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North Korea rolls out missiles, other weaponry at parade

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Absolutely amazing to watch. How can human beings be so smart and organized? Only problem was the fat guy, with a lot of scared looking generals next to him.

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In his annual New Year’s address, Kim said that North Korea’s preparations for an ICBM launch have “reached the final stage.”

Kim Jong Un is leaving President Trump little choice.

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Dear Leader KIm certainly knows how to put on a party.

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The US and its allies in the area will be watching this closely. While they may be assured by "experts" that only a limited amount of this hardware on show will actually work, North Korea knows that the simple threat of the possibility of it all working is enough to deter a potential first strike. From their perspective its Win Win!

If the US attacks first, then all that propaganda they have been churning out about the West being out to get them, will prove to be correct, possibly rallying the die hard fanatics to the cause and mobilising the entire country.

However if the US backs down, then Kim and his generals will be seen to be even stronger and be justified in their development of their arsenal, saying that, by having it we will be stronger and more secure, as demonstrated.

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Rest Assured Pyongyang, the false flag attack that will be pinned on you (complete with pictures of suffering children) won't occur until all US forces are conveniently in position.

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Question, what possible action has Japan or the US taken to warrant having ballistic missiles launched at there peoples? All the global community is insisting is that North Korea obeys UN security council resolutions.

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I seriously do not like that guy.

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Rest Assured Pyongyang, the false flag attack that will be pinned on you (complete with pictures of suffering children) won't occur until all US forces are conveniently in position.

Like a script out of hollywood.

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We haven't see American testing new ICBM. Are we sure USA have better nuclear technology than N Korea?

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"n his annual New Year’s address, Kim said North Korea’s preparations for an ICBM launch had “reached the final stage.” Satellite imagery suggests the country could conduct another underground nuclear test at any time."

North Korea: 1948-2017

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Saw that Kim Jong Un suited up for the occasion. Heels, white shirt & white tie and one of the worse (well THE) suit I have ever seen! Those pants, seriously!

That's what happens when no one has the balls to tell you 'mate, you look like bozo' in fear of being executed. Lightened up the mood though.

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itsonlyrocknrollAPR. 15, 2017 - 06:09PM JST Question, what possible action has Japan or the US taken to warrant having ballistic missiles launched at there peoples?

None. A question made somewhat irrelevant by the fact that ballistic missiles have not been launched at "there" peoples.

All the global community is insisting is that North Korea obeys UN security council resolutions.

Fairly true. Also fairly irrelevant. North Korea is a sovereign nation - it is no more required to follow UN security council resolutions than the US is required to follow UN environmental resolutions.

itsonlyrocknrollAPR. 15, 2017 - 02:42PM JST Kim Jong Un is leaving President Trump little choice.

Stop with this deception. Trump always has a choice. The fact that you and others may not be interested in peaceful alternatives doesn't make those alternatives cease to exist.

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katsu78 you know Kim Jong Un wouldn't know meaning or definition of a sovereign state. The fact is you will continue to defend him no matter what. Kim Jong Un is not concerned with any peaceful reconciliation. President Trump would not believe anything Kim Jong Un says and will respond accordingly. If Trump launches a preemptive strike, the attack will be over whelming. to counter the barrage of artillery from the North close to the DMZ.

What is to stop those 150,000 to 200,000 troops massing on the border, invading from the north?

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If Trump launches a preemptive strike

You mean if Trump does exactly what you are criticizing N. Korea of potentially doing.

A preemptive strike is initiating war.

What is to stop those 150,000 to 200,000 troops massing on the border, invading from the north?

The same thing that has stopped them from doing so for the past 60 years.

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US destroyers are waiting 300 miles from Korea, but Trump is too busy facing protesters who want to see his tax return. So, not war he. Kim can wait.

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Trump is too busy facing protesters who want to see his tax return.

What's scary is he may choose war as a method of trying to distract people from his tax returns.

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Depends from what geopolitical level? Sixty years of political continuity, and then President Trump. Now I don't think it will do any harm in putting forward a scenario that Kim Jong Un regime falls. What would fill the void? A merger with the south?. How would Government of China react? What political role would the US play right on the boarder with China. With this in mind those 150,000/200,000 could well have a more significant function other than providing humanitarian assistance.

As for preemptive strikes that depends on motivation and the belief that Kim Jong Un and nuclear weapons present a clear threat to US interests. Also second guessing President Trump mind is set that he has accepted either tactically or strategically,Kim Jong Un will attack the US or Japan. What motivated President Trump to redirect a carrier strike force in the first place?

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What motivated President Trump to redirect a carrier strike force in the first place?

Ego.

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I think Trump was persuaded to by one or more of his military advisers. Trump has no experience of anything other than real estate. The same advisers that bent his ear to launch 59 cruise missiles. If Kim Jong Un refrains from performing another nuclear test Trump will have to turn his armada around. There is no way he could justify any other action. .

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Maybe what Japanese Leaders need to do is visit North Korea and show the results of pissing U.S.A. off. While stewing in juices Putin best be aware that if the trajectory is off the entire Russian real-estate is vulnerable with the current missile test.**

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I wonder what the DPRK would look like without a Kim in charge. The people of North Korea have been led to the point where everything in their lives revolves around the State, and the State is the Kim family. Take them out of the equation and there will be a huge vacuum to fill. Who in their right mind would want to be involved with that potential nightmare. It's the ultimate tar baby. Maybe it's better to let sleeping dogs lay.

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Trump use West Wing advisers who were his campaign aides. He does not use military experts. These aides are primed, They and his daughter's. husband do not get along, they behave like they are President. N K .. it had smaltype missile test. It is Kim's memorial ford. His. grandpa. US mkiliry experts are ere scared now. Don't worry NnK did not target to Japan.

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I hope those big tubes be mocks, some looks like ICBM size. Otherwise its gonna be real nasty if Turmp pokes the hornet nest

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US missile expert stated sixwarhead missiles are n barb seen before and long distance ICBM reach to Europe and central USA. ;While checking video, te experts were trembling . They probably have been working to create similar ICBM that they recognized.

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Just ask the politicians in HIROSHIMA & NAGASAKI. They;'ll tell Kim to back off. **

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