North Korea threatens 'sacred war' with the South
December 23rd, 2010
10:01 AM ET

North Korea threatens 'sacred war' with the South

North Korea threatened Thursday to launch a "sacred war" after South Korea completed large military exercises near the volatile inter-Korean border.

"The revolutionary armed forces of the DPRK (Democratic People's Republic of Korea) are getting fully prepared to launch a sacred war of justice of Korean style based on the nuclear deterrent at anytime necessary," North Korea's defense minister Kim Yong Chun said, according to the state-run news agency.

"The South Korean puppet forces perpetrated such grave military provocation as renewing their shelling against the DPRK during their recent exercises for a war of aggression in the West Sea of Korea," Chun said. "This indicates that the enemy's scenario for aggression aimed at the start of another Korean War, has reached the phase of its implementation.

The long-planned South Korean exercises, billed as the largest land and air winter drills, were conducted just 15 miles from the North Korean border.

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  1. Clem K'diddlehopper

    I need Jesus' help. I need God's help.

    December 23, 2010 at 6:29 pm | Report abuse |
  2. jordygordy

    The north has been throwing a b**** fit for half of a century now... They know that we could wipe out their leadership in a heartbeat if we wanted to, the reason for all the sanctions is because we dont want to go to war with them is because of the civilians, they are all incredible devoted to their leader, and despise america like a vegan despises veal.the reason for all threats (in my opinion) is to keep morals up. No one wants to clean up the mess after the war is the main reason we dont want to fight... How do you get an entire brainwashed population to cooperate?

    December 24, 2010 at 12:16 am | Report abuse |
  3. ang

    No more wars. Enough with everything else that is going on in the world right now.
    All NK wants is attention.
    Destroy so many people's life and for what?

    December 24, 2010 at 1:23 am | Report abuse |
  4. ***dude***

    Evil has to be confronted

    December 24, 2010 at 7:15 am | Report abuse |
  5. bambam

    Its in the book the end of time is near be afraid very afraid

    December 24, 2010 at 10:31 am | Report abuse |
  6. bambam

    I agree what are we the us doing there anyways the money that is spent on that mess could be used for something good like jobs for our own ppl

    December 24, 2010 at 10:37 am | Report abuse |
  7. bigguy

    when are we going to learn this is just a game with north korea thats been going on for years they threaten a nuclear
    war we give them what they ask for.we keep sending in the clowns(jimmy carter,bill clinton,bill richardson and so on.
    n.korea has this down to a tee and china sit back and laughs(suckers).

    December 24, 2010 at 12:58 pm | Report abuse |
  8. Fraggle rock

    Republicans go to war with n.koreans and start fighting your own wars since u love your country so much i be damn! if i go to war 4 this evil empire i mean america

    December 24, 2010 at 1:40 pm | Report abuse |
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