Salahkan saja Korea Utara terus menerus

Judul posting ini agak aneh: salahkan saja Korea Utara terus menerus. WTF.

Hari ini adalah ujian untuk materi Diplomasi dan Resolusi Konflik. Salah satu mata kuliah yang saya sukai. Karena saat sesi presentasi, biasanya berisi argumen-argumen bermutu yang saling tumpang tindih. Eyel-eyelan saat diskusi. Teman tak lagi teman.

Duta Besar Rusia untuk Indonesia, Mikhail Y. Galuzin berpendapat atas konflik tak berkesudahan di Semenanjung Korea. Continue reading

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Why always Un

Buck Sexton: “In the meantime, the security situation will only deteriorate. Kim’s nukes will become more devastating, his missiles more accurate and longer-range. And the U.S. and its allies will be left clinging to the hope that a fratricidal 33-year-old totalitarian ruler of a deeply xenophobic country with over a million active soldiers is, when push comes to shove, a rational actor.”

“Or at least more rational than his grandfather, Kim Il Sung, who decided on a massive sneak attack against South Korea in 1950 despite its status as a U.S. ally and the existence of our vast nuclear arsenal. Total casualties in that war reached into the millions.”

“Let’s hope Kim Jong Un won’t start a war everyone else knows he can’t win.”