Comments on: The hope and beauty of a North Korean stalemate http://blogs.reuters.com/ian-bremmer/2012/03/30/the-hope-and-beauty-of-a-north-korean-stalemate/ Fri, 05 Dec 2014 14:27:05 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: DifferentOne http://blogs.reuters.com/ian-bremmer/2012/03/30/the-hope-and-beauty-of-a-north-korean-stalemate/#comment-350 Sat, 31 Mar 2012 23:45:13 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/ian-bremmer/?p=296#comment-350 The author refers to “the boring passage of time that would allow [Obama] to push off the North Korean situation onto the Chinese.”

But how exactly? China has no motivation. They like the situation as it is. North Korea is not a threat to them.

China uses North Korea to threaten the world, so that China can have it’s own way.

It would be interesting to plot the belligerence of North Korea on a chart, to see if it increases when we push China to raise the value of their currency or respect human rights.

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