If the North Koreans launched even a limited artillery strike against the South, South Korean troops would fire back instantly.
If North Korea were then to escalate, Presidents Obama in Washington and Park Geun-hye in the Republic of Korea would decide how to respond.
That’s the escalation scenario, and it leads to all-out war.
I just really really hope NK doesn’t take pot-shots at Japan. The quakes never scared me, but the fuckin’ Kim-Jungs being so close and so well armed, YIKES.
TOKYO — The Japanese Army set up a battery of interceptor missiles on the grounds of the Defense Ministry in central Tokyo on Tuesday, as the nation girded itself for a possible missile test by North Korea.
Oops, I’d forgotten that science, the world, etc., revolves around what males find attractive
Annual revenues in U.S. in 2011 for:
- makeup industry: 316 billion dollars
- fashion industry: 427 billion dollars
- dieting industry: 394 billion dollars
- dating industry: 190 billion dollars
- post-secondary education (50% of): 322 billion dollars
Yeah, she’s right, men don’t care about women’s looks, and women don’t care what men think! That’s crazy!
Gotta love her use of the present tense in an article about THE DISTANT PAST, too. You can tell she’s really mastered the topic, understands how hypothesis work, “etc.”…
ps - i made up all those dollar figures m^_^