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SEOUL, April 11 (Reuters) - Impoverished North Korea is seeking international aid to battle one of its worst food shortfalls in years, a senior U.N. official based in Asia said on Friday.
Agricultural experts in Seoul have said the shortfall may be one of the worst since famine hit North Korea in the 1990s, the result of flood damage last year, high commodity prices and political wrangling with major food donor South Korea.
Originally posted by deltaboy
reply to post by Maxmars
Probably need the food aid to keep their troops strength so they can try invade South Korea again.
Originally posted by mybigunit
If you don't send food then eventually the people will get sick of it and rise up. Then we wouldn't have to do the dirty work of getting them out. I say don't send them a damn thing.
Originally posted by Divinorumus
Starve them out. No more aid of any kind for these rouge oppressive ganglands and regimes and their complacent citizens/prisoners. Maybe an empty stomach will motivate their people to rise up and do something to help free themselves. The humane thing to do would be to consider this a hostage situation and bomb the heck out that regime like we did in Afghanistan and Iraq and others yet to be invaded, and NOT to support them with any further AID.
Originally posted by burdman30ott6
Honestly it's none of our concern. Until we can say there is no such thing as a malnourished or impoverished American child we've got our own issues to deal with and should not be providing aid to anyone outside the borders of the USA.