• @TheEntity
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    575 days ago

    Oh hell no, we don’t need THREE major active conflicts!

  • @[email protected]
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    345 days ago

    “The situation at that time was that the DMZ was now overgrown with trees and the MDL mark was not clearly visible,” Lee said.

    “There was no road, and the (North Korean soldiers) were moving through the bushes, and we were observing (them) even before they got close to the MDL,” Lee said.

    “We believe that they did not intend to invade, considering that they immediately moved northward after the warning broadcasts and warning shots.”

  • @Fades
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    damn, where the marksmanship at?? Authoritarians everywhere getting brave and bold, almost time to remind them what happens when the rest of us pick up arms against the nazi/adjacent fucks

    • @[email protected]
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      13 days ago

      Last time we bombed them into the stone age. Maybe we send them back. It’s impressive they still have the balls I’ll give them that.

      • @[email protected]
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        12 days ago

        Huh, I wonder if murdering 20% of their population could inform their current hostility towards the US and its puppet states.

        Nah, must just be that they’re bad evil authoritarians who don’t like freedom democracy.

        • @[email protected]
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          12 days ago

          What if they really are just evil authoritarians who don’t like freedom and democracy? There is a reason they were bombed into the stone age in the first place. That reason is because they were evil communists who don’t like democracy. They messed with our “puppet state” and they found out quickly why it was a bad idea. The puppet state now prospers because democracy is the best.

      • @Cypher
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        -105 days ago

        Sure is compassionate of you to be concerned for the lives of men fighting to oppress their own people under a brutal dictatorship.

        • @[email protected]
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          145 days ago

          Yes, it is compassionate to oppose a war. Even if you personally don’t feel one side is human, you must understand that both sides are going to suffer massive casualties right?

          And even if you don’t consider either side human, you know we spend billions on keeping South Korea militarized right? We’re still paying for that war in rotting infrastructure and schools even if it’s not our blood being spilled.

          Then again, if I had a nickle for every time I heard someone extol how much they care for the Ukrainian people also say that the war is a wonderful way to kill Russians without spilling a drop of American blood, I’d be able to afford a house. I suspect that you don’t care about either side’s people or your own beyond how their lives can be spent to defend western hegemony.

          • @Cypher
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            -105 days ago

            Yes, it is compassionate to oppose a war.

            It is not compassionate to support a brutal dictatorship.

            Even if you personally don’t feel one side is human

            Nice strawman you started building, it’s a shame you stopped half way.

            And even if you don’t consider either side human

            Another half attempt at finishing your strawman?

            you know we spend billions

            You’re making a lot of assumptions here.

            keeping South Korea militarized right?

            If only they didn’t have a brutal dictatorship next door.

            We’re still paying

            Wrong.

            I suspect that you don’t care about either side’s people

            It only took you three paragraphs to complete your strawman! Congrats you did it.

            defend western hegemony.

            Cry about it tankie scum.

            • @Zahille7
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              35 days ago

              Opposing war doesn’t equate to supporting a dictator.

              You literally have no argument.

              • @SkyezOpen
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                34 days ago

                The user they’re replying to is a tankie. Dictator support is baked into the ideology.

              • @[email protected]
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                Allowing aggression to go unchecked is the opposite of opposing war - it literally encourages more.

                • @Zahille7
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                  35 days ago

                  Opposing war doesn’t necessarily equate to pacifism, either.

              • @[email protected]
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                25 days ago

                Yes it does, when the war you’re opposing is one intended to bring consequences to a dictator. Unopposed dictators continue to dictate and empower other dictators. You don’t stop a bully by turning the other cheek. That just gets you punched in both sides of the face. You stop a bully by bringing them consequences to their actions. When there are no consequences, the actions continue.

                If you’d like to read more about this, please check into the entirety of human history.

                • @Zahille7
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                  25 days ago

                  Literally nowhere in any of my responses have I alluded to me being an absolute pacifist. In fact, one of my replies implies that I’m not, I’m just against war (because, you know, it’s fucking atrocious for all involved), because you can absolutely oppose the act of war while still being down for some violence yourself.

              • @Cypher
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                05 days ago

                My argument is they should have been shot.

                The weak little dictator isn’t going to get into a shooting match with the South over a couple of dead soldiers.

                If you think they will then you know nothing of the history.

                • @Fedizen
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                  55 days ago

                  killing two soldiers doesn’t solve anything. They should invade north korea and fill it with a thousand McDonalds. Its the only way to restore freedom™

  • @Sgt_choke_n_stroke
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    -65 days ago

    If north Korea invades south Korea its not like they’re gonna kill any kids.

      • Zagorath
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        85 days ago

        I believe it’s a reference to Korea’s plummeting fertility rate, which currently sits at the lowest birth rate in the world, at less than 1 child per woman.

        • @Sgt_choke_n_stroke
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          -15 days ago

          Yea the fact that you had to spell that out is troubling in this community