BINTANGNEWS.com –The British and the
US neocons view the North Korea crisis as a way of justifying the economic and
military encirclement of China for which
reason they do not genuinely seek a
solution to the issue, a political analyst says.
The current risk of
the outbreak of a nuclear war over North Korea stems
from the US previous acts of sabotage during the Bush and Obama
administrations, Mike Billington, an editor with the Executive Intelligence
Review, told Press TV in an interview on Tuesday.
Billington noted that
Moscow and Beijing are not in favor of a North Korea
in possession of nuclear arms that could set off a regional nuclear arms race.
Russia and China have
called for deescalation over the latest nuclear test by North Korea during an
emergency UN Security Council meeting.
reiterated that as long as Washington is threatening Pyongyang with war
and regime change, the Asian country has the right to stand its ground and not
give up its nuclear weapons “having in mind what happened to Iraq and
The commentator also pointed out that the new sanctions on
North Korea are actually targeted against Russia and China as “the US considers
any country doing business with North Korea an enemy,” calling the approach
“criminal and against international and US law.”
North Korea says it
will not give up on its nuclear deterrence unless Washington ends its hostile
policy toward the country and dissolves the US-led UN command in South Korea.***
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