[Updated at 8:22 a.m. ET] North Korea's announcement that it would restart all the facilities at its Yongbyon nuclear complex was followed by a plea for calm from United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, who is himself South Korean.
Ban said he was "deeply troubled."
"The current crisis has already gone too far," he said in a statement from Andorra. "Nuclear threats are not a game. Aggressive rhetoric and military posturing only result in counter-actions, and fuel fear and instability.
[Posted at 2 a.m. ET] North Korea said Tuesday that it plans to restart all the facilities at its Yongbyon nuclear complex, including a uranium enrichment plant and a reactor that was shut down in 2007.
The announcement follows a new strategic line set out at a recent meeting of a key committee of the ruling Workers' Party of Korea on Sunday, the North's state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported Tuesday.
Fear & hate is what keeps a populace under the thumb.Time tested.
Ike(Dwight D) had warned us of these times back then.
How do we know ANY of this is true? Really. Just sayin.
mommayoustosay, if they sayyit they gonna do it...i would drone their "defunc" nuclear plant...so they won't even have one to startup...the impetus: any dud missile, north korean rock or dust landing on u s soil...he must be tryin' to fulfil his dad's deathbed wish...
Lol @ Rascal, remember the american people were duped befory by the previous administrations claim of WMDs in Iraq! Could be that scenario all over again. Just sayin....
same difference: lobbin' beercans and chickenbones over fence and dud missiles atcha neighbors...are WMD... you kno' there gonna be a serious fallin' out...
sometime I wonder where are these people advocating perpetual wars coming from.
The McCains, the Grahams, those riding the social scene, on these blogs.
'cause rival powers & our enemies would want nothing better than to see US embroiled in never ending wars draining itself of lives, national treasure, prestige & credibility.
Nice hair cuts
"The Picture Above"
Guuk lemonade stand
Maybe the "supreme chubby one" has a death wish? This has gone way to far and has gotten to a point that one misstep can result in a war of unimanagiable consequences. Forget NK, they can be wiped out within a couple of days. It is China that is the concern! They will not allow a unified Korea with the possibility of U.S. forces or equipment right next to their border! And the U.S. and its allies will not allow China to invade / take control of NK. There are just to many countries in the area that have vested interests to see either of these situations happen!
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