Vladimir Tihonov, a South Korea expert at the
University of Oslo in Norway questioned the credibility of
the evidence and the motivation of President Lee Myung-Bak.
While announcing the evidence of the North
Korea attach were recovered, the data on the navigation route
and the communication record have never been made public,
witch brings more questions than answers. What are the proves
that the piece of the torpedo they retrieved is indeed from
the one that destroyed the warship? And if North Korean submarine
was able to sneak into the maritime territory of the South,
launch a torpedo attach at their warship then leave the area
without being noticed, how useless the Sough Korea’s naval
system must be!
Chinese Netizens also raised numerous questions
regarding the alleged evidence:
According to the photo image, the parts recovered
from the sea bed include the torpedo engine with the propeller
and the steering parts still linked to it. If this bomb was
powerful enough to tear the battleship into two, how come
its own delicate linkages were not damaged?
The current in that particular part of Yellow
Sea is said to be rather turbulent, which is why the warship
was found 6 kilometres away from where it sank, then how
come the little torpedo engine could still be located at
the site? And after two months? And with the handwriting
mark clearly visible?
At the moment, there are about 28,000 U.S.
troops stationed in South Korea and the public demand
for ending the military occupation has been mounting in
the recent years, which put President Lee in a extremely
difficult situation. He knew he had no chance to drive
away the Americans, and he also knew he had no chance to
be re-elected if he couldn't drive the Americans away.
But since the mysterious emergence of that
torpedo piece with a handwritten mark, all have changed.
President Lee can expect to be re-elected without
kicking U.S. forces out; President Obama will be able to
stay in South Korean beyond previously promised pull out
date in 2012 and without the need to hand over the wartime
military commanding power to the South Korean government
as discussed lately, and has a good prospect to sale American
missile defence system to Japan and South Korea amid the
so-called North Korean threat.
Who are the losers then?
The North Koreans will suffer economically.
And the South Korean tax payers will also suffer
economically since they need to keep footing the 60 percent
of the cost for the American occupation troops, and need
to save money to purchase new weapons and systems and much
Please don't ask me why baby gets so high
Please don't have me try pull answers from the sky
We're watching from my roof for that special sign
They finally give the signal and we all get in line
Hi, hi, high, high!
The following are some online comments left
on Chinese language websides fworld.com and china.com:
You’ve got to admit South Korean soap opera
is indeed well crafted.
Haha, another research paper prepared by Hwang
Woo-Suk!! [South Korea’s national hero convicted to have
fabricated a series of experiments in the field of stem cell
Those people are bold enough to fabricate history,
nothing they would not fake.
To make the evidence more credible, they should
add King Jong-il’s signature.
I like to believe torpedo is indeed made by
the Koreans, and invented by them, and it’s time for the
South Korea to ask UN to add it on the cultural heritage
If South Korea keeps denying the North to cross
examine the evidence, the North shall have no case to answer.
Hi, South Koreans, I say you either put up or shut up!
Americans are both the suspects and the investigators,
what kind of result do you expect?
I suspect the warship was destroyed by Americans
by accident, then they blame on North Korea.
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