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North and South Korea say they plan bid for 2032 Olympics

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Posted 9/22/18 , edited 9/22/18
This is very big news. Kim Jong Un is actually interested in long term cooperation with South Korea to try and get a "united Korea" Olympics bid going.

https://www.breitbart.com/news/north-and-south-korea-say-they-plan-bid-for-2032-olympics/

This is implying quite a bit. Part of hosting the Olympics is to have large numbers of foreigners come in and tour your country and view your culture. North Korea has traditionally been an isolated state which doesn't let in anyone unless the supreme leader wants you in. If North Korea doesn't want to be completely overshadowed by South Korea then they will have to let large numbers of foreigners into North Korea. Meaning something big is going to have to change in North Korea or they escort everyone with armed guards and make themselves look like morons, probably causing heads to roll afterwards.

Either way I hope this peace continues and this happens. It will be a dramatic change for the region if it happens.

Make this happen you three! ༼ つ ◕­_◕ ༽つ TAKE MY HIGH ENERGY


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Posted 9/22/18 , edited 9/23/18
What the heck does Trump have to do with North and South Korea’s continued cooperation for Olympic bids?
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mxdan wrote:

What the heck does Trump have to do with North and South Korea’s continued cooperation for Olympic bids?


Besides forcing North Korea's hand and starting the peace talks no other president (US or South Korean) has been able to accomplish for 65 years thusly creating an environment where such cooperation is even possible? Trump continues to have talks with Kim Jong Un and puts pressure on him to cooperate for a bright future.
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Bitch get in the tiny car

We gonna host the Olympics


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Posted 9/23/18 , edited 9/23/18

mxdan wrote:

What the heck does Trump have to do with North and South Korea’s continued cooperation for Olympic bids?


Try harder, maybe you can come up with some other more creative ways to ignore Kim just having said "this is entirely possible because of donald trump"....doesnt get much more unequivocal than that, except if....oh yeah, that whole "mockingbird-reality" thing again...
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mxdan wrote:

What the heck does Trump have to do with North and South Korea’s continued cooperation for Olympic bids?


Besides forcing North Korea's hand and starting the peace talks no other president (US or South Korean) has been able to accomplish for 65 years thusly creating an environment where such cooperation is even possible? Trump continues to have talks with Kim Jong Un and puts pressure on him to cooperate for a bright future.


Thats kind of a misrepresentation of what happened. Trump didn't "start the peace talks no other president has been able to accomplish", he held talks that previous presidents refused to hold. The reason previous presidents refused is because they stated that they would not hold talks until NK made a demonstrable commitment to denuclearization. The reason Trump did something that past presidents did not was not because of his skills as a negotiator or anything like that, it was because he lowered his standards and decided to have the talks first and work out the rest later.

This same idea holds true for ending the Korean War. North Korea wants to and it is the United States who have refused. If the Korean War is ended, it will largely be due to concessions by the United States (likely involving reducing their involvement in South Korea and significantly diluting their influence in Asia). While this will undoubtedly be sold as a huge win for Trump, it may not actually leave the US in a better positions and Trump's obsession with winning might lead us down a dangerous road.

So yes, the US has been important, but it is worth noting that very little has actually changed for the better, and North Korea is still demonstrating the same tendencies that they have been demonstrating for years.
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Thats kind of a misrepresentation of what happened. Trump didn't "start the peace talks no other president has been able to accomplish", he held talks that previous presidents refused to hold. The reason previous presidents refused is because they stated that they would not hold talks until NK made a demonstrable commitment to denuclearization. The reason Trump did something that past presidents did not was not because of his skills as a negotiator or anything like that, it was because he lowered his standards and decided to have the talks first and work out the rest later.

This same idea holds true for ending the Korean War. North Korea wants to and it is the United States who have refused. If the Korean War is ended, it will largely be due to concessions by the United States (likely involving reducing their involvement in South Korea and significantly diluting their influence in Asia). While this will undoubtedly be sold as a huge win for Trump, it may not actually leave the US in a better positions and Trump's obsession with winning might lead us down a dangerous road.

So yes, the US has been important, but it is worth noting that very little has actually changed for the better, and North Korea is still demonstrating the same tendencies that they have been demonstrating for years.


certain things need to happen in order for us to have always been at war with eastasia

funny how NK acts with no more clowns present...
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So yes, the US has been important, but it is worth noting that very little has actually changed for the better, and North Korea is still demonstrating the same tendencies that they have been demonstrating for years.


Pretty much. NK is still a brutal dictatorship. They're still committing huge human rights abuses. They're still likely pushing forward with their nuclear weapons program. The SK and US governments simply decided to start ignoring that.
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Posted 9/23/18 , edited 9/23/18
People still think North Korea is trustworthy? North Korea isn't afraid of Trump, just saying.
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People still think North Korea is trustworthy? North Korea isn't afraid of Trump, just saying.



Some of the pro-Trump forumers apparently think Trump's photo-op with Kim Jung Un means they aren't a threat anymore.
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Posted 9/23/18 , edited 9/23/18
So... we can pay more money to host olympics?

Where does that money go?

Towards the massive cocaine and stripper parties dolly Trump is hosting?
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Posted 9/24/18 , edited 9/24/18

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MonoDreams wrote:

People still think North Korea is trustworthy? North Korea isn't afraid of Trump, just saying.



Some of the pro-Trump forumers apparently think Trump's photo-op with Kim Jung Un means they aren't a threat anymore.


and some people think NK/SK peace is entirely because of NK & SK, despite after having just watched people type that, Kim comes out and says this is all possible because of trump

there's some aversion to believing things that dont coincide with one's worldviews, from some people here when evidence piles up, the eyes close and the hand goes out, its truly comical.
Posted 9/24/18 , edited 9/25/18
North isn't going to host it anyways.
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Posted 9/24/18 , edited 9/25/18
Kool does this mean the U S. Can finally end it's involvement in the korean war and recall the 40K plus us troops. God i hope so. Then we can also declair an end to WWII and withdraw the 100k plus troops we have in europe next. Let the koreans and europeans tend to their wars.
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