US Removes North Korea from Terror Blacklist

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    http://www.nytimes.com/2008/10/12/world/asia/12terror.html

    The Administration seems to start getting pretty desperate to leave SOMETHING to it's name.
     
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    Do you think North Korea is still a threat?
     
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    To do what? As long as Kim Jung Il is President and Dictator for life and has possesses the capablilty to enrich uranium to weapons grade NK will be a threat to SK and/or Japan at a minimum.

    However, if he met the conditions for being removed from the Terror list, so be it. They can always be out back on it if they don't comply.

    My personal opinion is they were never a threat. They just wanted more handouts and used the nukes as leverage.
     
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    I think you are probably right!
    My ex boyfriend was on the DMZ for over a year, and from the sounds of it all they really did was PT and get drunk. He did get shot at once but his CO told him if the sniper wanted to him he would of!
     
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    I was in the area a time or two, and yes, they still shoot, but mostly just to annoy.

    All I did was freeze my ass off when I was there.
     
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    He did say that also! two of my uncles were there during the orginal conflict, my uncle Jack made it out just before they bombed the air strip. All three have stories about getting drunk and running through base in their underwear, did you do that? j/k
    And I never saw the follow up but did Kim really have a stroke?
    Plus I don't think they probably have the money to really be a threat either but I could be wrong.
     
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    to it's own people? you betcha
    ;)
    to just about anyone else, not so much
     
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    I don't disagree with you. But what happened to all that "axis of evil" stuff? It suddenly went away just before election day?
     

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