The MSM may be pushing the “Hate In America” agenda, but North Korea is far from over. Here’s the latest analysis from across the pond, including risks of hot war and global shift away from the US dollar…

All of this is being viewed by all parties involved in a “conventional” light, with the assumption being that North Korea would use conventional HE (high-explosive) warheads on their missiles.

AFP Photo / KCNA

Pyongyang warned that Tokyo would be its primary target if war broke out on the Korean Peninsula, if Japan maintains its “hostile posture.” It also threatened a nuclear strike against the island nation if it intercepts any North Korean test missiles.

In the comments, carried by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on Friday, Pyongyang lambasted Tokyo’s standing orders to shoot down any North Korean missile heading towards Japan, Seoul-based Yonhap news agency reports.  The agency warned that any “provocative” intervention on the part of Japan would see Tokyo “consumed in nuclear flames.”