What do Iran and North Korea and Israel all have in common? They hate it when America doesn’t pay attention!
North Korea in particular seems willing to do anything to get our attention, even start a nuclear war. The Un – Kim Jung Un – was noisy, noisy, noisy and has now stopped for a bit. Perhaps he got more attention than he wanted, giving the US and China something to agree on. Mayhap his generals also got his attention. I loved the way the South Koreans didn’t even get worried when he was at his most outrageous – and scary, to the rest of us. They understood this attention thing.
I wonder why he doesn’t just take care of his own people, making possible happy and prosperous lives, instead of allowing hungry and mal-nourished kids to grow up into hungry adults. Who will, one day, in this interconnected world, make the right connections and create their own vision. Sooner rather than later, I expect.