so, donald just threatened north korea and by extension, China over twitter

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  1. Clydefrosch
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    Clydefrosch GBAtemp Psycho!

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    I'm not even sure if it's not for the second time, but with last weeks exploits in mind, we all know what to expect, don't we?

    so, Kim couldn't have asked for any better excuse than that to either aim one of his nuclear missles at south korea, threatening them, or to aim one towards the us in hopes it makes it all the way over there. no way he can let that slide without doing something that trump feels like he can't let slide.

    on the other hand, if trump tries to pull another move like he did in syria, famously scorned by China bzw, they really won't have any other choice but to see that as a hostile attack against one of their allies and declare a state of war against the US.

    and unlike iran or vietnam, this one actually has the ability to strike back.

    so what are your plans for the future?
    here's hoping that, if worse comes to worse (and i expect little less from the cubby man in the funny wig) this war will be fought on the pacific ocean half of the world.
     


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    I'm still awaiting WW3.

    One thing is for sure, I'm not joining the army.
     
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    So is this now what upcoming fps games will be based on?
     
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    its not like you have a choice if it happens ;P
     
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    I don't know about the US, but with compulsory conscription here you could be a conscientious objector (morally against war/killing people) and thus have to do "socially useful work" instead (assisting the poor and whatever).
     
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    Army won't let me join anyway for medical reasons.
    Not to mention I can refuse service cause of me sexuality, I know how dumb it sounds but it's true.
     
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    Deffo WWIII incoming. That guy will have no second thoughts of pressing that RED button.
     
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    We're damned if we do, and damned if we don't. We can either pretty much sanction them to hell and continue what we been pretty much doing now, and continue to let them build up their nuking capabilities. Or deal with them now, and risk South Korea's major city getting nuked. We'll "win", but South Korea gets their main city attacked, and someone has to deal with 10 million North Korea refugees.

    The only person I can see dealing with this with the least amount of destruction would be China. They need to leash their dog, but at some point I can see North Korea threatening China with nukes.
     
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    Just to be clear: neither china nor North Korea stand a chance against us.
     
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    Don't forget that N.K. has the most fanatical people in their military, even worse then the SS where in Nazi Germany.
    As for China, they got well over a billion people vs the 3? 400 million the US has?

    If those two countries wanted, they could obliterate the US.
    NK will just keep on sacrificing men much like Stalin did in the Red army.

    Walking back or forwards will result in getting shot.
     
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    TBH honest I don't think China would attack USA back in that scenario.
    In any case as things are they will probably take this as an opportunity to try and get Kim Jong Un killed, all while they fund an alternative part of the military and retake North Korea, setting up a new more obedient pawn in the government, and claiming they did it to stabilize the country and defend it from the agressive USA.

    Probably USA will be OK with it and will go away to avoid confrontation with China, having been played into what China really wants.

    PS: nobody wants Kim Jong Un there, not even China.
     
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    i'm not sure if these kind of rulings apply in a fullblown world war scenario

    there is no standing a chance in the next great war.
    its mutual destruction all the way.
     
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    WW4 will be fought with clubs.
    Probably in another 100 million years.
     
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    ...except we are the military power worldwide...3x more powerful than Russia. Yes, if the war is fought with nuke, it's all over anyways, so it doesn't matter
     
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    Deluded americans...

    Your government had to bomb Japan cause your government was afraid of losing lives yet held no regrets spending the lives of hundreds of thousands of Japanese.
    Vietnam war wasn't your governments war yet you burnt down millions of acres of rain forest and burnt up thousands of innocent civilians with napalm and Agent Yellow.

    Everybody knows the US cheats in wars.
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    NK has always been like one of those tiny yappy dogs on a leash barking at hounds twenty times their size. Everyone, them included, knows they would be crushed but they feel they have to grandstand, overcompensating for their lack of dick.

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    This was drawn in 2013, but it is relevant every now and again.


    And it's always good to yank the little asshole's chain every once a while to keep them in their place, or if you're the bigger dog, look at them significantly.
    What you don't do is start yapping back, because that's like getting into a shouting match with a two-year-old: guess which one is going to look silly.


    They don't stand a chance at winning, but they have the means to make any kind of victory against them quite Pyrrhic.



    That said, I very much doubt anything will come of this, this is the same song and dance with NK that's happened dozens of times already. NK starts rattling their spears to pretend they're some sort of "power", the US coughs significantly, China waggles their finger at their errant toddler, NK pretends they "showed everyone" and, correct form satisfied, pipes down. Rinse, repeat.



    EDIT: Another fitting illustration:
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  18. ieatpixels

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    At least post the Tweet.
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    Seems like he's just talking about business trades, not war threats.

    Also I just hate when people start post titles with "So". It's a thing Reddit users do.
    It's completely redundant and it downplays the conversation as though a particular response is expected and already implied.

    Edit: I also really hate the use of "just" in the title. It's another thing Reddit users do.
    They don't realise not everyone is reading the post in the instant you're writing it.
    Posts are available for viewing for days, months, even decades. This isn't instant messaging.
     
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    Clydefrosch GBAtemp Psycho!

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    i mean if you only want to read part of those tweets, yeah then he's not talking about military attacks.
    but he's literally acting as if some kind of -better- trade deal will make china buckle in their stance about NK.
    he then, while sending that ship that fired the missles into syria towards north korea, says that they will deal with NK.

    and as if he hadn't been told why no one in the past just 'dealt with NK', he probably doesn't understand that china is allied with NK meaning, attacks against NK are basically like attacks against china itself.
    so now answer me this: with all that in mind, an attack against north korea results technically in a what with china?


    as for that other stuff, do you honestly thing the off topic section of a random forum has to have a higher set of standards in topic title design than reddit?
    and are you implying that people are too stupid to look at post dates?
     
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    You're completely out of touch with reality if you think leaders of a another fucking country give even half a shit what Donald Trump TWEETS.

    You can't actually be serious with this thread