President Obama quietly won a huge foreign policy victory in North Korea yesterday

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Despite little attention in the mainstream media – one of George W. Bush’s three “Axis of Evil” nations, North Korea, announced it would suspend its uranium enrichment program in exchange for food aid from the United States. The new leader of North Korea, Kim Jong-un also agreed to suspend any future nuclear and missile tests.
So without one U.S. soldier deployed, without one missile launched, without one airstrike, President Obama did something George W. Bush couldn't do in 8 years. It just goes to show that carrots, like food aid and building schools, are almost always more effective than sticks like tanks and jet fighters.

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Having thier Leader dead certainly helps more then any Carrots

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So couple of years have past since B.O. "quietly" took his victory lap for that.

Been kinda quiet about it .... don't see any follow up on it ... How'd that work out?

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We have had troops deployed in South Korea since the early Fifties. It is about 25,000 at present. Gauranty that we also have subs sitting off of the North Korean coast. Full time satellites trained on North Korea. Plenty of money is spent on South Korea. I worked there several times since 1990. South Korea has a booming middle class. Booming economy. Super infrastructure. Exports tons of goods to the USA.

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I give Dennis Rodman all the credit!

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