1. Welcome to the forums! Take a second to look at our Beginner's Guide. It contains the information necessary for you to have an easier experience here.

    Thanks and have fun. -NF staff
    Dismiss Notice
  2. Stop Scrolling!
    Attention - When discussing new chapters of an anime or manga, please use a source from the official list of approved sources. If you would like to contribute to the list, please do so in the suggestions section.
    Dismiss Notice
  3. Come join the RP Section for the monthly world (universe?) creation contest. This month's theme is space opera.

    So charge the hyperdrive, power up the plasma cannons, and set sail for new worlds!
    Dismiss Notice
  4. Check out the NF Awards! Nominate your favorite posters!
    Dismiss Notice
  5. The World Cup is about to begin, which means it’s time to start proudly repping your country. We’ve created a special new feature for you guys exclusively for this big event! Click here to learn more!!
    Dismiss Notice
  6. Check out the latest Newsletter!

    Click here
    Dismiss Notice
  7. The future of the Cafe Subsections is up to you. Vote here to make your voice heard!"

    Click here
    Dismiss Notice

North Korea warns US as it suspends South Korea talks over military drills

Discussion in 'The NF Café' started by RemChu, May 15, 2018.

  1. RemChu †Karma†

    Messages:
    42,053
    Likes Received:
    841
    Trophy Points:
    1,468
    Reputation:
    Catdank Faction:
     
    Tags:
  2. HolyHands Let me touch you

    Messages:
    1,792
    Likes Received:
    124
    Trophy Points:
    339
    Reputation:
    It's bad timing to have a military drill meant to prepare for a war with the same country you're trying to make peace with. Dunno if this will really hurt relations in the long run though.
     
  3. RemChu †Karma†

    Messages:
    42,053
    Likes Received:
    841
    Trophy Points:
    1,468
    Reputation:
    Catdank Faction:
    It's a regularly scheduled yearly drill. NK is aware of it too. Nk is just bipolar.

     
    Last edited: May 15, 2018
  4. Mider T VM Rapist

    Messages:
    71,299
    Likes Received:
    1,221
    Trophy Points:
    2,219
    Reputation:
    These drills are more than just yearly they're like quarterly.
     
  5. RemChu †Karma†

    Messages:
    42,053
    Likes Received:
    841
    Trophy Points:
    1,468
    Reputation:
    Catdank Faction:
    I was thinking this morning, would be better if NK just didn't exist.

    Looks like Kim thinks so too!
     
  6. mr_shadow Minister of State Security Moderator

    Messages:
    25,250
    Likes Received:
    1,123
    Trophy Points:
    1,268
    Reputation:
    Flag:
    Sweden
    Do not wrestle a tiger
    Do not plunge in the stream
    Know but one thing
    Know only this thing
    To quake and to tremble
    As if facing a chasm
    As if treading on ice.

    - The Book of Poetry (~500 BC)
     
  7. Mider T VM Rapist

    Messages:
    71,299
    Likes Received:
    1,221
    Trophy Points:
    2,219
    Reputation:
    Terrible prose.
     
  8. Drake WORK MAKES YOU FREE

    Messages:
    2,986
    Likes Received:
    172
    Trophy Points:
    243
    Reputation:
    Did North Korea say that they would suspend talks if they saw the US and South Korea drilling beforehand? If not, then they have no right to bitch about this. Also, if North Korea really does want to seek peace with the US and South Korea, then there is even more reason why they shouldn't be so upset.

    The onus is on North Korea to show that they are not going to be the insane, violent, criminal regime that they have been since their inception. Until then, I don't see a problem with continuing these drills.
     
  9. Cardboard Tube Knight Medic! Oh wait that is me

    Messages:
    57,739
    Likes Received:
    228
    Trophy Points:
    1,468
    Reputation:
    They’re playing Trump. He needs a win and was celebrating about how he did something that no other President has. Yeah, get played super hard by multiple foreign powers.
     
  10. makeoutparadise I will have my revenge

    Messages:
    11,655
    Likes Received:
    282
    Trophy Points:
    664
    Reputation:
    Catdank Faction:

    Dat nobel peace prize :gar
     
  11. Atlas .

    Messages:
    6,678
    Likes Received:
    206
    Trophy Points:
    243
    Reputation:
    Flag:
    Germany
    Wow, totally didn't see this coming.
     
  12. Mider T VM Rapist

    Messages:
    71,299
    Likes Received:
    1,221
    Trophy Points:
    2,219
    Reputation:
    Already posted brah.
     
  13. makeoutparadise I will have my revenge

    Messages:
    11,655
    Likes Received:
    282
    Trophy Points:
    664
    Reputation:
    Catdank Faction:
    Nooooooo
     
  14. makeoutparadise I will have my revenge

    Messages:
    11,655
    Likes Received:
    282
    Trophy Points:
    664
    Reputation:
    Catdank Faction:
    Oh! Zhongzi please!
    Do not climb our border wall
    Do not steal the jobs that we have created
    Its not that I mind about the jobs
    But Im afraid of drugs and crime
    You are dear to me Zhongzi
    But what will voters say?
    Of that I am afraid indeed
    -Odes of Trump (Qing dynasty)
     
  15. Mbxx Administrator

    Messages:
    1,733
    Likes Received:
    156
    Trophy Points:
    338
    Reputation:
    I like to point to my post (some days back, in regards to the Iran deal).

    -------
    The same goes for North Korea. I think its all just a show and somehow funny. Just think about it. Now after "rocket man" got the bomb, he wants to make a deal. For how long ? Isn't that the cat and mice play we saw for the last 30 years ? And why funny ... making "deals" with a dictator ?
    ....
    Moreover these kinds of "forced deals" might end up more brittle then it looks currently.
    -------

    I totally saw it coming :)

    (yes, I am a smartass)
     
    Last edited: May 15, 2018
  16. Eros オカマ

    Messages:
    12,854
    Likes Received:
    983
    Trophy Points:
    694
    Reputation:
    Flag:
    Switzerland, Sweden, Spain, Portugal, Iceland, Germany, France, England, Denmark, Belgium, Brazil, Argentina, Japan, Australia, Mexico
    Catdank Faction:
    Being responsible for a nuclear war on the Korean peninsula would accomplish that. :blobglare
     
  17. Catalyst75 Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    14,371
    Likes Received:
    1,211
    Trophy Points:
    1,018
    Reputation:
    Speaking of nukes:



    Lose or lose (there's no winning here, just different levels of losing), Trump is not going to come out unscathed by this. Most likely humiliated after all his bravado.
     
  18. Eros オカマ

    Messages:
    12,854
    Likes Received:
    983
    Trophy Points:
    694
    Reputation:
    Flag:
    Switzerland, Sweden, Spain, Portugal, Iceland, Germany, France, England, Denmark, Belgium, Brazil, Argentina, Japan, Australia, Mexico
    Catdank Faction:
    Then I suppose it may end up being a situation in which the only long-term solution is South Korea being armed with nukes as well, which is really not a good solution at all.
     
  19. Alibaba Saluja Sindria Kingdom

    Messages:
    1,396
    Likes Received:
    15
    Trophy Points:
    213
    Reputation:
    Source:
     
  20. Hitt Never ending sea of disappoint

    Messages:
    6,484
    Likes Received:
    317
    Trophy Points:
    364
    Reputation:
  21. HolyHands Let me touch you

    Messages:
    1,792
    Likes Received:
    124
    Trophy Points:
    339
    Reputation:
    NK isn't giving up its nukes without something major in return. That shouldn't be a surprise to anyone. They aren't going to trust the US unless they provide a 100% guarantee that they won't try to topple NK sometime in the future.
     
  22. EJ palace

    Messages:
    33,591
    Likes Received:
    920
    Trophy Points:
    1,469
    Reputation:
    they have no incentive towards abandoning their nukes. the history of the US involving Korea, Iraq, Afghanistan, and Libya is a basis for them not to trust the US government in their eyes.
     
  23. Hitt Never ending sea of disappoint

    Messages:
    6,484
    Likes Received:
    317
    Trophy Points:
    364
    Reputation:
    This is a victory for NK regardless of what happens. There's a reason no other administration wanted to meet him face to face...it's a concession in and of itself, and it feeds NK's propaganda machine. They can spin this as him facing the demon Trump down and telling him to go fuck himself and prepare for annihilation, even if the talks break down.
     
    • Agree Agree x 1
    • Funny Funny x 1
    • List
  24. mr_shadow Minister of State Security Moderator

    Messages:
    25,250
    Likes Received:
    1,123
    Trophy Points:
    1,268
    Reputation:
    Flag:
    Sweden
    Still the only way you're going to get anywhere on NK is by having the people who actually have the authority to make decisions talk directly to each other.

    The North Korean ambassador to Sweden meeting the American ambassador to Sweden in some Stockholm café, like they've been doing before, will not result in any binding agreements because an ambassador does not have the clout to promise their country will give up nukes/withdraw troops. Only the Commanders-in-Chief of the two countries can make those decisions.

     
  25. Cardboard Tube Knight Medic! Oh wait that is me

    Messages:
    57,739
    Likes Received:
    228
    Trophy Points:
    1,468
    Reputation:
    Trump got too cocky. Just in time for those primaries.
     
  26. Drake WORK MAKES YOU FREE

    Messages:
    2,986
    Likes Received:
    172
    Trophy Points:
    243
    Reputation:
    While I do agree that it would be stupid (from North Korea's perspective) to give up their nukes, I'm pretty sure they outright said that they would be willing to completely denuclearize, even if the US didn't leave the Korean peninsula. They're going back on their word here and therefore they're also the ones who can't be trusted in negotiations.
     
    • Optimistic Optimistic x 1
    • List
  27. Mbxx Administrator

    Messages:
    1,733
    Likes Received:
    156
    Trophy Points:
    338
    Reputation:
    Nah... here comes the beauty of it. Who said "willing to completely denuclearize" means the same for Kim ?

    You see, I really doubt he wanted to give up his nukes.

    The reality is simple. There are no good options and the mess is pilling up. But lets wait and see.
     
  28. Drake WORK MAKES YOU FREE

    Messages:
    2,986
    Likes Received:
    172
    Trophy Points:
    243
    Reputation:
    I mean... Even he's well aware of what those words mean to the international community. There was no ambiguity about it.

    Same, which is why I was surprised when he said that originally and assumed it was either a massive misstep or that he was lying and it was too good to be true.
     
  29. mr_shadow Minister of State Security Moderator

    Messages:
    25,250
    Likes Received:
    1,123
    Trophy Points:
    1,268
    Reputation:
    Flag:
    Sweden
  30. Alibaba Saluja Sindria Kingdom

    Messages:
    1,396
    Likes Received:
    15
    Trophy Points:
    213
    Reputation:
    The nukes are a 100% guarantee against US invasion.

    Anyway why would NK develop nukes and then give them up?
     

Share This Page

Loading...