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Published:November 23rd, 2010 14:29 EST

How Will Obama The Wimp Respond To North Korea's Deadly Aggression?

By Robert Paul Reyes

"Nations reacted swiftly Tuesday in condemning a North Korean artillery attack that South Korea said killed two marines and wounded 15 soldiers and civilians.


The strongest reaction came from South Korean President Lee Myung-bak, who ordered his military to punish North Korea "through action," not just words, the official Yonhap news agency said.

`The provocation this time can be regarded as an invasion of South Korean territory,` Lee said during a visit to the headquarters of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in central Seoul. `In particular, indiscriminate attacks on civilians are a grave matter.`

The United States also offered quick comment, with the White House saying it `strongly condemns` the `belligerent action` by North Korea."

CNN International

The UN is an impotent world organization with no might to back up its pronouncements. Whenever a nation or a terrorist organization commits an atrocity UN Chief Ban Ki-Moon quickly condemns it. In the almost four years that Ban has been in office he must have issued at least a hundred press releases condemning the actions of various and sundry rouge nations and terrorist groups.

The mighty United States and South Korea are doing a bad impression of Ban Ki-Moon with their condemnations of North Korea`s blatant aggression.

South Korea is a sovereign nation and South Korean President Lee Myung-bak shouldn`t wait for the tacit approval of the United States, he must quickly and decisively respond in kind.

This is the heaviest bombardments on South Korea since the Korean War ended in 1953, and it must not go unanswered.

America has almost 30,000 troops in South Korea, and with a wimp in the White House we will probably answer North Korea`s bloody aggression with stinging condemnations.

President Obama and UN Chief Ban should take their act on the road.

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