The Obama administration today dismissed a threat by North Korea and warned that U.S. is ´fully capable´ of defending itself from a ballistic missile attack by the communist regime. White House spokesman Jay Carney was responding to the North´s vow to launch a nuclear strike against America. North Korea state media warned of a ´thermonuclear war´ as an unidentified spokesman for Pyongyang´s Foreign Ministry said the North will exercise its right for ´pre-emptive nuclear strikes on the headquarters of the aggressors.´ That threat came in retaliation for tough new U.N. sanctions against Pyongyang following its recent nuclear test.
Comments: Yeah, and on top of that my dad could have beaten your dad and my lawyer can beat your lawyer.
Maybe instead of muttering about defensive strategies that could very easily fail and allow a nuclear tipped missile to reach the US mainland, the USA should reflect an offensive posture and flat tell the world, China, and specifically North Korea, what awaits them if they attempt a nuclear attack on the USA, complete and utter national suicide. If the North Korean regime is allowed to continue as is, what kind of nuclear arsenal are they going to have in another fifty years?
We weren´t fully capable of defending ourselves at Benghazi, 911, or Fort Hood. Only a fool would make such a claim.
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lil dotty, 3/8/2013 9:00:38 AM (No. 9214615)
As much as this resident wants to see WTP suffer, US would not be surprised if he allowed NK to nuke a part of our country (just so long as his family was no where in the area) Petty little man; but he does have big ears!
The Bedford Incident ( film from the 60´s) had the wacky Captain of the ship get his crew so riled up for war that a missile was launched by accident. Human error caused the start of WW 3. Seeing how Obama and company react to spontaneous attacks (Bengazi s/o) I would not sleep well if I lived on the West Coast.
Obama is a fool. Missile Defense is still in its infancy, it´s capabilities have grown a little to be sure, but not enough to stop an attack if the preparations for such an attack were masked and not advertised.
The putrid progeny of Pyongyang´s pygmy pedophile must be hallucinating. What he characterizes as preparedness to defend themselves is, in reality, just a precocious propensity to provoke the rest of the world.
A few years before 9-11 happened, a small foreign ship, I believe it was named the "Golden Venture" was able to sail into New York harbor at night. It was only noticed when it was putting ashore 150 or so Chinese illegal aliens. If that vessel had been carrying a nuclear weapon in it´s hold, a suicide crew could have pulling into a pier someplace in lower Manhattan and detonated the nuclear weapon. It that had happened, they still would have been trying to figure out what happened and who was behind it.
Once the North Koreans perfect a nuclear device, don´t ever believe that a recurrence of the "Golden Venture" could not happen sometime in the future, the next time with a ship carrying a nuclear weapon instead of a load of illegal aliens.
To assume a strictly defensive posture in the face of what the North Koreans are doing and saying in getting ready to strike the USA with a nuclear weapon is not a good thing in the long-run.
With the rules of engagement promulgated by this administration, I am not sure we can beat this tin pot dictator in a war. Look at Afghanistan. It is delusional to think we are winning there and they do not have the weapons that the NORKS do.
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