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Unformatted text preview: necessary long range surface to surface missiles on which to send them. They probably don’t have the technology to reach the mainland of the United States, but they could possibly reach Hawaii. Defense analysts have feared something like this for years. Of course, any such attack logically would be suicide. The United States easily could annihilate the entire country of North Korea. In all likelihood, these are empty threats. However , the risk of a severe and disastrous miscalculation by the North Koreans grows with every sign of weakness by the United States.¶ During the Cuban missile crisis decades ago, the only way we APPEASEMENT DISADVANTAGE
7-WEEK JUNIORS MICHIGAN 2013
CFJPV prevailed was by convincing the Soviets that we would annihilate them if they attacked us. We and our allies need similar resolve, rather than half measures and conciliation, right now. North Korea is a bully. They view any attempts to help them as weak. They view negotiation and diplomacy as weak. They view civilized behavior as weak. The only thing they understand is strength. They need to believe t...
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