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We should fix Korea first....

Reader comment on item: Korean Delusions [of Appeasement]

Submitted by J. E. Withee (United States), Oct 9, 2002 at 17:34

I have felt for a long time that Korea is more threatening to world peace than Iraq. We know much less about the North Korea. The North Koreans call us their enemy, even though must Americans couldn't even find their country on a map. The North Koreans meet all of the characteristics that Pres. Bush is using to justify attacking Iraq: 1) they hate us 2) they have weapons of mass destruction, and 3) they maintain contact with terrorist groups.

My question is why aren't we attacking them? Are we afraid of China?

America must make our foreign policy reflect our society's beliefs. We must stop supporting tyrants. We gave Saddam his chemical and biological weapons. Why did we do this in the first place? Hating Iran should not have justified this action. Let's try making good policy decisions now to prevent tyrants from getting us in trouble in the future. We should remove our support from governments that cause us to be hated throughout the world. If a friend keeps getting you in trouble, maybe he is not the right kind of friend to have.


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