Korea: What the Generals Aren't Telling You

Hamilton, Mina
Date Written:  2018-02-03
Publisher:  Dissident Voice
Year Published:  2018
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX22197

Hamilton points out that the 24 nuclear power stations in South Korea represent high risk targets in a retaliatory attack from North Korea.



The retired Generals on the talk-show circuit look grim. They say if the US attacks North Korea, it will retaliate and bomb Seoul, South Korea's capitol. Hundreds of thousands could die. The Generals look even grimmer. There will be a ground invasion. Result? A possible 20,000 casualties per day.

No one mentions the X factor.

James Mattis, H.R. McMaster, Rex Tillerson, John Kelly, Nickki Haley – not a peep from them either.

In his State of the Union address the President lingers on the gruesome death of Otto Warmbier, promises "Resolve." Trump also won’t touch it.

Twenty-four. South Korea has 24 operating nuclear power plants.

Fact: All of the recent US-coalition wars have involved countries where there were no – repeat no – large, operating nuclear power plants. Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria, Yemen, Somalia, and Libya. None of them had or has any large, commercial nuclear-reactors at the time of these wars. Thus, bombing missions, for all their hideous destructiveness, have not put at risk, the huge amounts of cesium-137, strontium-90 and other deadly radioactive contaminants in reactor cores.

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