Monday, March 13, 2017
Operations Plan 5015 Is The Secret U.S. Plan To Destroy North Korea
Michael Peck, National Interest: OPLAN 5015: The Secret Plan for Destroying North Korea (and Start World War III?)
North Korea’s unpredictable leader Kim Jong-un has many ways of making war upon his neighbors. He can unleash commandos, or cyberweapons, or threaten to utilize weapons of mass destruction unless the world complies with his wishes.
Whether Kim Jong-un will live to see the results is another matter.
He might be assassinated by U.S. and South Korean special forces, or buried in his bunker by a bunker-buster bomb. Other smart bombs might take out his command posts and nuclear facilities. The authoritarian state of North Korea could become a state without authority, its leadership decapitated by precisely targeted strikes.
Or at least that seems to be America’s plan for fighting the next Korean War. And with North Korea conducting a new wave of ballistic missile tests, and U.S and South Korean forces practicing how to destroy North Korean nuclear sites, that plan is becoming more relevant.
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WNU Editor: More details on OPLAN 5015 can be read here .... S. Korean and US militaries draw up a new operation plan (The Hankyoreh).