Basically I suppose the difference could be seen as Foreign Intervention vs Domestic Intervention. I.e war vs peace. The neo-con view is very much in the war bracket that you have to bomb your way to peace. Peace through superior fire power. While the left believes you can walk to change the world and that war is never justified and never will bring change to a country. But looking at the documentary "the children of
The power in protest lies in the morality of the people in power. i.e. That if 1000s march the government will not fire repeatedly on the people and will listen. Also that the government is open to foreign criticism that if they do fire that the international condemnation will be deafening and the government will be forced to act. The reason why the orange revolution worked in
In recent years 3 million have died of hunger in North Korea. Yet the government has not asked for help. A government that is willing to turn a blind eye to the deaths of millions would think little about ordering the deaths of protestors.
So the only option left is the military option is the Neo-Con option regime change by force. So who is going to do it. Previously one of the big obstacles to doing this was
But taking down
North Koreahas the world's fourth-largest armed force with more than 1.2 million active-duty personnel and more than 5 million in reserves, said. More than 70 percent of its active duty combat forces are deployed within 50 miles of the demilitarized zone (DMZ) that divides Bell North Koreafrom , he said. South Korea
The North's 100,000-man special operations forces are the world's largest and are well funded,
said. "Tough, well trained, and profoundly loyal, these forces are engaged in strategic reconnaissance and illicit activities in support of the regime," the general said. Bell
What North Korea's military lacks in quality, it makes up for in quantity: with more than 1,600 aircraft, 700 ships and the world's largest submarine fleet, Pyongyang is capable of launching operations against the Republic of Korea and other nations in the region with little or no warning, Bell said.
But remember that
So basically the choice for saving the lives of the children in the documentary is pound the tools of repression that Kim Jong-il uses with Migs and F-16s or we can light some candles on