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Tuesday, 08 August 2017 19:33

North Korea threatens to attack Guam

Written by  Chris Perez

North Korea is mulling a possible missile strike on Guam, where strategic US bombers and countless soldiers are based.

The Hermit Kingdom’s official news agency announced early Wednesday local time that the nation was “carefully examining” plans for a medium-to-long range rocket attack.

North Korea is mulling a possible missile strike on Guam, where strategic US bombers and countless soldiers are based.

The Hermit Kingdom’s official news agency announced early Wednesday local time that the nation was “carefully examining” plans for a medium-to-long range rocket attack.

Their statement came just hours after President Trump threatened to unleash “fire and fury” on the North “like the world has never seen.”

His warning was in response to reports that Pyongyang had developed a nuclear warhead capable of fitting inside its ballistic missiles.

Guam — which is known as the “Tip of the Spear — is home to thousands of American service members and their families.

North Korea’s state-run news agency, KCNA, said Tuesday that the government was looking at an “operational plan” that would send numerous medium-to-long-range strategic ballistic missiles towards the US-owned Pacific island to counteract the bombers that are positioned there and “send a serious warning signal to the US.”

Specifically, the country claimed that they would be firing Hwasong-12 rockets at “Andersen Air Force Base” — where US strategic bombers are currently waiting.

These bombers “get on the nerves of the DPRK and threaten and blackmail it through their frequent visits to the sky above south Korea,” according to the KCNA.

The agency said the proposed strike plan could be carried out at “any moment” — should leader leader Kim Jong Un choose to follow through with it.

Last month, US officials estimated that there were at least 60 nuclear weapons now in the hands of the North Koreans and ready for launch. But some experts believe that number could be smaller.

It was not immediately clear on Tuesday whether the North’s plan to bomb Guam was in response to Trump’s earlier statements, but the KCNA did say the assault would be the result of recent US military maneuvers in the region.

On Monday, the US flew a pair of B1B bombers over the Korean peninsula out of Andersen AFB as part of its “continuous bomber presence,” the Pacific Air Forces reported.

Days earlier, the US tested an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental missile in California.

With Post wires

Last modified on Tuesday, 08 August 2017 22:25

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How long can we wait? Unless we strike first, NK can possibly do some damage. Under our laws, the threat to cause physical harm, as NK has done, is an assault and a felony. It is justification to take the first step, which is to defend oneself in any way possible. Nobody else, except for Japan and SK has received such threats. Our President has turned out to be as big a wimp as his predecessor. He must make the decision to strike first and follow the advice of his military advisers.

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(Updated: August 09, 2017)

I have a grandson in South Korea who just told me he had 9 mths yet. This little Fat man with bad hair cut deserve what happen him.
I just worry my grandson and his buddies being that close.

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Let them hit California first!! Solve that Problem and then drop about 5 MOABs per wave with about 10 waves!! The biggest blob will be fat boy!!

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Bring it on, shit head.

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North Korea is on the verge of becoming the largest parking lot in the world. One that glows in the dark, at that!

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Richard Martinsen Written by Richard Martinsen
August 09, 2017
I think it's safe to say that the only Koreans left remaining on this earth will be South Koreans in less than 24 hours.
Larry Reade Written by Larry Reade
August 09, 2017
There will still be lots of them left in the north. They'll just most likely be crispy critters who glow in the dark.

Punish un and turn his country into a burning ash heap.

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Jon Bradfield Written by Jon Bradfield
August 09, 2017
Turning North Korea into a parking lot should have been done in 1953. This would have saved the world all this pain and suffering.

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