This is coolbert:
1. ONLY today, thanks to core.com we have these headlines - - the newest North Korean leadership, as headed by Kim Jong-Un threatening in the most DIRE manner consequences and using what is described as a "specificity" "unusual".
"N. Korea vows to turn South's leadership to ashes"
"PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea sharply escalated the rhetoric against its southern rival, claiming it will soon conduct 'special actions' that would reduce South Korea's conservative government to ashes within minutes"
"the military message, attributed to the 'special operation action group' of the Korean People's Army's Supreme Command, was unusual in its specificity"
That special operation action group those ranger/commando/special operations units of the North Korean Peoples Army [NKPA} prodigious for their size and rugged training, very dangerous folks no matter what the situation? That is what is being referred to here?
2. As reported in the Washington Post as of 2009 the NKPA INCREASING THE SIZE of what was already the LARGEST contingent of ANY ranger/commando/special operations unit in the world!
A marked increase by re-training existing infantry as special ops troops!
"North Korea Massively Increases Its Special Forces"
"SEOUL -- North Korea has massively increased its special operations forces, schooled them in the use of Iraqi-style roadside bombs and equipped them to sneak past the heavily fortified border that divides the two Koreas."
"Their low-tech, low-cost training includes throwing knives, firing poisonous darts and running up steep hills wearing backpacks filled with 60 pounds of rocks and sand, said Ha Tae-jun, a former South Korean commando who has debriefed captured members of the North's special forces. They are also drilled in street warfare, chemical attacks, night fighting, martial arts, car theft and using spoons and forks as weapons"
NO SUCH ATTACKS ON THE SOUTH AT LEAST SINCE 1968, THAT FINAL ENDEAVOR THE RAID ON THE BLUE HOUSE, ABORTIVE BUT DEADLY NONETHELESS!
"North Korean special forces have demonstrated remarkable fighting ability and grit when cornered inside South Korea. In 1968, a 31-member team attacked Blue House, the presidential residence in Seoul. Although they failed to assassinate President Park Chung-hee, they killed 68 South Koreans over the nine days it took to track them down. Several commandos committed suicide to avoid capture, one was unaccounted for and one was taken alive."
It being reputed that the one commando unaccounted for repatriated himself back north, has continued quite successfully with his military career even many decades later still on active duty, now a senior NKPA officer AND ALSO AS ALLEGED A CLOSE ADVISER TO THE NEW LEADER, KIM JUNG-UN!!
In all cases, take the North Korean threats seriously, they mean business and have the physical and mental wherewithal to follow up with their incendiary and ill-considered statements!!