UN Votes Wednesday on Tough New North Korea Sanctions … The U.N. Security Council votes Wednesday on a resolution that would impose the toughest sanctions on North Korea in two decades. –AP
North Korea is the target of yet more negotiated sanctions and the mainstream media won’t provide many articles that question them.
The propaganda is thick here. North Korea fights no wars with its adversaries (though it is still technically at war with South Korea) and doesn’t target enemies with the sanctions it regularly undergoes.
Nonetheless, it is convenient to point fingers at North Korea, and in doing so distract the gaze of Western populations from the increasingly authoritarian positions of their own nation-states.
These latest sanctions are actually the result of North Korea’s determination to continue developing nuclear weapons, but given the world’s hostility, who can blame them?
In some sense the sanctions are a kind…