Kerry says China willing to pressure North Korea on nuclear plans

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CherokeeSam wrote:

There are two things the Chinese politicians do not like. 1. Tall people 2. John Kerry. But then, most of us don’t like him either.

Feb 14, 2014 4:39am EST  --  Report as abuse
DrewLunn wrote:

“”The United States is not a party in the South China Sea dispute, and should … be careful in its words and actions, and do more that will benefit true peace and stability in the region rather than the opposite,”

This is the USA, and China never has and never will give us direction. There’s a world war brewing, and if you can’t see it, you’re blind. China/Russia/North Korea are all pushing the limits, and need to be put in their place before they come knocking on our door.

Feb 14, 2014 5:18am EST  --  Report as abuse
CherokeeSam wrote:

Seriously, it’s more about personality. The Chinese easily take offense when they are questioned as to their expertise in political matters. They also know Kerry is just a mouthpiece and has no real authority. They become irritated when we run to them every time North Korea does something, then, they have to deal with that Lunatic Kim Jung Un. Then, Kerry has the utter audacity to go to these people and criticize them and their efforts.

Feb 14, 2014 5:32am EST  --  Report as abuse
CherokeeSam wrote:

And, “willing” doesn’t mean they will.

Feb 14, 2014 7:52am EST  --  Report as abuse
riposte wrote:

Kerry always says something, while looking in the mirror…nothing ever happens..

Feb 14, 2014 8:07am EST  --  Report as abuse
riposte wrote:

one thing Kerry and the Chinese luv to do ..is play with words…in the end, they have some wine, shake hands…nothing gets done…we spend many millions on kerrys’ entourage….

Feb 14, 2014 8:19am EST  --  Report as abuse
CherokeeSam wrote:

@riposte-
You’re right. And you know what they say about people who do the same thing over and over again expecting a different result.

Feb 14, 2014 8:36am EST  --  Report as abuse
willich6 wrote:

The guy is a ‘lame duck’ Sec of State, working for a ‘lame duck’ prez.. Nothing will come of this; the Chinese will only deal with someone who speaks from a position of strength; Kerry and obama don’t have one – hence pretty words, lots of money spent sending kerry around the world; No Actions..

Feb 14, 2014 8:43am EST  --  Report as abuse
WestFlorida wrote:

Good luck since the NoKs have just executed everyone even remotely connected with Chinese influence. Most were shot, others sent to concentration camps. What “influence” could China possibly have? The only way to reform the NoKs is to attack it militarily, crush its army, occupy its territory, and put the regime on trial for crimes against humanity, and liberate the concentration camps. If no one is willing to do that, then the situation will continue. The reality is that everyone feels sorry for the North Korean people to be living under this Stalin-like cult of personality, a hereditary communist monarchy, but it is not worth spilling even one drop of blood to help them.

Feb 14, 2014 8:46am EST  --  Report as abuse
WestFlorida wrote:

Good luck since the NoKs have just executed everyone even remotely connected with Chinese influence. Most were shot, others sent to concentration camps. What “influence” could China possibly have? The only way to reform the NoKs is to attack it militarily, crush its army, occupy its territory, and put the regime on trial for crimes against humanity, and liberate the concentration camps. If no one is willing to do that, then the situation will continue. The reality is that everyone feels sorry for the North Korean people to be living under this Stalin-like cult of personality, a hereditary communist monarchy, but it is not worth spilling even one drop of blood to help them.

Feb 14, 2014 8:46am EST  --  Report as abuse
pbgd wrote:

China really has no “long and historical and cultural and common history” with North Korea which for centuries cut itself off China so totally that the Chinese referred to it as the “hermit kingdom”. Moreover, it is divided from China by huge mountains. The Japanese, on the other hand, have occupied Korea twice in its history. After the Korean war, the North became a satellite of Soviet Russia, NOT of China.

Feb 14, 2014 8:54am EST  --  Report as abuse
JustASec wrote:

The US has no credible deterrent to China (outside of military posturing) as long as it continues to let China control the pursestrings. The liberal policy of running up the national debt and orrowing from China to finance it is disastrous, and this outcome could have been predicted.

Feb 14, 2014 9:27am EST  --  Report as abuse
simbaji wrote:

Why are we worrying about a country that has been openly developing nuclear warheads and actively threatening the US and others, when there is still a country out there that is on the verge (for decades now) of making it’s first nuclear weapon? Hopefully all the developments of North Korea don’t take our eye off the real threat – Iran.

//edit end sarcasm

Feb 14, 2014 10:04am EST  --  Report as abuse
dixiedog44 wrote:

The brilliant statesman, “Doofus Lurch” Kerry, is attempting to follow up his wildly successful negotiations with Iran with another example of why he was chosen to succeed another brilliant sec state, “Who cares…” Clinton.

Feb 14, 2014 10:11am EST  --  Report as abuse
man1234567 wrote:

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Feb 14, 2014 10:14am EST  --  Report as abuse
man1234567 wrote:

تحذير قد تكون مراقب
هل تستخدم امريكا و اسرائيل الانترنت بمواقعه ( يوتيوب, فيس بوك, تويتر,غرف الشات..) للتجسس!
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why they ask for ur name,age,gender,occupation,place of work,ur mobile number………….ect, can they use these informations in a way that may harm you?!!!!!!!!!!!?!?!?!?!??!!?

Feb 14, 2014 10:14am EST  --  Report as abuse
man1234567 wrote:

تحذير قد تكون مراقب
هل تستخدم امريكا و اسرائيل الانترنت بمواقعه ( يوتيوب, فيس بوك, تويتر,غرف الشات..) للتجسس!
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why they ask for ur name,age,gender,occupation,place of work,ur mobile number………….ect, can they use these informations in a way that may harm you?!!!!!!!!!!!?!?!?!?!??!!?

Feb 14, 2014 10:14am EST  --  Report as abuse
man1234567 wrote:

تحذير قد تكون مراقب
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why they ask for ur name,age,gender,occupation,place of work,ur mobile number………….ect, can they use these informations in a way that may harm you?!!!!!!!!!!!?!?!?!?!??!!?

Feb 14, 2014 10:14am EST  --  Report as abuse
dixiedog44 wrote:

Maybe Kerry can pretend to be a has-been basketball player and get drunk and sing “Happy Birthday”. That “basketball diplomacy” sojourn to NK has been the one bright spot in our diplomacy in the last six years. The runner-up in the category is “Who cares …” Clinton’s Benghazi debacle.

Feb 14, 2014 10:21am EST  --  Report as abuse
dixiedog44 wrote:

Maybe Kerry can pretend to be a has-been basketball player and get drunk and sing “Happy Birthday”. That “basketball diplomacy” sojourn to NK has been the one bright spot in our diplomacy in the last six years. The runner-up in the category is “Who cares …” Clinton’s Benghazi debacle.

Feb 14, 2014 10:21am EST  --  Report as abuse
dixiedog44 wrote:

Heh… Heh, heh, heh… Iran’s scam worked on doofus John, so why not pull another fast one on him? These American diplomats are such fun!

Feb 14, 2014 10:25am EST  --  Report as abuse
riposte wrote:

cherokee…i wonder if they ever ran around in a maze, that never reached an end..that is what their talks remind me of….still talking, still running.. at tax payers expense

Feb 14, 2014 11:35am EST  --  Report as abuse
riposte wrote:

dixie, if kerry ever went to north korea, they would throw him in jail for being tooooo long winded and boringgggggggggg..thats an idea, im for kerry trying his diplomacy in North korea

Feb 14, 2014 11:38am EST  --  Report as abuse
freeokinawa wrote:

China should tell Kerry Philippines steal Kalayaan Islands under terra nullis pretext in May 1956 when Philippines knows China then under R O C Koumintang in 1946 exert sovereignty over the islands in the Spratlys. How can Philippines not know and allow terra nullis excuse? Marker stones were planted on the islands.

Philippines in cahoot with Tomas Cloma her citizen cook up a terra nullis scheme and steal the islands there but was forced to give up just a few months later in Sept 1956 the biggest Itu Aba/Taiping island under Taiwan ROC control today. Tomas Cloma cleverly sell for One Peso to Philippines government instead of returning to R O C

Since China is successor of ROC, China have claim over the Spratlys and thus the 200 miles EEZ around Taiping Island. Philippines thus fish illegally around Kalayaan Islands and elsewhere.

The reason is Spratlys is a GROUP of similar featured islands INSEPARABLE from one another, so establishing sovereignty over the major Taiping Island is the same as sovereignty over the Whole Spratlys.

Feb 14, 2014 12:05pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Trichiurus wrote:

The Chinese government talks out of both sides of it mouth, while Kerry perceives with a half a brain and a liberal hearing-aid.

Feb 14, 2014 1:52pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Butch_from_PA wrote:

Hate to sound like a broken record, however why are the world leaders not going after states like Pakistan and Israel to negotiate nuclear disarmament? They are both unstable and full of radicals. These countries are just as dangerous as Korea when it comes to a ticking holocaust time bomb.

Israel has enough anti-ballistic missile defense systems to protect their borders. They do not need holocaust weapons. And from history – Israel is a very aggressive nation with a gun notch list of wars they started in their short history. There is a very very high likelihood they will be the second country to use nuclear weapons on civilians.

Feb 14, 2014 2:55pm EST  --  Report as abuse
sabrefencer wrote:

kerry says..kerry sayss…kerry saysss..kerry sayssss…snoozzzzzz

Feb 14, 2014 3:23pm EST  --  Report as abuse
mxxr wrote:

China will do what is in its best interests even if and especially if it annoys others. that is how it proclaims its power and status short of war. US influence not as before despite first in military power. Kerry a partner in Obama fantasyland diplomacy. Obama should spend greater effort in fixing domestic problems. as for NK it is a lost cause to till its own people revolt. then China will step in to clean up the mess.

Feb 14, 2014 5:20pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Pterosaur wrote:

Kerry is the clown sent out by Obama to entertain the East Asian leaders. LOL…

Feb 14, 2014 10:29pm EST  --  Report as abuse
mind_emergent wrote:

” “China will never allow chaos or war on the Korean Peninsula,” Wang said, according to China’s Foreign Ministry. ”

Spoken and written as though China has mastery over DPRK and indeed the whole Korean Peninsula.

” North Korea was raised during Kerry’s meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping, the Foreign Ministry said, with Xi “setting forth China’s stance”. It gave no other details. ”

Numerous observers have stated the DPRK regime could collapse quite suddenly. China and USA had better be talking about what happens in that eventuality …..

Feb 15, 2014 12:39am EST  --  Report as abuse
niko1010 wrote:

@CherokeeSam The are three things Chinese politicians do not like. The first two you mentioned. The third is visiting politicians with empty pockets.

Feb 15, 2014 1:00pm EST  --  Report as abuse
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