North Korea's History Is Far More Complex Than 25 Years Of Aggression

Remigio Civitarese
Agosto 12, 2017

Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) speaks in Phoenix in January.

President Donald Trump and other USA leaders have hailed the sanctions plan as a path toward convincing North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un to abandon his weapons buildup. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un wants world recognition for his regime and the USA needs to stop backing him into a corner. "Well, he's acting more responsible than this guy", Congressman Keith Ellison said alluding to Trump during a gathering of online activists in Georgia.

He went on to urge the crowd that if they "don't want to get caught, deer-in-the-headlights", when missiles start flying that they should "call in North Korea immediately". I'd say, he's being incredibly irresponsible, and he's putting us in a situation where you could have an accidental launch.

In a short interview after the speech, Ellison dialed back the Kim-Trump comparison.

"I am concerned by reports that detainees are not receiving due legal process and are being held in inhumane conditions", Ojea Quintana said in a statement issued in Geneva. "It's tailor-made for somebody to misuse".

Although it's easy to focus on the last quarter-century of North Korean aggression - ushered in by all three Kim rulers - where we are today is very much a result of 70-plus years of historical dominoes. I mean, his rhetoric might make Kim Jong Un think that he needs to strike first. And so, what we need to do is try to tamper down this crisis. Michael Ahrens, the RNC's rapid-response director, sent the video of Ellison's comment to reporters, calling it "insane" and and challenging Democrats to respond.

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