From a Chinese television spot-
He was deeply involved in six-nation talks aimed at persuading the North to give up its nuclear weapons and some have raised questions about why Pyongyang timed the nuclear test on the very day he was named for the prestigious UN post.
- Ban Ki-Moon next UN chief
Two: It has been often questioned (throughout Asia) that Kim Jong Il 'may' be (perhaps) in the last stages of terminal illness...On one hand, he claims to be forced to arm (to keep peace) as a 'defense posture' due to U.S. policies; on the other hand, holds the slightest concern for actions which will force the neighboring community to step closer to the boundaries of denuclearization...
mean war; Update: Japan imposes sanctions
Japan Maritime Self Defense Force Deployment
RIM-161 SM-3 (AEGIS Ballistic Missile Defense)
(Including -failed- long-range Taepodong-2)
-Given N. Korea's alliance with Iran...(and Iran's new and merging weaponry) All hope remains with 'intercept and defuse' capabilities...