Cut off the kimchi – North Korea critical need for food
One thing that gets North Korean’s attention is linking the availability of food to nukes.
“Pyongyang at the time angrily vowed to never again take part in the six-party talks again, which linked ending North Korea's nuclear program with food and economic aid. So it was unclear today whether China had used its influence to change North Korea's view -- or if the U.S. and others would even want a return to the talks now. The Obama administration had as recently as last week said the talks could not resume until North Korea ended work on a newly-revealed, highly-sophisticated uranium enrichment facility.”
“U.S., South Korea begin military exercises, as China calls for emergency talks on North Korea
Washington Post Staff Writer
Sunday, November 28, 2010; 5:37 AM
SEOUL - South Korea and the United States on Sunday began joint naval exercises that will include live fire and bombing drills as hermetic North Korea deployed missiles close to the Yellow Sea and warned that it will turn the region into "a merciless shower of fire" if its territory is violated.”"