The North Koreans, who had been quiet for the last several months, ratcheted up the rhetoric once again by threatening pre-emptive strikes against their southern neighbors. The Korean Peninsula is a simmering hot-pot which could at any time explode into war.
You will hear of wars and rumors of wars, but see to it that you are not alarmed. Such things must happen, but the end is still to come. Nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. Matthew 24:6-7 NIV
warns of 'horrible disaster' after United States,
engage in naval exercises
North Korea has threatened the United States with "horrible disaster" after warships - including an aircraft carrier - visited a South Korean port. "In this connection, the units of all services and army corps level of the Korean People's Army received an emergency order from its supreme command to reexamine the operation plans already ratified by it and keep themselves fully ready to promptly launch operations any time," a statement carried by the official KCNA news agency reads. "The
US will be
wholly accountable for the unexpected horrible disaster to be met by its
imperialist aggression forces' nuclear strike means...