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TOKYO - North Korea recently took the unusual step of begging for food hand-outs from the foreign governments it usually threatens. Plagued by floods, an outbreak of a livestock disease and a brutal winter, the government ordered its embassies and diplomatic offices around the world to seek help.
North Korea is reportedly digging several tunnels at its nuclear test site in Punggye-ri, North Hamgyeong Province.
Originally posted by justwokeup
Actually its probably the other way around.
The North Korean nuclear program is thier big bargaining chip. They think they can use it to demand things from the west in return for 'suspending' it. Meanwhile they can make money selling the expertise to third parties.
Originally posted by Kaiju
This is the joy of an overly powerful, socialist government.
Originally posted by HarryJoy
If the NK army gets hungry enough they just might turn on their own leader. It's just too bad that the poor and helpless have to suffer with them. I know it sounds cruel.... but we either have to go in there ourselves and take him out or have them do it. Personally i think we should capture the bast$%d and tie him up and let him watch the poor get fed a feast while he starves.edit on 20-2-2011 by HarryJoy because: (no reason given)