North Korea ‘War’ Threat Ahead Of Exercise
Kim Jong Il’s hermit kingdom has severed its last line of communication with South Korea and put its 1.2 million strong army on a war footing, as US-led military exercises get under way.
The war games, which involve US and South Korean air, sea and ground forces, are bigger and will last longer than previous exercises.
They are held annually to test South Korea’s defensive capability in the event of an attack by the North…
Are Jack Layton and the NDP not aware of the Canadian Navy’s working so intimately with the United States Navy (it’s called interoperability)? Are they not aware that the Stennis is nuclear-powered and almost certainly carries nuclear weapons?
Such cooperation objectively assists the Americans’ provocative exercise–an exercise that can only deter progress towards improved relations on the Korean peninsula. When will the NDP protest this flagrant example of Canada’s continuing to be a “lapdog to U.S. interests”?
I suspect that, in fact, they just don’t know what’s going on.
Update: Thanks to Phil in “Comments” for giving my NDP-phantasy head a shake. USN carriers no longer carry nuclear weapons.