China Rejects US Resolution to Inspect NK Cargos

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    Does this surprise anyone? China continues to sabotage US and Japanese UNSC efforts to control NK. Why? Because NK is behaving exactly as China wants.

     
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    I know we disagree on aspects of this. I do not think NK is acting as China anticipated or wants, however they've made is crystal that they do not want our type of 'punitive' sanctions, which I think is a bad decision on their part. Then again, someone earlier, thought China thought we thought, *hint* neither China nor the US really understand each other. They cannot comprehend how we think. Then again, we never really got communism, much less the xenophobic Chinese world view.
     
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    China could have tried to prevent the detonation. Yet they did nothing except posture in front of CNN. Why? It is the only country that has leverage over NK. If China said to NK do not detonate the weapon or we will cut off food, fuel, and all other imports, do you think that NK would have gone ahead? Whatever the NK regime is, it is not suicidal. They would have followed China's instructions to not explode the weapon. But China did not exercise its leverage to stop the test. You must ask yourself why. The reason is that nukes are a military substitute for the security guarantee that NK (and China in the six party talks) could not get out of the US. This ensures that the reunification of Korea will not occur for a very long time, if ever. This is precisely the Chinese goal. The totalitarians in Beijing do not want a unified, democratic, Korean economic success story on its NE border that embraces the US. This whole mess is not about Pyongyang, Seoul, or Tokyo. It is a struggle between Beijing and Washington about who calls the shots in NE Asia. The Chinese cannot politically tolerate the negative domestic influence that a unified, democratic, and wealthy Korea would create. Kathianne, no one in China has ever voted for anything. Beijing is afraid of what will happen if it gives the 1.1 billion people in the countryside a voice. I know this first hand from when I lived in China. Beijing and the intelligencia think that if the peasants had the opportunity to participate in politics and vote that the country would literally explode. Beijing has the 200 million Chinese people in the cities controlled. The economy is booming and there are jobs and money. It is rural China that they are worried about. If rural China is taught the lessons of a free, democratic, wealthy Korea on the NE border, it will provide a powerful revolutionary engine that the socialist totalitarian technocrats (they are communist in name only) cannot abide. A unified Korea in the American camp, with US troops on the Yule River, is a nightmare for Beijing and they will do anything to prevent it. They will lie to the media, and they will even let NK explode a nuke. If the Chinese are really on the world's side in the NK nuke debate, and their sound bites on CNN are not propaganda baloney, why did they not use any of their economic leverage to prevent the detonation? If China is on the side on the rest of the world on this issue, why did they today block the US-Japanese resolution to inspect NK cargos; which is designed to prevent NK from acquiring the materials to make additional nukes and missiles?
     
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    Communist bastards!!! China is clealry supporting N.K here. Tell the fuckin Chinese to stay out of this matter. ANyways, they aren't helping the U.S with regard to N.K. Why doesn't someone throw the Communists out of the Security Council???




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    ”Punishment is not the goal.” That’s right, NK support is the Chinese goal. Preventing the reunification of Korea is the Chinese goal. Could the public position of Chinese foreign policy on NK be more absurd? Of course, behind closed doors in Beijing their position is not absurd if they actually support NK behavior. With friends like China in the UNSC, the West needs no enemies. We have no chance of curbing NK's aberrant behavior unless punitive economic pressure is applied in the correct place: China.
     
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    I agree. China voting against sanctions is the same as Russia doing it .... it's categorical opposition just because they think they're supposed to because we're the US.
     

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