Хватит разговоров: пора думать

9 октября 2006 г. запомнится надолго. Северная Корея, возможно, взорвала ядерную бомбу. Было ли это неудачное испытание? Будущее может дать ответ, но политические последствия очевидны, а резонанс значителен.

Во-первых, международного давления, возглавляемого США, Китаем, Россией и Японией, было недостаточно для того, чтобы разубедить Северную Корею не делать данного рокового шага. Ужасная диктатура, режим без будущего и карлик по меркам мировой политики проигнорировал мировых великанов. Возникло справедливое негодование, повсюду слышны призывы к введению санкций.

Но будут ли эффективны санкции, направленные против режима, чьей целью является выживание посредством самоизоляции, режима, который без колебаний безжалостно приносит в жертву свой народ? Да и может ли Китай позволить ввести решительные санкции против своего соседа – режима, борющегося за выживание, оснащённого ядерным оружием и ракетами, где существует колоссальная гуманитарная катастрофа среди населения? Насколько оправданными и эффективными могут быть санкции?

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