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War can be avoided, but further restraint needed: China Daily editorial [Copy link] 中文

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If ordering the missile strike on Syrian targets, dropping the "mother of all bombs" in Afghanistan, and assembling a war-ready armada off the Korean Peninsula were all meant to convey Donald Trump's message that things are different with him in the White House, what happened Saturday might well be Kim Jong-un's way of saying "message received".
Either because it chose to resort to a less provocat ...

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It is true, we cannot know if Kim chose a less detrimental form of protest.  It is good to read a realistic view of knowledge known rather than knowledge presumed, hoped for or despaired.

There is a chance.  Bullies often erupt on one hand while agreeing to negotiate with the other.  It would be good if US MOAB plus armed ship gave Kim pause to consider.  
Negotiations still need to be calm and primarily between China, Russia and North Korea, in my opinion.  US is a lightening rod to a smoldering war.

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