Skip to comments.Stay Cool. Call North Korea’s Bluff.
Posted on 04/10/2013 6:29:37 PM PDT by TigerLikesRooster
Stay Cool. Call North Koreas Bluff.
By ANDREI LANKOV
Published: April 9, 2013
SEOUL, South Korea
NORTH KOREA is a tiny dictatorship with a bankrupt economy, but its leaders are remarkably adept at manipulating global public opinion. In recent weeks, we have been exposed to yet another brilliant example of their skill.
Scores of foreign journalists have been dispatched to Seoul to report on the growing tensions between the two Koreas and the possibility of war. Upon arrival, though, it is difficult for them to find any South Koreans who are panic-stricken. In fact, most people in Seoul dont care about the Norths belligerent statements: the farther one is from the Korean Peninsula, the more one will find people worried about the recent developments here.
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Who really thinks the chicoms will allow the west coast port(s) to be closed ?
This is kabuki to get a military tech swap with China.
Nothing happens in NK without the PRC’s approval.
Tell you what, Lankov - YOU stand under the mushroom cloud and tell us all about the bluff, huh?