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Unformatted text preview: stopher, “BLAME APPEASEMENT FOR NORTH KOREA'S ANTICS”, WND Commentary, 11/29, http://www.wnd.com/2010/11/234213/)//RG The appeasement policy of the Obama administration, including his endless apologies for America and his coddling of dictators such as Hugo Chavez and Ahmedinejad are the diplomatic equivalent of throwing red meat in front of North Korea’s wild, carnivorous beast of a regime and daring them to eat it. They have not disappointed. Conventional wisdom is that this attack was caused by the inevitable turmoil resulting from the ongoing transfer of power from longstanding dictator Kim Jongil to his young son, Kim Jongun. Some have suggested the attack was intended to give the appearance inside heavily controlled North Korea that Kim Jongun was responsible for a great military victory against the South. This may be true, but why do something so extreme and risk creating a real war, as well as angering their benefactors in China, just for internal public relations reasons? People say the North Koreans are crazy and their b...
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