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The AMERICAN military troops reportedly trained earlier this month for a mission that takes them on the North Korean soil, with the goal of “infiltrating” and “the removal of weapons of mass destruction,” according to foreign military sources.

Revealing photos from a recent exercise called Warrior Strike IX, show of an AMERICAN military unit known as “The Black Jack Brigade” of the training in addition to their South Korean counterparts at the Camp Stanley, Korea. The photos were featured in a post on the Facebook page.

Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division participate in the Warrior Strike IX, a regularly scheduled combined training exercise between the U.S. Army and the Republic of Korea Army

(Photo by Sgt. Patrick Eakin, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division Public Affairs)

The images show soldiers training with night vision equipment, armored vehicles and full-face protective gear, including gas masks. Descriptions of the event suggest soldiers trained for eventualities such as the transport of wounded comrades and the capture of the fighters.

According to South Korea’s Yonhap news agency, which quoted anonymous military sources, the combined exercise is designed to simulate the “infiltrating North Korea and the removal of weapons of mass destruction in the event of a conflict.” An Army spokesman stationed in South Korea declined to comment.

“We’re going to have to kind of play the use of military force, or accept that North Korea will be nuclear weapons to sell center of the world, Iran, to terrorist groups, the other third-world countries that have nuclear aspirations.”

– John Bolton, former us ambassador to the United Nations

Secretary Rex Tillerson has repeatedly suggested that one of his main goals in Korea was to prevent the sending of AMERICAN troops into North Korean territory. But he seemed also last week, that is a scenario that would need to be addressed.

On Dec. 13, State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert repeated to reporters what Tillerson has described as the four things which he will not do when it comes to North Korea – a list he calls the “four no.”

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“We are not looking to the collapse of the North Korean regime. We are not looking for a regime change. We are not looking for the accelerated reunification of the Korean Peninsula. And we are not looking for an excuse to send our military to north of the [border with South Korea],” according to Nauert.

She was an answer to a question on the remarks Tillerson had a day earlier. Speak in public on the 2017 Atlantic Council-Korea Foundation Forum, on Dec. 12, Tillerson was asked about the problems China was the massive influx of refugees in the event of a sudden fall of the regime in Pyongyang.

While acknowledging those challenges, Tillerson noted, the refugees would not be the most urgent problem.

Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, prepare to breach the entrance to an underground tunnel to search for enemy fighters during exercises with South Korean soldiers

(Photo by Sgt. Patrick Eakin, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division Public Affairs)

“The most important thing for us would be to secure those nuclear weapons that they have already developed and to ensure that they are – that nothing falls into the hands of people who we do not want to have.” He added, the Chinese have apparently been privy to a number of the planning that is done for this case, in which the intersection of the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), also known as the 38th parallel.

“We have calls that if something happened and we had a line, we have given the Chinese assurances we would go back and retreat back to the south of the 38th degree of latitude as to what the conditions that cause that to happen,” Tillerson said.

In rare remarks before the U. N. security council on Dec. 15, North Korea’s ambassador stated his nation’s pursuit of nuclear weapons is a direct response to “nuclear blackmail” in the name of the United States.

Bolton believes North Korea will never voluntarily disarm

John Bolton, former U.S. Ambassador to the U. N. and a Fox News contributor, dismissed the North Korean speech as “propaganda.” He added one of the solutions that he sees when it comes to North Korea’s nuclear arsenal to persuade China to support a change of regime in Pyongyang.

If that solution does not pan out, but Bolton suggested the US may soon be forced to make a difficult decision.

“We’re going to have to kind of play the use of military force, or accept that North Korea will be nuclear weapons to sell center of the world, Iran, to terrorist groups, the other third-world countries that have nuclear aspirations,” Bolton said. “That’s not a future I look forward to,” he added.

The notion of “regime change” is a frequent topic of conversation. It can mean anything from putting pressure on the allies in support of a transition of the power to actually remove political leaders by force – sometimes referred to as a political “decapitation.”

As Fox News reported in the summer, a South Korean lawmaker asked the country’s intelligence service had determined that the North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un is so afraid of being targeted that he travels incognito, and is obsessed with collecting information about the ‘decapitation operation’ by its intelligence services.”

According to the South Korean legislator, Kim is so afraid that he now disguises his movements, travel primarily at dawn and in the cars of his minions. Public performances and trips in his beloved Mercedes Benz 600 are reduced.

North Korea’s U. N. representative referenced the “decapitation operation” in a strictly formulated, 2016 letter to the security council, which suggests that the joint military operations regularly carried out by the U.S. and South Korea “a serious threat to [North Korea], as well as international peace and security.”

In January of this year, there were reports that South Korea was the speed up of the creation of a specialised unit that is designed for this mission, initially planned to be ready in 2019.

During this year’s Foal Eagle and Key Resolve exercises with South Korea, one of the largest annual military exercises in the world, the members of the U.S. Navy SEAL teams reportedly participated in beheading drills with the South Korean counterparts for the first time.

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