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North Korea says to bolster deterrent against U.S(North Korean Delusion Alert)
Reuters Wire via Yahoo News ^ | 07/02/2006

Posted on 07/02/2006 2:54:57 AM PDT by garbageseeker

Kim Il Jung is having delusions of a United States attack. In the meantime while he is having his delusions, in reality his people are starving.


TOPICS: Breaking News; Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: atomic; atomicwar; clintonlegacy; deterrent; icbm; interception; japan; kimjongil; launch; missile; missiledefense; nkorea; northkorea; nuclearwar; proliferation; southkorea
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SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea accused the United States of preparing for a nuclear war in the Korean peninsula and said it would bolster its own deterrent in response.

It was the first time North Korea referred so specifically to building up its deterrent -- the usual way of referring to its nuclear programme -- since a crisis began over its suspected plans to test-fire a long-range missile.

A statement carried by the North's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on Saturday condemned as provocative a U.S. decision to deploy an updated version of its U-2 spy plane in South Korea.

It quoted a spokesman for the Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of the Fatherland as saying the United States was driving the situation on the Korean peninsula to the brink of war.

"This grave situation once again goes to prove that peace has been preserved on the peninsula so far entirely thanks to the (Democratic People's Republic of Korea's) DPRK's strong war deterrent.

"Now that the U.S. is set to ignite a nuclear war for the purpose of disturbing peace and stability on the peninsula by force, the DPRK is compelled to bolster up its deterrent for self-defense," he said.

U.S. officials have said North Korea is preparing to test a long-range ballistic missile that some experts say could reach parts of the United States.

1 posted on 07/02/2006 2:55:01 AM PDT by garbageseeker
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To: TigerLikesRooster

ping


2 posted on 07/02/2006 2:57:54 AM PDT by Cindy
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To: garbageseeker

Kim Il Jung is crazy. The scary thing is that he has an atomic bomb.


3 posted on 07/02/2006 2:58:53 AM PDT by garbageseeker (It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.”Samuel Clemmens)
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To: garbageseeker

Kim is no crazier than Chavez or Ahmadinejhad.


4 posted on 07/02/2006 3:06:56 AM PDT by sgtbono2002 (The fourth estate is a fifth column.)
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To: sgtbono2002

You may have a point


5 posted on 07/02/2006 3:09:10 AM PDT by garbageseeker (It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.”Samuel Clemmens)
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To: garbageseeker

The scary thing is that he has atomic bombs.


6 posted on 07/02/2006 3:09:15 AM PDT by DB (©)
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To: DB

Your right.


7 posted on 07/02/2006 3:11:23 AM PDT by garbageseeker (It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.”Samuel Clemmens)
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To: DB

But is he crazy enough to use them against the South Koreans,the Japanese or the United States? That is the question on everyone's mind.


8 posted on 07/02/2006 3:14:28 AM PDT by garbageseeker (It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.”Samuel Clemmens)
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To: garbageseeker
Kim Il Jung

It's usually spelled Kim Jong-il. His father, founder and former dictator of the DPRK, was Kim Il-sung.

9 posted on 07/02/2006 3:18:39 AM PDT by heleny
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To: heleny
Thank you for the correction. Will note for future reference.
10 posted on 07/02/2006 3:19:46 AM PDT by garbageseeker (It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.”Samuel Clemmens)
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Is it me the Kim Jong-Il and Phil Spector can be brothers?


11 posted on 07/02/2006 3:38:14 AM PDT by garbageseeker (It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.”Samuel Clemmens)
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To: garbageseeker

The bigger question is are his generals crazy enough to follow his orders if he does order it.

There's no indication Dear Leader is sane and there's no guessing the thought process of the insane.


12 posted on 07/02/2006 3:40:54 AM PDT by DB (©)
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To: DB

Well, if the generals do not follow the Dear Leaders order, they might run the risk of being executed.


13 posted on 07/02/2006 3:42:43 AM PDT by garbageseeker (It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.”Samuel Clemmens)
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Well,there's certainly not the most pleasant mode in North Korea.But they doen't bom other countries, representing struggle for freedom. The mode Northern Korea could looked aggressively in the twentieth century, but in our twenty first they as babies on comparison with some countries-monsters. So they have a nuclear bomb. There is nothing.


14 posted on 07/02/2006 3:46:45 AM PDT by Simargal
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To: garbageseeker

When his generals don't follow his orders, it is Dear Leader who is dead.


15 posted on 07/02/2006 3:48:18 AM PDT by DB (©)
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To: Simargal
NK regularly makes threats against its neighbors and the US.

NK and the US are still technically at war.

The South Koreans are free for one reason. America's armed forces at the NK border.

And I assume you believe it is the US that is the "monster" that "bom other countries, representing struggle for freedom".

It seems to me you suffer the same delusions as Dear Leader.
16 posted on 07/02/2006 4:00:02 AM PDT by DB (©)
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To: garbageseeker


How do you say, "Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain" in Korean?


17 posted on 07/02/2006 4:29:41 AM PDT by msnimje (There is no way we can lose if we stay in Iraq and no way we can win if we cut and run.)
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To: Simargal
Welcome to Free Republic.

Very literate response.

18 posted on 07/02/2006 4:38:35 AM PDT by metesky ("Brethren, leave us go amongst them." Rev. Capt. Samuel Johnston Clayton - Ward Bond- The Searchers)
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To: metesky

Simargal is obviously a child left behind, but I ain't mad at him.


19 posted on 07/02/2006 4:44:39 AM PDT by tomnbeverly (The calm 2006 hurricane season is a Karl Rove political stunt to refute Global warming claims)
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To: metesky

Or, maybe the only North Korean with internet access? hmmm


20 posted on 07/02/2006 4:46:10 AM PDT by tomnbeverly (The calm 2006 hurricane season is a Karl Rove political stunt to refute Global warming claims)
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To: DB

The bigger question is are his generals crazy enough to follow his orders if he does order it.

There's no indication Dear Leader is sane and there's no guessing the thought process of the insane.

When you live with the insane, your sanity is in question.


21 posted on 07/02/2006 5:11:08 AM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: tet68

Very true.

Though wanting to live is pretty deep-seated.


22 posted on 07/02/2006 5:20:12 AM PDT by DB (©)
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To: garbageseeker
the Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of the Fatherland

Shouldn't that be the "Motherland" ???

23 posted on 07/02/2006 5:29:43 AM PDT by tlj18 (Shipping out for Basic Combat Training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, on July 27, 2006)
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To: metesky; Simargal
Check out his one other post and you'll see the same type of language use. I'm guessing our new FReeper is overseas and using translation software. I could be mistaken (wouldn't be the first time).

Simargal. Welcom to FR. Please use small words and short sentences... it's all I can handle.

24 posted on 07/02/2006 5:35:04 AM PDT by Toadman
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To: Cindy
Re #2

He tries to get us scared again. I dare him to nuke us.

All talk, and no action. He cannot even dare to fire his dinky missile, whose guidance system is suspect at best. Why do you think that he could nuke us?:)

25 posted on 07/02/2006 5:40:16 AM PDT by TigerLikesRooster
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To: DB
Having atomic bombs and "weaponizing" them are two entirely different things. Although he *may* have built a few crude bombs, unless he has a viable method of arming and delivering them, then they are useless to him. The "Little Boy" bomb in 1945 weighed 10 tons, and the Enola Gay very nearly ran out of runway when taking off for the Hiroshima mission.

Kim could conceivably put a bomb on a tramp trawler and attempt to sail it into a port someone, but I figure that if I can think of something like this, then the U.S. Navy and Coast Guard also can and have taken appropriate measures to guard against this.

26 posted on 07/02/2006 6:13:14 AM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner ("Si vis pacem para bellum")
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To: Simargal
You know you're an idiot, doncha? Please don't tell me that you're not, I have to judge you by your own words, not any pointless et tuque assertions to the contrary.
27 posted on 07/02/2006 6:25:12 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (NYT Headline: 'Protocols of the Learned Elders of CBS: Fake But Accurate, Experts Say.')
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To: garbageseeker

I guess the North Korean definition of deterrent is to be outnumbered 5,000:1, have no missile defense, and the enemy has the ability to knock down your missile.


28 posted on 07/02/2006 7:04:13 AM PDT by Excuse_My_Bellicosity ("Sharpei diem - Seize the wrinkled dog.")
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To: Simargal

The problem here is that their leader is crazy and delusional enough to launch. His country would be a smoking hole but that doesn't matter to a guy who is wants to be a martyr and go down in history. Kim's legions of yes-men are telling him that he's divine and only 2nd to God. Kim just may figure that he can hide out in a bunker and a few million less mouths to feed are no big deal.


29 posted on 07/02/2006 7:09:43 AM PDT by Excuse_My_Bellicosity ("Sharpei diem - Seize the wrinkled dog.")
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To: Cindy
Sounds like their rocket will fizzle off the launch pad on July 4th.

Thanks for the ronery fireworks Kim

30 posted on 07/02/2006 8:43:21 AM PDT by spokeshave (I'd rather go hunting with Dick Cheney than drive over a bridge with Ted Kennedy)
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To: garbageseeker

I am coming to the conclusion that Kim has no nukes.

If he had, there would have been a test, either in NK or
Iran. There hasn't been, if there was we'd know about it.

He's got nothing, so why are we letting him play us?


31 posted on 07/02/2006 10:53:55 AM PDT by rahbert
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To: Simargal
they doen't bom other countries

They do mode, though. They did a lot more than bom S Kor.

32 posted on 07/02/2006 11:28:20 AM PDT by RightWhale (Off touch and out of base)
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To: rahbert
there would have been a test

Perhaps there have been tests. It's has not always been clear even when a test was announced if it was nuke or not.

33 posted on 07/02/2006 11:31:28 AM PDT by RightWhale (Off touch and out of base)
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To: DB
A possibility
34 posted on 07/02/2006 12:05:04 PM PDT by garbageseeker (It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.”Samuel Clemmens)
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To: rahbert
I really do think that they have nukes. If the IAEA and all the world's intelligence agencies agree if NK Korea have nukes,then they must have nukes. The IAEA is always at odds with the world in regards to the United States and nuclear weapons.A good poker player never shows their cards.Rather instead to bluff the other player.

If he had, there would have been a test, either in NK or Iran. There hasn't been, if there was we'd know about it


If North Korea or Iran tested a nuclear weapon, they would be subject to international sanctions and the wrath of the international community. North Korea currently is surviving on the charity of the world community and cannot afford more sanctions.
35 posted on 07/02/2006 12:20:47 PM PDT by garbageseeker (It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.”Samuel Clemmens)
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To: Excuse_My_Bellicosity
You bet.
36 posted on 07/02/2006 12:23:22 PM PDT by garbageseeker (It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.”Samuel Clemmens)
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To: garbageseeker
A statement carried by the North's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on Saturday condemned as provocative a U.S. decision to deploy an updated version of its U-2 spy plane in South Korea.

Aurora?

37 posted on 07/02/2006 12:27:05 PM PDT by Philistone (Turning lead into gold...)
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To: sgtbono2002

Kim is no crazier than Chavez or Ahmadinejhad.

It is always a mistake to allow people like these
to continue to live and breathe in this world.


38 posted on 07/02/2006 1:07:08 PM PDT by LeoWindhorse (strive on with heedfulness)
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To: metesky
Here is its other response:

It is amusing to observe as participants of this forum nothing knowing about other countries try to express about them the opinion. By the way Putin's program is focused basically on the poor countries of the East Europe. Russian of the Central Asia in the basic weight live in Kazakhstan and do not want emigrate anywhere. In difference disorganized from submission of your country of Ukraine, Georgia and others where Bush managed to put the nationalists.

That Bush... all powerful.

39 posted on 07/02/2006 1:39:32 PM PDT by TenthAmendmentChampion (Pray for our President and for our heroes in Iraq and Afghanistan, and around the world!)
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To: Simargal

Wha??


40 posted on 07/02/2006 1:39:44 PM PDT by Menehune56 (Oderint Dum Metuant (Let them hate, so long as they fear - Lucius Accius (170 BC - 86 BC)))
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To: Philistone
Maybe.
41 posted on 07/02/2006 1:50:19 PM PDT by garbageseeker (It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.”Samuel Clemmens)
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To: garbageseeker

I went to North Korea back in the early 90's to deliver food aid-a shipload of grain. What a dump. Pyongyang looked like a semi-abandoned ghetto at best, and the outlying 'suburbs' are primitive. Honestly, if the planet needed an enema, North Korea is where the tube would go in.

BTB, after my then-captain refused to lay a wreath at the North Korean War Memorial in Pyongyang by way of apology for what the US did in the 50's, we were all held at gunpoint until we could be escorted back to the ship.

If anyone's interested, the boss' exact words to the political officer/translator were

"I'll be damned to hell forever before I do anything to apologize to you fun-sized bas***ds, and my boys don't need to visit your PingPong city again, anyhow. I couple of tons of napalm would cover up the smell of human Sh*t here nicely, because I have no idea if it'll ever wash out of these clothes!"

Not suprisingly, we were the last US grain ship to visit North Korea.


42 posted on 07/02/2006 1:59:07 PM PDT by capt.P (Hold Fast! Strong Hand Uppermost!)
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To: capt.P
Honestly, if the planet needed an enema, North Korea is where the tube would go in

LOL. Your right.
43 posted on 07/02/2006 2:09:50 PM PDT by garbageseeker (It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.”Samuel Clemmens)
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To: TenthAmendmentChampion
Not to forget:

The optimist learn Russian, the pessimist - English, the realist - Kalashnikov.

What's that all about?

44 posted on 07/02/2006 2:13:18 PM PDT by metesky ("Brethren, leave us go amongst them." Rev. Capt. Samuel Johnston Clayton - Ward Bond- The Searchers)
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To: capt.P
You know they are not using that grain and the aid to feed the people. The international aid they receive goes directly to the political bosses and to feed their million man army.

I am very glad that your commanding officer refused to lay the wreath at the North Korean Memorial. I am willing to bet that former Secretary of State Albright when she was in North Korea did. He also may get his wish of having Pyongyang napalmed.
45 posted on 07/02/2006 2:15:31 PM PDT by garbageseeker (It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.”Samuel Clemmens)
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To: LeoWindhorse

Assassination on its face is an ugly word, but when it was used against Hitler it was right.Just wasnt succesful.


46 posted on 07/02/2006 2:51:14 PM PDT by sgtbono2002 (The fourth estate is a fifth column.)
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To: metesky; TenthAmendmentChampion
the realist - Kalashnikov.

If Tony Soprano were born in the Rodina, he'd be that guy.

47 posted on 07/02/2006 3:06:35 PM PDT by sam_paine (X .................................)
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To: garbageseeker

48 posted on 07/02/2006 4:36:59 PM PDT by Thunder90
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To: Thunder90

LOL


49 posted on 07/02/2006 5:02:31 PM PDT by garbageseeker (It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.”Samuel Clemmens)
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To: garbageseeker

We should have taken them out when we had the chance.


50 posted on 07/02/2006 5:53:01 PM PDT by popdonnelly
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