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How This North Korean Crisis Is Different
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Rteacher



Joined: 23 May 2005
Location: Western MA, USA

PostPosted: Thu Aug 10, 2017 4:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

For latest news updates on this, you can check the thread in the Current Events forum ... http://forums.eslcafe.com/korea/viewtopic.php?t=237830&start=30
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nuthatch



Joined: 21 Feb 2008

PostPosted: Thu Aug 10, 2017 7:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

https://www.commondreams.org/news/2017/08/10/more-60-house-dems-denounce-trump-raising-specter-nuclear-war

"Trump must immediately cease talk of pre-emptive war—which must be authorized by Congress—and commit to the diplomatic path advocated by both American experts and the South Korean government."
—Rep. John Conyers
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Zackback



Joined: 05 Nov 2010
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 10, 2017 9:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

How anyone can think of coming to teach in South Korea now or simply stay there is crazy.
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ttompatz



Joined: 05 Sep 2005
Location: Kwangju, South Korea

PostPosted: Fri Aug 11, 2017 1:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Shouldn't be an issue. It is Guam that he is threatening... not Seoul.

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nuthatch



Joined: 21 Feb 2008

PostPosted: Fri Aug 11, 2017 5:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

If a nuke is dropped it is certainly a big issue for everyone!


https://www.commondreams.org/views/2017/08/11/no-fire-no-fury-common-security-diplomacy-resolve-us-north-korean-crisis
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schwa



Joined: 18 Jan 2003
Location: Yap

PostPosted: Fri Aug 11, 2017 7:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

ttompatz wrote:
Shouldn't be an issue. It is Guam that he is threatening... not Seoul.


Funny, after 15 years in Sokcho, a short missile lob from the dmz, I figured I'd left N. Korea well behind by moving to a remote Pacific island -- not far from Guam!
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Rteacher



Joined: 23 May 2005
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 11, 2017 8:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

You might want to consider New Zealand ... Anyway, I think Trump's escalating counter-threats approach - though it might possibly work - poses a real danger for anyone living within range of NK artillery - which is a staggering number of people...

On somewhat lighter dark note, there are some fanatics who predict doom for the entire Earth planet on September 23 - 33 days after the upcoming total eclipse ... http://www.knoxnews.com/story/news/eclipse/2017/08/11/eclipse-2017-earth-destroyed-planet-nibiru-says-doomsayer/561247001/
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