Ukraine Invasion - Please do not post videos showing attacks/similar

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Malnourished, badly trained troops unfamiliar with the gear or terrain who have never been combat tested are going to be thrown into a theater of battle away from the delusional land they live with poor supply lines.

What could possibly go wrong.

The West might be underestimating their combined resolve, whilst wittering on internet forums about their lack of this 'n' that, under the guise of game playing "warfare experts"?
 
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The West might be underestimating their combined resolve, whilst wittering on internet forums about their lack of this 'n' that, under the guise of game playing "warfare experts"?

Yea whilst others might be overestimating their combat resolve whilst.....

North Koreans haven't fought a war in 70 years so they are literally nothing more than cannon fodder.

Thats my take on it.
 
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Yea whilst others might be overestimating their combat resolve whilst.....



Thats my take on it.

So what are South Korea and the region in general whining about when Kim lobs a few ageing technology missiles around and makes bellicose noises?


North Korea follows Songun, or "military first" policy, for its Korean People's Army. It possesses nuclear weapons, and is the country with the second highest number of military and paramilitary personnel, with a total of 7.769 million active, reserve, and paramilitary personnel, or approximately 30% of its population. Its active duty army of 1.28 million soldiers is the fourth-largest in the world, consisting of 4.9% of its population.
 
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So what are South Korea and the region in general whining about when Kim lobs a few ageing technology missiles around and makes bellicose noises?


North Korea follows Songun, or "military first" policy, for its Korean People's Army. It possesses nuclear weapons, and is the country with the second highest number of military and paramilitary personnel, with a total of 7.769 million active, reserve, and paramilitary personnel, or approximately 30% of its population. Its active duty army of 1.28 million soldiers is the fourth-largest in the world, consisting of 4.9% of its population.

People said similar about Russia at the start of the Ukraine conflict because Russia has a large army and loads of kit, "they are peers to the US", or "the US could not defeat Russia in a conventional armed conflict".

Yea, the above didn't age so well.

A very large number of active or reserve personnel only gets you so far without the basics such as food and logistics.
 
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People said similar about Russia at the start of the Ukraine conflict because Russia has a large army and loads of kit, "they are peers to the US", or "the US could not defeat Russia in a conventional armed conflict".

Yea, the above didn't age so well.

A very large number of active or reserve personnel only gets you so far without the basics such as food and logistics.

With a sword of Damocles such as gas and grain over Africa and parts of Europe, limitations might be apparent on both sides. Given what the west has thrown Ukraine's way so far, at huge cost, Russia seem to be plodding along OK at the moment.

Come the cold weather and the real potential for serious fuel issues in parts of the EU they might soon be breaking into a fast walk whilst the EU populace turn uppity.
 
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So what are South Korea and the region in general whining about when Kim lobs a few ageing technology missiles around and makes bellicose noises?


North Korea follows Songun, or "military first" policy, for its Korean People's Army. It possesses nuclear weapons, and is the country with the second highest number of military and paramilitary personnel, with a total of 7.769 million active, reserve, and paramilitary personnel, or approximately 30% of its population. Its active duty army of 1.28 million soldiers is the fourth-largest in the world, consisting of 4.9% of its population.
South Korea is worried Duero the mass emplaced artillery that will destroy Seoul no matter what the south and America do as they have far too much to be taken out.


Stick them in a different continent/country and they loose all advantages
 
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North Koreans haven't fought a war in 70 years so they are literally nothing more than cannon fodder.
Cannon fodder in high numbers maybe.

I wouldnt under estimate them though, all they know from a young age is training, training training so I wouldnt be so sure about their inability to fight
 
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A good clip, there is so much crap being reported about Ukraine across media spaces especially on Youtube either in the comments section (bots?) or in the videos themselves (such as this channel) all which is mixed in with a legion of 'news channels' using stock library footage, clickbait titles and AI voices (tbf some have managed to even attract sponsors so I guess it works for some).
 
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NK are probably a more effective force than we would credit them as being, they seem to spend the majority of their national income on it after all
That and cheese for Kim

I mean putin could probably trade some tech and/or oil for some cannon fodder. Kim isn't going to care if they get massacred if he gets some more tech cheese

Yeah. If they time it right they can all jump off chairs and cause a tidal wave.
 
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A good clip, there is so much crap being reported about Ukraine across media spaces especially on Youtube either in the comments section (bots?) or in the videos themselves (such as this channel) all which is mixed in with a legion of 'news channels' using stock library footage, clickbait titles and AI voices (tbf some have managed to even attract sponsors so I guess it works for some).
If you haven't been paying attention you may miss the crazy number of "Ukraine News" channels that are Russian propaganda as well.
 
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