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    The North Korea-US Confrontation

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    Odin of Ossetia
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    U.S. Military Readies Itself for a War Against the D.P.R.K.

    Post  Odin of Ossetia on Mon Jan 15, 2018 11:25 pm




    U.S. Military Readies Itself for a War Against the D.P.R.K.


    https://www.msn.com/en-ca/news/world/military-quietly-prepares-for-a-last-resort-war-with-north-korea/ar-AAuJdTv?li=AAggNb9&ocid=SKY2DHP



    The article states that there are currently no major U.S. troop deployments to South Korea, but probably they do not have to make any significant deployments since the South Korean military will do the bulk of the ground fighting.
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    Re: The North Korea-US Confrontation

    Post  Odin of Ossetia on Thu Jan 25, 2018 3:10 am




    U.S. Air Force Might Use Very Low Yield Nuclear Bombs Against the D.P.R.K.

    These bombs would greatly limit the radioactive fall-out.


    https://americanmilitarynews.com/2018/01/us-stealth-bombers-in-guam-appear-to-be-readying-for-a-tactical-nuclear-strike-on-north-korea/



    It appears that the MOABs are either insufficient to do the job and/or too unwieldy and cumbersome to be effectively deployed against a more modern military.
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    Re: The North Korea-US Confrontation

    Post  GarryB on Thu Jan 25, 2018 8:26 am

    Haha... threatening to use nukes against north korea... anyone else think that idea wont backfire?

    I am sure the nuclear response from nk wont be low radiation...
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    Re: The North Korea-US Confrontation

    Post  d_taddei2 on Thu Mar 01, 2018 8:40 pm

    Pentagon estimates 10,000 US killed / casualties in the early stages of war with North Korea

    This is a good reason why no conflict

    https://sputniknews.com/asia/201803011062132970-us-invasion-north-korea-casualties/
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    Re: The North Korea-US Confrontation

    Post  Tsavo Lion on Tue Jan 22, 2019 4:23 am

    Trump trapped in a China-North Korean embrace https://regnum.ru/news/polit/2556472.html

    It would be interesting to see the combined military of a unified Korea.
    They'll probably keep the most capable & up-to date NK fighters, artillery, missiles, ships & subs for a decade or 2 before replacing them with SK designed systems.
    But 1 thing is clear: the combined conventional armed forces branches of both, if managed & deployed wisely, will make Korea a lot stronger than their sum.

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