“the last snarls of a dying dictatorship”

With the recent publication of secret US Embassy Cables by WikiLeaks, the largest ever release of confidential documents into the public domain, I began to wonder if US State Department and Chinese Embassy officials discussions on North Korea were included avidemux free german. Of course I wasn’t the only one.. The New York Times today published an excellent summation of super-secret discussions regarding North Korea speedtesten. It seems as though Andrew Lehren, contributing writer for The Times, pa roused through two decades of banter between Chinese, South Korean, and US officials regarding the “Black Hole of Asia”.  Lehren’s research into the cables indicates what I (and probably others) had already assumed to be true about North Korea; no one really knows what the hell those crazy bastards are up to clash royale kostenlos herunterladen für pc. As Lehren explains though, the secret communications are “long on educated guesses, and short on facts”.

“Because they are State Department documents, not intelligence reports, they do not include the most secret American assessments, or the American military’s plans in case North Korea disintegrates or lashes out.”

What I found to be one of the more interesting of these ‘guesstimations,’ was an assessment of a lunch between a top South Korean official and American ambassador, Kathleen Stephens.  The Korean official reportedly told Stephens that the North Korean regime would fall just a few years after the death of Kim Jong-il herunterladen.

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