Skip to comments.U.S. would seek regime change in North Korea if attack occurs
Posted on 04/04/2013 11:40:47 AM PDT by illiac
The U.S. would oust the communist regime in North Korea if it uses its nuclear weapons or launches an all-out invasion on South Korea and the 28,500 American troops stationed there, national security sources say.
The Obama administration has not articulated such a far-reaching retaliation, even as North Korean leader Kim Jong-un threatens to attack both the South Korean and the U.S. mainland.
But national security sources say it is a common assumption within the Pentagon and U.S. Pacific Command that a full-force attack by Pyongyang would put in place a contingency plan of massive retaliation against the North aimed at bringing down the Stalinist regime. President Obama then would be faced with making the war decision.
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Wipe them out. Period.
Enough of this horse crap of "regime change". Lets get on a footing of "mess with us and your great, great, great grand children might have feared us too, had you survived."
BO won’t have any say in who takes over...not a bit...China and Korea will call that shot, and China more than likely will keep things as they are if they have the say in this.....they aren’t about ready to hand over their buffer zone without some pretty heavty pay offs.
Didn't know he cared about such things.
This shit just got very serious!
10-4 Lighting Up!
“He will win reelection in 2016.
I think he’ll stick to his original plan and declare himself President for life.
With whom? Muslim Brotherhood... as if China is going to bow to Obozo
“I didnt realize the Muslim Brotherhood was in Korea.”
POST OF THE WEEK
China and Russia will grumble about radioactive dust, but they don't have major cities near NK. However the fallout will make South Korea entirely uninhabitable. Kim knows that, of course:
The prevailing winds are southeasterly in summer, and northwesterly in winter.
Kaesong Industrial Park did not make S Korea a powerhouse, it wasn’t even established until 2002.
The operating profit in 2011 was about $56,000 according to Wiki
What I meant was the low labor rate on top of excellent engineering made S Korea powerhouse. S Korea engineering skills are next to NONE through out the world. Considering the ratio of America to S Korea population one would believe they all are genius in S Korea.
To be considered powerhouse one does not need to be biggest only the fastest growing and S Korea has that.
NObama will grant them amnesty here.
There are always rank and file liberals/leftists that think they’ll fair well under a leftist dictator. Then they end up in a prison camp or dead or running for their lives...just ask Leon Trotsky.
Kim Jung-un is using this heightened tension to test the crop the loyalty of generals and apparatchiks. A lot of these officials will be going to a golag or will be executed...not entirely an unfitting end for them.
This isn’t a war, this is how leftist dictatorships operate efficiently.
Uh, no thanks.
I’d prefer we just send a very clear message of “Mess with the US and we will end you” rather than spend another decade of watching our soldiers get killed by idiotic ROE just so politicians can belch and fart about how humanitarian they are.
By the way, considering a dem got us involved in Korea in the first place and rejected finishing the job then, do we really want an even more incompetent dem running things this time around?
“Regime change”, which leads to “nationbuilding,” which leads to yet another extended military commitment in a non-permissive environment, which leads to many thousands of more dead troops.
No more of this “regime change” crap. Nuke them out of existence.
This seems to have all started on the heels of that Dennis Rodman visit. WTH was passed through Rodman to them?
This has been brought up enough times that I am now wondering the same....
Kim Jr. was p*ssed that Rodman didn’t bring Lady Gaga and Madonna.
When you compare US schools to Korean schools and study habits, you’d see that our kids are stupid and lazy and the schools here are complete crap. I think US kids are several years or more behind SK kids in math and science. US kids are taught how to be good sluts.
S Korea went from poverty to one of the wealthiest countries in a generation. An awesome achievement.
Obama and the left is doing the reverse here.
FYI should anything happen China has a defensive pact with North Korea. They’re not reinforcing the border rail lines and didn’t build a new bridge over the Yalu for the sake of tourism.
Oh yeah. I also like the way they are handling the N.Korea crisis. Instead of saber rattling they methodology thought this out and are prepared from the blogs I have read. S. Korea is going to pull a John Wayne on Lil Kim.
I fully expect Regime Change “internally” very soon.
How about this little fact “average 8 inch shorter”.
South Korean anthropologists who measured North Korean refugees here in Yanji, a city 15 miles from the North Korean border, found that most of the teenage boys stood less than 5 feet tall and weighed less than 100 pounds. In contrast, the average 17-year-old South Korean boy is 5-feet-8, slightly shorter than an American boy of the same age.
North Koreans don’t know it They are fed propaganda that NK is the wealthiest, healthiest country on Earth and the world is jealous of them
Pacts come and pacts go. The streams of refugees coming over the Yalu might conceivably have weakened their ties, as well as the brinkmanship with the US. China is trading with the US. That doesn’t mean they suddenly love America, but they have considerably less reason to love NK at this time than they did back in the 1950s, and a war with NK would threaten their never-ending flow of crappy manufactured goods to the US, should they decide to fully honor the letter and spirit of this pact. My guess is that they would do what Asiatics tend to do in these situations, and nominally stick to the bare letter of this pact, while in fact quietly doing all they can to undermine NK.