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1 lostlakehiker  Tue, Nov 13, 2012 1:00:14pm
The deceptive quiet of the Korean peninsula may be shortly be interrupted by a new crisis. And it is unlikely a diplomatically and militarily weak America retreating from world leadership is in any position to do much about it.

Well, as someone once said, elections have consequences.

2 aagcobb  Tue, Nov 13, 2012 4:02:33pm

re: #1 lostlakehiker

Well, as someone once said, elections have consequences.

After watching Romney bumble around on his overseas tour this summer, I have vastly more confidence in the President's ability to deal with an international crisis.

3 dragonath  Tue, Nov 13, 2012 4:14:20pm

The US is "militarily weak"?!

4 wrenchwench  Tue, Nov 13, 2012 4:25:45pm

re: #3 dragonath

The US is "militarily weak"?!

It was a pretty good article until that last little bit. The part lostlakehiker latched onto.

5 SanFranciscoZionist  Tue, Nov 13, 2012 4:41:45pm

re: #2 aagcobb

After watching Romney bumble around on his overseas tour this summer, I have vastly more confidence in the President's ability to deal with an international crisis.

I think that Romney saved most of his major ineptness for dealing with close allies and admirers, luckily.

6 Achilles Tang  Tue, Nov 13, 2012 7:50:17pm
One study shows that the average North Korean solider is 10 inches shorter than those in the South Korean military

Malnutrition does more than affect size of the body, it does that to the brain as well which does not bode well for the possibility of a revolution, or its consequences if it should happen.


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