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Offline amyc

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North Korea
« on: October 17, 2006, 10:48:15 am »
http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2006/10/17/world/main2096678.shtml

Anyone else think that this is getting a little scary?

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Re: North Korea
« Reply #1 on: October 17, 2006, 04:23:02 pm »
http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2006/10/17/world/main2096678.shtml

Anyone else think that this is getting a little scary?

Yea it is, they seem to be defiant of basically everyone.  I am a little worried about them basically saying that the sancations are declaring war.  Just what we need another " war".  I am betting this will lead in a way we dont want it to, hopefully something can be done behind the scenes.  :tard:


"I believe North Korea won't conduct a second test and it shouldn't. If it does, it will make the situation even more difficult."
-Mikhail Fradkov
Russian Prime Minister

Lets hope, but I am not betting on it.
« Last Edit: October 17, 2006, 04:24:01 pm by pmp6nl »
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Re: North Korea
« Reply #2 on: October 18, 2006, 12:28:18 pm »
WTF   ???

They said there is a lot of activity near where the test may be done >:(
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Re: North Korea
« Reply #3 on: November 10, 2006, 11:51:29 am »
Well it looks like progress is being made:


http://www.minotdailynews.com/editorials/articles.asp?articleID=6787

United States? strategy on North Korea is beginning to pay off

Don?t look for President Bush?s critics to give him any credit for it, but it is clear that White House strategy concerning North Korea is bearing fruit.

North Korean leaders have agreed to go back to the bargaining table concerning their nuclear weapons program. Last week, they conceded that it may be a good idea to resume ?six-party? talks about the issue. Those negotiations involve North and South Korea, the United States, China, Russia and Japan.

Why the change of heart? Because, according to the North Koreans themselves, of financial sanctions against their country ? especially action taken by the United States. And, the North Koreans added, Chinese pressure was a factor.

The Bush administration pushed hard for a united front against North Korea, and was able to gain United Nations approval for imposition of a variety of sanctions against Pyongyang. Most effective, according to North Korean officials, was U.S. action in freezing bank accounts used by dictator Kim Jong Il to help finance his lavish lifestyle.

For months, Bush?s critics have insisted that he should give in to North Korean demands that talks concerning nuclear weapons involve only that nation and the United States. But the administration was firm in demanding that Pyongyang return to the ?six-party? negotiations. He understood that China simply must be a part of any solution to the problem.

That has paid off ? at least for now. There is no telling how North Korea will approach new negotiations, except that Kim?s regime simply cannot be trusted to keep its word.

We encourage Bush to continue approaching North Korea through the same philosophy.



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