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Billy Graham: the pastor who went in to the North

The staunchly anti-communist Billy Graham had a record of engaging with Communist leaders in Asia as he pursued his global evangelistic mission -- most notably North Korea's Kim Il Sung. Graham, the influential US pastor who died aged...Show More Summary

North Korea holds military parade ahead of Winter Olympics

North Korea held a military parade on Kim Il Sung Square on Thursday, one day before the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics opening ceremony. The parade began with thousands of goose-stepping troops and also featured tanks, armored vehicles,...Show More Summary

Raw: North Korea holds pre-Olympic military parade

last monthNews : USAToday: News

North Korea held a military parade and rally on Kim Il Sung Square on Thursday, just one day before South Korea hosts the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. (Feb. 8)        

All Aboard: North Korea's Favorite Ferry is Carrying 140-Member Orchestra to Olympics, Sailing through Sanctions

last monthNews : Newsweek: US

The 9,700-ton Mangyongbong 92 was given to North Korea’s founder Kim Il Sung in 1992 for his 80th birthday.

More Bodies Wash Up in Japan

There were clues as to the men's origins: a cigarette package bearing Korean words, a badge bearing the likenesses of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il. The signs point to North Korea, and to some tragedy at sea. Japanese police say the wooden boat found capsized and washed up...

Kim Jong Un Is Becoming North Korea's Most Powerful Leader, and He's Not Old Enough to Be U.S. President

Kim Jong Un is "trying to make himself the reincarnation of Kim Il Sung, who was really beloved by the North Koreans."

North Korea, ever so cautiously, is going online

Ever so cautiously, North Korea is going online. Doctors can consult via live, online video conferencing, and lectures at prestigious Kim Il Sung University are streamed to faraway factories and … Click to Continue »

Why Tyrants Seem To Love To Write Poetry

5 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

The Roman emperor Nero is the archetypal example of a despot who sees himself as a master of verse; his example was followed by no less than (among others) Mussolini, Stalin, Mao, Kim Il Sung, Pol Pot (he loved the French Symbolists), Osama Bin Laden, and Saddam Hussein. And these rulers tended to stick closely […]

UNDERREPORTED HISTORY: The Lost Opportunity to Terminate the Kim Il Sung Dynasty. This is a sligh…

UNDERREPORTED HISTORY: The Lost Opportunity to Terminate the Kim Il Sung Dynasty. This is a slightly longer piece, but definitely of interest.

Tears in rain: North Korea marks 'Victory Day'

8 months agoNews : The Cutline

In heavy rain, North Koreans put down their umbrellas to bow before the mausoleum of founder Kim Il Sung and his son on Thursday as the country marked the end of the Korean War, which it calls Victory Day. There had been widespread speculation...Show More Summary

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un gets it from his father

8 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Newsweek published this story under the headline of “Welcome the Dear Leader” on July 18, 1994 after Kim Il Sung, then dictator of North Korea, died. In light of recent news involving North Korea and threats against the U.S., Newsweek is republishing the story. KIM JONG IL IS LECHEROUS AND...

'You would have to be a lunatic': Tourists to North Korea describe risks and rewards

James left North Korea this year with smuggled currency, stamps and a poster of “the great leader,” Kim Il Sung, that he bought on the black market. Months later, James’s fellow American, Otto Warmbier, died after suffering from a mysterious brain injury while in detention in North Korea, accused of stealing a propaganda poster from a hotel. Show More Summary

A new North Korean video shows missiles destroying a U.S. city in a giant fireball

11 months agoNews : BlogPost

North Korean propaganda is many things, but it's not subtle. Case in point: a new video, unveiled at a recent musical performance in honor of Kim Il Sung, shows missiles leaving a U.S. city in flames. In the footage, a handful of missiles arc over the Pacific, then explode into a giant fireball. It ends with […]

North Korean propaganda video shows fake bomb hitting U.S.

11 months agoNews : USAToday: News

A North Korean video shows a simulated missile strike on the U.S., completely engulfing the target in flames. The video was played during a musical tribute to the late Kim Il Sung.        

North Korean mock-up birthday video shows missiles blowing up U.S.

11 months agoNews : Reuters: World News

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea put on a musical show to mark the birthday of founding father Kim Il Sung, which ended with a mock-up video of missiles engulfing the United States in flames, prompting cheers from the audience and smiles from current leader Kim Jong Un.

North Korea's musical show ends with a mock-up video showing missiles blowing up America

North Korea 's state television aired footage of a musical show marking the birthday of founding father Kim Il Sung, which ended with a mock-up video of missiles engulfing the United States in flames. A choral performance attended by...Show More Summary

Here’s what we know about North Korea’s nuclear arsenal

11 months agoNews : The Raw Story

On April 16 two enormous intercontinental ballistic missiles rolled through the streets of Pyongyang as part of Kim Il Sung’s birthday celebrations. Kim, the grandfather of current North Korean ruler Kim Jong-un, has been dead since 1994 but the day he was born remains a national holiday. It was an...

North Korea 'bombs' U.S. in birthday video for founder Kim Il Sung

11 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

North Korea put on a musical spectacle to honor the birthday of the nation's founder, Kim Il Sung, ending with a video in which missiles rain down on the United States and burst into flames. The audience and the current leader Kim Jong Un appeared to love it. (more…)

All Options On The Table With N. Korea – Threatening Behavior CANNOT Continue [VIDEO]

North Korea put on its annual display of military prowess this past Saturday in celebration of what would have been the 105th birthday of its founder, Kim Il Sung. The

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