanted to take out the NORKS & Chicoms..
...but the mastermind HST and his adm fired him...
.."Old soldiers never die...they just fade away"...
...now look what we are faced with...a crazy self-centered psychopath trying to impress his subjects and the likes of Dennis Rodman for crying out loud...
...this f'n world is gone mad!
Do they have anything in their constitution limiting the production of nuclear weapons? Would they not be considered offensive weapons? In other words, is Japan going to have to adopt some change to their constitution before getting nukes? I have no problem with Japan getting nukes, but I think China would have a problem and that’s when they start stepping in to stop the little fat guy in North Korea.
You know, maybe the only “gun laws” we need are mandates for pink only weapons-that way the big bad guns won`t be so scary black for the wittle wiberals.
Real gun. Ann Barnhardt has been seen sporting one.
He delivered his master's private message - he'd best watch HIS back now. His useful idiot time is up.
In the meantime, everyone, y'all just keep your eye on the ball that dear leader and the lap dog media are misdirecting you to. Don't watch the other hand.p>Do you REALLY think Korea is ready to take on even Japan, let alone the US. So they rattle that they can send a nuke or two to the west coast. Then what? It's a big country - they'd be annialated in a heart beat - except/unless...
a dirty bomb - maybe even a missile - goes off in a west coast city. Everyone will dutifully assume it was from N. Korea. (n. Korea will get it's eventual payola for letting us think so) - and martial law will be declared. the WH coup/take over of our country wlll be complete.
"MISDIRECTION" is the key strategy. And our backs are turned on the real action as we strain to look where they want us to.
In the meantime - Glee is on again. Hope it doesn't conflict with Idol. Let the games begin.
Ugh. You just hit the sweet spot. More people than not in this country can tell you who got kicked off the Survivor Island or who's the newest Idol than can tell you who The Speaker of The House is.