posted on Mar, 30 2013 @ 11:15 AM
reply to post by smyleegrl
It's a combination of three things, IMO. First, I think it started as something quite different than where it's now ended up. I don't believe Kim
intended it to go this far, at this particular point in time. He's just not sorry it has, either. The farther it's gone though, the more it's about
saving face as much as anything. That starts with publicly defending himself (which is offense in his thinking...must be what they teach at the Kim
il-sung University) but war works for him too.
Which is number 2... He's supremely arrogant and overconfident in my opinion. He's unrealistic and bordering on what I really fear maybe be
delusional in a literal and clinical sense, not just sarcasm here. He's got a wide variety of "surprises" and "next generation weapons" ...again,
to his thinking, with the mother of all whammys to assure success in war. The battle plans from his Father, which were studied long before taking
power and his military basically learned as a graduate course ...specify overwhelming speed, force, wholesale destruction and a flat RACE to the
Southern tip before outside forces can respond. They believe that once physically taken and legally annexed, it's over.
Number 3 ...is his hold card and it's the whammy. Those battle plans they've grown up over there refining and seeing as truly divine by inspiration
(That's literal, by the way...not figurative like 'divine inspiration' for our Constitution or something) is what I've debated even mentioning
from all my stuff ...but it's going to be laid out in my 3rd series part tonight. Chemical weapons..... It's insane and it's just not realistic
thinking...but this is North Korea. The final element to their planning is holding Japan at risk to chemical warhead strikes into major population
centers. If the US stays out? No launch....If the US interferes? Well... Tokyo and other cities get slimed. That's how their own planning reads.
That is what I think drives his almost suicidal level of confidence and arrogance. HE (and a couple who share power but not the spotlight, with him)
believe the "shock and awe" of the 'mighty North Korean' war machine will allow the dash for victory that was attempted but failed in the 50's.
He thinks he can succeed where the family history failed, horribly.
It's the Baby Bush syndrome with homicidal instability thrown in, as one way to see it, IMO.
I hope that helps, at least by my take on things offered into the mix.