The launch appears to mark North Korea’s first provocation toward the United States (and US-friendly countries in the region) since US President Trump listed the DPRK as a country that supports terrorism. This is a peculiar interpretation to apply to the DPRK – as it is the US that has military bases all round North Korea (and across the world), and which has financed and trained the ISIS Islamo-fascist terrorists operating in the Middle East.
The Treaty primarily guarantees full military (and other assistance) to the other Contracting Party when the Contracting Party is in a State of War.
Encouraged by their US colonial masters – the South Korean Government has decided to disinter the Chinese remains and clear the ‘enemy war cemeteries’, so that the land space can be used to build luxury flats, house for the rich and exclusive hotels.
Stalin did not depart from Marxist-Leninism – but did have to apply this ideology during the most extraordinary of situations in the world. Similarly – Korean Juche – has nothing to do with the Soviet system – but is a unique Asian adaptation of Marxist-Leninism – perhaps involving a secular Confucian influence (hence the scholar’s brush). Whatever the case, the North Koreans have a right to self-defence and self-determination.
What many people do not understand is that the martial art of Tae Kwon Do that spread across the world after the Korean War (1950-1953)
Even the usually inaccurate and fake English language wikipedia entry dealing with North Korea’s Healthcare System had to acknowledge the bizarre nature of the WHO’s positive-negative verdict regarding North Korea! It is clear that the WHO wrote an entirely positive report about North Korea – before being forced by the US to ‘alter’ its findings to fit-in with that country’s negative view of any and all Communist countries.