It’s one thing to know if President Donald Trump or US military leaders believe that a North Korean nuclear attack is a real possibility, but it’s another thing to see how North Korea’s neighbors are reacting to the threats.
In Japan and South Korea, the people in some areas have been conducting drills on how to respond in the event of a nuclear attack. Those nations will only have minutes to respond so they are trying to train the people now
China has long been considered one of North Korea’s closest allies, but it seems that they are also taking the threat of nuclear war seriously as a major newspaper near the North Korean border is publishing articles on how to survive in case there is a nuclear war.
(Bloomberg) – An official Chinese newspaper near North Korea has published a page of articles on coping with nuclear attacks, in a sign of growing anxiety over Kim Jong Un’s weapons program.
The Jilin Daily — the government newspaper of Jilin province on North Korea’s northeastern border — published articles on page 5 explaining how nuclear weapons work and the damage they cause. The paper used cartoons to offer advice on what residents can do about radiation exposure and provided instructions on how to respond during an attack.
One article listed essential items for emergency kits, including fire extinguishers and breathing masks. Another warned that air raids could mean nuclear, chemical and biological attacks, and used the 1945 atomic bombing of Hiroshima as an example…
Several months ago, China also began fortifying its border with North Korea and sending additional troops to the area to prevent a mass exodus from the Hermit Kingdom into China. The government of Xi Jinping does not want experience what Europe has experienced with the flood of refugees from Syria and the Middle East.