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Kim's sister warns S Korea-U.S. drills will rekindle tensions

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By HYUNG-JIN KIM

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Get over yourself Kim. Nobody cares about your dirt-poor, famine-ridden corrupt country. You're not scaring anyone, you're just annoying.

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The U.S.-led diplomacy aimed at persuading North Korea to abandon its nuclear program in return for economic and political rewards hasn’t made progress since a second summit between Kim Jong Un and then-President Donald Trump broke down because of disputes over U.S.-led sanctions in early 2019.

Trump walked into enemy territory N. Korea and praised dictator Kim Jong un.

Trump saluted the top N. Korean General.

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Doe's anyone seriously believe that NK will attack the South or even that the Chinese will use them as a proxy to take over SK because of an ideology? The North may be stuck in an ideological time warp which has ruined her financially and so weakened the population physically and emotionally that getting up from the administration's overbearing oppression is impossible. But with all that going for them, do they really have a credible ability to invade and suppress the south? China is a one party totalitarian, capitalism based state who loves the money that goes with power. There's no profit in destroying SK unless it was to take out a competitor. So basically all of the sabre rattling is just good old fashioned reminiscing and drumming up arms sale's for the industrial military complex in spite of the obvious salt that they are rubbing into old wounds. In fact one could summise that the very act of this behaviour is perpetuating the need for maintaining a strong military presence to counter the reaction. Put simply, a case of cause and effect. The reality of the situation in my view is that the Chinese are using the North as a proxy to antagonize the West in an obvious attempt to gaslight and bait which prolonges the cause and effect process which incurres further sanctions and that perpetuates the grip that they have over the population. The West on the other hand use the situation to maintain a form of back pressure on the CCP to prevent them from being too bold in bullying their immediate neighbours.

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The Avenger

Trump walked into enemy territory N. Korea and praised dictator Kim Jong un.

Trump saluted the top N. Korean General.

It is called pacing and intelligent diplomacy. Trump got NK to stop the dangerous nuclear tests and switch the rethoric from fire and brimstone to peace. Something that none of the neocon/neolib establishment government leaders achieved, and certainly not the current swamp regime.

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But with all that going for them, do they really have a credible ability to invade and suppress the south? 

Well, the South Koreans think so.

https://www.businessinsider.com/south-koreas-military-modernization-bigger-problem-than-north-korea-2021-2#:~:text=According%20to%20a%202020%20survey,South%20Korea's%20military%20is%20stronger.

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Tensions between North and South on the Korean Peninsula are worrisome situations always. Is it because of this that Japan must host 55,148 U.S. troops (as of March 2020) for its security when South Korea hosts about half as many (26,183)?

How would they explain this discrepancy of the number of U.S. troop deployment between Japan and South Korea?

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