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North Korea


Allow me to interject a note of despair. (Can’t let Derb have all the fun.) This North Korean situation is bad–much worse than our relative silence on the matter would indicate. (When I say “our silence,” I mean the administration, the mainstream media, the blogosphere–everyone.) I don’t see how the United States can prevent the Koreans from selling bomb grade nuclear material to al Qaeda, Iran, Libya, etc. That would require a war (and quickly), and whatever the final outcome, war would mean mass death in Seoul, for which America would be blamed. Seems to me the odds of a nuclear blast in an American city sometime in the next five to ten years have now edged above 50/50.


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