North Korea Threatens US With "Super-Mighty Preemptive Strike"

Tyler Durden's picture

Whether China is right about North Korea conducting a nuclear test on April 25 remains to be seen, but for now Kim Jong-Un is content with merely escalating the verbal warfare and overnight North Korean state media warned the United States of a "super-mighty preemptive strike" following the latest round of comments by Rex Tillerson who said the United States was looking at ways to bring pressure to bear on North Korea over its nuclear programme.

The Rodong Sinmun, the official newspaper of the North's ruling Workers' Party, did not mince its words: "In the case of our super-mighty preemptive strike being launched, it will completely and immediately wipe out not only U.S. imperialists' invasion forces in South Korea and its surrounding areas but the U.S. mainland and reduce them to ashes" it said according to Reuters.

The threat will hardly come as a surprise: the reclusive communist nation regularly threatens to destroy Japan, South Korea and the United States "and has shown no let-up in its belligerence after a failed missile test on Sunday, a day after putting on a huge display of missiles at a parade in Pyongyang."

The comments come in response to Tillerson statement in Washington on Wednesday when he told reporters that "we're reviewing all the status of North Korea, both in terms of state sponsorship of terrorism as well as the other ways in which we can bring pressure on the regime in Pyongyang to re-engage with us, but re-engage with us on a different footing than past talks have been held,"

Furthermore, Paul Ryan said during a visit to London the military option must be part of the pressure brought to bear. "Allowing this dictator to have that kind of power is not something that civilised nations can allow to happen," he said in reference to Kim. Ryan said he was encouraged by the results of efforts to work with China to reduce tension, but that it was unacceptable North Korea might be able to strike allies with nuclear weapons.

Meanwhile, the US and Russia clashed at the United Nations on Wednesday over a U.S.-drafted Security Council statement -  which has to be agreed by all participants in the 15-member council - to condemn North Korea's latest failed ballistic missile test. Curiously, diplomats said China had agreed to the statement.

Previous statements denouncing missile launches "welcomed efforts by council members, as well as other states, to facilitate a peaceful and comprehensive solution through dialogue". The latest draft statement dropped "through dialogue" and Russia requested it be included again.


"When we requested to restore the agreed language that was of political importance and expressed commitment to continue to work on the draft ... the U.S. delegation without providing any explanations cancelled the work on the draft," the Russian U.N. mission said in a statement.

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said China believed in the Security Council maintaining unity. "Speaking with one voice is extremely important to the Security Council appropriately responding to the relevant issue on the peninsula," he told reporters.

With North Korean tensions lingering, there remains some confusion over the whereabouts of a U.S. aircraft carrier group after Trump said last week he had sent an "armada" as a warning to North Korea, even as the ships were still far from Korean waters. The U.S. military's Pacific Command explained that the USS Carl Vinson strike group first had to complete a shorter-than-planned period of training with Australia. It was now heading for the Western Pacific as ordered, it said.

The incident has also become a source of mockery for China, whose influential Global Times newspaper, which is published by the People's Daily, wondered whether the misdirection was deliberate.

"The truth seems to be that the U.S. military and president jointly created fake news and it is without doubt a rare scandal in U.S. history, which will be bound to cripple Trump's and U.S. dignity," it said.

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Wahooo's picture

As it should be according to our constitution.

Bill of Rights's picture

Super Duper absolutely stupendous, earth shattering boom type weapon...


Me: Yawn...

man of Wool's picture

super-mighty preemptive strike"

Blimey. NK might win!!!

It'll be like Trump winning all over again for the rest of the world.

_ConanTheLibertarian_'s picture

Now go play outside fat kid.

syzygysus's picture

It's a cartoon world indeed. 


"Super-Mighty".. maybe in Korean that is Mega Bitch Slap.


Cheetoh-Jesus will probably retort with they can expect a Bigly Bombing, Bigger than anything before seen, and we've seen big ones.  Gigantic!

Megaton Jim's picture

I think it translates as "Bigly-Super-Dooper-Atomic Wedgie!"

TheLastTrump's picture

hey what happened to your looks like you have shit flying out both ends.....your posts are oddly similar

syzygysus's picture

True, I need to change it to a Trumpan Horse.

just the tip's picture

the "super mighty" is what you get when you go through the drive through and the MIC cafe.

wally_12's picture

North Korea is supported by China. Everyone else hates them. They are a proxy for China so bluster must provide additional aid.

Surprising how little damage a small nuke will do to a city. NUKEMAP web site shows damage and casualties caused by nuclear explosion. For example, if a 2 kiloton device exploded in Detroit, 22,500 casualties and 75,000 injuries. Detroit has a population of approximately 700,000 people. A terrible scenario but many survivors.

Megaton Jim's picture

Detroit getting nuked is a terrible scenario?!? Hell, it would be an improvement!

ronaldwilsonreagan's picture

I am worried Hitlery, I mean the orange hitler is going to run out of Non whites to drop bobms on.

just the tip's picture

what the fuck is a bobm?

is that something you do in a barrell with apples?  calm the fuck down.

hobo with a shotgun's picture

“Stop, I say stop it boy, you’re doin’ alot of choppin’ but no chips are flyin’."   - F. Leghorn

Megaton Jim's picture

I have a feeling a new slang phrase may have just been born!

gun4A's picture

This russian is my hero of the day...

So pitty there is no translation. British idot has been given a lesson.

Twee Surgeon's picture

If he can't even be bothered to learn English , why does he even bother opening his mouth with this obvious nonsense.

As far as I can tell he is talking about a fat lady that shit her pants in a chip shop. But my Russian is not very good.

Fake Trump's picture

Trump painted himself to the corner. His so-called The Art of The Deal won't work. 

sheikurbootie's picture

Says the guy who would hate Trump if he discovered the cure for cancer.

Wahooo's picture

Another useless red line by Donald Soetero.

DEMIZEN's picture

supermighty fatso vs. kinetic trumpo

dogismycopilot's picture

If Trump hadn't bombed the shit out of Syria and pissed off the Russians and had instead STAYED WITH HIS CAMPAIGN PROMISE TO MEND RELATIONS WITH RUSSIA, the US would have Fat Boy between a rock and a hard place and this would finished by now.


Imagine, if Trump had repaired US/Russia relations the world would already have killed so many radical Islamic assholes in Syria/Iraq, the stray dogs would all be fat and happy AND Fat Boy with the nukes would know to shut the fuck up less Russia and China thump his ass too.

What a fucking mess.

El_Puerco's picture

Its a  very good thinking..


For me " THE KHAZARIANS} infiltrated WH



TheLastTrump's picture

code words


Nazi Jew Killer

farflungstar's picture

Mattresses stuffed with human hair, bars of soap made out of fat and lampshades made from human skin.


mary mary's picture

Out of order, chaos.  What we call that is "order out of chaos".  We are Satan.

TheLastTrump's picture

speak for yourself mary mary quite contrary

mary mary's picture

I love saying "speak for yourself".  :-)

"Where will I be when my trumpet sounds".  Emmylou Harris.

I think we all have a little bit of Satan.  I try to keep mine on a tight leash.  But I don't think banksters do.

keep the bastards honest's picture

yes if Trump repaired US/Russia relations, cleaned up  SISIS etc, or left Syria alone, NK might not  be so scared. US has been frightening  NK for 70 years. If it feels safe it will shut up, have happy flower festivals etc.  More threats from US then more from NK. Stop bullying is the answer.

keep the bastards honest's picture

yes if Trump repaired US/Russia relations, cleaned up  SISIS etc, or left Syria alone, NK might not  be so scared. US has been frightening  NK for 70 years. If it feels safe it will shut up, have happy flower festivals etc.  More threats from US then more from NK. Stop bullying is the answer.

TheLastTrump's picture

"US has been frightening  NK for 70 years."

TheLastTrump's picture

You lost me at >>>> "bombed the shit out of Syria"

HRClinton's picture

What, you want more Damien Kushner babies?

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mary mary's picture


(One negative: I hate it when people write "nuff said".  It's too trite.)

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TheLastTrump's picture

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83_vf_1100_c's picture

ROFL!  Another spammer is born unto ZH. Come on new Tylers, get some control over your website.

ebear's picture

Ladies and gentlemen, Tyler has left the building.

Son of Captain Nemo's picture

Not that we have any reason to worry that either the ship the U.S.S. Ronald Reagan responsible for assisting with the clean up at Fukushima 6 years ago that never got decontaminated from it's radiation along with the deaths of the naval personnel years later will be "emptied" at the appropriate time but many are speculating that this could be used as a "pretext" -like this one had the potential ( to start the last and ONLY conflict the U.S. will ever fight again -if North Korea is their suicide "choice"!


At this point folks anything and EVERYTHING is possible when your government is THIS corrupt and THIS desperate and THE SHEEP they rule ARE THIS INDIFFERENT!

mary mary's picture

Kim Jong Un: "If President Trump will clean out The Swamp, then we stand with him.  If not, we will just do the job ourselves.  It will be YUGE!"

Dg4884's picture

Funny, a lot of us would die, but ld be down with it.

peterk's picture

US is incompetent as always, cant even  get its UN gang going.

Hopefully  NK has an ICBM that can reach  Washington DC...

just the tip's picture

Hopefully  NK has an ICBM that can only reach  Washington DC...


Sick Underbelly's picture

What's the cost of sending all these carrier groups out to, presumably, do NOTHING but show force compared with their "normal" operating schedules? 

What the fuck is so hard about letting sovereign nations develop their own technology?

Most would support having as many armed citizens concealed this not the same principle as having as many countries own nuclear weapons to make it less likely anyone will pull shit?

Am I just seeing this wrong?


As for the translation, the Korean probably has a LOCAL meaning that doesn't translate directly to English....allowing for the psyop spin masters of USSA to mock "fatty" even more.  Not familiar with Korean, but very much so with translating certain languages.

0hedgehog's picture

"What the fuck is so hard about letting sovereign nations develop their own technology?"

Nothing at long as you are USA or Israel