Did North Korea Just Start World War III?
Paul A Drockton M.A.
Sinking another country’s ship is considered an act of war. Examples include “The Maine”, “Lusitania”, Pearl Harbor and the Tonkin Gulf. I realize that these were either permitted or “False Flags”. Yet, they did provide the pretext for the Spanish American War, World War I, WWII and Vietnam.
North Korea’s sinking of a South Korean vessel was also an act of war. Based on the response of the United States and South Korea, it appears to have had the desired effect.
“WASHINGTON – The White House said Monday that President Barack Obama “fully supports” the South Korean president and his response to the torpedo attack by North Korea that sank a South Korean naval ship.
In a statement, the White House said Seoul can continue to count on the full backing of the United States and said U.S. military commanders had been told to work with their South Korean counterparts “to ensure readiness and to deter future aggression.”
The administration said it endorsed President Lee Myung-bak’s demand that “North Korea immediately apologize and punish those responsible for the attack, and, most importantly, stop its belligerent and threatening behavior.” (Source)