Skip to comments.North Korea Prepares to Launch Missile (Fuel Loaded, Weapon on the Pad: Upgrade to Watchcon 2)
Posted on 04/10/2013 7:13:05 PM PDT by drewh
Tonight there's urgent new evidence that north korea is ready to launch a missile at any hour, any moment, a show of force, a defiant test of world reaction. ABC news has been told that the fuel has been loaded. The missile is on the pad.
And our bob woodruff is in south korea to bring us more details right now. Reporter: The top u. S.
Defense official responded to kim jong-un'sising rhetoric today. North korea's actions have been skating very close to a dangerous line. Reporter: There is some anxiety growing on the streets and in the subways of seoul amid south korean news reports than emergency threat levels jumped to watchcon-2, which is one step away from war.
Even as koreans went about their daily routines, young koreans have lived through endless propaganda and missile tests for decades. Now even they are starting to wonder about kim jong-un. He is very crazy.
Reporter: He's crazy? Parents are getting nervous. Sae jung kim told me for the first time in this conflict tomorrow, she will not take her son to kindergarten.
Any strike, anywhere else, i want my kids to be with me. Reporter: Even if that happens, that missile would be mid range called muse dan. Never before tested.
Powerful enough to travel 2,000 miles putting us bases in okinawa or guam within its reach. Moving patriots missiles into position around tokyo.
The danger here is kim jong-un has ramped up the tension to such a point that even the smallest action could provoke a larger fight, a war or significant military clash. Reporter: As for timing, most believe this launch will happen sometime this week because next monday is kim jong-un's grandfather's birthday. On that day, most of these launches have happened in the morning
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And we shot down a bullet with a bullet out in the desert 4 years ago, something the RATS said couldn’t be done.
IMHO, if the N Koreans so much as launch a bottle rocket, Obama will use it as justification to expend as many strategic weapons as he can in a war of attrition, similar to how he ensured so many cruise missiles were launched into Libya.
The only problem is that he is attriting our forces and nobody others.
Ironically, that seems imported from ... China.
They’ll say they need to refine their formula for baking soda and vinegar.
Broadcasting press releases from the White House on the hour, hour after hour, as though they were Gospel.
OK, I'll bite. Who is going to have a terrible reaction?
As much as I truly want to believe that.....I just can't.
Kabuki to get a military tech swap pact with China.
China would nuke Norlo if it shut down west coast port(s) for even a day
Has anyone laid the blame at Clinton and Carter in the last few weeks for this f’ing mess??
If the norks take out a US city, Obama is gonna take out another US city.
Bet he can’t hit Washington PA either no matter how many times he tries.
Good point. If Obozo had also protected Guam or Hawaii it would be the FIRST positive thing he's ever actually done FOR the USA.
Remember who our pres. is.....
I have confidence that if 0bama doesn’t turn it into a circus, he will turn it into a disaster.
You will do NOTHING!
You WILL LOSE FACE while the whole world watches.
Nah. Don't get hysterical just because ABC News is.
I had that same thought. We could let them have that one, if they promised that would be all....