21 08 2015

N./S. Korea Tension Escalates

BIG DEADLINE  (scroll down)

Aug. 20 –

DPRK: “Foolhardy provocation deserves harsh punishment.”

Aug. 20 –

Risk of escalation between North and South Korea will rise following shelling incident: IHS

Aug. 21 –

North Korea orders military to be ready for war, says report

Aug. 21 –

DPRK – “The joint military drills are little short of an open declaration of a war against the DPRK as they are an unprecedented military provocation in light of their scale, nature and program.”
” . . . . Owing to the action of the U.S. and the puppet military hooligans, the outbreak of a nuclear war has become a matter of time on the peninsula with the nation’s destiny exposed to constant threat.”

Aug. 21 –

Kim Jong-un orders combat-ready forces to missile attack
“Pyongyang plans to carry out strikes on the positions of the South Korea.


Aug. 21 –

North Korea Puts Army on ‘Quasi State of War,’ Sets Loudspeaker Deadline
stop the broadcasts by 5 p.m. Saturday (4:30 a.m. ET) or face military action.


Ulji Freedom Guardian joint military drills

• Aug. 17 – South Korea, US launch massive military exercise, amid North’s ire

Such large-scale joint military exercises… are little short of a declaration of a war,” read a Thursday statement by the North Korean Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of Korea

• Aug. 18 – South Korea, US Start Joint Military Ulchi Freedom Guardian Drill
“Some 50,000 South Korean soldiers and 30,000 American military will take part in the 12-day drill, according to the agency.
North Korea has slammed the drill as a rehearsal for invasion.”

• 2014 UFG drill –
US Army – “UFG is really an exercise designed to help at the four-star level,” said Maj. Gen. William M. Buckler, Jr., commanding general of the 412th Theater Engineer Command. “The Combined Forces Commander, Gen. James Thurman, and all of the four-star commands that the ROK Army has, including their Chairman of the Joints Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Jeong Seung-jo, UFG is designed to help them map and figure out how we interact and how we all will work together should it be necessary if we come in armed conflict with North Korea again.”

Aug. 21 (DEADLINE DAY) –




Pivot to WW3