US threats against North Korea and the danger of war in Asia — Andre Damon | World Socialist Web Site

The US certainly are exceptional. When you are in a hole of your own making and your friends are talking elsewhere, you don’t shout threats that could consign half the world into the same hole with you! Well, unless of course you are US/UK mindless braggarts, then you just dig yourself into a bigger hole to accommodate everyone else you will drag down with you.
While a wave of insanity and hypocrisy from the “civilized” democracies is spreading and threatening to engulf them in a tide of death and destruction which for so long has been their preferred prerogative, the words “What chance for Peace?” becomes a whisper on a sea breeze.

Taking Sides

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US threats against North Korea and the danger of war in Asia

18 March 2017

With extreme recklessness, the Trump administration is charting a course toward war in the Asia-Pacific. From the response in the US media and political establishment, however, one would have no idea how dangerous the situation is, nor how incalculable the consequences.

The latest in the escalating war of words came from US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who said at a press conference in Seoul, South Korea on Friday that “all options are on the table” in dealing with North Korea. The comments came in advance of Tillerson’s visit today to China, North Korea’s main ally.

“Let me be very clear: the policy of strategic patience has ended,” the former CEO of ExxonMobil said, in what was widely interpreted as a rebuke to the Obama administration’s preference for economic sanctions…

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