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Sunday, October 03, 2004

North Korea warns U.S., Japan of 'nuclear sea of fire'

The North Koreans, apparently feeling lonely, seek some attention:

North Korea warns U.S., Japan of 'nuclear sea of fire'
Friday, September 24, 2004
By Barbara Demick, Los Angeles Times
SEOUL, South Korea -- In an unusually explicit threat to its neighbor yesterday, North Korea warned that Japan would be immersed in a "nuclear sea of fire" if the United States were to attack the North.

The threat came as Japanese and South Korean government officials expressed fears that North Korea was preparing to test a ballistic missile...

...North Korea continues to balk at joining another round of six-nation talks on its nuclear program. "Pyongyang apparently wants to wait for the outcome of the U.S. presidential election in November," Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Hiroyuki Hosoda said.


Do you think? I wonder if any of Mr. Kerry's messages regarding "bunker buster" bombs got through?

Update: corrected transmission date & time
Update: Changed spacing

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