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Pat Buchanan Warns “The Whole World Is Watching How This Plays Out!”

January 14, 2018

By Tyler Durden : zerohedge – excerpt

Authored by Patrick Buchanan via Buchanan.org, 

After a year in which he tested a hydrogen bomb and an ICBM, threatened to destroy the United States, and called President Trump “a dotard,” Kim Jong Un, at the gracious invitation of the president of South Korea, will be sending a skating team to the “Peace Olympics.”

Thus the most serious nuclear crisis since Nikita Khrushchev put missiles in Cuba appears to have abated. Welcome news, even if the confrontation with Pyongyang has probably only been postponed.

Still, we have been given an opportunity to reassess the 65-year-old Cold War treaty that obligates us to go to war if the North attacks Seoul, and drove us to the brink of war today.

2017 demonstrated that we need a reassessment. For the potential cost of carrying out our commitment is rising exponentially.

Two decades ago, a war on the Korean Peninsula, given the massed Northern artillery on the DMZ, meant thousands of U.S. dead…

The whole world is watching how this plays out…(more)

The following false alarm and the public’s reaction to it came shortly after this article was written. Can Congress and the media concentrate on real threats and leave the imagined ones to the pundits?

Residents “Crying And Screaming” After False “ICBM Threat” Alert Rattles Hawaii

NBC News reports that the ballistic missile threat left people “crying and screaming” in Hawaii on Saturday, the state’s officials said the message was sent in error….

(more)

Who got these messages and how was that list derived?

The World’s 15,000 Nuclear Weapons: Who Has What?

By Nick Routley : visualcaptalist – excerpt (maps)
http://www.visualcapitalist.com/worlds-nuclear-weapons/

 

 

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