Skip to comments.Hagel says U.S. has to take North Korean threats seriously
Posted on 03/28/2013 7:02:03 PM PDT by SkyPilot
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said on Thursday that North Korea's provocative actions and belligerent tone had "ratcheted up the danger" on the Korean peninsula, but he denied that the United States had aggravated the situation by flying stealth bombers to the region.
"We have to take seriously every provocative, bellicose word and action that this new young leader has taken so far" since coming to power, Hagel told a Pentagon news conference, referring to Kim Jong-un.
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If only we can take Hagel seriously.
North Korea may even try to start their WWII vintage tanks soon...
Make things in America again.
You cannot support a military to lead the world, without industry.
Hey, leave North Korea alone!!!! The stock market goes UP every time they threaten to do something. Are you folks stupid, or what?
Hagel reminds me of the incompetent Secretary of Interior turned President in the movie ‘By Dawns Early Light’
Norks better start gettin to fixin all the broke-down and shoddily maintained rusty soviet artillery they have there.
I wonder about half of that crap won’t even fire, misfires, or can’t fire (de-facto constructed decoys).
Let’s try another 65 years of sanctions and UN intervention. What could POSSIBLY go wrong?
nUKE THE ENEMY BEFORE THE ENEMY NUKES U.S., WHILE WE STILL HAVE THE CHANCE!
The Korean War ended because of one reasone ONLY.............On May 19 1953, the Joint Chiefs recommended direct air and naval operations against China, including the use of nuclear weapons. The National Security Council endorsed the JCS recommendation the next day.
Dulles, the Secretary of State was visiting India and told Nehru to deliver a message to Zhou Enlai: if peace was not speedily attained, the United States would begin to bomb north of Yalu, and US had recently tested atomic shells.
wow, what would happen if SOUTH KOREA got nukes? Great Idea for U.S. Make it happen.
The North Koreans put the hurt on us pretty good with their vintage weapons before.
You can do a lot of damage when you are fanatical and do not care at all about your own men.
They don't have to win, just hurt us very badly. Do you think China will stand by if we start advancing up the peninsula again?
You can’t rule out the possibility that North Korea will do something really stupid, and this time South Korea will retaliate. And away we go.
Don't worry, the Sequester is also destroying our defense industrial base and workforce.
General MacArthur was right.
We are so screwed
An editorial in today’s WSJ about the leadership vacuum in the world today, which is something that historically provokes major wars. The fool in the White Hut will “lead” us into one before long, while the pederasts, the abortionists, Obamafoam users, and teacher’s unions applaud. The Norks see it, know it, and are playing it. The Gay Leader, or whatever the baby Kim’s nick, is smarter than than the Hahvard graduate U.S. POTUS, you can bet.
War will happen and the real leaders will come and fill the vacuum, clean up, win, somewhat of peace will prevail and we’ll will become complacent again. History repeats itself.
He may be right this time.
Good thing our military is in worse shape with each passing day. But don't worry America - your co-pay on your presription is free and your millions upon millions of EBT cards are re-loaded with good ole CA$H on April 1st.
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