North Korea Blasts US With 'We Are The World' Missiles

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"This video is no longer available due to a copyright claim by Activision Games"
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North Korea owns Activision?
Activision owns North Korea?
Activision is threatening to launch nuclear missiles at the US?
My brain hurts!

I'm sorry North Korean but its going to take more that one nuke to destroy the U.S.

erttheking:
Honestly these people are turning into an amusing little side show, claiming that they're going to take over the world when they can't even launch one rocket without causing the poverty rate to sky rocket. I'm surprised the poor people that have to live under the rule of these idiots haven't rebelled yet.

well, it's kind of hard when all of N. Korea believes that the leader is sent by god and also has the freedom to gun down anybody that doesn't follow his orders

Souplex:
"This video is no longer available due to a copyright claim by Activision Games"
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North Korea owns Activision?
Activision owns North Korea?
Activision is threatening to launch nuclear missiles at the US?
My brain hurts!

They used a clip from MW3... which just makes it hilarious...

Somehow, the thought of a country like North Korea getting nukes doesnt really scare me all that much... in all likelihood, the missile will probably crash in N. Korean shortly after launch...

*Edit*

FOUND THE SCENE I MENTIONED EARLIER! :D

I can't view the video due to a copyright claim by Activision :(

Damn you activision why did you have to take this down.

Activision has just censored a censor loving country.
I wonder how NK feels abouth that.
For those that can't view it I found another article with the video saved
http://thelede.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/02/05/north-korea-propaganda-video-uses-call-of-duty-and-we-are-the-world-to-imagine-a-brighter-world-without-manhattan/

Oh wow, whenever I see North Korea or Kim Jong Un mentioned in any news story or thread I prepare myself for the greatest comedy ever known to man. Seriously North Korea has less power than Activision. So awesome! I just wish I could have seen the video.
Edit: Ok I have seen the video now, honestly pretty hilarious.

They are laughable. But their mentality is fuckin' scary. They're using footage from an American video game and a song about peace and love to make a video about a better world where they show an American city with more than 8 million civilians in ruins, burning. What kind of person does it take to find something like that inspiring?

Aardvaarkman:
Actually, they kind of are. Perhaps not a literal hive-mind, but on the spectrum oh hive-mind to independent free-thinkers, they are much closer to the hive-mind end. They are heavily indoctrinated, and conditioned not to think for themselves.

If anything "hive-mind" is being generous, because it implies the ability to harness multiple minds for greater processing power. In North Korea, the indoctrination leads to multiple minds being crippled for vastly lower overall performance. The whole is actually less than the sum of its parts.

Whatever fiction helps you all dehumanize them best, I guess.

Daystar Clarion:
Thank god they didn't use their strongest weapon against us...

They have awesome air you know :D

North Korea made an official "parody" of Gangum style.

Karloff:
Snip

Not only are they using a Michel Jackson song, but the footage of blown up city comes from Modern Warfare 3.

Jumwa:

Whatever fiction helps you all dehumanize them best, I guess.

What does it have to do with fiction or dehumanisation? I never said they weren't human, and I never advocated bombing them. But it's the truth that the North Korean people are fed disinformation constantly, and the average NK citizen has no idea about the outside world. They aren't allowed to access the internet, and all the media is state-run propaganda.

Tell me, what do you think the truth is? Do you think that they have free access to outside media and are able to dissent from the party line and live free lives? If you support North Koreans being treated as humans, you should oppose the regime they are being subjected to.

EDIT:

"Citizen" is probably the wrong word to use there, as North Koreans don't have the right that most of the world's citizens do, such as the right of emigration. "Subject" is probably a more apt term, as they are subject to the rule of their Dear Leader and don't have any say in the matter.

It interesting to contrast this video with the google earth image of N Korea and how its one of the darker parts of the world especially in comparison to S Korea, final victory my ass.

I was thoroughly disappointed with the lack of destruction in the video. They weren't even trying. Anyone seen that kid's cartoon where the little boy uses his grasp of trigonometry to angle ballistic pencil missiles at the US ships heading towards the shore?

Or how about this? Now THAT'S what I call a communist party!

the video is down :(

It is still up at http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=203_1360053143

Although because this is such a laughably bad use of MW3 footage I can see why Activi$ion wants the video down...

Also (From the liveleak vid page):
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Mcoffey:
Stuff like this makes me wonder why we keep making North Korea the super villains in our Modern Military shit. As entertaining as Crysis, Homefront, and Red Dawn were, come on guys. These people can barely feed themselves.

Well, in Crysis they were the kind of ineffectual bumbling idiots caught in the middle, which makes a lot of sense really.

You can kwang my ongsong any day.

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...seriously though, while I do admire North Korea's "fuck the world, why should the US have all the nuclear missiles" stance and its hilarious antagonising of the rest of the world, they're a socially horrid, poorly run and poorly resourced country where people are practically eating grass to live and I don't know there aren't already sanctions in place. They're not even a particularly strong trade partner to my knowledge.

On a side note, this video has been removed by the user...how unfortunate.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8UmPDhxLMUc

Aardvaarkman:

Phrozenflame500:
The real losers here are the North Korean people, who still have to deal with their government spending all their food money on missiles.

This is something that I don't understand. How does currency work in a place like North Korea? Surely no other countries recognize their money as being worth anything. They don't really exist in the international trade system. So, how is their money worth anything internally? Since they have so few resources, what does their money actually represent?

How do they even "spend money" on missiles? Being a dictatorship, they could print as much money as they want, but that doesn't translate into actual resources. Is this all driven by China? But if it is all from China, why doesn't China just give them food, and refuse to give them nuclear material? Surely, that would be better for both countries. North Korea doesn't need nuclear weapons, and China doesn't need a crazy little brother bragging about his invasion plans. But both countries could certainly use the land-mass more productively.

Money is only worth a promise, it is not actually worth anything any more in the "paper/electronic money era". It only takes one thing to detestableise a currency and then it is worthless, see Germany after the war. (protip - That's why rich people keep most of their assets in precious metals or land).

So internally money in North Korea is worth what they are told it is worth and worthless outside due to sanctions probably. But in NK I bet more trades are done in items for items, as is usually the case in a poor society with little natural resources.

MeChaNiZ3D:
You can kwang my ongsong any day.

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...seriously though, while I do admire North Korea's "fuck the world, why should the US have all the nuclear missiles" stance and its hilarious antagonising of the rest of the world, they're a socially horrid, poorly run and poorly resourced country where people are practically eating grass to live and I don't know there aren't already sanctions in place. They're not even a particularly strong trade partner to my knowledge.

On a side note, this video has been removed by the user...how unfortunate.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8UmPDhxLMUc

They apparently aren't just eating grass but each other due to the famines over there. I have nothing but pity for common people but nothing but utter contempt for their 'Elite class'.

Captcha: dog's dinner (they eat dogs over there)

WanderingFool:

Souplex:
"This video is no longer available due to a copyright claim by Activision Games"
?!?!?
!
?
...
?!
North Korea owns Activision?
Activision owns North Korea?
Activision is threatening to launch nuclear missiles at the US?
My brain hurts!

They used a clip from MW3... which just makes it hilarious...

Somehow, the thought of a country like North Korea getting nukes doesnt really scare me all that much... in all likelihood, the missile will probably crash in N. Korean shortly after launch...

*Edit*

FOUND THE SCENE I MENTIONED EARLIER! :D

I prefer my theories.
Captcha: the bee's knees

The Korean people do not want a war, but they are not afraid of it.

The Korean People's Army is a world class fighting force made up of determined soldiers who knows exactly for what and whom they must fight for, that is, to safeguard world peace and defend their leader and socialist fatherland. Aggressors will be punished mercilessly.

The Americans and their south korean lapdogs would be stupid the provoke North Korea again after having their teeth kicked in by the North Koreans in 2008 and 2010.

The soviet people were able to defeat the fascist invasion and rape their way to berlin because their cause is just and in the end good will ALWAYS triumph over evil. THAT is why the unconquerable people of socialist korea will achieve final victory under the leadership of marshal Kim Jong Un.

itchcrotch:
Damn. It must be scary to see that if you love in the States. I know that if the US retaliated to an attack, North Korea's military would be crushed over night, but it's still a real worry.

I do all my loving in the United States and that video didn't phase me a bit.

Anyone else reminded of the Boomers from Fallout: New Vegas here? You know, dreaming of "dropping high-explosive ordinance on the ignorant savages", even though they're more savage than most of the people that they're calling savages.

blackrave:
Propaganda?
To whom?
To north koreans? How much of them actually have PC and internet access?
If it's for uneducated and ignorant non-north-koreans, then please write things in language most of us understand!
English for example, or release multiple versions with different languages.
Because if it's only in korean, then these propaganda "specialists" fail at propaganda :/
To be honest I don't feel converted, seriously try harder, dammit!

Actually, north Koreans living in cities often do have access to a PC in libraries, but there are only about 200 sites they can go on, mostly either educational or propaganda. Pictures of Pyongyang are often eerie in how much they resemble a western city, just with no advertisements, store shelves mostly empty and nobody smiling. Hell, lots of people in NK have phones now. It's in a weird spot where it's not third world country, but it's still a horrible dictatorship, and one of the least free countries in the world.

As for the video: Hilariously shit. Who the hell is going to take that seriously? It looks like a middle school project.

Adam Jensen:
They are laughable. But their mentality is fuckin' scary. They're using footage from an American video game and a song about peace and love to make a video about a better world where they show an American city with more than 8 million civilians in ruins, burning. What kind of person does it take to find something like that inspiring?

To be fair, that video was probably made at gunpoint and the editors were probably trying to include some subversive cries for help in there.

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