1. they have nukes<quoted text>But why haven't we jumped in with both feet to help the North Koreans, since we were ostensibly in Iraq to 'spread Democracy' and 'save the women'??
2.China backs them
3. we really don't care about yellow folks, we need a nice juicy white villian as the bad guy, like in Bosnia.
For the record I sympathize immensely with the deprivations and cruelty the ordinary N. Koreans have to suffer and wish there was something to be done about it.
Why don't you ask Obama?