Trump: "Military Solutions Are Now Fully In Place, Locked And Loaded"

Tyler Durden's picture

Confirming yesterday's report that the Pentagon is now prepared for a "preemptive strike", or response to any provocative action by North Korea, moments ago president Trump took the verbal war of words with Kim Jong-Un into the fourth day when he tweeted that "military solutions are now fully in place,locked and loaded,should North Korea act unwisely.  Hopefully Kim Jong Un will find another path!"

To underscore his point, Trump moments ago retweeted the US Pacific Command's tweets from Thursday night, in which it said: "#USAF B-1B Lancer #bombers on Guam stand ready to fulfill USFK’s #FightTonight mission if called upon to do so"

Earlier on Friday, the North Korean government’s official newspaper said that the US mainland could be “reduced to ashes at any moment” as tensions between the two countries continue to mount. The Rodong Sinmun, an official mouthpiece of Kim Jong-un’s ruling Workers’ Party, said the “reckless and hysteric” behavior of Donald Trump would be to blame if the US is attacked.

The Trump administration has been “seized with anxiety and terror” following North Korea's successful testing of a long-range missile, the newspaper claimed, saying “US military warmongers are running amok”.

“It is a tragedy that the reckless and hysteric behaviors may reduce the US mainland to ashes [at] any moment,” it continued, according to KCNAWatch.

Ominously, the newspaper also said that it was the “steadfast will” of North Korea to “put an end to the hostile moves of the US” and vowed that the communist state will “win the final victory in the stand-off with imperialism and the US”. “The US and its vassal forces will dearly pay for the harshest sanctions and pressure and reckless military provocations against the DPRK,” it added.

As a reminder, on Thursday NBC reported the Pentagon yesterday unveiled a plan for a preemptive strike on North Korean missile sites with bombers stationed in Guam, once Donald Trump gives the order to strike. Echoing what we said yesterday that war "under any analysis, is insanity", the preemptive strike plan is viewed as the "best option available" out of all the bad ones: "There is no good option," a senior intelligence official involved in North Korean planning told NBC News, but a unilateral American bomber strike not supported by any assets in the South constitutes "the best of a lot of bad options."

The attack would consist of B-1 Lancer heavy bombers located on Andersen Air Force Base in Guam, a senior acting and retired military officials told NBC news.

“Of all the military options … [President Donald Trump] could consider, this would be one of the two or three that would at least have the possibility of not escalating the situation,” retired Admiral James Stavridis, former Supreme Allied Commander Europe and an NBC News analyst, said.

Separately, Defense Secretary James Mattis said military strategists at the Pentagon have a military solution in place to address the growing threat emanating from North Korea, but they are holding their fire in favor of ongoing diplomatic efforts. The Pentagon chief said any military option would be a multilateral one involving a number of regional powers in the Pacific. “Do I have military options? Of course, I do. That’s my responsibility, to have those. And we work very closely with allies to ensure that this is not unilateral either … and of course there’s a military solution,” Mattis told reporters en route to meet with senior leaders in the technology sector in Seattle and California.

However, as the Washington Times reports, Mattis reiterated that the administration’s diplomatic efforts to quell tensions on the peninsula remained the top priority for the White House.

“We want to use diplomacy. That’s where we’ve been, that’s where we are right now. and that’s where we hope to remain. But at the same time, our defenses are robust” and ready to take on any threat posed by the North Korean regime, Mattis said.

Unfortunately with every passing day that see rising verbal escalation - and now that China has explicitly warned the US not to strike first - the possibility of a diplomatic resolution grows increasingly more unlikely.

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Dilluminati's picture

Will Clinton, Bush, and Obama fiddled we arrived at a day when North Korea would publicly threaten the United States. 


07564111's picture

The US is a dead man walking. :D

Looney's picture


Military solutions are now fully in place

Yada-Yada-Yada. What about the Tax Reform and 0bamaCare Repeal?


Philo Beddoe's picture

...and the opiod crisis...and the wall...and draining the swamp.

UndergroundPost's picture

If the fat Li'l dictator launches missiles that threaten “American soil” then China will stay neutral? They are out of their mind to think that the US would not strike first if we had intel that a missile capable of reaching the US was nuclearized, ready to launch, and aimed at the US.

FrozenGoodz's picture

China knows they're an entity we won't tempt - Kim's giddy he's a child to entertain his banter .. if it keeps Diaper Don busy, we're better for it .. just hope it remains a childish arguement


The [funniest] scariest part about this is he thinks the bad tough guy movie dialect is working ... the level of brilliance in one man as never been so easily surpassed

Fiscal Smegma's picture

We could fuck China up seriously bad.. We BROKE the Soviet Union which was FAR more advanced that the Chinks.. Chinas Milatary is nothing compared the the might of the US.


Shemp 4 Victory's picture

Run along now, Junior, the short bus is outside to pick you up.

AllTimeWhys's picture

I know this opinion around here probably wont be popular, but in my mind this does seem SLIGHTLY different. The middle east was a fuck up beyond preportions that we had no business doing AT ALL since we were mislead by the neocons and MUH WMDs.


We've got a little fat man threatening to attack us territory, so im a little less hesitant to disagree with being ready to hit back. After all, i support the military as a means to DEFEND us/respond, not attack.


Or, this all could be another deep state set up with a false flag incoming. Fuck all for all we know thats how everything works around here.

The Black Bishop's picture

USA = Zombie Fucking Nation


I'm just waiting for the US economy to go down in fucking flames, and then the rest of the nation goes down in fucking flames. It's a dog eat dog world, and you made your own bed. Hope you enjoy it.

zee9876's picture

Could you forsee how these amereicans will attack one another if there economoy goes to shit. A country based on no morals.


idahobandito's picture

and when it happens, the rest of the world will go down with it, including you. You're a fool if you think the rest of the nations are not part of the reset.

man from glad's picture

Unpopular but right. If someone threatens to kill your family there is not much room to negotiate. I believe there is no diplomatic solution. And past shows any agreements with this regime are completely worthless. I am no expert on NK, but I was stationed there in the early 80's and I can tell you they are hostile and constantly probing, tunneling, kidnapping important people or something. MAD doesn't apply with NK. They are essentially irrational..  commies with a mental disorder. Which is not a great combo when they have ICBMs.

Eyes Opened's picture

An understanding of the role played by the US in the "little fat man's" country's history might make u re-consider...

Just leave 'em alone, stop tryin to install a (((central bank))) & sneaking up to China's border with your THAADs & I guarantee they & China will stop the rhetoric... but the US will not do that, as u well know...

US ASSHOLES..... think they OWN the planet... 

veritas semper vinces's picture

Lets see.Jewmerica has 85 military bases ONLY in SK.And 10,000 troops.And recently placed THAAD,which can be easily upgraded for a first strike with nuclear missile because they are NOT a defence system as you were told.Toward NK,Russia,China.And is making everytime military maneuvers of aggression toward NK.

Don't you think they might feel the need to protect themselves,especially after seeing what happened with the countries in the ME,all wars BASED ON F*ING LIES.

I guess it is convenient for americans to ignore the facts and  advocate for a war "to protect" poor,little,innocent Jewmerica.

Fiscal Smegma's picture

Do your research Pops on US Milatary Might VS China, also Research on the FALSE BULL SHIT That Seoul would be demolished.. Yes if a NUKE was set off in it's city center but Naaa on conventional rockets from the hermit land.. Not Happening.. they don't have the accuracy or range..


eforce's picture

Just need a false flag to get the party started.

neutrino3's picture

Big picture is not for small heads ... or hands.

Fake Trump's picture

You think so. Can't even handle Kim. Don't ever try handling Xi or Puttin. Trump is nothing except his big mouth and asshole.  

Fiscal Smegma's picture

LOCKED & LOADED!!! Baby... 

idahobandito's picture

Fake Trump....another dumb ass fool who thinks that this is really in Trump's hands, instead of the deep state, ran by the World's elites.

shake n bake's picture

China stands no chance in a conventional war with the US

wafm's picture

lol they'd kick your pussy ass any day fro breakfast mate, where have you been. yanks are useless fighters

Fiscal Smegma's picture


Fiscal Smegma's picture

BINGO!!!!!!!!!! YATZEE!!!! CORRECT!!!

Eyes Opened's picture

Mr. McCain ?? Is that u ??  sounds like the old tumour is playin up...

Your cognitive abilities are non-existant... but then again... whats new, right ??

alangreedspank's picture

Might work. If you look at how much the Chinese banked on rotten mortgage backed securities and needed a bail out, the tough guy talk may work. They're not that smart.

Bob's picture

They'd have to be even further out of their minds to believe the US if it made such a claim. 

As to having a such a missle ready to launch and aimed at the US, would they not be fools if they didn't?  You suppose they have somewhere else it should be aimed?

UndergroundPost's picture

That's the point. The Chi-coms have miscalculated if that statement from their propoganda mouthpiece is truly their position. Of course NK will aim their nuke missiles at the US. But the Chi-coms think they can push the US into waiting until a missile hits US soil before the US would act? Insanity. If NK permanently dismantles their nuclear weapons program, problem solved, so no, NK wouldn't be insane not to aim (or even possess) nuclear weapons. Their de-nuclearizing would be the most rational action they could take. But we know Communists, even though they are strict "rationalists" are also aggressive, violent, revolutionaries determined to build a world that cannot exist - meaning ultimately, they are the most irrational utopians of all.

Bob's picture

Yes, I understand your point.  My point is that the US standing down until they can demonstrate an ACTUAL act of aggression by NK is exactly what China and the rest of the world should expect.  Yes, that would mean waiting until NK launches a missile at the US . . . the claims of a nuclear warhead are highly questionable and any nation in the world that trusts the word of the US on anything is beyond foolish. 

Eyes Opened's picture

"If NK permanently dismantles their nuclear weapons program, problem solved, so no, NK wouldn't be insane not to aim (or even possess) nuclear weapons. Their de-nuclearizing would be the most rational action they could take."


The ONLY thing stopping Kim joining Saddam / Ghaddaffi & others who didn't fall in line IS his nuclear weapons.. the fact that u can't or wont see that tells me u are an establishment thinker, the rest of your post only serve to reinforce this.



"Propaganda mouthpiece"

"But we know Communists"

"aggressive, violent, revolutionaries determined to build a world that cannot exist"


And this lot in a single post !!

You have no objectivity whatsoever & make no effort to learn why NK is reacting the way it is. History is your friend... learn some Korean history before u call Kim insane... there IS insanity here, you just need to look closer to home....

neutrino3's picture

How cozy. Dismantlement with supervision of few usbasses and A base-like embassy? Or even better white helmets?

If you drink diesel, others don't.

wafm's picture

yanks seem to believe that they are the only ones that can have missiles pointing at others... delusional degenerates

Eyes Opened's picture

If u assume that the "fat L'il dictator" is actually Trump, your post actually makes more sense....

fattail's picture

But we did get the Russian Sanctions bill passed and signed into law without as much as a peep.

Also got duped by a false flag and spent $100 million putting holes in a runway in Syria.


Yuge success so far.

BennyBoy's picture


As usual Kim Jong Un will keep yapping and do nothing.

Then the US will give him $billions, like Clinton did.

HRClinton's picture

Don't be like Trump and set your expectations too high.

- Mitch McConnell 

veritas semper vinces's picture

Our Sayanim-in-chief believes in the Jewllywood version of the wars,the one in which Jewmerica is the savior and the good ,powerful,without any fault hero,with superpowers,who will just show up and everybody will gasp and bow down.

Bill of Rights's picture

As a reminder we go so doesn't your shithole as well no one place will be immune...

fattail's picture

Try mixing some coffee with your vodka this early in the morning, or maybe use some punctuation.  I read your comment out loud twice and have no idea what you are saying.

Bill of Rights's picture

So you're admitting your slow? refreashing. .

Shemp 4 Victory's picture


So you're admitting your slow?

He's admitting his slow what?

refreashing. .


j0nx's picture

I think he is trolling you with the grammar. I know he knows better.

Akzed's picture

All your grammar are belong to us.

Putrid_Scum's picture

North Korea as cover for The Reset.

The Rothschild Family, it appears, has set Trump up take the blame.

I know a lot of Hedgers have read The Reset, you may write me for additional content and notes on timing. It's now in its 5th edition.

There are now two causal paths that trigger The Reset. 

HRClinton's picture

You DO realize that a ZHer coined the phrase "Reset", when everyone was still using terms like "Crash"?

Putrid_Scum's picture

You do realise that top banking economists at the Bank of Interational Settlements know exactly what The Reset refers to? It's not a "phrase" ... that some Hedger coined. All of this, what you're witnessing, was understood decades ago.

You DO realise that ... wait ... did yo just capitalise 'DO' ?

Dilluminati's picture

Let's build a nuclear deterrent and make Russia and China pay for it!