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#1 "Orchestrated the North's sinking of a South Korean warship ..." > NOT good news for the USS GEORGE WASHINGTON CVN.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-11-30 00:16||
#2 Indeed. A missile launch against an American CV would be a *major* propaganda coup.
Sure, it would likely|hopefully get shot down, but the Americans would not do anything about it, other than a sternly worded warning, for fear of starting a war.
Posted by SteveS 2012-11-30 12:46||
#3 We need a 'team america' like puppet for Junior.
Perhaps dress up the Philsbury dough boy in drag.
As for the CVN - It's not unreasonable for the North Korean leadership to believe that Obama would not do anything if a missle was fired at the CVN. And if they are lucky he might confuse the issue ("Wait. don't do anything yet - I haven't decided what to do. Where's Valorie?") enough for the missile to do some damage.
Posted by CrazyFool 2012-11-30 13:52||
#4 How would the Norks be able to localize a CVN to within 500 miles? Unless they aimed at Yokasuka of course.
Posted by Shipman 2012-11-30 15:44||
#5 If Kyok-Sik has been given a top post - then it's reasonable to expect a lot more trouble from this bunch. Whatever dirty moves they can dream up ... there's a chance they will put them into play.
Posted by Raider 2012-11-30 23:32||