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N Korea scraps peace pacts, cuts hotline with Seoul

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It's alright since NK has not uttered a single word against Japan, Nikkei is experiencing high tide and Yen is going down the hill, kudos Abenomics. BUT, they say new sanctions were proposed by Japan ?!

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What he heck did Dennis Rodman say to Li'l Kim to get him so upset??

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ask saddam,how well threats work make no mistake they will be crushed if a missile leaves the korean peninsula especially if it heads east

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L'il Kim trying to show he has grown a pair. Worrying though - the clip from the DPRK on today's news was positively chilling.

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Better send Dennis Rodman back in. At least he got Kim Jong-Un to say that he wants no war with the U.S.

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Sanctions are only effective in causing hardship on the lower citizenry, and in angering the despotic rulers. Lose-Lose.

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Congatulations to North Korea for an early christmas gift from UN LOL

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North Korea people doesn't have education oriented to hate people in Japan, but they probably remember the old enemies.

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North Korea people doesn't have education oriented to hate people in Japan

No, North Korean propaganda regularly reminds the people of colonial subjugation under Japanese rule. The only country that gets more vitriol from the propaganda machine is the US.

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Maybe NK wants to put an end to their self inflicted misery by making others do the work for them?

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Is "L'il Kim" about to set a chain of destruction in motion? Is he that stupid in ignoring the truth his nation will be wiped off the face of the earth when he presses the wrong button? Would he really want the death of millions on his hands? What is it he really wants? Or is it about what his generals want? Are they completely out of their minds, or is it the rest of the world fails to understand this nation's purposes? I am stumped.

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Just another attention seeking tantrum by NK . Like a child, if you ignore their tantrum they will clam up

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It's pretty sad when a country can say and do all these things and the world doesn't take you very seriously.

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Next nuclear test Kim is planing to tie him self to nuclear device and threaten the world to blow him self if no one listening to him.

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How is this face saving?

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Communism needs to be driven from the Korean Peninsula. North Korea needs to be Liberated from the Iron Curtain of Communism as so sponsored by Communist China, and the 2 Korea's need to be United as 1 Democratic Free Korea and Free from the Despotic Tyrannical Communist Regimes that irrevocably silence the populace of the People.

How can you call yourself a Great Nation when you deny your people the Right to Vote? Or deny your people the Right to Choose? Why think your a Great Nation when you unveil your Leaders to the people and say, "Here's your New Daddy - Get Used to Him". That sicken's me to the core. Freedom, Democracy, The Bill of Rights - THAT makes a nation a "Great Nation".

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How is this face saving?

Yeah, exactly. What will the Un feel pressured to do in order to avoid being seen as a paper tiger? When you start threatening to launch a nuclear attack what is left? This year "March Madness" doesn't mean college basketball.

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NK is testing the new leadership in SK.

NK has basically done everything they could here diplomatically except publicly cutting off aid to SK. -Which would have been very funny to say.

You might see some more shelling of that island. I never believed in the phantom torpedo (Cheonan incident).

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North Korea has the confidence to spout this nonsense because China is supporting them. China actively supported North Korea during the Korean war and they are actively supporting them now. Half of China's foreign aid budget goes to North Korea. Bilateral trade between China and North Korea was almost $6 billion in 2011. If you want to get at North Korea, you'll have to do it through China.

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The recent nonsense activities by N. Korea has its purpose in order to keep the mass in line and glorifying the new mafia head of state. It is all about the gang of dear leaders and not about N.Korean peoples who worship them blindly.

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Any country who Threatern World peace using Newclear material should have a very good look at Themselves as they would be anilated by other powers with the same devices with out any servivers .Their forth should not threatern in the first incidence without duecourse of Their conciences.

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presto345 raised some questions:

Is "L'il Kim" about to set a chain of destruction in motion? Is he that stupid in ignoring the truth his nation will be wiped off the face of the earth when he presses the wrong button? Would he really want the death of millions on his hands? What is it he really wants? Or is it about what his generals want? Are they completely out of their minds, or is it the rest of the world fails to understand this nation's purposes? I am stumped.

Meanwhile Saketown provided the answer:

Communism needs to be driven from the Korean Peninsula. North Korea needs to be Liberated from the Iron Curtain of Communism as so sponsored by Communist China, and the 2 Korea's need to be United as 1 Democratic Free Korea and Free from the Despotic Tyrannical Communist Regimes that irrevocably silence the populace of the People.

North Korea wants to exist. America wants that North Korea will not exist. Hence the conflict.

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The CPRK statement Friday condemned the U.N. resolution as proof that Washington and its “puppets” in Seoul were “hell bent” on confrontation.

I don't know about Seoul, but I can say that the political criminals in Washington DC have been "hell-bent" for quite some time. In my life I have never seen such "open" corruption (mostly financial) and our President and Gov just look the other way.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7cKTBy7_S_I (03/07/2013 banks openly running drug money -No criminal charges)

North Korea wants to exist. America wants that North Korea will not exist. Hence the conflict.

It is sort of like Wrestling in that you need adversaries to keep these war budgets (and wars) up. China has too many people so they are a bad target. NK, Iran, Venezuela are all better targets. Libya was a great target (water, oil, gold, good African location). I always ask myself how can Germany unite and Korea cannot --> SK/NK did unite they would take a hit, but 1/2 yrs later would big far bigger and much stronger. I do believe SK is financially in a position to pull it off. -It would certainly help out Japan and solidify the region.

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