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December 23, 2017

North Korea Is Not a Threat to Humanity. The US and Its Allies Are Infinitely More Dangerous.

By Mark Taliano

North Korea, notes Prof. Michel Chossudovsky,[1] "was the only declared nuclear weapons state which voted YES at the UN General Assembly, in favor of the prohibition of nuclear weapons under Resolution L.41[2]"

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North Korea, notes Prof. Michel Chossudovsky,[1] "was the only declared nuclear weapons state which voted YES at the UN General Assembly, in favor of the prohibition of nuclear weapons under Resolution L.41[2]"

Whereas North Korea is a non-belligerent country, it is surrounded by Western forces which have threatened its very existence since the Korean War Armistice was signed in 1953.

Koreans understand that the threats to its very existence are credible. They do not underestimate President Trump's "Fire and Fury" threats, nor should they. The Korean War exacted a tremendous toll. Roughly 30% of North Korea's population perished beneath the bombs and bullets. Compare this, notes Chossudovsky, to World War Two, where .32% of the U.S population lost their lives.

Excerpts from Prof. Chossudovsky's presentation at New Vision Church in Hamilton, ON.

Past U.S deeds also lend credibility to the threats. According to the best available reports, the atomic bomb that the U.S dropped on Hiroshima alone exacted a terrible toll: about 150,000 casualties[3], mostly civilians. And this is a conservative figure.

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North Korea has every right to defend itself from the West's global war on humanity, yet the West, including Canada, has no right to impose its credible threats on North Korea and its peoples, or any other country.

North Korea is by no means an "outlier" by virtue of the fact that it possesses nuclear weapons. In addition to the 9 "declared" countries which possess nuclear weapons (U.S, France, Britain, Russia, India, Pakistan, China, Israel, North Korea), there are also "undeclared" nuclear states. Included in this list are Belgium, the Netherlands, Italy, Germany, and Turkey, all of which, notes Chossudovsky, have nuclear weapons (Made in America) under national command. Turkey has five times as many nuclear weapons as North Korea, while Belgium and the Netherlands together have about four times as many nuclear weapons as North Korea.

[Source: Hans M. Kristensen, Federation of American Scientists, presentation to Dutch and Belgian parliamentary committees, 2014.]

The threat of widespread nuclear war is more significant than we might imagine, and widespread nuclear war means the death of humanity.

Whereas the explosive power of the bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki was unprecedented, so-called "mini-nukes" today are as much as six times more powerful. Additionally, the likelihood that they might be deployed is underestimated. Not only are these"tactical nuclear weapons" deemed to be "conventional", but, according to the "Nuclear Posture Review"[4] they can be used in a "First Strike, Pre-emptive" capacity, and war theater commanders -- three or four star generals -- can make the decision to deploy them.

A fake pretext could easily be engineered to precipitate cataclysmic nuclear war. Bear in mind that all of the post 911 wars were sold to gullible publics on foundations of lies.

The blunt reality is that nobody wins a nuclear war. The criminal cabal pushing us towards the unthinkable apparently believes otherwise, but their anti-Life agendas could not possibly align with the informed will of the vast majority of humanity.

Notes

[1] Michel Chossudovsky, "Selected Articles: Nuclear Weapons: Tool for Perpetual Peace or Threat of Global Annihilation?" Global Research. 11 December, 2017. (https://www.globalresearch.ca/selected-articles-nuclear-weapons-tool-for-perpetual-peace-or-threat-of-global-annihilation/5622385) Accessed 21 December, 2017.

[2] "Full voting result on UN resolution L.41" ICAN, 27 October, 2016. (http://www.icanw.org/campaign-news/results/) Accessed 21 December, 2017.

[3] Children of the Atomic Bomb / A UCLA Physician's Eyewitness Report and Call to Save the World's Children." Updated, 10 October, 2007.(http://www.aasc.ucla.edu/cab/200708230009.html ) Accessed 21 December, 2017.

[4] Michel Chossudovsky, "The US Nuclear Option and the 'War on Terrorism.' " Global Research. 14 May, 2004. (http://globalresearch.ca/articles/CHO405A.html ) Accessed 21 December, 2017.

The original source of this article is Global Research

Copyright Mark Taliano, Global Research, 2017



Submitters Bio:

Mark Taliano is a Research Associate of the Centre for Research on Globalization (CRG) and the author of Voices from Syria, Global Research Publishers, 2017. Visit the author's website at https://www.marktaliano.net where this article was originally published.


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