18. "RE: I've read the Grand Failure by Brezinski..." In response to In response to 15
>Basically we knew they had hard times with the famine, and >without Soviet help. So we told 'em, hey if ya'll go 'head >and cease making Nuclear Energy to meet your energy concerns >we'll give ya'll all the energy you need.
The policy really had to do with nuclear weapons rather than energy per se. Basically we wanted them to shut down their nuclear reactors, which they were using to produce weapons-grade plutonium, and in exchange we agreed to supply them with their energy needs. In addition to giving them oil we agreed to build two light-water nuclear reactors, which are much more difficult to use to produce weapons-grade nuclear material than the reactors they have.
They lied too - they agreed to stop developing nuclear weapons, when they were secretly developing enriched uranium the whole time. No honor among theives I guess.
>We aint gave them not near 25% of what we promised. Now, >they got a FAMINE on they hands already so ole Kimmy aint >trying to hear that folk have to go without power AND food.
I think we gave them the oil we promised, but we stalled on the reactors after they started bugging out with test-firing missiles over Japan and shit. As for the famine, ole Kimmy was pouring money into his military, developing missiles and nukes and whatnot, while his people starved - he don't give a damn about his people going without food or power as long as his army remains strong.
>All they really got going for them over there is a good >sized standing army, and a not TOO shabby military complex. > >so, he said eff it. If ya'll won't help us with Oil then we >making some Nuclear Energy. It's cheap and we need it. > >We told them NO. Clinton said: NO!
That's not what Clinton said no to; Clinton said no when they started processing spent fuel rods into weapons-grade plutonium.
>Bush said: Hell NO!
And Bush said hell no to the enriched uranium, which they were developing for weapons, not energy production.
>Kimmy said eff u. >1.) you don't keep your promises. >2.) you donp't like us and we don't like you. >3.) you more worried about China's economy than us.
Kimmy didn't care about promises cuz he was breaking them himself from jump. What he really said eff u to was us telling him that he couldn't have nukes: when we confronted them with evidence that they were secretly developing enriched uranium, they basically said yeah so what u gonna do about it? And we started sabre-rattling, and they said eff it, kicked out the international nuclear inspectors from their reactors/enrichment facilities and started processing plutonium again. He was intent on getting nukes one way or the other.
>China is backing off cus they busy buying IBM and buying up >City debt here in the states. If they rock the boat they >will face tariffs that they can't afford to mess with in >this stage of their economic "growth".
Yeah China's not trying to fight N. Korea's battles at this point, they got bigger fish to fry.
>So, N. Korea is on it's own. It figures it has no choice, >so it not only makes Nuclear Energy but starts a weopons >program to defend their right to make Nuclear Energy.
No, their weapons program is to defend their right to remain a crazy Stalinist dystopia.
>SO...now we got an issue. Are we gonna let China in on the >Energy game? of course not.
I'm not following.
>We are fighting with Russia >right now to make sure only Western Europe and the US has >control over the world's energy.
Yeah, but we ain't actually going to war with them.
>Hell, Russia lost out when we went into Bahgdad. They lost >ALOT of doe,
>and when we stopped Iraq from all that Euro >talk Britain needed us more than ever cus all of that >infrastructure and stuff in the region after we go to war >with Jordan, Syria, Iran, etc will be based on US dollars.
So why does Britain need us for that? They're not on the Euro.
And we're not going to war with Jordan. Iran and maybe Syria we might bomb though.
>Which frankly, the US Dollar NEEDS right now, cus the dollar >is falling quite rapidly to the Euro, and China is Coming >UP.
>If Japan ever gets over that contagion issue from back in >'98 we can be in some real trouble economically- like the US >will be in SERIOUS trouble. The type of trouble that >changes world status.
Japan's economy had serious problems already, the contagion shit wasn't what caused that.
>So, we over there in the Middle East, we shipping folk off >to N. Korea (if you know specialist in the Military they'll >tell ya they gearing up for N. korea). It's weird to watch >it all go down.
We ain't doing jack to North Korea.
>Only alternative is to beat it in the marketplace. > >but how?
You mean alternative energy and stuff like that?
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