Waiting for the adults to show up - North Korea

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Riffing on my last post - Newsweek has this:

North Korea to Talk to Biden On Own Terms: 'Power for Power, Goodwill for Goodwill'
North Korea has confirmed it has been dodging the calls of President Joe Biden's administration, dismissing the overture as pointless unless the new U.S. leadership planned a substantive policy shift.

"The U.S. has tried to contact us since mid-February through several routes including New York," North Korean First Vice Minister Choe Son Hui said in a statement carried Wednesday by the official Korean Central News Agency. "It recently requested to contact us by sending e-mails and telephone messages via various routes. Even in the evening before the joint military drill it sent a message imploring us to respond to its request through a third country."

"But we don't think there is need to respond to the U.S. delaying-time trick again," Choe said. "We have already declared our stand that no DPRK-U.S. contact and dialogue of any kind can be possible unless the U.S. rolls back its hostile policy towards the DPRK. Therefore, we will disregard such an attempt of the U.S. in the future, too."

Heh - they want concessions first before they even come to the table.  They would not posture like this if they were not already expecting the Biden administration to comply. The Norks recognize weakness just like anyone else. They are expecting Biden to fold like a wet napkin and give them whatever they want - in the interests of world peace and all that good stuff...

Senile old fool and I am not talking about Leader Kim.

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