• 4 minutes Energy Armageddon
  • 6 minutes How Far Have We Really Gotten With Alternative Energy
  • 10 minutes Wind droughts
  • 1 hour GREEN NEW DEAL = BLIZZARD OF LIES
  • 18 hours "Biden Is Running U.S. Energy Security Into The Ground" by Irina Slav
  • 2 hours "Natural Gas Price Fundamental Daily Forecast – Grinding Toward Summer Highs Despite Huge Short Interest" by James Hyerczyk & REUTERS on NatGas
  • 1 day "How to Calculate Your Individual ESG Score to ensure that your Digital ID 'benefits' and money are accessible"
  • 2 days Oil Stocks, Market Direction, Bitcoin, Minerals, Gold, Silver - Technical Trading <--- Chris Vermeulen & Gareth Soloway weigh in
  • 10 hours Uniper is over - Germany (Government) buys the Company
  • 21 hours "Europe’s Energy Crisis Has Ended Its Era Of Abundance" by Irina Slav
  • 7 hours "How BlackRock Conquered the World" by James Corbett (all 3 parts)
  • 1 day "Oil prices likely not responsible for inflation and other energy insights by hedge fund manager Josh Young" - Kitco News interview by David Lin
  • 1 day The Federal Reserve and Money...Aspects which are not widely known
  • 14 days "Forget Oil, The Real Crisis Is Diesel Inventories: The US Has Just 25 Days Left" by Zero Hedge - 5 Stars *****
  • 7 days "Dodgy Demand Data? The Oil Price Collapse Conspiracy" by Alex Kimani
  • 11 days Is Europe heading for winter of discontent with extensive gas shortages?
Russian Influence In Central Asia Is Waning

Russian Influence In Central Asia Is Waning

Central Asian countries have begun…

Energy And More: Turkmenistan Improves Economic Ties With The U.S

Energy And More: Turkmenistan Improves Economic Ties With The U.S

With core inflation soaring, Turkmenistan…

Why China Should Want Russia’s Invasion To End

Why China Should Want Russia’s Invasion To End

While China has been notably…

RFE/RL staff

RFE/RL staff

RFE/RL journalists report the news in 21 countries where a free press is banned by the government or not fully established. We provide what many…

More Info

Premium Content

North Korea Holy War Threat

South Korea completed a major show of its military strength amid high tensions with rival neighbor North Korea.

North Korea has said it is ready to wage a "holy war" against the South using its nuclear deterrent.

The threat, by North Korea's minister of armed forces, Kim Yong-chun, came just hours after South Korea completed military land exercises near their shared border.

South Korean officials had said that country's live-fire land drill in the Pocheon region, between the South Korean capital and the heavily armed Demilitarized Zone separating the two Koreas, would involve hundreds of troops as well as tanks, helicopters, and fighter jets.

After the drill, South Korea's President Lee Myung-bak threatened to launch a "merciless counterattack" against North Korea if it again strikes targets in the south. Lee also warned that it is a mistake to think that patience will bring about peace with North Korea.

North Korea criticized the land drill and naval exercises that began on December 22, but had stopped short of threatening retaliatory strikes. North Korea did not carry out its threat to retaliate against the naval exercises earlier this week.

The South's exercises -- described as some of the biggest ever held by South Korea -- come exactly one month after North Korea shelled South Korea's Yeonpyeong Island, killing four South Koreans, in an escalation of hostilities between the rivals.

Source: RFE/RL

Copyright (c) 2010. RFE/RL, Inc. Reprinted with the permission of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 1201 Connecticut Ave., N.W. Washington DC 20036.


Download The Free Oilprice App Today

Back to homepage





Leave a comment
  • Anonymous on December 28 2010 said:
    I was in Germany with the US Army when we were training to repel an invasion by the Red Team, which included East Germany.I got more out of my 15 months there than I did in any university, because I understood that even thinking about a war in that part of the world was silly. Now there is one Germany, and someday there will be one Korea. Did I hear somebody say no? Well if I did, that somebody should look at the film showing the New York Philharmonic playing a concert in the North Korean capital.

Leave a comment




EXXON Mobil -0.35
Open57.81 Trading Vol.6.96M Previous Vol.241.7B
BUY 57.15
Sell 57.00
Oilprice - The No. 1 Source for Oil & Energy News