69 million page views

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.

Submitting....

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

Comment on this item

Mark my comment as a response to We should fix Korea first.... by J. E. Withee

Email me if someone replies to my comment

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

See recent outstanding comments.

Follow Daniel Pipes

Facebook   Twitter   RSS   Join Mailing List

All materials by Daniel Pipes on this site: © 1968-2022 Daniel Pipes. daniel.pipes@gmail.com and @DanielPipes

Support Daniel Pipes' work with a tax-deductible donation to the Middle East Forum.Daniel J. Pipes

(The MEF is a publicly supported, nonprofit organization under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.

Contributions are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law. Tax-ID 23-774-9796, approved Apr. 27, 1998.

For more information, view our IRS letter of determination.)