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2009-06-24 China-Japan-Koreas
Inspection of N. Korean vessels complex and sensitive issue: China
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Posted by Fred 2009-06-24 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [275 views ]  Top

#1 Is sinking them less complex and sensitive? Maybe we should try that.
Posted by JAB 2009-06-24 00:43||   2009-06-24 00:43|| Front Page Top

#2 What are YOU going to do, China? You wanted greater "sphere of influence". Now is your chance.
Posted by newc">newc  2009-06-24 01:16||   2009-06-24 01:16|| Front Page Top

#3 Complex my a$$. Declare war or something like it. Stop ship. Search. Seize nuclear contraband and evidence. Remove crew. Sink ship. Return crew to South Korea and they can go home if they want. Parade evidence before world. Done.

Piddly little country with no ability to do anything about anything. That's why man invented war. Bypasess all the inconvenient rules related to peacetime behavior. Demonstrated behavior does not relate to peacetime behavior. They are just hoping people apply peacetime logic as an excuse to avoid going to war.

Now if it was China or India or Russia, then it would be complicated.
Posted by gorb 2009-06-24 01:37||   2009-06-24 01:37|| Front Page Top

#4 You wanted greater "sphere of influence".Now is your chance.

Yup. They got their greater influence and when the chance arose to use it to help North Korea, they took it.
Posted by Mike N. 2009-06-24 03:04||   2009-06-24 03:04|| Front Page Top

#5 Looks to me like China doesn't want anyone to find the Chinese-made cargo on the ship.
Posted by Spot">Spot  2009-06-24 08:10||   2009-06-24 08:10|| Front Page Top

#6 North Korea is just a stalking horse for China, a useful tool with which to rattle the West. The last thing they want is a change of government.
Posted by gromky 2009-06-24 11:04||   2009-06-24 11:04|| Front Page Top

#7 State Department: But what of all those sweet words you spoke in private?

PRC: Oh that's just what we call pillow talk, baby, that's all.
Posted by swksvolFF 2009-06-24 11:40||   2009-06-24 11:40|| Front Page Top

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