North Korea Declares “State of War;” US Vows to Stand up to Threats
North Korean News Agency photo of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un meeting with his generals. In the background to the left is a map with lines drawn between North Korea and U.S. cities in Hawaii and the U.S. mainland. The lines supposedly are planned trajectories for an attack by North Korean ballistic missiles against the United States. According to the website NK News, Korean writing on the map reads “U.S. mainland strike plan.”
March 30, 2013
| Security
| Asia and the Pacific
Tensions with North Korea continue to rise after Pyongyang said today that the Korean peninsula is entering a ‘state of war’ and U.S. officials vowed additional displays of military power to show America’s determination to protect its allies in the region. Although many in the West will laugh at the map in the above photo behind North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un supposedly showing a plan to attack the United States with missiles, the North’s escalating belligerent rhetoric has further raised the potential for a military incident.
North Korea again threatened to use nuclear weapons today when it said that provocations "will not be limited to a local war, but develop into an all-out war, a nuclear war.” The North also said it may close the South Korean-operated Kaesong industrial park, its last remaining tie with the South and a vital source of hard currency.
Full analysis continues for this Report. To continue reading and for Full LIGNET Access -- Click Here Now
Get Full Access Button

Get unrestricted, actionable analysis and detailed forecasting
from our dedicated team of intelligence experts.

  • Unrestricted entry to 24/7, security-encrypted,
  • Access to penetrating insider reports before you read the news in the mainstream media
  • LIGNET's Morning Brief sent straight to your inbox
  • Delivery of Urgent Action Reports when a global crisis develops
  • Elite viewing privileges to special video briefings from senior intelligence advisers
  • Critical analyses and forecasts of global and financial markets that could protect you, and your assets
  • In-depth dossiers on strategically important countries and regions of geopolitical relevance
  • Exclusive access to a network of world-class intelligence experts
  • Guarantee of Satisfaction
Full Access for $1

Gain FULL access for 30 days and discover the power of information for politics, business, finance, security and much much more.

Join Now Button
Join Now Button

PLUS Get the CIA
World Factbook FREE!
Find out how ››


Comments or questions about this article? Click here to contact us.
Login or Create New Account
Email Address:
New to LIGNET? Create New Account
GET FREE Intelligence Reports

LIGNET provides you with actionable intelligence and in-depth analyses from seasoned insiders including senior CIA officials, presidential advisors, ambassadors, and more.

Sign Up for
FREE Intelligence Reports!
Join Now
Already have an account?
Click here to log in.

Join Now
Knowledge is Power
Only if You Access it!
Upgrade to a full access account and get the official CIA World Fact Book 2014 FREE!
Upgrade Now
FREE CIA World Factbook 2013
What is LIGNET?
Powered by Newsmax
LIGNET is registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Langley Intelligence Group Network is registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.