George H Wittman, founder of the National Institute for Public Policy, believes diplomatic discussions with Kim Jong-un will not work and it is time for a “full-scale offensive”.
He said: “Barring a complete reversal of Mr Kim’s current behaviour, the United States must plan to destroy North Korea’s nuclear and long-range missile sites sometime in the next several years — and perhaps within the next two.
A leading expert has warned that war with North Korea will happen
United States must prevent such an event by launching, simultaneously with the initial attack on the North Korean nuclear and ICBM facilities
George H Wittman, Security expert
“It must be expected that the American action would trigger the North Korean military to instinctively launch a full-scale retaliatory strike against the Republic of Korea (ROK).
“With that as a given, the United States must prevent such an event by launching, simultaneously with the initial attack on the North Korean nuclear and ICBM facilities, a full-scale offensive against the North’s positions along the DMZ.
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“There can be no delay in this US-ROK offence, for it is essential to preclude North Korea’s own counteroffensive against the South.”
The shocking statement follows weeks of escalating pressure in the region, with the US Vice President Mike Pence recently announcing the slightest attack will be “met with an overwhelming response”.
The House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan declared that “all options are on the table” over the possibility of bombing North Korea.
Mr Wittman dismissed the thought that the despotic leader is only grandstanding to deter any threats to his rule.
Pence recently visited the de-militarised zone between North and South Korea
Writing in a newspaper article, he added: “That reasoning certainly hasn’t been his motivation for executing scores of ranking officers and political personalities who tended to disagree with him, including his uncle-in-law, originally thought of as his mentor.”
China has been a long time ally of despot Kim, but recently called for both Washington and Pyongyang to control the situation.
Ryan has reiterated the White House by saying all options are considered
And the friendship has been put even more at risk after thousands of Chinese troops were recently filmed heading to North Korea’s border.
Now, their navy’s Xining warship – unveiled in January and boasting a huge arsenal of deadly weapons – has launched its missiles for the first time in the Yellow Sea.