Korean bellicosity and brinksmanship can be ended by US and China
YankeeJim | December 26, 2010 at 04:22 amby
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“"We had believed patience would ensure peace on this land, but that was not the case," Lee told troops today. He earlier warned that he was ready to order a "merciless counterattack" if further provoked.
North Korea's armed forces minister, Kim Yong-chun, also lifted the pitch of the sabre-rattling. "To counter the enemy's intentional drive to push the situation to the brink of war, our revolutionary forces are making preparations to begin a holy war at any moment necessary based on nuclear deterrent," North Korea's KCNA news agency quoted him telling a rally in Pyongyang.
Bellicosity and brinkmanship are nothing new on the divided peninsula and there are doubts that North Korea is capable of an accurate nuclear strike, though it has conducted two bomb tests and is believed to have enough high-grade plutonium for at least six warheads.”
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