April 21, 2008

"USSTRATCOM is the main threat to peace in the Korean Peninsula"

By Ko Young-dae (right, in the photo), co-representative of South Korea-based Solidarity for Peace and Reunification of Korea, in Global Network's Space Conference held in Omaha, Nebraska on April 12, 2008

After the September 11 incident, by the Bush administration's decision, the USSTRATCOM (US Strategic Command) began to develop a close relationship with the Korean Peninsula. On December 31, 2001, Bush submitted the Nuclear Posture Review, which defined Russia, China, and the so-called "rogue states"―North Korea, Iraq, Iran, Syria and Libya―as potential targets of pre-emptive nuclear strikes. Moreover, North Korea and Iraq, unlike the other three nations, were singled out as "chronic military concerns." Since Iraq is under US occupation, only North Korea remains as a "chronic military concern." Moreover, based on the NPR, the Bush administration has formulated a nuclear war strategy plan with North Korea and Iran as the main targets, thereby making the Korean Peninsula the most dangerous region in the world, with the US nuclear weapons playing a part in military strategy. More

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