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US reportedly called Kim Jong Un's bluff by demanding its nukes and N Korea is flipping out
Business Insider ^ | May 17, 2018 | Alex Lockie

Posted on 05/17/2018 12:06:59 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

North Korea flipped out on the US on Tuesday with a sudden series of statements bashing President Donald Trump's administration.

•It came not long after a vaunted peace summit between Kim Jong Un and Trump was announced.

•Pyongyang's specific complaints may not be the real reason the country is complaining.

•Recent reports say Secretary of State Mike Pompeo asked North Korea to send some of its nuclear weapons overseas for dismantlement — that would be a much larger step toward disarming than Pyongyang has taken before.

•If the US insisted on that demand, it would either prove Kim is sincere or call his bluff.

•If North Korea never intended to disarm and has only been playing along to gain international support, then this has been a big win for Kim....

(Excerpt) Read more at businessinsider.com ...


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Government; Military/Veterans; Politics
KEYWORDS: china; korea; trump

1 posted on 05/17/2018 12:06:59 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Fork kim and his family.


2 posted on 05/17/2018 12:12:58 PM PDT by onedoug
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Trump and Pompeo are NOT to be trifled with.

Compare and contrast:


3 posted on 05/17/2018 12:16:01 PM PDT by montag813
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To: onedoug

I still use President Reagan’s ‘trust, but verify’ philosophy in many aspects of my life. Good for President Trump.


4 posted on 05/17/2018 12:23:00 PM PDT by Quality_Not_Quantity (Capitalists sign their checks on the front. Socialists sign theirs on the back.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

What a biased piece.

No, they won’t ‘always have Beijing’. China is exerting a lot of pressure on Kim. Fortunately, because of the President’s background, he knows exactly how to handle China, where he’s called “Donald the Strong”.

There is nobody better positioned to deal with Kim than Trump and Pompeo. Nobody.


5 posted on 05/17/2018 12:29:47 PM PDT by jazminerose (Adorable Deplorable)
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To: jazminerose

Pretty much agree.


6 posted on 05/17/2018 12:39:31 PM PDT by TheTimeOfMan (A time for peace and a time for war)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Give up your Nukes or we’ll send you some free samples by Air Mail


7 posted on 05/17/2018 12:43:44 PM PDT by butlerweave
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Excellent move, President Trump.
If the fat dwarf doesn’t turn over his nukes, then he really doesn’t want peace, he just wants to stall until your successor comes along.


8 posted on 05/17/2018 1:06:48 PM PDT by BuffaloJack (Chivalry is not dead. It is a warriors code and only practiced by warriors.)
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To: butlerweave

Little Fat Boy really is asking to get his ass kicked. He’s not dealing with Slick Willy, the Boooshes, or Obozo this time.

My guess is that if a military action is taken it won’t just be a “bloody nose” to get Fatso’s attention.


9 posted on 05/17/2018 2:49:55 PM PDT by technically right
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To: montag813

Yup, Madeleine Half-Bright...


10 posted on 05/17/2018 3:02:00 PM PDT by GGpaX4DumpedTea ((I am a Tea Party descendant...steeped in the Constitutional Republic given to us by the Founders))
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I still say it’s face-saving bluster designed for Nork consumption and that the LSM is working overtime hoping beyond hope that it all falls apart - they’d rather have a rogue nuclear nation threatening us than to have Trump get credit for peace....


11 posted on 05/18/2018 2:41:32 AM PDT by trebb (I stopped picking on the mentally ill hypocrites who pose as conservatives...mostly ;-})
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