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    North Korea Is Ready for Combat

    This picture, taken by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on March 7, 2013 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (C) inspecting Jangjae Islet near from South Korea's Taeyonphyong Island in South Hwanghae province, North Korea's southwestern sector of the front.   AFP PHOTO / KCNA via KNS   ---EDITORS NOTE--- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / KCNA VIA KNS" - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS        (Photo credit should read KNS/AFP/Getty Images)

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    We really just don’t have time for this. North Korea, undeterred by Ambassador Dennis Rodman’s visit, is placing its military in “combat ready” mode. What does that mean? It means the nation’s armed forces are ready to strike the U.S. imperialist forces that threaten its existence. Specifically, Hawaii and Guam and other strategic spots in the Pacific are at risk. Meanwhile, the U.S. said that it could handle anything Kim Jong-un has up his sleeve. Let’s hope Pyongyang hasn’t seen the film Olympus Has Fallen, where North Koreans storm the White House and take the president hostage.

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