On Thursday, North Korea’s launch of its Unha-3 rocket – purported to have an orbital satellite as a payload – broke apart shortly after launch and fell into the ocean – along with the current administration’s foreign policy approach. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had said on Thursday that a launch by North Korea would… Read More »
North Korea – On Monday, Kim Jong Il’s son was declared the head of the ruling Worker’s Party Committee – one of the most powerful committees within the communist nation. Last week Kim Jong Un was being hailed as the “great successor” and “great leader” of North Korea’s massive military. Now the 20 year old… Read More »
Kim Jong-Il has died, and will be replaced by his son, Kim Jong-Un. At this moment, I believe we have a singluar opportunity to topple the most barbaric regime in the modern world. Some background: North Korea relies on its black markets. North Korea’s more-Stalinist-than-Stalin laws which centralize the economy are so restrictive that authorities have… Read More »
The dictatorial leader of North Korea has died of a heart attack at the age of 69 according to wire reports. No official comment has been offered by the North Koreans or U.S. State department but it is widely expected that his son, Kim Jong-Un will be his successor. His death has long been expected,… Read More »
The following is an AP press report. PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) – Kim Jong Il, North Korea’s mercurial and enigmatic longtime leader, has died of heart failure. He was 69. In a “special broadcast” Monday from the North Korean capital, state media said Kim died of a heart ailment on a train due to a… Read More »
They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but this one may be worth more. As a humble blogger, I can tell you it’s not hard to type 1000 or even 2000 words, but it is difficult to make them compete with a picture like this: This is the difference between North and South… Read More »
Obama dances around the politically charged issue of a nuclear armed North Korea.