Category Archives: North Korea
Reuters reports on a possible breakthrough with the new kid in charge: North Korea agreed on Wednesday to stop nuclear tests, uranium enrichment and long-range missile launches, and to allow nuclear inspectors to visit its Yongbyon nuclear complex to verify … Continue reading
Based on this story and a suggestion by Matt. From what I’ve heard of North Korea’s culture, this story is not that far from the party line.
The right is making some hay over rising tensions on the Korean Peninsula. Given the fact there were already more than 500,000 documented violations of the cease-fire by North Korea when I served in the late 1990s, the ratcheted rhetoric … Continue reading
Welcome to North Korea
KCNA via KNS/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images That picture is what Kim Jong-Il wanted all along. In poor health, the Dear Leader is trying to manage a power transition to his chosen heir and craves the legitimacy of international politics. … Continue reading