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BattyDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-11-05 01:29 PM
Response to Reply #27
31. "But what if?"
So, in other words, because we don't know for sure if they will hold up their end of the bargain, we shouldn't even negotiate or broker an agreement? The "but what if" question can be asked in every diplomatic situation in the world, but if we allow it to deter negotiations, there will NEVER be any diplomatic progress. Besides, I've lost count of how many agreements, deals and treaties Bush has broken ... so maybe North Korea is the country that should be asking "but what if".
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  -North Korea Says It Doesn't Need Nuclear Weapons if Not Threatened by U.S. NNN0LHI  Jul-11-05 09:47 AM   #0 
  - More like PR red herring  Red Fox   Jul-11-05 09:49 AM   #1 
  - But they're threatened everytime we say >  mr_hat   Jul-11-05 09:50 AM   #2 
  - Dunno about the red herring  acmejack   Jul-11-05 09:53 AM   #4 
     - After about 50 years gettiing used to it? >  mr_hat   Jul-11-05 10:08 AM   #9 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-11-05 09:53 AM   #3 
  - Go get 'em Rambo. I'll be right behind you  NNN0LHI   Jul-11-05 09:58 AM   #5 
  - And you are on your way to the enlistment office right now, right???  Toots   Jul-11-05 10:04 AM   #6 
  - The North Koreans  NCevilDUer   Jul-11-05 10:05 AM   #7 
  - That is what I remember. The US broke the agreement to send aid  mom cat   Jul-11-05 12:12 PM   #22 
  - Um, the US is a fanatical fascist state that recently invaded Iraq,  Zorra   Jul-11-05 10:08 AM   #8 
  - Didn't Bush break the treaty first?  jobycom   Jul-11-05 10:13 AM   #11 
  - Maybe a little refresher course is due  Ironcandle   Jul-11-05 10:34 AM   #16 
     - So a country that wanted to unite it's people is suddenly a world threat  Toots   Jul-11-05 11:16 AM   #17 
     - Ever heard of this small island nation--goes by the name of JAPAN?  geek tragedy   Jul-11-05 03:48 PM   #40 
        - Propagand completely  Toots   Jul-12-05 10:51 AM   #43 
     - Yeah, but  jobycom   Jul-11-05 11:38 AM   #19 
     - Well, maybe we should surrender  Ironcandle   Jul-11-05 12:37 PM   #23 
        - Simplistic to the point of ignorance  jobycom   Jul-11-05 02:47 PM   #38 
        - Scoop Jackson, is that you?  Frederik   Jul-13-05 02:08 PM   #47 
     - Bush plan:  sadiesworld   Jul-11-05 01:02 PM   #26 
  - Pretty hard to break a treaty that Clinton and Carter set up  4MoreYearsOfHell   Jul-11-05 10:24 AM   #13 
  - here's a webpage which should be of interest to you  uppityperson   Jul-11-05 10:28 AM   #14 
  - "these war-mongering little fanatics" ... you mean Bush/Cheney/Rumsfeld??  TahitiNut   Jul-11-05 11:32 AM   #18 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-11-05 01:11 PM   #28 
     - See ya n/t  NNN0LHI   Jul-11-05 01:39 PM   #35 
        - 'Ironcandle' sleeps with the fishes  TahitiNut   Jul-11-05 03:25 PM   #39 
  - I See You Live on the EAST Coast - NK's Nukes Can't Hit You  AndyTiedye   Jul-11-05 11:42 AM   #20 
     - Fight, of course  Ironcandle   Jul-11-05 12:45 PM   #24 
     - So, would that be called "regime change"?? Preemptively?  TahitiNut   Jul-11-05 01:20 PM   #30 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-11-05 01:29 PM   #32 
     - Like in "get rid of Saddam"?  Frederik   Jul-13-05 02:20 PM   #48 
     - They don't have anything that can hit the west coast yet either.  NCevilDUer   Jul-11-05 01:13 PM   #29 
        - He's right,  Ironcandle   Jul-11-05 01:32 PM   #33 
           - Japan has a very advanced defensive force  NickB79   Jul-13-05 01:36 PM   #46 
  - To anyone with a thread of diplomatic fiber in their body,  wallwriter   Jul-11-05 10:09 AM   #10 
  - Exactly. They have given a "one condition" capitulation, basically  jobycom   Jul-11-05 10:18 AM   #12 
  - threaten and attack  renaissanceguy   Jul-11-05 12:07 PM   #21 
  - Thanks for creating the "axis of evil" chimp  Ernesto   Jul-11-05 10:33 AM   #15 
  - This is what Bill Clinton said a couple of years ago ...  BattyDem   Jul-11-05 12:52 PM   #25 
  - BUT, what if  Ironcandle   Jul-11-05 01:04 PM   #27 
     - "But what if?"  BattyDem   Jul-11-05 01:29 PM   #31 
     - But what if,  Ironcandle   Jul-11-05 01:36 PM   #34 
     - No they did not break it from the beginning  wuushew   Jul-11-05 01:39 PM   #36 
        - Didn't see this, did ya?  Ironcandle   Jul-11-05 01:57 PM   #37 
           - Hey Mr. Tombstone, I can read too  wuushew   Jul-11-05 04:05 PM   #41 
  - Here's how i would respond...  mike923   Jul-11-05 04:07 PM   #42 
  - So you believe we should dictate their politics?  Tempest   Jul-13-05 11:38 AM   #44 
  - No country would need nukes if not threatened by US/UK/IS/Russia  bribri16   Jul-13-05 11:40 AM   #45 
     - If you were in North Korea, would you trust us?  Disturbed   Jul-13-05 02:26 PM   #49 

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