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Originally posted by jdills1196
reply to post by BuffaloJoe
Yeah but the US doesn't negotiate with terrorist.
Originally posted by belial259
I don't mind some Americans, but honestly most of you are monsters no better than the Israeli's or the Nazi's or the Communists and you're even more dangerous.
Originally posted by belial259
Originally posted by SLAYER69
They did it to themselves. Juche failed and they now find themselves the odd man out as the rest of the world moved forward. Communism bit the dust. The Soviets are gone and China is now capitalist.
Yeah but not suing for peace lets them use the rest of the world as justification for their twisted ideology and keeps the regime in power. And let it justify it's constant military buildup and move to nuclear weapons.
If they weren't brainwashed from birth to death that we're the enemy and they suffer because of their resistance to us they'd probably realise Kim Jong hasn't actually had any decent policies and isn't a great leader and kick him out.
But they aren't going to know that while there is a state of hostility, closed borders or lack of trade.
Look at this way. Lets say we declare peace tomorrow, lend them $5 trillion and drop all sanctions and open trade. They sure aren't going to be spending that money there. They're going to start consuming items from outside. And inevitably they would also start consuming our culture via Neo imperialism.
American culture is incredibly powerful and so it its media. It wouldn't take long for them to formant unrest. And even if they didn't they've gotta pay that money back somehow so they'd need to get jobs and start producing and exporting.
Any kind of cash settlement is way better than having to fight the end of that war. It will be a bloodbath of epic proportions.
After the Gulf War, Iraq accepted United Nations Security Council resolution 687, which declared Iraq's financial liability for damage caused in its invasion of Kuwait. The United Nations Compensation Commission ("UNCC") was established, and US$350 billion in claims were filed by governments, corporations, and individuals. Funds for these payments were to come from a 30% share of Iraq's oil revenues from the oil for food program. It was not anticipated that US$350 billion would become available for total payment of all reparations claims, so several schedules of prioritization were created over the years. The UNCC says that its prioritization of claims by natural people, ahead of claims by governments and entities or corporations (legal persons), "marked a significant step in the evolution of international claims practice."
Payments under this reparations program continue; as of July 2004, the UNCC stated that it had actually distributed US$18.4 billion to claimants.
There have been attempts to codify reparations both in the Statutes of the International Criminal Court and the UN Basic Principles on the Right to a Remedy and Reparation for Victims