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China has more to lose by starting shit with the US than it has to gain by defending the DPRK. Provided the Koreas' allies avoid jumping the gun, it'll be okay.
Could this turn into a proxy war?
All I can think is "The fucking Sunshine happiness party bastards might be right, yet".Also, I am mildly worried - If NK does decide to go "Fuck it, keep driving, I love you thelma WOOOOOOO" against the western world, we ain't exactly that far away down here.
Thing is, the US can have a couple of battle groups parked off the coast of anywhere in the world in a few days to a week, so we could easily just fuck the DPRK forces up at or near the DMZ. It's still a rough situation though.
This is hardly anything new or the start of a larger conflict.
NK just fired shells at Yeonpyeong Island,
Give North Korea some food they need so badly on condition they let all the people know it is a gift from the US instead of propaganda-ing it.
Give North Korea some food they need so badly on condition they let all the people know it is a gift from the US instead of propaganda-ing it.How do we let them know? They won't exactly pass out fliers or let US troops in.
I've read several reports that there is a growing class of people in Best Korea who, while still trapped and effectively powerless to the regime, are at least aware of what's going on. It only takes a handful of smuggled radios to get the word out.I predict we will see the fall of the regime in our lifetimes.Edit:Ahhh, it appears that the attack was "ordered" by Kim's successor. This likely signals that BK will soon have a new "leader," and it was time to give him a "military victory" to burnish his credentials as a "great leader."
BK will also be releasing statements to their grateful citizenry about how the new great leadercommanded a single brave artillery regimentaimed and fired all the artillery shells himself.threw all of the shells himself in this great victory. He also made all the shells. And the guns.
Well technically they are still at war...
We're talking top hats and monacles war though.