If someone were to fight against North Korea, would every North Korea fight against North Korea?
The majority of the populace seem to be slaves.
Are the US and other Western Powers keeping North Korea in existence? Does the US do everything it can to keep North Korea from falling?
I was watching Vice news in North Korea. It seems like they are relaxed on the North Korean /South Korean border....but the South Koreans are super rigid....getting pissed at journalists pointing at Souith Korean soldiers. you can't smoke onthe south korean side...
a friend of mine was stationed in south korea....and he said how on the base they basically act like shit is going to happen at any moment....
he was suprised when they gave him a gun to have on his person all the time....
and on the south side you have operations sometimes take place that bullhorn or accuse north lorean soldiers of possible covered up murders....
it seems obvious to me, when i tought about it...that the US probably runs operations that possibly kill people and then blame it on north korean soldiers....
north koreans did seem like slaves and it was wierd and hardly any electricity even worked, but they seemed mellow....
meanwhile....the south side, especially US bases seem like "shit's gonna happen at any time...."
"get ready for some shit.....what the fuck was that? get youir fuckin guns ready......
and what's even wierder is I'm thinking, the US government is probably doing everything they can to keep this slave nation going.....
I think the N. Korean population genuinely support Kim Jong Il.
The better question is WHY would some group be willing to expend scarce resources to in mortal combat with North Korea? I was stationed in Korea in 1991 and I had no idea why then. I have even less of an idea now.
The best solution to the North Korean issue is the same as the Cuban issue. Drop the embargos and forget about them. Then their leadership will have to choose between locking out the world and opening up. Of course if they open up to the outside then they risk destroying their Socialist Paradises but if they don't then their Paradises will wither away in mountain of debt anyway.
i think the US secretly does everything it can to help support and keep the North Korean government going. And publiclly, it speaks out against them and uses them to instill fear in US citizens, thereby convincing people to fund more military projects.
I believe North Korea is essentially a giant land of slaves and, if left alone, would fall pretty quickly....without war or anything. they would simply fall apart and their country of slaves would watch and stand by as it happened. all of the slaves would then be freed.
I'd answer the question with a very emphatic NO.
"I think the N. Korean population genuinely support Kim Jong Il."
Yes, especially since he's dead.
That's right, approval ratings through the roof.
There's one thing that terrifies the citizens of South Korea much much more than the threat of an invasion: the prospect of unification. The German unification has cost something in the ballpark of 320 billions euro to date: Germans are still paying for it through a special tax levied on their wages (called "solidarity contribution" or something just as ridiculous) and extra duties on fuel. Bear in the mind the then DDR was in good shape by Eastern Bloc standards: the central planners in Moscow considered it "strategically important" and hence gave it access to resources usually denied to satellite States.
Imagine, just imagine, how much it would cost to unify the DPRK, a country so abysmally poor the threat of starvation is still very real, a country were paved roads are the exception and not the rule, a country still living on handouts while her neighbors are economic giants. For ROK, Japan, the US and even China the handouts are much much cheaper than the costs of unification.
Also the DPRK has no interest in starting a war, a war it has zero chances of winning since China would instantly abandon them and ROK and US firepower would wipe the huge but completely obsolete Northern army from the face of the planet in a matter of months if not weeks. Truth to be told Chinese party officials have become increasingly concerned about DPRK's stance as a "mad dog", a stance purposedly designed to squeeze more money out of ROK, Japan and the US: the Chinese Maoists, DPRK's only allies in the world, are coming under fire from the "Deng Xiaoping wing" of the Party as the recent Bo Xilai imbroglio showed. If China manages to finally get rid herself of the Maoists (we'll have to wait the next Party Congress, in October), it could signal the end of the road for DPRK as we know it. Beijing has the means to force Pyongyang to "open itself to the world" without firing a shot. It would be in everybody's best interest but the Maoists are not going down without a fight.
North korean army would starve the next day.
“Since people are concerned that ‘X’ will not be provided, ‘X’ will naturally be provided by those who are concerned by its absence.""The sweetest of minds can harbor the harshest of men.”
I lol'd. I meant his son.
i think the truth probably is, noone wants North Korea to remain as is except the US and western powers. My personal belief is that even high up officials in North Korea don't want it to remain as is.