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North Korea May Actually Think a War Is Coming
CNBC.Com ^ | Published: Friday, 22 Feb 2013 | 3:48 PM ET | By: Jen Alic

Posted on 02/22/2013 7:02:01 PM PST by F15Eagle

The latest in the North Korea drama is the release of a video portraying US President Barack Obama and American troops going up in flames. But it's not just cheap and cheesy rhetoric by a new leader who wants to be taken seriously: North Korea is preparing for a war because, in their eyes, the US and its allies may really be planning an offensive.

Earlier this month, we were regaled with a similar video, this time portraying a US city being attacked by North Korean missiles. Before that, in December, North Korea launched a satellite, and its official news agency declared a "Nationwide preparation for an all-out great war for national reunification."

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: northkorea

1 posted on 02/22/2013 7:02:05 PM PST by F15Eagle
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To: F15Eagle; TigerLikesRooster

N Korea is always like that I think


2 posted on 02/22/2013 7:09:07 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: F15Eagle

Bathe the running-dog imperlialists in a sea of fire, blah, blah, blah...

Heard it a trillion times, uh-huh...(yawn)

Enjoy your tree-bark soup...!

(rolls over, snores)


3 posted on 02/22/2013 7:12:54 PM PST by gaijin
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To: gaijin

Well, if they decide to take the capitalist road, Obama may have to correct their misbehavior/sarcasm;)


4 posted on 02/22/2013 7:19:25 PM PST by Frank_2001
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To: F15Eagle

The NORKS are just replicating the sequester drama.


5 posted on 02/22/2013 7:22:40 PM PST by AU72
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To: F15Eagle

When Red China jumps Japan.

Perfect time for North Korea to attack South Korea.

Hussein will freeze.

Or cave.


6 posted on 02/22/2013 7:24:18 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: F15Eagle

It’s a trivial exercise to predict a war you are planning on starting.


7 posted on 02/22/2013 7:27:56 PM PST by null and void (Gun confiscation enables tyranny. Don't enable tyranny.)
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To: AU72
The NORKS are just replicating the sequester drama.

Same song different verse.
Keep the people begging their leaders to save them from the imaginary threat.

8 posted on 02/22/2013 7:28:47 PM PST by oldbrowser (They are marxists, don't call them democrats)
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To: BenLurkin

Yep.

Kim3 will become a communist hero like none before him. For about a month or two. heh


9 posted on 02/22/2013 7:30:11 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: GeronL
For about a month or two. heh

Yeah, that strongly worded letter will show him the error of his ways.........

10 posted on 02/22/2013 7:32:46 PM PST by doorgunner69
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To: gaijin

Well, what if we are ?

Can we trust our media or our “leaders” to let us know ? Are we going to engage in classic warfare ?


11 posted on 02/22/2013 7:34:39 PM PST by Celerity
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To: F15Eagle

One of the best ways communists control their people ... continually tell them the world is out to get them and they must sacrifice.

Feed and treat your military well. Tell them that they are the only defense against a world that wants to take over their country. Tell them that they are the elite of the worlds military (shades of Hitler).

Put up a firewall against outside information (Radio, TV and the Internet) and subject the common people with constant propaganda about how their lives would be much worse under the rule of democracy or other outside powers.

Generally, control all aspects of their lives and never let them know there is something better.


12 posted on 02/22/2013 7:36:50 PM PST by doc1019 (The rabbit hole that Obama is leading us down just gets deeper and deeper.)
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To: doc1019

They could whip us like a red headed step child because we have a bunch of women in combat not to mention sexual perverts!!!WE are a cherry for the pickens. Our effeminate general staff sucks.literally.what a joke we are.


13 posted on 02/22/2013 7:46:53 PM PST by willardwx
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To: Frank_2001

BBC did a documentary recently on N Korea. It showed where ‘markets’ were popping up...but the ‘minders’ attending the film crew sure didn’t want it shown. They were shooing away people who bought goods away from the cameras.


14 posted on 02/22/2013 7:54:12 PM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: BenLurkin

We don’t have the treasure to spend or the blood to spill in defense of South Korea. Time to end our treaty with the South NOW!


15 posted on 02/22/2013 7:54:37 PM PST by Tea Party Terrorist (Those who work for a living are now outnumbered by those who vote for a living.)
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To: F15Eagle

Pisses me off to read this old line Soviet bullcrap, that we are encircling and threatening the poor communists, so they are just acting “defensively”. North Korea is a demented evil military dictatorship developing the weapons to wipe out S Korea, Japan, and the USA someday, blackmailing the world, and generally up to no damn good.

We are practically begging them to take stuff from us if they will just be friendly. I only wish we were planning to take them and their nuke capability out, one way or the other.


16 posted on 02/22/2013 7:55:44 PM PST by Williams (No Obama)
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To: F15Eagle

2/19

“An Iranian Guest at North Korean Nuclear Test”

Mohsen Fakhrizadeh-Mahabadi, Iran’s nuclear chief, was reportedly there

http://www.tabletmag.com/scroll/124701/an-iranian-guest-at-north-korean-nuclear-test

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2/18

“Connecting the dots: N. Korea’s nuke was bought and paid for by a key end-user — Iran”

http://www.worldtribune.com/2013/02/18/connecting-the-dots-n-koreas-nuke-was-bought-and-paid-for-by-its-rightful-owner-iran/


17 posted on 02/22/2013 8:02:53 PM PST by 444Flyer (Obama killed the Twinkie, but not the Terrorists in Benghazi. What's wrong with this picture?)
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To: willardwx

WOW! A my first encounter with a Koolaid drinker on FR.

You obviously have never served in the military or you would never make such a statement.

Next time you meet a member of the military, toss this crap his way and see what happens.

Our troops are the best trained and equipped people the world has ever known ... a few women in combat positions make little difference.

The only thing I will agree on is that we have wusses in leadership positions.


18 posted on 02/22/2013 8:07:24 PM PST by doc1019 (The rabbit hole that Obama is leading us down just gets deeper and deeper.)
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To: gaijin
Heard it a trillion times, uh-huh...(yawn) Enjoy your tree-bark soup...!

What is it about dictators of crappy little hellholes that they always want to 'prove themselves' against real countries?

What's the point in going to war with North Korea? They have nothing. A win against the losers is worthless - it would be like winning against 3rd grade blind students. Where's the honor?

And North Korea's sooooo much fun for the rest of the world to look down on... Outside of one or two lame countries in Africa and the ME - who's worse? No one. North Korea is the absolute bottom. Their 'loser leaders' rule over same family of people who live in South Korea - but the South Koreans are winners. It's the culture baby, some are superior - some are like North Korea...

19 posted on 02/22/2013 8:08:31 PM PST by GOPJ (To be free is to own one's risk - Jonathan Levy)
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To: F15Eagle

With the current Commander-in-Chief, I wouldn’t bet on us winning anything, anywhere, against any opponent.

Our troops and their field commanders could handle damn near anything and win — land, sea or air. God bless ‘em all!

But our now-purified top brass, and their C-in-C, could not.


20 posted on 02/22/2013 8:14:49 PM PST by DNME (Without the Constitution, there is no legitimate U.S. government. Period.)
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To: willardwx

zot


21 posted on 02/22/2013 8:14:49 PM PST by xone
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To: GeronL

“Oceania has always been at war with Eurasia...”


22 posted on 02/22/2013 8:20:22 PM PST by Road Glide
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To: F15Eagle
yeah, we're gonna invade them cause what we need is another several million hungry mouths to feed...
23 posted on 02/22/2013 8:20:32 PM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: willardwx

just wow!

I am a fillabbegasted by your wisdom.

Please start a cult so’s I can join it.

Don’t fotget to send me an address so’s I can mails you sum money.


24 posted on 02/22/2013 8:31:50 PM PST by kennyboy509 ( Ha! I kill me!!!)
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To: doc1019; willardwx

Because willardwx believes women in combat roles and perversity in the military would allow the North Koreans to beat us handily you think he is a Kool Aid drinker? I don’t follow. What Kool Aid - or WHOSE Kool Aid is he drinking?


25 posted on 02/22/2013 8:34:14 PM PST by vladimir998
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To: vladimir998

The Koolaid propagated by the anti-military types. We can’t win because ... yada, yada, yada.

There have always been perverts in the military, they just didn’t come out of the closet. As for women in combat, they are few and far between (and I don’t in anyway agree with women in combat) and make little difference in our military’s ability to win.

His statement that women and perverts would be the reason we couldn’t beat the NKs just hit a cord.


26 posted on 02/22/2013 8:54:31 PM PST by doc1019 (The rabbit hole that Obama is leading us down just gets deeper and deeper.)
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27 posted on 02/22/2013 8:59:27 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Tea Party Terrorist
An inability to protect our allies certainly works for the benefit of America's enemies.

Hopefully Hussein hasn't damaged America that much.

But if he hasn't, it won't be for lack of trying.

28 posted on 02/22/2013 9:05:56 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: Road Glide

Yep. The NORKS read ‘Nineteen Eightfour’ and decided,
“We could make this work! We be ronery, but what the herr:
Americans send food and fuer oir.”


29 posted on 02/22/2013 9:16:35 PM PST by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: F15Eagle
"The Obama administration's stated policy on North Korea—the one for public consumption—is 'strategic patience'"


30 posted on 02/22/2013 9:34:37 PM PST by clearcarbon
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To: BenLurkin

...or smile.


31 posted on 02/22/2013 9:38:40 PM PST by RedHeeler
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To: RedHeeler

32 posted on 02/22/2013 9:48:55 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: BenLurkin

There it is.


33 posted on 02/22/2013 10:00:02 PM PST by RedHeeler
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To: F15Eagle
They don't realize that they have an ideological ally in the White House.


34 posted on 02/23/2013 12:29:07 AM PST by Bon mots (Abu Ghraib: 47 Times on the front page of the NY Times | Benghazi: 2 Times)
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To: F15Eagle

North Korea’s pseudo-military dog and pony show has been going on since the Fifties.

It’s all a lot of hooey calculated to keep the North Korean military happy and well-fed, and distract the attention of the gullible hordes of proles away from the fact that there’s nothing to eat, since everything’s reserved for Kim (and descendents) and his/their cronies.

North Korea is the retarded cousin of the international family who keeps crapping his pants and throwing the result against the wall to get atttention.


35 posted on 02/23/2013 1:40:41 AM PST by Jack Hammer
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To: F15Eagle
Faking a state of war? Makes sense. How do you explain a trashed, non-existence economy, people eating trees and their own babies, a hollow and meaningless existence where your best hope is to die young or escape to a "free nation" like China?

It's a wonder Obama has not tried it.

36 posted on 02/23/2013 3:50:14 AM PST by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: doc1019

Okay, but did he actually say anything that was anti-military? I don’t think so.


37 posted on 02/23/2013 5:37:36 AM PST by vladimir998
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To: willardwx

I hate you.


38 posted on 02/23/2013 7:29:44 AM PST by Lazamataz (Republicans have the same policies as the Democrats, except for the part where they win elections.)
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To: Caipirabob

North Korea must be getting low on rice again.


40 posted on 02/23/2013 7:48:14 AM PST by freebird5850 (The only good thing about Barry getting re-elected is now we get to see him fall from a higher place)
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To: hunosehu

We’d be blessed if China took over North Korea.

South Korea is twice the population and 50 times the economy. They’re more than capable of defending themselves.


41 posted on 03/01/2013 6:02:40 PM PST by Tea Party Terrorist (Those who work for a living are now outnumbered by those who vote for a living.)
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