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Another North Korean soldier has crossed the heavily fortified Demilitarized Zone that separates North and South in a dramatic escape, the second such defection in just over a month, South Korea's Defense Ministry says.
Great. Maybe we'll just get these guys one at s time.
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Great. Maybe we'll just get these guys one at s time.

Some NK soldiers are sick, hungry, and just fed up. Info and pop music from South Korean loud speakers is probably effective. Is it possible that an entire squad could defect?
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Some NK soldiers are sick, hungry, and just fed up. Info and pop music from South Korean loud speakers is probably effective. Is it possible that an entire squad could defect?
Something still smells fishy.
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Something still smells fishy.
Well, they probably have not showered in quite a while.
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Well, they probably have not showered in quite a while.
It could be worse-kim chee.
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Hopefully that soldier doesn't have any family. If he does then they are probably executed or in a prison camp right now. And I bet his squad mates are probably being punished for not stopping him from escaping.
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Hopefully that soldier doesn't have any family. If he does then they are probably executed or in a prison camp right now. And I bet his squad mates are probably being punished for not stopping him from escaping.
Cowards are indeed predictable. I agree.
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Cowards are indeed predictable. I agree.
True but the soldiers who defected had to have known what would happen to their loved ones and squad mates.
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Hopefully that soldier doesn't have any family. If he does then they are probably executed or in a prison camp right now. And I bet his squad mates are probably being punished for not stopping him from escaping.
just watched a docu on Leningrad siege. Made me realize there are degredations so bad you just leave even if you have an 80% chance of getting killed as well as family left behind.
I'm sure by now there are those whose only hope is that someone gets out to a better life.
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