Nuclear Counterattack Drill as North Korea blames US and South Korea for ‘Extreme War Fever’

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Important Takeaways:

  • North Korean leader Kim Jong Un led a tactical drill on Monday to simulate a nuclear counterattack, the country’s state media said on Tuesday, a day after neighboring militaries reported the launch of multiple ballistic missiles off the Korean Peninsula’s eastern waters.
  • The official Korean Central News Agency said Kim’s regime tested for the first time a nuclear force command and control mechanism known as “Haekbangashoe”—literally “nuclear trigger”—a combined management system it described as Pyongyang’s “greatest nuclear crisis alarm.”
  • KCNA blamed sky-high tensions on the peninsula on the “extreme war fever” of the United States and its ally South Korea, which are in the middle of their own combined air drill.
  • Images published by KCNA showed four missile launches for what it said were 600-millimeter “super-large multiple rocket units,” which the agency said would “play an important role” in any potential future nuclear counterstrike ordered through the Haekbangashoe system.
  • The projectiles accurately hit a ground target at a range of 352 kilometers, roughly 218 miles, the report said.

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North Korea strengthens ties with Moscow and pushes military to accelerate war preparations

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Important Takeaways:

  • North Korea’s Kim orders military to accelerate war preparations – state media
  • Speaking on the policy directions for the new year at a key meeting of the country’s ruling party on Wednesday, Kim also said Pyongyang would expand strategic cooperation with “anti-imperialist independent” countries, news agency KCNA reported.
  • North Korea has been expanding ties with Russia, among others, as Washington accuses Pyongyang of supplying military equipment to Moscow for use in its war with Ukraine, while Russia provides technical support to help the North advance its military capabilities.
  • “He (Kim) set forth the militant tasks for the People’s Army and the munitions industry, nuclear weapons and civil defense sectors to further accelerate the war preparations,” KCNA said.
  • On Thursday, South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol visited a frontline military unit in the eastern county of Yeoncheon to inspect its defence posture and called for an immediate retaliation if there was any provocation from North Korea.
  • “I urge you to immediately and firmly crush the enemy’s will for a provocation on the spot,” Yoon told troops

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North Korea sends clear message to Washington by launch of ICBM, “We will Nuke America if it makes wrong decision” and declares close relations with China

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Important Takeaways:

  • North Korea’s Dictator Kim Jong-Un Sends a Dire Threat: ‘We Will Nuke America if It Makes Wrong Decision’
  • North Korean Communist leader Kim Jong-un announced via state media on Wednesday that firing an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) was essential to “clearly show what action the DPRK [North Korea] has been prepared and what option the DPRK would take when Washington makes a wrong decision against it.”
  • Kim’s comments were paraphrased in an article by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), the main propaganda channel of the North Korean government.
  • … The missile in question was identified as the “Hwasong-18,” North Korea’s most recent publicly disclosed model. Pyongyang introduced the Hwasong-18 in July, asserting its capability to precisely target any location in the continental United States with a nuclear payload.
  • On the very day, North Korea proudly announced Deputy Foreign Minister Pak Myong Ho’s visit to Beijing, the country also fired off an ICBM. According to reports, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi warmly welcomed Pak and pledged ongoing support from the Chinese Communist Party for the neighboring rogue regime.

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Kim Jong-Un replaces leading command; demands “Full War Preparations”

Important Takeaways:

  • The country’s state newspaper Rodong Sinmun reported that Kim presided over the Central Military Commission meeting personally, ousting his chief of general staff, General Pak Su-il and replacing him with a deputy, Vice Marshal Ri Yong-gil. Pak was purged among several other “leading commanding officers,” which Rodong Sinmun did not name.
  • Kim’s command to prepare for war follows a year of rapidly escalating tensions between North and South Korea that began with Kim demanding an “exponential increase” in the number of nuclear weapons North Korea possesses and has led to South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol threatening to “end” Kim’s regime while onboard an American nuclear submarine in July.
  • Yoon, a conservative, took office in May and has since prioritized undoing leftist predecessor Moon Jae-in’s concessions to the communist North, including limiting military cooperation with the United States and preventing South Koreans from sending humanitarian aid balloons across the border.
  • According to Rodong Sinmun, Kim Jong-un is seeking for his officers to prepare for full-scale war. The Central Military Commission meeting, it claimed, had as its “major agenda item the issues of making full war preparations to neutralize at a blow the enemy attack with overwhelming strategic deterrence and launch simultaneous offensive military actions in contingency.”
  • The dictator demanded that the army “more thoroughly gird for a war given the grave political and military situation prevailing in the Korean peninsula.”
  • Kim also did not reportedly specifically mention which enemies North Korea should prepare for war against, but images published in Rodong Sinmun showed Kim pointing at a map, apparently highlighting Seoul.

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Kim Jong Un fires top general, orders military to step up war plans

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Important Takeaways:

  • Kim pointed at the South Korean capital, Seoul, and its surrounding area on a map at a meeting with generals, in pictures released by state media.
  • Kim held a meeting of the central military commission in the country’s capital, Pyongyang, on Wednesday and discussed plans against its enemy, the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported. It did not say who the enemy was.
  • Pak Su Il was also removed from his post as chief of the general staff after just seven months.
  • North Korea has launched several missiles since the start of this year, and last month it launched the Hwasong-18 intercontinental ballistic missile, which officials said could reach the U.S. mainland.
  • It also threatened to shoot down American spy planes after what it said were incursions into its airspace.

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North Korea fires artillery shells into buffer zone near South Korea

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Important Takeaways:

  • North Korea reportedly fires 130 artillery rounds, violating inter-Korean agreement
  • The latest demonstration of military might from leader Kim Jong-un saw shells land in a buffer zone near the sea border, according to a report.
  • In the middle of November, the hermit kingdom fired a ballistic missile that splashed down in waters due east of the Korean Peninsula.
  • Even more recent, South Korea was forced to scramble jets without warning after multiple Chinese warplanes (and six Russian) were found entering its air defense identification zone (KADIZ).

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Kim Jong Un makes speech at one of N.K. most elite schools announces it’s prepared for actual war

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Important Takeaways:

  • Kim Jong Un says North Korea is at ‘full preparedness for actual war’ and boasts ‘tactical nuke’ cruise missiles have been deployed to multiple military units
  • North Korea tested two long-range cruise missiles on Wednesday that flew 1,270 miles into the Yellow Sea
  • Rockets airborne for three hours, drawing oval and figure eight patterns before hitting targets, North said
  • Kim Jong Un oversaw the tests, saying afterwards that it shows nuclear forces are ‘prepared for actual war’
  • Kim also attended 75th anniversary celebrations for two of country’s most elite schools and met students

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N.K. Leader oversees tactical Nuclear Drill ‘New type of ground to ground ballistic missile’

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Important Takeaways:

  • Korea says recent tests were ‘tactical nuclear’ drills, overseen by Kim
  • North Korean army units involved in “the operation of tactical nukes staged military drills from September 25 to October 9 in order to check and assess the war deterrent and nuclear counterattack capability,” the report said.
  • The report also said that North Korea’s October 4 missile launch, which flew over Japan and prompted rare evacuation warnings, involved a “new-type ground-to-ground intermediate-range ballistic missile”.
  • That test aimed to “send more powerful and clear warning to the enemies”.
  • North Korea’s claim its missile launches are a “response” to US-South Korea drills is part of a “familiar spiral dynamic” on the Korean peninsula, said US-based security analyst Ankit Panda.
  • “The North Koreans haven’t yet defined what exactly they consider to be a tactical nuclear weapon or mission… but we’re starting to see a picture that suggests any nuclear weapon they’d look to use early in a conflict can be defined as a ‘tactical’ capability,” he told AFP.
  • In addition to the array of “tactical nuclear” drills, North Korea said it had carried out “a large-scale combined air-attack drill”, which was also overseen by Kim.

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War Games in South Korea meant to target N.K. Leadership

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Important Takeaways:

  • U.S. to Enrage Kim Jong Un With Assassination Dry Run
  • The U.S. and South Korea are about to play war games again, and this time they’re going for the jugular.
  • For their first joint military exercises in five years, the Americans and South Koreans will polish up what military people here call the “kill chain” in which they target the North’s missile and nuclear sites plus bases needed to supply, refuel, and rearm them.
  • Although it’s only a game, he’s sure to take it personally as he did in September 2017 when he ordered the North’s sixth, and most recent, nuclear test after that year’s war games.
  • “If you get the head of the military forces (which is Kim Jong Un), theoretically you gut the head of the snake.”- David Maxwell, retired U.S. Army Special Forces colonel

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North Korea steps it up by parading new Hypersonic Nuke

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Important Takeaways:

  • KIM GOES HYPER Kim Jong-un parades ‘hypersonic nukes that can hit US bases in MINUTES’ and vows to build arsenal at ‘fastest pace’
  • It comes as Pyongyang has stepped up weapons tests and displays of military power amid stalled denuclearization talks with the United States and an incoming conservative administration in South Korea.
  • “The nuclear forces of our Republic should be fully prepared to fulfil their responsible mission and put their unique deterrent in motion at any time,” Kim told the parade, according to state news agency KCNA.
  • The fundamental mission of the North’s nuclear force is to “deter war,” but its use “can never be confined to the single mission,” he added.
  • “If any forces try to violate the fundamental interests of our state, our nuclear forces will have to decisively accomplish its unexpected second mission,” Kim said.

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