While the Party of Torture and Perverts has been busying itself with profiteering over the past several years in Iraq, one of the real looney-birds of modern times has moved steadily toward joining the Club . . . and may very well have detonated a nuclear bomb this week. For those interesed in a thorough, yet compact, summary of what's at stake right now in the wake of the recent developments, this article is as good as it gets.
The furor over Kim Jong Il’s missile tests and nuclear brinksmanship obscures the real threat: the prospect of North Korea’s catastrophic collapse. How the regime ends could determine the balance of power in Asia for decades. The likely winner? China.