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Diplomacy downplay: Obama administration
minimizes latest North Korean nuke threat

Washington Times, by Guy Taylor and Shaun Waterman

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Posted By:Oblio, 4/6/2013 7:02:06 AM

The Obama administration appeared eager Thursday to downplay the North Korean military’s latest threat that it has the final authority to carry out “cutting-edge, smaller, lighter and diversified” nuclear strikes on the United States.“This is just the latest in a long line of aggressive statements,” (Snip)the recent tension between Washington and Pyongyang “does not need to get hotter.”The remarks were the first public reaction from the Obama administration since Wednesday’s claim by the North Korean military that the “moment of explosion is approaching fast” with the possibility of war breaking out “today or tomorrow.”

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: uno, 4/6/2013 8:10:13 AM     (No. 9262294)

Yesterday: White House press secretary Jay Carney said Friday that the administration wouldn´t be surprised if North Korea followed through on threats to launch a missile.

Well, which is it J. Fred Cardboard?
or is the Obamboozler just going to sit around playing his brackets on:
If a missile is launched or not?
If so what kind of missile is it?
If it flies how far will it go?
If it lands will it detonate?
If it detonates is it a nuke?
If it is a nuke and it lands in the ocean it doesn´t count...


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Reply 2 - Posted by: oh-heck, 4/6/2013 8:39:09 AM     (No. 9262337)

There were a couple of strategies for dealing with Kim, but Obama has blown them all. One is the out-crazy strategy where you pretend to be as crazy as the kook with the bomb. Come on, take your best longest range rocket and put it on the launcher. Give the world a deadline and launch on the deadline. We´ll knock it out of the air and then use bunker busters on every one of your facilities. Come on, I´ve always wanted to prove how deep those babies will go. After taking out your air defense, we´ll fly racetrack patterns over your country to slam any mobile rocket that comes out. Obama´s stuck on cool and wouldn´t do crazy.

Then there´s the let them judge for themselves how deep the doo-doo is by suddenly having 1000 pound bombs fall out of the sky on their secret facilities. Ooops, Obama got overeager and gave a press announcement.

Now we seem to be in the mode of assuming they´ll bomb something and we wont care. We´ll be disappointed, but not really perturbed.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: nonsense, 4/6/2013 8:46:54 AM     (No. 9262349)

Mr. o´s, favorite strategy, dither...dither...dither. Guess he is not able to reach Soros on his Blackberry for advice.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: udanja99, 4/6/2013 9:05:02 AM     (No. 9262386)

Sorry to keep posting this on Nork threads but it´s too true to not say it...

I miss Ronaldus Magnus.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: southernboy, 4/6/2013 9:24:52 AM     (No. 9262423)

A ‘deeply concerned’ letter always works wonders!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Dragonslayer2, 4/6/2013 10:17:26 AM     (No. 9262528)

Harry Trmman would know what to do.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: coldoc, 4/6/2013 10:25:34 AM     (No. 9262547)

What would dennis rodmann do? Call dennis, barry.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: bighambone, 4/6/2013 2:34:54 PM     (No. 9262895)

Since the NORK military runs North Korea and claims that they have been authorized to attack the USA, we should be wondering just who or what entity gave that attack authorization?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: bedub, 4/6/2013 2:41:23 PM     (No. 9262912)

Obama has two major questions he is pondering. Who am I going to blame when US or SK is hit first, and where can I go golfing next.

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