Bernie standing in front of a Air Koryo IL-62 – Photo: Bernie Leighton We always love when other media understands an AvGeek and wants to tell their stories. This posted today on CNN, written by Thom Patterson, talking about some of the adventures that our Bernie Leighton and others have had chasing old Russian [...]Show More Summary
Uh oh, this is never a good thing. Giving Iran nukes, within striking distance of both Saudi Arabia and Israel?
Robert E Kelly Security, North Korea The very reason North Korea built nuclear weapons was to deter US offensive action. It is hardly a leap of logic to think that the North would launch once US ground forces arrived on its territory. Earlier...Show More Summary
Pyongyang may be planning to sell plutonium to Iran.
On this day in history… President George W. Bush labelled North Korea, Iran, and Iraq as the “Axis of Evil” during his State of the Union address on January 29, 2002. “States like these, and their terrorist allies, constitute an axis of evil, arming to threaten the peace of the world,” declared Bush. Show More Summary
Satellite images reveal that the isolated state may be resuming the nuclear project
After three years in power, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un looks set to make his first trip abroad in May.
Denny Roy Diplomacy, Security, Denny Roy responds to Chen Dingding's recent article "Sorry America: China Can't Solve Your North Korea Problem." Chen Dingding’s recent article, “Sorry, America: China Can't Solve Your North Korea Problem,”...Show More Summary
Kremlin declined to mention Kim Jong-Un by name, leaving some ambiguity as to whether the reclusive leader himself might attend
Kim Jong-Un accepts invitation from the Kremlin to attend Word War II memorial in Moscow, South Korean media reports.
They’ve claimed to have hacked the PlayStation Network, North Korea, and now Taylor Swift, threatening to release nude photos. And their members are reportedly as young as 13.
Traveling to North Korea will permanently and tremendously change your perspective on many things.
In 2007, my wife Paige and I received permission to visit North Korea. I wanted to go there because I sensed that changes were coming. Now I am not a tour group kind of person. I like to make my own way and create my own itinerary, to decide where to go and what to eat. Show More Summary
North Korea is attempting to put nuclear weapons to sea, according to a longtime regime watcher.Joseph Bermudez—an expert on North Korean weapons—believes the evidence is commercial satellite imagery showing a submarine with possibly two vertical launch tubes. The regime also appears to have constructed a test stand for launching sea-based ballistic missiles. link.
Dennis Rodman says he's constantly the target of vicious death threats... all because of his trip to North Korea... and it's clearly taking one hell of an emotional toll on the NBA legend. The Worm nearly broke down during an interv...
Zachary Keck Security, Asia-Pacific, Middle East North Korea slammed Israel on Friday, calling it a "rogue group" that poses a "nuclear threat" and commits terrorism against its neighbors. North Korea’s Foreign Ministry slammed the “shamelessness...Show More Summary
TweetOr is it the Great Leader? I can’t tell.
North Korea is an enigma. Since the end of the Korean war in 1953, it has existed as an isolated hermit kingdom, cut off from the rest of the world. Few tourists visit. It only recently normalized diplomatic relations with the Western World, and still isn’t on speaking terms with the United States. Show More Summary
Rogen might not be that useful at basketball diplomacy.
If you thought the scandal revolving around Sony Pictures Entertainment, The Interview and North Korea, think again. There’s still plenty of revelations coming from the hack that brought down Sony Pictures Entertainment and almost stopped the release of the Seth Rogen and James Franco comedy. Show More Summary