North, South Korea exchange fire; 2 marines killed

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Quigley_Sharps, Nov 23, 2010.

  1. Quigley_Sharps

    Quigley_Sharps The Badministrator Administrator Founding Member

  2. Witch Doctor 01

    Witch Doctor 01 Mojo Maker

    I'm watching this closely... i have a niece afloat headed that way and a niece and nephew in the Marines stationed in Okinawa... hope it cools down...
  3. Brokor

    Brokor Live Free or Cry Moderator Site Supporter+++ Founding Member

    N. Korea, Iran, Afghanistan, Iraq, Venezuela, Mexico, Africa, etc...

    All are primers to control global markets and debt, and ultimately we WILL see massive war and depressions along with food shortages and other catastrophes IF we continue to do nothing. These globalists will stop at nothing to get what they want.

    It matters not what their reasons are...
  4. ghrit

    ghrit Bad company Administrator Founding Member

    Comes to shooting wars, nothing is exactly what we should do. No more material, bodies, or treasure to the Useless Nations for humanitarian operations, peace keeping, or any other supposed altruistic purpose. I've about had enough of our "helping" others; it's past time to keep our own house.
  5. Nadja

    Nadja RIP 3-11-2013 Forum Leader

    Here Here Mr. Ghrit. I am with you 110% on this one.
  6. Hispeedal2

    Hispeedal2 Nay Sayer

    Oh boy. As much as I wish we could stay out of that one, with troops on the ground, we will be right in the middle. I guess I better do an inventory of my cold weather gear.

    What's funny is I always seem to be having the recurring argument with my students about what they should be trained for- HIC or COIN. We use a process based learning where you should be able to apply the process to any fight using a little creative thinking. Then we train both. It seems they always complain about the HIC being worthless. Americans have short memories. It's only been 7 years since our last HIC. Korea could kick off again at any moment. Before 2003, it had only been 13 years since a HIC....
  7. Brokor

    Brokor Live Free or Cry Moderator Site Supporter+++ Founding Member

    Good points. And it doesn't take a genius to figure out that this is yet another controlled instance, be it a diversion or a primary theater operation in the works -we still have our own troops over there at this very moment.

    Hey I forget, is S.Korea still listed as a hardship tour? I thought I was last informed that families could join the soldiers. If so, man it's gotta suck.
  8. Joseph Thomas

    Joseph Thomas Monkey+

    We should have been out of S. Korea three decades ago. The ROK's have better shipyards than we do now an could build their own kick ass navy. They also have the organic manufacturing base to build main battle tanks, APC's, HD trucks, etc. Give them good access to purchase our combat aviation aircraft, air defense, and other high tech defense equipment and they can defend themselves very nicely with no permanent U.S presence.
  9. Brokor

    Brokor Live Free or Cry Moderator Site Supporter+++ Founding Member

    CRAZINESS I SAY! :mad:

    Now what are the odds that freedumb could possibly be spread WITHOUT OUR DOMINANT PRESENCE? One mustn't talk like that, or else...who knows? ANARCHY!

  10. Seawolf1090

    Seawolf1090 Retired Curmudgeonly IT Monkey Founding Member

    I agree, Elsur. The South Korean military are tough hombres. In a knock-down drag-out war, IF we and the Chinese could just stay the bloody heck OUT of the way, they'd hand that Little Dude With The Bad Hair his arse on a platter...... The NK's will make an initial advance over the line, butthe SK's can push them back intot hose mountains, IF the danged Chinese do not resupply the NK. They do not have the logisitcs and supply to maintain a long war. "Nukes" y'all say...? The Little Dude has a few low-powered poppers, but if he uses them, he seals his doom. If we honor our defense commitment to SK, we'd level Pyongyang and other NK targets......
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