Former NBA player screams and curses at CNN host during conversation about N. Korea.
In context, the actions and rhetoric of the North seem more defensive than aggressive.
President Obama tonight should chart a path toward nuclear disarmament.
At this time of great uncertainty, when the North Korean people have lost their leader, how we respond, or don’t respond, will make a big difference.
Consider the wise observations of Gene Matthews, who spent decades in Korea. He says Obama’s abysmal approach parallels Bush’s hard-line stance.
Over at Fox, they want war and starvation. And Obama’s joint military exercises may raise tensions.
This is not a time for war. It is a time for diplomacy. And disarmament, all around.
President Obama needs to pay attention to North Korea.
Just as Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was arriving in Asia this week, Pyongyang was threatening to test a long-range missile. That’s its way of saying, “Don’t ignore us!”