The 28,000 US troops in Korea would be casualties within the first 48 hours of an all-out North Korean attack on South Korea. Therefore, it would be imperative for the US to launch a massive nuclear attack to elimate North Korea in retaliation. In no event should any American troops cross the DMZ; let the South Koreans do any mop up operations after the nuclear strikes.
If China intervenes, let them see their glittering new cities go up in flames from more nuclear strikes.
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The 28,000 US troops in Korea would be casualties within the first 48 hours of an all-out North Korean attack on South Korea
Does anyone know how many American military dependents are in SK?
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:
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