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#1 I can't imagine this would be financially worth the risk.
So why do they really do it? Fear of the Norks? Hoping it causes WW III? Hoping it doesn't? Humanitarian reasons?
Posted by gorb 2017-12-30 01:15||
#2 So why do they really do it? Fear of the Norks? Hoping it causes WW III? Hoping it doesn't? Humanitarian reasons?
Uncaring malice. I could easily believe that neither of those nations has made a conscious decision to support the Norks other than in the most vague way possible - but on the other hand, certain individuals in those countries have (in the best capitalist tradition) seen a need, are filling it, and as long as their masters get a proper cut, just don't care.
Posted by Mike Kozlowski 2017-12-30 07:45||
#3 Russia/Soviet Union have used surrogate 'bad actors' and proxy conflicts to confound the west since the end of WWII. The effort simply continues.
"Never trust a Russian. Never trust an Arab."
Posted by Besoeker 2017-12-30 07:49||
#4 As Mike K. said, follow the money.
Sanctions on Russia!
Posted by H. Jineng3062 2017-12-30 09:50||
#5 Two can play the game - thus, the weapons for Ukraine.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2017-12-30 12:46||
#6 Maybe our adversaries want to see our latest tech and tactics?
Posted by gorb 2017-12-30 21:40||