Seoul Resumes Psychological Warfare With Pyongyang

5:56 AM, May 25, 2010   |    comments
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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- South Korea is waging psychological
warfare against North Korea today after a six year pause, and
Pyongyang says its troops are bracing for war amid tensions over the sinking of a warship.

South Korea is blaring radio broadcasts into the North and
placing loudspeakers at the border to blast out propaganda to
punish Pyongyang.

One Seoul-based monitoring agency reports today that the North's leader had ordered the 1.2 million-member military to get ready for combat.

South Korea blames the North for a March 26 torpedo strike that
sank the warship Cheonan and killed 46 sailors.

A team of international investigators concluded last week that a
torpedo from a North Korean submarine tore apart the South Korean ship.

The North flatly denies involvement and has warned such
retaliation would mean war.

Associated Press

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