The skirmish between North and South Korea is revving up and could lead to an outright nuclear war.
Governor Richardson of New Mexico arrived in South Korea yesterday for talks with leaders to see if he can help with the tension building between the North and South.
North Korea has missiles ready to fire should the United States start their schedule for war games today.
The U.S. has been warned not to start the maneuvers because it will heighten the intensity of the situation there on the borders of North and South Korea, and China.
Possible war by an accidental firing in North Korean waters by South Korea. North Korea has raised their rhetoric that they will respond by a thousand-fold if U.S. don’t leave. China calls for emergency meetings.
North Korea is increasing the rhetoric now that the USS George Washington is involved in weekend maneuvers, while South Korea is being hit with artillery fire. The presence of U.S troops so close frustrates the situation more between the North and South. Now North Korea is demanding that the carrier drills be cancelled but the U.S. says “that’s not going to happen.”
With artillery fire between North and South Korea, there has been renewed hostilities over the disbuted border dividing Korea. The problem is that North Korea does not recognize borders unilaterally drawn by the United Nations at the end of the Korean War.
The Obama administration has shifted their focus to life or death issues associated with nuclear weapons. Defense Secretary Gates and Secretary Of State Clinton speak with Bob Schieffer on Face The Nation about President Obama’s change in nuclear strategy. Watch the Face The Nation video here and take a poll about how you feel about this change.