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**** just got real, North Korea deploys missiles at South Korean ship Watch

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    Hmmm...

    Analysts say incidents such as the sinking of the Cheonan warship in March and the recent artillery firing are unlikely to be rogue actions by the North Korean military. Rather, they are aimed at bolstering Kim Jong-un's standing.

    "It seems inevitable that it is related to North Korea's succession," said Mark Fitzpatrick of the International Institute for Strategic Studies. "(Kim Jong-un) has no accomplishments to his record. But if he can appear to be in charge of a military that is achieving some kind of military success, it would probably aid his succession."
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    "Kim Jong-un today showed great courage and tactical awareness defending our great land from a menacing South Korean warship moving in to attack our strong and powerfull nation ordering and coordinating the attack to defeat the warship."

    Seriously I bet thats how it went down in North Korea how can a country be that messed up and propaganda fed? How have they not had an uprising and civil war yet are they seriously that well duped?
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    (Original post by King_Blumpkins)
    What does this mean for our war in the middle east? Are we capable of supporting two wars at the same time?
    How about we leave a note behind, "coming back soon food's in the fridge."

    And then we go Nk vs Sk...
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    (Original post by W.H.T)
    The X-factor mentality of supporting the underdog

    GO wagner!!!! , I mean North Korea :rolleyes:

    Well there's a big difference between supporting some bloke on a singing tv programme and supporting a country in a war that would kill thousands and thousands of people...

    I really can't see why people would support them, unless they are trying to be funny..which isn't working very well.
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    (Original post by insoms)
    Hmmm...

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    "Kim Jong-un today showed great courage and tactical awareness defending our great land from a menacing South Korean warship moving in to attack our strong and powerfull nation ordering and coordinating the attack to defeat the warship."

    Seriously I bet thats how it went down in North Korea how can a country be that messed up and propaganda fed? How have they not had an uprising and civil war yet are they seriously that well duped?
    If the military defected this would all be over but they're the ones enforcing his law.
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    (Original post by lukejoshjedi)
    Holy crap legit war could actually start.. of course USA is gonna bring its' carriers and or forces within the vicinity of the south Korean targets or it has stationed troops in South Korea already that they'll say are threatened and compromised. Just a reason for the US to finally attack NK?

    Who knows but something has to be done, NK has nukes, thinks' it can just shell and attack its' neighbour for no apparent reason with no warning and just do whatever it wants in the world. It's like the 10 year old rich kid of the worlds' nations, it needs to be taught a lesson
    The US already has around 37,000 troops permanently stationed in SK.
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    (Original post by dn013)
    Wait wait wait. What is the provokation a military exercise or NK shelling an island and sinking a SK ship for no reason??
    NK shelled the island as a response to the south firing shells into NK waters.
    SK openly admits this. So dont say its for no reason.

    And just to make it clear, I am in no way siding with NK. Just thinking maybe you should read the facts.
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    (Original post by lonelykatana)
    NK shelled the island as a response to the south firing shells into NK waters.
    SK openly admits this. So dont say its for no reason.

    And just to make it clear, I am in no way siding with NK. Just thinking maybe you should read the facts.
    The South Koreans fired shells into disputed waters. Get your facts straight.
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    I'll have to work overtime now.
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    Well I guess next year's trip to SK won't go ahead
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    (Original post by RyanT)
    The South Koreans fired shells into disputed waters. Get your facts straight.
    Funny, because official statements from the south Korean government say otherwise. They clearly said live fire was accidental fired into north Korean waters. This was quickly stopped, and the chief delegate of inter-Korean general level talks informed the North.

    The north then decided to shell the **** out of a mostly civi island anyway
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    (Original post by lonelykatana)
    NK shelled the island as a response to the south firing shells into NK waters.
    SK openly admits this. So dont say its for no reason.

    And just to make it clear, I am in no way siding with NK. Just thinking maybe you should read the facts.
    Any reason for why NK sunk the SK ship then?

    And provide source for your claim that the shelling was in NK water.

    Because Pyongyang doesn't even say that. It just says that it was provoked by:

    Seoul's military drill near the island.

    In fact the area you are talking about has been claimed by North Korea, but is internationally recognized by North Korea.

    Facts, facts, facts.
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    The answer to this is clearly to get Cameron, Obama, Kim, the South Korean Guy, and the Chinese One on Question Time. Dimbleby will sort it.
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    (Original post by dn013)
    Any reason for why NK sunk the SK ship then?

    And provide source for your claim that the shelling was in NK water.

    Because Pyongyang doesn't even say that. It just says that it was provoked by:

    Seoul's military drill near the island.

    In fact the area you are talking about has been claimed by North Korea, but is internationally recognized by North Korea.

    Facts, facts, facts.
    They sunk the SK ship because they are power mad nutters
    Like I said, im not on NK's side here!

    I, unfortunately did not save the source, I will post it once I find it again!

    Im guessing you mean to say 'international recognised by South Korea' ?
    Well if so, then fair point and I was incorrect.

    Its all a bit foolish on both Korea's part if you ask me.
    Both provoke eachother on a monthly basis, the north just tend to go about it in an all round more deadly way.
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    Why do the yanks want to get involved when SK offer nothing much in return for them.
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    (Original post by brokenangel)
    Why do the yanks want to get involved when SK offer nothing much in return for them.
    what happened last time wasnt 'the yanks' it was the UN, as it would probably be again if this kicks off.
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    Sad face. I left my favourite fountain pen there. Oh, yeah, and my relatives.
 
 
 
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