Appeasement DA 2 - Michigan7 2013


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Unformatted text preview: 1, he said that we "insist that North Korea keeps its commitment to abandon nuclear weapons." And in 2012, he chose not to mention Pyongyang's nuclear program at all. Obama also lectured Iran, demanding that "they meet their obligations," and pledged the U.S. will "do what is necessary to prevent (Tehran) from getting a nuclear weapon." But we heard this before, too, in 2012, 2011 and 2010, when Obama threatened Iran "will face growing consequences. That is a promise." Yet Iran's nuclear weapons program has continued apace. And solid evidence exists that Iran and North Korea are collaborating on nuclear weapons development. Iran might even be inspired by North Korea's example. Pyongyang has proved that even a country as poor and dysfunctional as North Korea can not only develop and test nuclear weapons, but also can do so without significant consequences. Iran is wealthier than North Korea, more technologically advanced and governed by a committed, revolutionary government. If North Korea can defy Obama's empty threats, Despite his annual blust...
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