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Men and equipment are shown being parachuted to earth in an operation carried out by United Nations airborne units. It was the first time the United Nations, founded in 1945, had been forced to play a role. Sixteen countries sent troops to South Korea, while 41 sent equipment or aid
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Region: Published: April 28, 2017  Updated: April 28, 2017 at 8:53 am EST

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin have both warned of the potential crisis that could unfold on the Korean peninsula. Donald Trump warns of a ‘major, major conflict,’ and Putin claims that the situation has ‘Seriously Deteriorated.’

During the 1950’s a Korean war did break out, and it claimed more than two million civilians and more than 33,000 US troops.

On that note, a war on the Korean peninsula could end up being quite catastrophic, given that now, North Korea also has nuclear weapons. A crisis with North Korea could involve other countries as well such as China, Russia, South Korea, Japan, and several other Asian nations.

Russia, for example, has made deals with N.Korea that included in 2014 wiping away 90% of North Korean debt so that a pipeline could run through the nation to South Korea. Putin has warned that the situation has severely deteriorated, and requested that all sides try and work it out.

“We call on all states involved in the region’s affairs to refrain from military rhetoric and seek peaceful, constructive dialogue.”

China, on the other hand, is an ally of North Korea and has current deals for resources with hermit state.

However, Donald Trump is not backing down and has said that a “major conflict” was possible with North Korea though he would prefer to solve the standoff over the country’s nuclear and missile programs through diplomacy.

Diplomatically, the US has offered direct talks with the regime, but Rex Tillerson stated that North Korea had better prepare to hand over all of its nuclear weapons.

Donald Trump’s latest warning comes after US Pacific Command, Admiral Harry Harris spoke to congressional leaders and stated that the situation with North Korea was the worst he had seen. It was an assessment echoed by the president.

But that still hasn’t stopped Kim’s rhetoric, just recently the hermit state released yet another propaganda video, this time; the White House was in the cross hairs.

The situation with North Korea is still ripe for conflict, but at least for now, cooler heads have thus prevailed, and only time will tell if the West and North Korea can avail to peace diplomatically, otherwise given enough time, and enough strain the two will be at war.

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Ronnie

No Davy’s, this whole ‘war’ boils down to the inescapable fact that Fukushima is an ELE. Japan, SK, USA CHINAAND RUSSIA all have serious liabilities… Read more »

jimbrad
jimbrad

Killing someone for something they haven’t yet done is called murder. USA focus on yourself and stop adventuring. No one else seems to be posturing… Read more »

davyh

This whole issue is just mind boggling, you can’t tell me that we(the world) will allow this little tyrant to control the possibility of war… Read more »

Truth Warrior

This could escalate into a major regional conflict. Our economy can’t afford another major conflict. The fuse for world war three has already been ignited… Read more »

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Trick

And ye shall hear of wars and rumors of wars: see that ye be not troubled: for all these things must come to pass, but… Read more »

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