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South Korea's president-elect, Park Geun-hye, was elected on a platform of restarting talks with the North if it committed to placing denuclearisation on the agenda. Mr Kim's reference in the speech to previous inter-Korean joint declarations may highlight the North's desire to re-establish joint economic projects and humanitarian aid cancelled in the wake of the North's most recent attacks on its Southern neighbour -- the sinking of the corvette Cheonan and the deadly shelling of Yeonpyeong Island in 2010.
Originally posted by JWash
I know I'll get flamed on but. . . This is beginning to sound much like that 'Homefront' video game trailer.
- 2012: Kim Jong Il dies
- 2012: Kim Jong Un takes power
- 2013: Kim Jong Un delivers speech on Reunification of the two Koreas (through Industrial & Economics)
- 2014-2015: Reunification of the two Koreas occurs
- 2015 - 2022: U.S. continues its downward spiral & eventually collapses. . .
In an indication of how "fracking" is reshaping the global energy picture, the International Energy Agency today projected that the United States will overtake Saudi Arabia as the world's largest oil producer by 2017.
And within just three years, the United States will unseat Russia as the largest producer of natural gas.