Daily Caller – by Jonah Bennett
South Korea is on high alert after 50 North Korean subs deployed and subsequently disappeared from all radar scans.
There hasn’t been a submarine deployment this large since the conclusion of the Korean War in 1953, which is especially notable because North Korea has one of the biggest submarine fleets in the world — more than 70 subs in total.
“The North is adopting a two-faced stance with the talks going on,” a South Korea defense ministry spokesman said, according to AFP.
This latest deployment is more than 10 times the normal level. North Korea has also moved to double artillery units along the border, which flies in the face of an agreement reached Monday between the two sides to gradually lift the “semi-state of war.” This heated state of affairs came after a landmine injured two South Korean soldiers, an incident which Pyongyang said Tuesday that it regrets, Vice News reports.
Some observers were unsure about the sincerity of Pyongyang’s apology.
“I think the North had planned this out very specifically, planting these mines,” Philip Yun, a former negotiator with North Korea during the Clinton administration, told CNN. “They knew there was going to be a response from the South, therefore they could ratchet up or deescalate as they wished.”
Last week, hostilities included an exchange of artillery fire. As of Tuesday, South Korea has agreed to turn off loudspeakers blaring propaganda across the border. It’s been 11 years since the last time propaganda over speakers was needed.
South Korea is ramping up its surveillance efforts in response to submarine mobilization and preparing for potential attacks on either warships or commercial vessels. The last incident relating to a submarine occurred in 2010, when officials from South Korea accused the North of trying to take down a warship. The torpedo killed 46 South Koreans. Pyongyang denied any involvement.
U.S. military officials have begun reviewing plans to defend South Korea in the event that Pyongyang launches a much more serious assault.
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15 thoughts on “50 North Korean Submarines Have Inexplicably Disappeared”
So why are WE gearing up for war on the Korean Peninsula? Why are we obligated, by treaty no doubt, to defend South Korea? Give me one good reason why we should give a rat’s behind? They can take a flying leap as far as I’m concerned. Don’t give me that dead horse story of stopping the Communist menace bull$hit. Let’s follow the money instead. Of course, we’ll never see that.
Cant fight a foreign communist menace when the good ol USSA funds them all. After all, the world communist headquarters in right here: UN.
It could be said that North Korean submarines have something in common with whistle blowers and journalists.
Sounds like some high up muckity-muck bankers are getting nervous.
“They’re catchin on to us! Quick! Start a war someplace!”
Have been to many sports books, never a war book.
Could prolly make a few bucks at the war book puttin’ some money on the “Futures” & the “Money Line”
I agree with tc, and regarding Millard, “Don’t give me that dead horse story of stopping the Communist menace bull$hit.” I don’t think that story works anymore especially when our president usurper and most of congress are communists.
MOST?! Try ALL!
I read yesterday that the subs are returning to port.
I guess NK is reacting to SK/US aggression at the border.
Communist BAR members trying to stir up more war? North Korea doesn’t even consider Marijuana a drug and it can be grown and used freely. BAR Members are throwing people in Prison for it over here. Just sayin we need to keep an eye on the real enemy of mankind. Communist BAR Traitors.
“….50 North Korean subs deployed and subsequently disappeared from all radar scans.”
50 subs can’t vanish. It’s time to call the radar repairman.
Last time I checked radar doesn’t work under water. Maybe the south needs some sonar to help em out.. its as they say, all in the wording, and this is a clear distraction and b.s. The North is a western run puppet bogeyman, that plays its part. The South is a western ally, that they constantly remind us we are bound to defend. Do you see the problem? Maybe what the government meant by transperency, was they would continue denying treasonous acts as normal, while doing them in such a way that anyone with a functional brainpan could see through the facade.
Why are they using radar to look for submarines? Shouldn’t they be using Sonar?
Glitch in the matrix.
The Korean war never really ended, there is a truce, not a peace accord signed. Therefore, the truce could be broken at any time.
The U.S. has the SOSUS system all over the freaking oceans! And for anyone to think that the U.S. forgot to put that system in and around NK is living on fantasy Island.