a reply to: BlueAjah
I do believe you're going to get your wish sometime soon.
China has broken support for NK and sided with the International community, their statement about this launch makes clear their position:
China also criticised what it called "the latest in a string of sabre-rattling that, if unchecked, will lead the country to nowhere," according to the
official Xinhua news agency.
This is after South Korea broke a story a week or so ago about a statement made by the NK regime branding China an "enemy" of the nation.
This is what the world needed to be able to take action against NK. We could not have done so with China supporting NK as it was previously.
Thankfully, it seems China is now more than a little aware of the risk posed by their former ally and has made it clear that this path of Nuclear
armament is not acceptable.
It's all extremely complex, but I do believe that the US, China, Japan and South Korea are planning to take action. There are high-level meetings
between China and the US taking place, or have taken place, for the first time over the issue of NK.
It is most definitely high on their list of priorities.
It's absolutely clear that unless NK reverses course it will be attacked. There is absolutely no other plausible outcome. There is no way any nation
on this Earth would be willing to sit back and do nothing while NK develops Nuclear capability.
Those who are not going to be involved in the action taken will sit back and watch without much of a comment, but there is not a country out there who
would seriously criticize any action taken, or get involved in defence of NK.
Even Russia has been extremely careful to stay out of this conversation. Some might think that because Russia assisted them to get this far that they
might actually support NK being nuclear armed, that's false. Russia sold them plants and equipment to make some money, it was a business arrangement
they made under the assumption that this would have all been resolved through diplomatic means. It was a dangerous, stupidly greedy and short-sighted
decision, but rest assured Russia doesn't want to see NK armed with nukes.
They took a risk for business, and it backfired. Russia doesn't want to see that crazy little nation having nuclear weapons any more than SK or the US
North Korea has been jamming GPS signals in South Korea since March 31, threatening the safety of civilian aircraft and vessels and violating
international agreements, Seoul told the United Nations Security Council in a letter released on Monday.
Further to this, the recent tests of ICMB capability in NK have reportedly shown a marked increase in power and reach, with a significant step having
been achieved which would allow the NK regime to strike the US mainland.
Time is running out. The US knows that it's delayed this for too long already. There is no possible way to break off from a military action against NK
within the next two to three years unless Kim comes back to the negotiating table and basically hands over full and complete access to all his
military capabilities and nuclear plants to the international community, anything less than full and complete access would not be considered
The only things that have stopped the US from taking action up to this point are China's defence of NK, and the risk to Japan and SK should action be
taken. While it's likely Japan and SK might experience damage and deaths, they both know that the dangers of doing nothing are far too high. They know
that they need to be a part of any operation, and it's likely we would see it start with an evacuation of high risk areas in both SK and Japan.
When we see any news of areas of SK or Japan being evacuated, prepare to see the fireworks over NK starting.