North Korea Issues "Emergency Standby Orders" To Civil Defense Units: Report

Tyler Durden's picture

With markets about to close for the next 2 days, the question on every trader's mind is: "should i carry risk over the weekend, or should I dump it all in case North Korea fires another test, or non-test, ICBM launch which may be just the provocation Trump needs to give the green light to a squadron of B-1 bombers to begin a bombing campaign." After all, Trump himself tweeted this morning that "military solutions are now fully in place, locked and loaded, should North Korea act unwisely. Hopefully Kim Jong Un will find another path!" 

While we don't know if Kim will "find another path", late on Friday KBS World Radio, the official international broadcasting station of South Korea (which is owned by the Korean Broadcasting System), reports that according to Radio Free Asia (RFA), in a potential warning that Pyongyang may be preparing yet another imminent escalation, "North Korean authorities have dispatched emergency standby orders to the leaders of the ruling Workers’ Party committees and civil defense units."

More details:

Friday's RFA report quotes a source in Yanggang Province as saying that the Central Military Commission of the party delivered the orders via e-mail.

 

The e-mail apparently arrived even before the North publicly threatened to retaliate against the U.S. “hundreds of thousands of times” over newly approved U.N. sanctions.

A separate source in the North has reportedly told RFA that the state-run Rodong Sinmun newspaper carrying the North’s statement was distributed by military helicopters in Jagang Province on Tuesday. The source said it was the first time military helicopters have been used to deliver the newspaper except when the paper carried new year's messages by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

And while the report has yet to be confirmed by other news outlets, traders are furiously hitting refresh on the website of 38North.org for the daily satellite image update of North Korea's missile launch preparedness, which has yet to hit and which could mean the difference between another sleepy, boring open on Monday and a VIX surging above 20, 30 or more depending on what "path" Kim Jong-Un picks over the next 48 hours.

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Gallumhrasha's picture

Hey Jackass, how about you focus the enemies here first instead of focusing on imaginary North Koreans halfway across the globe

nationstates's picture

how about, news outlets STOP repeating everything Kim says, or is reported as saying.

let him threaten and bluster and if no one hears , no one will be upset.

historian40's picture

"Pyongyang may be preparing yet another imminent escalation, "North Korean authorities have dispatched emergency standby orders to the leaders of the ruling Workers’ Party committees and civil defense units.""

What isn't a "provocation" in the minds of these warmongers?  Civil defense units receiving standby orders is a "provocation"?  Bullshit.

PN7's picture

What is the point of dropping missles in the water 30 or 40 kilometers away from Guam?

44_shooter's picture

They wont be.  They put missiles in the trajectory of Guam, they are in the trajectory of Japan, nobody knows where they are going to land.  

Firing missiles towards those trajectories will result in a big problem for DPRK.  Don't care what position you are taking on this.  

 

You ok witha guy aiming a gun in the direction of your family members for him to pull the trigger and then laugh about how there was only enough 'umph to get it CLOSE to them?

 

dirty fingernails's picture

NKs statement about Guam was telling the US mil not to underestimate the targeting ability of NKs missiles.

Sambo's picture

To blow up the yellow submarines.. 

Davidduke2000's picture

China warned trump to forget about regime change in NK or China would invade and install him back. 

44_shooter's picture

read again.

Warned about regime change with US installed puppet government, China would take action to install Chi-com puppet government.

Warned that if US drew first blood they would not stand by idle.  Confirmed that if NK drew first blood US would be entitled to strike back, and China would remain idle.

Maybe you should go back to CNN or MSNBC, turn the little light on under your black Jesus statue, put on your Hillary for president jammies and go play with your boner.

 

 

Davidduke2000's picture

in 200 days trump did not accomplish anything, who would he start now?

historian40's picture

He accomplished putting in more swamp creatures aka jews, bankers, and MIC parasites.

IridiumRebel's picture

McCain, McConnell, Ryan, Graham et. al. have done excellent work.
Truly impressive to pass a bill three times and then act as if unable when you have all three chambers of gov.

Makes no matter to me. Hillary is at home. Come what may....

General Stonewall Jackson's picture

Why are we frightened of the Chinese again?  It's their nukes fatty is aiming at us.  The commie leadership is sitting on a powderkeg and they have a good gig going.  They ain't gonna do jack squat.

ToSoft4Truth's picture

A suite view watching mushroom clouds from our rooftops.

ToSoft4Truth's picture

IF you wake to a bright flash, you have 30 seconds.

 

Apocalypse now - The doors - The end

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wRwwUZLV-IE

Gallumhrasha's picture

Which is worse, 1 Person= Kim Jung Un or the Deep State= 4 million +. Its easy to pick on 1 guy

DeathingerStar's picture

Is the a 'Tokyo Rose" I see before me? 

dogismycopilot's picture

why doesn't Fat Boy just do like Porky in Ukraine does and export all of his hot, skiiny women as hookers to raise money?

Fake Trump's picture

Likewise the US can export their fat women to balance their trade deficit. There is a big demand for fat women.

Truthseeker20's picture

Even if we were to get in a war with NK, we wouldnt be allowed to win. During the vietnam war we had many rules of conduct that prevented us from winning. Most of the admin have cfr members who want global communism. They want any wars because it is both profitable to banking interests and military industrail complex. It wasnt an accident ussr got all of eastern europe to become communist. It was planned.

 

lakecity55's picture

"USG Issues Emergency Civil Defense Orders to US Citizens"

"Bend down, grab your ankles and kiss your ass goodbye. Unlike NK, we have no bomb shelters."

africoman's picture

Imagine Kim saying to his generals about his toys:  It is too round on the top. It needs to be pointy.Round is not scary. Pointy is scary.This will put a smile on the faces of the enemy(America)

headfake's picture

That movie was hilarious

Manipuflation's picture

I love my 07 Hyundai Platinum Edition Sonata.  That car is sick fast.  I have owned a lot of cars including a 69 Pontiac with a built engine and a T400 tranny,  That Sonata does look like a 4 door Mom car but it isn't.  I blew the doors off a hotrod last night and I gave him a head start.  Go for it big shot and I let off.  

A four door that goes 147 mph?  I have had mine to 140.  Imagine if you put a turbocharger in it?.  That would be NASCAR level.  I love my American muscle cars but the Hyundai 3.3 L just rocks except for a timing cover gasket leak issue.  I fixed that.  All engines have issues.  The Sonatas from that era were pretty good cars.  The Platinums had advanced timing.  They are a good car and are fun to drive.  You won't beat a Lambo but your head will be thrown back.  If you can find one then you should consider it.

Hyundai only made them in 2007.  They are cool.        

BritBob's picture
NORTH KOREAN INSTRUCTIONS FOR CIVIL DEFENCE. ON HEARING THE FIRST WARNING: 1. PROCEED TO THE NEAREST BUILDING. 2. STAY AWAY FROM LOOSE OBJECTS, AND DROP ALL GLASSES, BOOKS ETC. IN YOUR HANDS. 3. REMOVE SHARP OBJECTS, SUCH AS PENCILS AND KEYS, FROM YOUR POCKETS. 4. LOOSEN YOUR NECKTIE, UNBUTTON YOUR COAT AND REMOVE RESTRICTIVE ARTICLES OF CLOTHING. 5. REMOVE EYEGLASSES, EARRINGS, WATCHES AND OTHER JEWELRY. 6. UPON SEEING THE BRILLIANT FLASH OF A NUCLEAR EXPLOSION, BEND OVER AND PLACE YOUR HEAD FIRMLY BETWEEN YOUR LEGS. 7. THEN KISS YOUR ASS GOODBYE.
Thom Paine's picture

The facts of the matter are that China will be the big loser if the US attacks and makes a mess of NK military capability. (and NK doesn't get to trash Seoul SK or Japan)

They will have millions of refugees, a basket case of a NK.

A new NK regime of military whose affiliation might be in doubt.

It risks the resultant NK becoming closer to SK.

Also SK and USA forces grabbing a new piece of NK and keeping it.

NK is China's military foil and diplomatic trouble maker to SK, USA and Japan.

Likewise NK is a buffer for Russia against SK and Japane, so the USA doesn't have military assets close to southern Russia.

China absolutely does not want the USA to attack NK.

 

My bet is that China/Russia will arrange for Kim to dissapear, and a new era of pointless negotiations occur.

dogismycopilot's picture

Maybe it is because I was a child of the cold war, but I think the Fat Boy vs Donald Trump show is the most entertaining thing on Television in decades.

Doesn't everyone have a geiger counter, potassium pills and a mopp suit at home just in case, or is it just me?

Davidduke2000's picture

trump is much fatter that KIM that you call fat boy. trump needs a side mirror in his bathroom to see his prick when he wants to pee.

 

lord farquaad trump now justified himself a war in venezuela because it has oil, after trying to destroy venezuela's economy since the days of baby busch , Maduro is still standing tall, this seems to annoy trump that he wants to give orders to anybody who accept them as his own people have no respect for him.

 

silverer's picture

It's official.  The Deep State wants Trump in Venezuela to stop the downward slide, as it's becoming an embarrassment to the backers of US socialism.

aardvarkk's picture

You are defending a regime where citizens got hungry enough to hunt down and butcher zoo animals...in a country with some of the largest oil reserves on the planet.  Think about that.

dlfield's picture

Is the "Fat Boy" reference a double-entendre referring also to U.S. nuking Japan?  LOL  I like it.  :-D

dlfield's picture

The Norks will never invade South Korea because their troops would be handed tourism brochures & sack-lunches by a bunch of realtors and wander off to parts unknown.

ToSoft4Truth's picture

No bright flashes.  Maybe tonight. 

TabakLover's picture

Is there any of proof Kim has a nuke that can go on an ICBM? Always remember: Sadam Hussien has WMDs