Friday, August 11, 2017

President Trump On North Korea: 'Lock And Loaded'



NBC: Trump: U.S. Military ‘Locked and Loaded’ for North Korea

Tensions between the U.S. and North Korea ratcheted up on Friday, as President Donald Trump doubled down on military threats.

"Military solutions are now fully in place, locked and loaded, should North Korea act unwisely," Trump tweeted Friday morning. "Hopefully Kim Jong Un will find another path!"

Moments later, he retweeted a message from the U.S. Pacific Command’s official Twitter account, stating that "#USAF B-1B Lancer #bombers on Guam stand ready to fulfill USFK’s #FightTonight mission if called upon to do so."

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More News On President Trumps Remarks That The U.S. Is 'Lock And Loaded' Should North Korea Act Unwisely

Trump Says Military Is ‘Locked and Loaded, Should North Korea Act Unwisely’ -- NYT
Trump warns US ‘locked and loaded’ as North readies missiles -- AP
North Korea military option 'locked and loaded', says Trump -- AFP
N.Korea warns of nuclear war; Trump says U.S. is 'locked and loaded' -- Reuters
Trump warns N Korea that US military is 'locked and loaded' -- BBC
Trump: Military ‘Locked and Loaded’ to Counter North Korea -- US News and World Report

14 comments:

Fusion said...

Locked and loaded, 6 weeks later.

fred lapides said...

Anyone knowing anything about nukes, the president, and targeting, would know that we are locked and loaded and also aimed at possible sites from a long time back and constantly revise such things to ensure up to date

Anonymous said...

Fred that's true - unless a rare or new weapon has recently been approved for this mission - but more likely you're right and Trump is just being himself..

fazman said...

I doubt Trump has ever been talking about Nukes
He is referring to a,shock and awe conventional campaign with bomber and cruise missile co ordinates primed and ready for launch with provocation.

fred lapides said...

It does not matter, Fazman, what he may or may not refer to. An attack on an ally will beget a quick response...that was true under the previous presidents, unless one is a biased person who thinks only this president would respond to a broken treaty that brought devestation to an ally, in nations where we have a lot of troops who would also be under attack. it is thus the ususual bluster, which, in this case, is Walk loudly and shout about your big stick

Anonymous said...

Hair switch

http://i.imgur.com/kCEjSY8.jpg

Aizino Smith said...

"An attack on an ally will beget a quick response...that was true under the previous presidents, unless one is a biased person who thinks only this president would respond to a broken treaty " -Fred

Fred, I am prejudiced. I prejudge all the time. I do not walk the streets of main street past 10 at night. I avoid certain neighborhoods even to drive through. I prejudged women that I dated. However, unlike you I do not prejudged based on color.

A classmate of mine was assaulted on main street around midnight immediately outside a club. It was 1 or 2 blocks from the library. I was not able to contact him for 2 weeks.
He was my partner n a class project. In my youth I was able to be on main street at 10 PM or 11 PM. Now I have to judge the streets ahead of time as more dangerous.

"Why Don’t Allies Trust the US?" - The Diplomat 2013

Thus, the current impression in Asia, Europe and the Middle East that the U.S. is not a reliable ally cannot be based on a historical assessment of its reliability.

Merkel stresses need to 'rebuild trust' with US - Deutsche Welle

NBC’s Engel: US allies fear Obama admin leaking information to Iran

Here's Why Obama's Middle East Allies Don't Trust Him Against ISIS - Yahoo

Richard Engel: Military officials say allies ‘simply don’t trust’ U.S. under Obama - Washington Times

"NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel said Friday that military officials believe U.S. allies in the Middle East no longer trust the Obama administration with sensitive intelligence information."

O'Reilly: Israel, Republicans & U.S. Allies In Europe Do Not Trust President Obama - Real Clear Politics / O'Reilly

Obama broke Libya. Then he left. He left for others to fight ISIS in Libya. ISIS spread to Mali. France had to clean up Obama's mess. As a result Nigeria, Niger, Mali Algeria, Cameroon, Egypt, and Libya became worse.


fred lapides said...

Bs

Anonymous said...

TRUMP VERSUS REALITY

Aizino Smith said...
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Aizino Smith said...

Fred,

I accept your defeat.

"Bs"?

Is that all you could muster? You could not spell it out for extra emphasis?

Pshawwww!

fazman said...

It matters in so much as Trump is being portrayed as a rouge potus who is poised to order a nuclearcounter attack.
There is a huge difference between his description of a conventional shock and awe campaign and a nuclear strike that is being put forward by CNN and the left

Andrew Jackson said...

NK has no oil. Who will supply them? You know who.

Aizino Smith said...

It is obvious.

Maybe it is not doable.

All India has to do is hold and block passage of tankers.

Russia could supply China. Pakistan could press India from the northwest.


War could absolutely wreck China. Is their hound that is becoming more ungovernable worth it?