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Practice Run; Strategic U.S. bombers fly practice nuclear strikes in Korea
Free Beacon ^ | 3/18/13 | Bill Gertz

Posted on 03/18/2013 4:59:50 PM PDT by Nachum

United States B-52 bombers carried out simulated nuclear bombing raids on North Korea as part of ongoing U.S.-South Korean military exercises, Pentagon officials said on Monday.

Pentagon press secretary George Little told reporters that B-52 bombers from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, conducted a training mission over South Korea March 8 during war games known as Exercise Foal Eagle.

“It’s not any secret that we are in the midst of sending a very strong signal that we have a firm commitment to the alliance with our South Korean allies,” Little said.

Deputy defense secretary Ashton Carter said during a visit to South Korea on Monday that the bomber flights are part of the U.S. “extended deterrence”—the use of U.S. nuclear forces to deter North Korea, which conducted its third underground nuclear test Feb. 12.

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TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: china; korea; nuclear; practice
It's 3 am...
1 posted on 03/18/2013 4:59:50 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum

It does not say much for Nork air defenses that we would use B-52Hs to bomb them.


2 posted on 03/18/2013 5:02:22 PM PDT by omega4179
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To: Nachum

The real controllers of nations, the bankers, have always used war as a means to enrich themselves when economic times get tough. One way to avoid economic collpase woprld-wide is to destroy one or two countries in conflagration so horrible that people turn away from the spectacle and also miss the slight of hand the funders of wars are committing. Murder and mayhem on an international scale are the tools of those who established the ‘Federal Reserve’. They are the real rulers of the Earth.


3 posted on 03/18/2013 5:04:36 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: omega4179
air launched cruise missiles...
4 posted on 03/18/2013 5:07:53 PM PDT 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: Chode
Curtis LeMay showed the way over NK back in the early 1950s. Every city was pulverized by B-29s.
I think the B-52s are a distraction this time around.
5 posted on 03/18/2013 5:11:08 PM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (NRA Life Member)
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To: omega4179

I’m sure the “Wild Weasels” will go in first.


6 posted on 03/18/2013 5:13:02 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: Nachum
Should have listen to me all those years ago ...


7 posted on 03/18/2013 5:15:28 PM PDT by CapnJack
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To: Chode

8 posted on 03/18/2013 5:19:10 PM PDT by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: CapnJack

“Old soldiers never die. They just, fade away.”


9 posted on 03/18/2013 5:20:16 PM PDT by onedoug
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To: Eric in the Ozarks
a distinct possibility...
10 posted on 03/18/2013 5:22:58 PM PDT 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: Nachum

11 posted on 03/18/2013 5:26:45 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas exercitus gerit ;-{)
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To: onedoug

“Old soldiers never die, they just smell that way”


12 posted on 03/18/2013 5:32:48 PM PDT by batterycommander (a little more rubble, a lot less trouble)
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To: nascarnation
yup, in a handy eight shot rotary launcher...

13 posted on 03/18/2013 5:32:50 PM PDT 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: JoeProBono

Are those Norks carrying purses?


14 posted on 03/18/2013 5:36:51 PM PDT by batterycommander (a little more rubble, a lot less trouble)
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To: omega4179

I love the fact that BUFFs are still performing the mission 60 years hence. Dale Brown was a prophet.


15 posted on 03/18/2013 6:01:33 PM PDT by jagusafr (the American Trinity (Liberty, In G0D We Trust, E Pluribus Unum))
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To: jagusafr
love the Old Dog...
16 posted on 03/18/2013 6:22:30 PM PDT 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: MHGinTN

It’s the “year of the snake” in E.asia. They all believe things are going to unravel into conflict this year.

It’s mass groupthink. Hopefully not self-fulfilling prophecy involving the USA.


17 posted on 03/18/2013 9:09:50 PM PDT by Finalapproach29er (God humbles and (if need be) destroys the false idols of the peoples. Be patient, folks...)
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To: Nachum
U.S. nuclear forces to deter North Korea

That's had no effect. Before Obama North Korea didn't have nukes. Now they're working on second generation plutonium bombs. They will sell to terrorists for food.

The Democrats have a head lock on our country now. One thing that will end it for them instantly is a Democrat high-density zone getting nuked. They don't think it will happen.

18 posted on 03/19/2013 3:51:52 AM PDT by Reeses
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To: omega4179

Alternatively, it says that the B-52H is a very difficult weapon to defend against.

Recall it was developed for the purpose of penetrating Soviet airspace and surviving.


19 posted on 03/19/2013 6:09:48 AM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: MHGinTN

Good! Keep em guessing. One Boomer Sub could take out the whole of North Korea. Get their nuke plant, capital, and rocket base and they are done as a threat.


20 posted on 03/19/2013 6:10:45 AM PDT by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: MHGinTN

Are you implying the Bankers are involved with pushing North Korea to makes it’s threats and do its Nuclear Development?


21 posted on 03/19/2013 11:47:30 AM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

I’m not implying anything. Who do you thinmk runs this palnet? It sure isn’t little barry basatrd boy or his soicalist shuck and jive minions. The Norks react to the way they are treated by the ‘international community’, who are behaving as insturcted by their superiors at the top of the banking pyramid schemes.


22 posted on 03/19/2013 3:11:25 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: Nachum

Worth posting???

Hyeonseo Lee: My escape from North Korea
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PdxPCeWw75k


23 posted on 03/20/2013 8:00:04 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: batterycommander

Gas masks.


24 posted on 03/20/2013 8:01:57 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: Chode

Too bad we got rid of the ACM’s. I still never understood why you’d get rid of your best stealthy missiles. I assume it was to placate Russia/China, but it’s still stupid.


25 posted on 03/20/2013 8:04:16 PM PDT by Monty22002
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To: Monty22002
the nukes, iirc we still have conventional though
26 posted on 03/20/2013 8:07:34 PM PDT 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: Jack Hydrazine

Yes. It is worth posting.


27 posted on 03/20/2013 8:30:55 PM PDT by Nachum (The Obama "List" at www.nachumlist.com)
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