"It was the opinion of the responsible officials of the Government, including the highest military and naval authorities, that adoption and application of a policy of imposing embargoes upon strategic exports to Japan would be attended with serious risk of retaliatory action of a character likely to lead to this country's becoming involved in war"
Result .... Pearl Harbor !........Will history repeat itself?
i know a guy who worked in the People's Republic for a NGO - he also showed me some of the photo's he took.
The place was designed with goats in mind - think Wales but hotter in the summer colder in winter. The mountains are a lot higher and steeper.
If you think you are being deployed invest in a SAS style get fit course or arrange with a mate to shoot you in the foot.
Oh and don't even think about being captured - one of my dad's cousins got caught with the Gloucesters on the Imjin - he said it put his 4 years in a German POW camp right up there with a luxury holiday.