North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il has died at age 69. The mysterious, often erratic leader of the north, which has maintained a perpetual state of still war with the south, was believed to be in ill health for a number of years, though accurate reports are all but impossible to obtain in the closed [...]
Dec. 10, 2010 Leave a Comment
If China and the US agree on one thing it is that Burma is unstable and potentially dangerous. According to an August 2004 embassy cable released by Wikileaks, the government of Burma has been building nuclear and missile sites deep underground with the help of the North Koreans. “The North Koreans, aided by Burmese workers, [...]
Sept. 15, 2009 Leave a Comment
June 8, 2009 4 Comments
What bothers me the most about this, and IÃ¢â‚¬â„¢m sure the families of Euna Lee and Laura Ling, too, is the certainty that these two women didnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t and probably werenÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t even able to commit a grave crime, hostile act or espionage.
May 29, 2009 Leave a Comment
“If the UN Security Council provokes us, our additional self-defense measures will be inevitable,” the foreign ministry said in a statement, the BBC reports.
May 27, 2009 Leave a Comment
North Korea says it has trashed the truce that ended the Korean War more than 50 years ago, citing South KoreaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s involvement with the Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI) as the main reason, BBC reports.
May 26, 2009 Leave a Comment
North Korea has fired more missiles just hours after the UN unanimously condemned yesterday’s underground nuclear test and the testing of three short-range missiles, the BBC reports.
May 25, 2009 Leave a Comment
North Korea, one of the pillars of BushÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Ã¢â‚¬Å“axis of evilÃ¢â‚¬Â, conducted an underground test of a nuclear bomb last night about 50 miles northwest of the northern city of Kilju. According to predictions by Russian officials, the bomb generated a blast of between 10 and 20 kilotons, which places it in the range of Ã¢â‚¬Å“Little BoyÃ¢â‚¬Â and Ã¢â‚¬Å“Fat ManÃ¢â‚¬Â; the two atomic bombs that ravaged the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945.