Coligny wrote:I though that reshaping the definition of success to fit whatever the outcome happened to be was more a japanese thing...
North Korea's military vowed a new and unusually specific threat to its neighbors, saying it would reduce South Korea "to ashes" in less than four minutes.
The statement, released Monday when programming was interrupted on North Korea's state TV by a special report, comes amid rising tensions on the Korean peninsula.
Earlier this month, North Korea was unsuccessful in a long-range missile launch, prompting worries that North Korea may conduct another nuclear test. South Korean officials say new satellite images show that North Korea has been digging a tunnel in what appears to be preparation for a third atomic test.
According to the Associated Press, the statement from North Korea was unusual in promising something soon and in describing a specific period of time.
The North Korean military threatened to "reduce all the rat-like groups and the bases for provocations to ashes in three or four minutes, (or) in much shorter time, by unprecedented peculiar means and methods of our own style."
Samurai_Jerk wrote:I hope they wait till after Golden Week.
chokonen888 wrote:I'm still hoping for a surgical strike. If not now, with threats like that, WTF?
chokonen888 wrote:All good points but even if it is only shit talk, this time the gun they're waving is much bigger....I just think they need to have it blown up while their waving it. Full scale war would hit South Korea pretty bad but it would be over fro NK pretty fast...the NK military must knows this which is why they just keep puffing up their chest and making threats, taking shots here and there, followed by more threats. If they really wanted to engage the south in war again, it would have already happened.
Samurai_Jerk wrote:Don't forget there is a young new sheriff with something to prove in town and the people of NK are forced to worship the Kim family like gods. This level of worship may extend to the upper echelons of the military for wall we know.
Coligny wrote:I fear it's much more like a sect/cult but nationwide sized..
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