North Korean Weapons Program "Justified"
reports that North Korea feels justified in developing Nuclear Weapons:
SEOUL (AFP) - North Korea (news - web sites) has warned that South Korea's uranium enrichment experiment could fuel an arms race in northeast Asia, accusing the United States of practising "double standards."
"We view South Korea's uranium enrichment program as part of armament race in the Northeast Asian region," Han Song-Ryol, deputy chief of North Korea's mission to the United Nations (news - web sites), told South Korea's Yonhap News Agency Wednesday.
"It will be difficult to prevent the spread of armament race in the region due to the South's nuclear experiment."
Two facts that should come to mind immediately:
- North Korea has already been developing nuclear weapons for years, and has threatened South Korea and Japan many times before
- South Korea is a peaceful nation, that has some respect for the rights of its citizens; North Korea is an aggressive, communist dicatorship, which recognizes no rights and threatens the entire continent
Even if South Korea were developing a full nuclear weapons program, this would not justify any kind of weapons program from North Korea. A dictatorship has no right to self-defense; any nation which violates the rights of its citizens forfeits all claims to legitimacy and to any "rights". Any free nation has the right to invade such a country to liberate it and vanquish its government; and any free nation has the right to pre-emptively strike such a country in self-defense.
POSTED BY THE GENERAL AT 8:28 AM