North Korea's Nuclear Shakedown: North Korea Agrees to Dismantle Its Nuclear Program in Exchange for Massive Foreign Aid, Proving That Bad Behavior Is the Ticket to U.S. Taxpayer Dollars
Behreandt, Dennis, Mass, Warren, The New American
In his 2002 State of the Union Address, President Bush warned of the dangers presented by an "axis of evil." He identified three regimes: Iran, Iraq, and North Korea. Of the latter the president warned: "North Korea is a regime arming with missiles and weapons of mass destruction, while starving its citizens." And the State Department, while noting that the communist regime of Kim Jong-Il "is not known to have sponsored any terrorist acts since the bombing of a Korean Airlines flight in 1987," has nevertheless continued to list North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism.
That presumably means we should not accommodate the North Korea regime--nor should anyone else--according to a policy articulated by President Bush himself in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. "Every nation, in every region, now has a decision to make. Either you are with us, or you are with the terrorists," President Bush said to applause in his address to a joint session of Congress on September 20, 2001. "From this day forward, any nation that continues to harbor or …
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Publication information: Article title: North Korea's Nuclear Shakedown: North Korea Agrees to Dismantle Its Nuclear Program in Exchange for Massive Foreign Aid, Proving That Bad Behavior Is the Ticket to U.S. Taxpayer Dollars. Contributors: Behreandt, Dennis - Author, Mass, Warren - Author. Magazine title: The New American. Volume: 23. Issue: 6 Publication date: March 19, 2007. Page number: 19+. © 2009 American Opinion Publishing, Inc. COPYRIGHT 2007 Gale Group.
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