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We don't usually burden the listeners with our mere hunches or "date-setting," but some relatively recent developments are cause for concern:

The world may very well be at the brink of World War 3.

Tonight, we will be talking about North Korea's unilateral cancellation of the Korean Armistice (effective March 11, 2013), which ended open hostilities of the Korean War, as well as claims (ostensibly made by a N. Korean General) that the North has mated their nuclear weapons with ICBMs (a rather hard thing to believe):

http://tinyurl.com/czqcxhz

While blustery rhetoric is nothing new from the reclusive Stalinist nation, they have absolutely upped the ante - not just in Western news reports, but in their own state-run media.  Now the North is asserting a right to a preemptive nuclear first-strike, and is referring to the resumption of hostilities on the peninsula as "inevitable":

http://kcna.co.jp/item/2013/201303/news07/20130307-17ee.html

We could go on and on, but space limitations forbid it, so tune in...

 

...and prepare accordingly.

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