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#1 Eh, the Chinese don't have that much influence. It's not the 60s any more.
Posted by gromky 2012-03-30 00:31||
#2 Pudgy probably thinks he's some kind of god.
Posted by gorb 2012-03-30 01:47||
#3 Plausible deniability.
"The Secretary will disavow any knowledge of your actions."
Posted by Procopius2k 2012-03-30 08:30||
#4 How convenient...
Posted by Hellfish 2012-03-30 12:09||
#5 Plausible deniability for sinister reasons - Absolutely! The ChiComs want to see how Japan's (Our) ABMs performs.
Posted by Yosemite Sam 2012-03-30 12:14||
#6 Timing is everything.
Posted by newc 2012-03-30 13:01||
#7 The Net has various Blog Artics indic that, despite being a Commie + Dictatorial State, there is often a lack of proper or good internal Inter-Govt. Coordination amongst the Pyongyang Boyz = Politicos + Military.
Regardless of whom is the current "Top/DEar Leader" is, a number of Govt. Bureaus allegedly tend to act "autonomously", even "independently, UNLESS "FORCED" TO COOPERATE/OBEY = TOW THE KIM FAMILY LINE???
IMO iff these Nork Bureaus don't obey the Kims, etal. THEY MUST BE OBEYING BEIJING???
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-03-30 19:21||
#8 WAFF > [StrategyPage = Libya] WHY YOU CAN'T TRUST SAILORS AND PILOTS, vee corruption.
Its Libyuh, but all in all the DPRK + Kim Regime may have much the same prob.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-03-30 20:56||
#9 OOOOOPPSIES, forgot DEFENCE.PK/FORUMS > CHINA + RUSSIA CONDUCT WAR EXERCISES AGZ JAPAN + SOUTH KOREA.
Maybe its just me, but I suspect the timing of the MilEx + Rocket Launch is not an accident???
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-03-30 21:19||