South Korea offers aid to North

The S.Koreans actions are commendable.  The sinking of a warship was bad news, but their handling of North Korea, a paper tiger, means that war in Korea is much less likely. That removal of tension reminds me of when JFK used restraint with the Russians during the Cuban Missile Crisis. It still doesn’t rule out armed conflict between the US and N.Korea though, and it’s important to determine the consequences. Here’s a good visual on the economic picture of such a scenario:

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