Skip to comments.A Beast Appeased
Posted on 11/24/2010 6:17:08 PM PST by Kaslin
Terror State: It's no coincidence that North Korea chose now to attack our ally, South Korea. Who will be the next aggressor on the world stage who detects opportunity in American weakness?
North Korea fired rockets at South Korea's Yeonpyeong Island in the Yellow Sea on Tuesday, killing two South Korean Marines and several civilians, and wounding more than a dozen. It's the latest provocation from a regime that combines a poisonous mixture of megalomaniac dictatorship, its own strange brand of Marxist totalitarianism, less concern for its people than perhaps any other government in the world, and not least economic dependence on China.
With North Korean "supreme leader" Kim Jong-il's health failing, and an influential army general vying with Kim's three sons and son-in-law to succeed him, North Korea seems to test U.S. nerve every chance it gets. Consider Pyongyang's long history of aggressive acts, and the West's tepid responses:
1989: U.S. intelligence interprets new construction at Yong-byon as the early stages of atomic weapons building.
1992: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) inspectors blocked from visiting two Yongbyon nuclear waste facilities.
1994: The Bill Clinton/Jimmy Carter "Agreed Framework" deal lets North Korea "freeze" plutonium production in exchange for oil and construction of two light-water nuclear power plants.
1998: Pyongyang's "space program" launches Taepodong-1 missile more likely a prototype ICBM.
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I doubt that Kim would have had the guts to shell Korea if Bush were still President.
Add No. Korea to the ‘to do’ list for President Palin.
Your picture describes Barkey’s response to every problem he’s faced as pres__ent.
Long past time to kill the beast. Long past.
Cant blame this one on Obamba, even if Bush were still president, we still wouldn’t do anything without South Koreas okay. Since they didnt do anything when the Norks sunk their ship, I really doubt South Korea will ever do anything short of a full on North Korean invasion.
I read every article about NORK I come across but I’m trying to recall any specifically about a influential army general vying for control. From what I’ve read the ruling family does not have total control like most think they do but they have to wheel and deal with other families and relatives as well as high ranking military members to maintain their power. Who is this General vying for control and is he a relative of some sort?
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