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North Korea states 'nuclear war is unavoidable' as it declares first target will be Japan
http://www.express.co.uk ^ | 04-12-13 | By: Charlotte Meredith

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 Japan’s 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 Monday’s 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.


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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.".......

1 posted on 04/12/2013 7:36:17 AM PDT by Red Badger
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To: Red Badger

Quick, someone put up some “Nuke Free Zone” signs. That will solve everything.


2 posted on 04/12/2013 7:37:11 AM PDT by mnehring
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To: Red Badger

With declarations like this,
and the fact that we know where the missile silos are...

why aren’t they rubble?


3 posted on 04/12/2013 7:37:38 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Red Badger

It’s 3:00 AM. Is anybody home?


4 posted on 04/12/2013 7:38:04 AM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: Red Badger

With the Hello Kitty version on the launch pads the following Monday.


5 posted on 04/12/2013 7:38:07 AM PDT by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: Lurker

6 posted on 04/12/2013 7:40:56 AM PDT by Red Badger (Want to be surprised? Google your own name......Want to have fun? Google your friend's names........)
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To: unixfox

Try the golf course or the nearest celebrity party........


7 posted on 04/12/2013 7:41:51 AM PDT by Red Badger (Want to be surprised? Google your own name......Want to have fun? Google your friend's names........)
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To: Red Badger

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.


8 posted on 04/12/2013 7:42:16 AM PDT by IamConservative (The soul of my lifes journey is Liberty!)
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9 posted on 04/12/2013 7:42:24 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (My faith and politics cannot be separated)
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To: mnehring

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.


10 posted on 04/12/2013 7:42:25 AM PDT by Mouton (108th MI Group.....68-71)
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To: Red Badger

Once they consider that their protection is ensured by Obama and Kerry, I think that they will discover the need for their own nukes.


11 posted on 04/12/2013 7:44:01 AM PDT by organicchemist (Without the second amendment, the first amendment is just talk)
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To: Mouton

I’m thinking the pieces are sitting in an underground warehouse and just have “some assembly required”.


12 posted on 04/12/2013 7:44:16 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: IamConservative

“We have always been at war with Eastasia, Winston.”........


13 posted on 04/12/2013 7:44:57 AM PDT by Red Badger (Want to be surprised? Google your own name......Want to have fun? Google your friend's names........)
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To: Mouton
Interesting the NORKS are picking on Japan as the aggressor state here. Their obvious intention is to take over the south.

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.

14 posted on 04/12/2013 7:45:16 AM PDT by mnehring
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To: Red Badger

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.


15 posted on 04/12/2013 7:46:03 AM PDT by exPBRrat
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To: MrB

Where’s Defense Sec. Rodman when ya need him?


16 posted on 04/12/2013 7:46:21 AM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: Mouton

Ho Chi Minh was not a stupid 20 something with a big ego........


17 posted on 04/12/2013 7:46:25 AM PDT by Red Badger (Want to be surprised? Google your own name......Want to have fun? Google your friend's names........)
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To: Red Badger; All

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.


18 posted on 04/12/2013 7:46:26 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: MrB

Batteries are included.......


19 posted on 04/12/2013 7:47:09 AM PDT by Red Badger (Want to be surprised? Google your own name......Want to have fun? Google your friend's names........)
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To: Mouton

“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.


20 posted on 04/12/2013 7:47:37 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Red Badger

Tokyo? Whatever happened to Austin?


21 posted on 04/12/2013 7:48:03 AM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: Puppage

She’s at “State”... Hillary Rodman Clinton, right?


22 posted on 04/12/2013 7:49:15 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Red Badger

I bet they’re those cheap off brand batteries, though.


23 posted on 04/12/2013 7:49:37 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Red Badger

24 posted on 04/12/2013 7:49:55 AM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas exercitus gerit ;-{)
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To: MrB
>>>why aren’t they rubble?

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.

25 posted on 04/12/2013 7:51:34 AM PDT by NELSON111
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To: Red Badger

Is that an actual weapon?


26 posted on 04/12/2013 7:52:13 AM PDT by EEGator
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To: MrB
Hillary Rodman Clinton, right?

Nope


27 posted on 04/12/2013 7:54:19 AM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: Red Badger

I’d wager they have the plans and equipment sitting on the shelf.


28 posted on 04/12/2013 7:55:59 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: mnehring

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.


29 posted on 04/12/2013 7:56:22 AM PDT by Mouton (108th MI Group.....68-71)
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To: MrB

I hope they have a better chance of understanding the assembly instructions than I have had.


30 posted on 04/12/2013 7:56:49 AM PDT by Glennb51
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To: unixfox

“It’s 3:00 AM. Is anybody home?”

ot to worry—kerry just told the Norks not to fire off any missiles. What could go wrong?


31 posted on 04/12/2013 7:56:53 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: Red Badger
Take your best shot,you fat,worthless punk...'cause it will be your *only* one.

Ever.

32 posted on 04/12/2013 7:57:10 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Leno Was Right,They *Are* Undocumented Democrats!)
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To: Puppage
He's partying.
33 posted on 04/12/2013 7:57:38 AM PDT by EEGator
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To: Red Badger
If this little rabid rice ball has some half-baked idea that he can threaten the lives of millions of people with impunity, he is wrong wrong wrong. Japan should go get him and try him for attenpted murder, now, no if and and buts.
34 posted on 04/12/2013 7:57:45 AM PDT by Gertie
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To: Red Badger

35 posted on 04/12/2013 7:58:32 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Red Badger

...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.


36 posted on 04/12/2013 7:58:49 AM PDT by Coffee... Black... No Sugar (I'm gonna' BICKER!)
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To: Red Badger

“...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\


37 posted on 04/12/2013 7:59:18 AM PDT by diamond6 (God is good.)
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To: Glennb51

38 posted on 04/12/2013 8:00:00 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Red Badger
They were testing out their AR missile yesterday.. The Ass Rocket XR16...very frightening....


39 posted on 04/12/2013 8:00:02 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Heat seeker.


40 posted on 04/12/2013 8:00:37 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: MrB

“why aren’t they rubble?”

Barney or Betty?


41 posted on 04/12/2013 8:00:45 AM PDT by DonkeyBonker (Hard to paddle against the flow of sewage coming out of the White House.)
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To: Red Badger

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!!!!


42 posted on 04/12/2013 8:04:02 AM PDT by LibFreeUSA
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To: Coffee... Black... No Sugar

Being that Kerry is a traitor and a communist, he will probably ask NK what he can do to help them.


43 posted on 04/12/2013 8:05:42 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: NELSON111
Bush days??

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!

44 posted on 04/12/2013 8:06:11 AM PDT by B.O. Plenty (Give war a chance........)
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To: Red Badger

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.


45 posted on 04/12/2013 8:07:31 AM PDT by Old Teufel Hunden (t)
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To: LibFreeUSA
"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!!!!"

One shot off could potentially mean millions of deaths. Do you know how crowded Tokyo and Seoul are?
46 posted on 04/12/2013 8:09:22 AM PDT by Old Teufel Hunden (t)
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To: Red Badger

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.


47 posted on 04/12/2013 8:09:54 AM PDT by nomad
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To: EEGator

Real gun. Ann Barnhardt has been seen sporting one.

48 posted on 04/12/2013 8:10:45 AM PDT by Mycroft Holmes (<= Mash name for HTML Xampp PHP C JavaScript primer. Programming for everyone.)
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To: Puppage; All
Where’s Defense Sec. Rodman when ya need him?

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.

49 posted on 04/12/2013 8:11:11 AM PDT by maine-iac7 (Christian is as Christian does - by their fruits)
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To: maine-iac7
In the meantime - Glee is on again. Hope it doesn't conflict with Idol.

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.

50 posted on 04/12/2013 8:14:21 AM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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