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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has expressed willingness to restore communication links with South Korea from October.
The ruling Workers' Party newspaper, Rodong Sinmun, reported on Thursday that Kim had delivered a speech at the Supreme People's Assembly the previous day.
Kim reportedly showed willingness to restart communication channels as part of the efforts to realize people's expectations for lasting peace on the Korean Peninsula.
originally posted by: musicismagic
a reply to: Stupidsecrets
they first will try to expand in East Russia, but as long as Putin is in, not going to happen
originally posted by: Stupidsecrets
China is having severe internal problems right now. Twelve countries backed out of their Belt and Road plan and many countries want nothing to do with them so their expansion is beginning to power down. Notice Xi is starting to posture severe CCP nationalism with attention on more masculinity by clamping down on companies, movies, video games and celebrity influence. Not a good sign for surrounding neighbors.
Xi needs to expand due to an aging population, declining GDP and water and food shortages. Not that easy caring for an aging population. Only way to fix that is get more youth or get less elderly. He can't get rid of the elderly because their children would revolt so there is only one option. His neighbors are starting to feel the tension so they are also posturing; improving security, making alliances to counter the CCP in the event they decide to expand.
CCP is also trying to get out of the slave labor business. It has ruined their environment and the constant need for more youth to produce is becoming difficult to maintain. They want to become the tech leader like the US and hand over their slave business to other countries.
One thing is for sure though, the CCP will have to expand. Nobody knows when they will try to move on Taiwan or NK but now would not be a bad time. Countries are starting to prepare for the looming threat.