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Chat with David Pierson about North Korea

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David Pierson, a Business reporter in The Times' Beijing bureau, will be chatting with readers on Thursday at 4 p.m. PDT. Pierson had the opportunity to report from North Korea last weekend, a rare event for a Western journalist. Pierson's articles about the public introduction of Kim Jong Il's heir ran Saturday and Monday

Pierson, who has worked for The Times since 2000, has been in Beijing since May 2009. He'll be chatting with readers about his experiences in North Korea as well as in Beijing. Come back to latimes.com/readers to ask him your questions.

Photo: David Pierson. Credit: Los Angeles Times

 

 
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I don't understand this American obsession with "rogue nations." From where I stand, I see hypocrisy to a tee and contradictions galore. Iran, Nkorea (lately) have not invaded any countries for oil. We have plenty of nuclear weapons and are not afraid of using them on innocent civilians. We label their need to protect their citizens from real world bullies as "terrorists" and yet the terror comes from the nation bullying others into submission. If Truman was afraid of dropping the atomic bomb on NK back then when we used against Japan and NK didn't have one, what kind of rationale is there now that they do have them. One of these days we are going to bite more than we can chew and did I hear anybody say "Armagedon?"


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