Yes, North Korea is a brutal dictatorship, But A flag is a sign of a country’s identity. Let’s face it even North Korea has the right to defend its flag. How would the US feel if China used the Red, White and Blue in some military exercise and bombed it into oblivion ?
North Korea publicly condemned the use of its flag by U.S. and South Korean forces during a war simulation as a “grave” provocation—and further justification for its nuclear program. South Korea, which said it was the first time North Korea’s flag was used during war games, was unapologetic.
- North Korea Slams US and South Korea for Use of Flag – TIME (world.time.com)
- US, Japan, S. Korean joint military exercises provoke N. Korea and China (wantchinatimes.com)
- NKorea slams US, SKorea use of flag in war (news.smh.com.au)
- North Korea slams use of its flag in U.S.-South Korean military drills (edition.cnn.com)