Comments: In pursuit of suitable deterrent

A selection of comments sent to us in response to Joshua Hergesheimer's editorial: In pursuit of suitable deterrent.

    Obviously the only thing needed to bring North Korea around was as for China to freeze their bank accounts just as the US had already done. No money and now North Korea is ready to talk again.

     

    There's nobody left to make large scale nuclear war with any longer. The big nukes are kept for one reason only, PAYBACK for the first terrorist country that is successful in delivering a "suitcase" nuke to the west.

    Mack Rogers, US

     

    In order to protect the world from nuclear weapons; there should be measures taken to prevent countries from starting projects to produce nuclear weapons. It is easy to prevent the construction of a nuclear weapon site, but it is not easy to destroy an up and running nuclear facility. The Security Council must have to apply serious punishment against any country attempting nuclear weapons.
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    bd al-Rahman Robleh, Somalia

    I have often heard the saying that the most deadly weapon an army has is not the weapons themselves, but the soldier - the human weapon. we can turn that around: the greatest force for peace is not the absence of weapons, but the presence of humans dedicated to peaceful methods and processes of conflict resolution and diplomacy. Peace will never be achieved among war-mongers, even if they are armed only with sticks and stones.
    Blue Pilgrim, US

    What exact hostile and provocative actions have the US taken against North Korea? Are three words spoken six years ago reason for a country to think we stand ready to invade?
    Ed Vance, US

    Does it not strike you a bit odd that a country that cannot even feed its starving population spends so much money on military technology?
    Ben, US

    SOURCE: Aljazeera


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