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South Korean President Park
Geun-hye: Hoping for the best,
preparing for the worst

Telegraph [UK], by Harriet Alexander

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Posted By:Maryland_Patriot, 4/4/2013 4:00:53 PM

She came to power promising to usher in a new dawn in relations with North Korea. Park Geun-hye, who in February became the first female president of South Korea, was elected on the back of a campaign to establish "trustpolitik" – a break with the previous decades of hostilities, and a new emphasis on cooperation and confidence between the sworn enemies. Yet with the increasingly rabid rhetoric coming from Pyongyang, Ms Park will be considering putting her pacifist pledge aside. The North has dramatically ramped up its usually-bellicose statements, with the general staff of the North´s army warning last night

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: schnapps, 4/4/2013 4:42:24 PM     (No. 9259700)

Since the Norks have already labelled Geun-hye a political prostitute, let´s hope she puts her pacifist pledge aside and channels her inner Golda Meir before something bad happens.


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Reply 2 - Posted by: WIBadger, 4/4/2013 6:00:52 PM     (No. 9259809)

#1, I would prefer she channel Margaret Thatcher instead.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: schnapps, 4/4/2013 8:00:23 PM     (No. 9259973)

I chose Golda Meir because of similar circumstances. Her country was surrounded by enemies calling for the annihilation of her countrymen. She not only gave them the finger, but destroyed their air forces and a good chunk of their armies as well.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Coy860, 4/4/2013 8:04:44 PM     (No. 9259977)

Push a few buttons and viola, ONE Korea.

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