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(13,610 posts)
1. to be fair
Thu Mar 28, 2013, 06:25 PM
Mar 2013

North Korea exists because China wanted them to exist; it was true in the 1950's and is ten time more true with China being a superpower. China needs to ask itself this, does he want NK to be their version of Israel?, a parasite punk that makes messes because it knows big brother will always have to clean up.


(5,113 posts)
2. Welcome Back, Third-Way Manny! Problem is of course that they do have nukes. Move on,
Thu Mar 28, 2013, 06:33 PM
Mar 2013

Case closed. Lets go harass someone who doesn't. Iran comes to mind.

arely staircase

(12,482 posts)
4. even more insane would be a pre-emptive attack by North Korea
Thu Mar 28, 2013, 06:40 PM
Mar 2013

hopefully they will not be so foolish. the stakes are much higher for them.


(22,000 posts)
7. I don't think anyone is talking about a preemptive strike
Fri Mar 29, 2013, 06:44 PM
Mar 2013

Unless you are reading a right wing site. The US has an obligation to defend South Korea if North Korea attacks.

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