Post by Bozo Post by HT
Besides, when the White House gets bored with North-Korea who will be the
next one on the list of >preferred countries to pick a fight with. Iran?
Wont get bored. War with North Korea appears baked into the cake already,
probably right after the joint US-South Korean exercises later this month (
when NK also claims it will test fire 4 missiles at Guam ), and our Generals
The Generals also tried, but thankfully failed, to convince Pres.Kennedy he
could " win " the Cuban missile crisis. But DT is no John Kennedy .
The Generals also tried, and succeeded, to convince JFK he could "win"
the Bay of Pigs invasion.
LeMay certainly called for the invasion of Cuba during the missile
crisis, but so did almost all the staff, and probably all the staff did
call for it at one point or another. It was JFK himself who cooled
their heels, asking them to come up with a better solution, undoubtedly
feeling the Bay of Pigs scars he already had.
It was a good thing that he held back, as low ranking Soviet military
commanders on the beaches on Cuba had the authority to fire nukes at
any invading US force, which would have led to the annihilation of
Cuba, and a very good probability of a subsequent US-Soviet exchange.
It's interesting to note that almost all the contemporary accounts,
such as RFK's "Thirteen Days," were chock full of lies, which were
later outed by audio tapes of the meetings and records in the former
As far as North Korea goes, the previous decades of treating Kim like a
wacky uncle and ignoring him hasn't been very successful. He's grown
stronger and more technologically capable of delivering WMDs. Plus,
he's expanding his nuclear arsenal.
I don't know if Trump's strategy (or arguably, lack of strategy) will
be successful against Kim, but time is running out where any of the
other nations in the world will have the slightest amount of leverage