skip to nav skip to content

FPO

The Cold Filtered Ramblings of Gene Mueller

Two words you never want to see together: "accidental" and "war"

  • Print

 

North Korea's national anthem isn't a song.  It's a set of constantly rattling sabers.

You'd have to be deaf not to hear the noise across the Pacific these days.

Is the new North Korean leadership team hell-bent on conflict, or is this just another bit of belligerence that will end with us handing over a generous package of fresh aid?   That usually is the end game as this dance plays out, at least in years gone by.

The danger now, though, is that one of the parties involved makes a mistake, causes a provocation, makes a stumble or rings a bell that can't be 'un-rung".

We've been here before.   The Cold War.  The Middle East.   And, almost on an annual basis, on the Korean Peninsula.   Never before, though, has the rhetoric between North and South run this hot this long, opening up the unappetizing prospect of an accidental war.

Two words you never want to see next to each other in the same sentence, and a possibility no one wants to see become a reality.

 

This site uses Facebook comments to make it easier for you to contribute. If you see a comment you would like to flag for spam or abuse, click the "x" in the upper right of it. By posting, you agree to our Terms of Use.

Milwaukee, WI

Few Clouds
64°
Few Clouds
Precip
0%
Humidity
40%
Wind
SW at 9 mph
Alerts
0

Current Promotions



More >>>


Submit photos to:
     
Hits   Country   Variety   Alternative
     
Totally 80's   Revelation   Summerfest   Rock

 

620 WTMJ