In the capital, Pyongyang, entertainment options have expanded under Kim Jong-un, giving the privileged few — and foreigners — a glimpse of a better life.
North Korea test-fired another Musudan medium-range missile on Thursday morning that failed directly after launch for the second time in a week. The U.S. Strategic command detected the missile launch mere hours after America and South Korea agreed to a joint effort to counter North Korea’s military threats, South Korea Joint Chiefs of Staff told... Show More Summary
China can no longer be patient with its rambunctious neighbor. A number of Chinese experts have recently recognized that Kim Jong-un is a worn-out nuisance. The post China should Recalibrate its Policies towards North Korea appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs.
North Korea's Kim Jong-un continues his confrontational course. After conducting his nation's fifth nuclear test, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter declared it to be a "direct challenge to the entire international community." But this is complete hooey, to use a technical term. Show More Summary
Under the rule of Kim Jong-Un, North Korea is in pursuit of nuclear weapons. Since the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1989 and the end of the Cold War, former leader Kim Jong-Il, who ruled the nation between 1994 and 2011 had restrained the program due to Chinese pressure. Show More Summary
Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson’s candidacy has gone from comical to pitiable. His latest foreign-affairs gaffe? He couldn’t even name the leader of North Korea, Kim Jong-Un, who just yesterday vowed to attack the United...Show More Summary
Gary Johnson, the Libertarian presidential nominee, can’t seem to catch a break. After a couple of very public mistakes, including asking an interviewer what Aleppo was and the time he struggled to name a foreign leader he admired, the...Show More Summary
Kim Jong-un may soon be able to hit his neighbours, and even the continental US, with Hiroshima-sized nuclear weapons. It’s time to make sure he doesn’t hit the button
Satellite footage suggests that the North Korean regime of Kim Jong-Un has begun development of a massive new submarine capable of launching ballistic missiles further potentially threatening the US, reports the Telegraph. Images captured by…
The Chinese tourist went on a five-day tour of North Korea. He said even tourists have to bow to statues of Kim Jong-un or face arrest and that the press constantly issue fake stories about North Korea.
Is a North Korea October surprise in the offing? With the excitement about the long anticipated Julian Assange information releases at a Tuesday news conference in Berlin, it’s easy to overlook the possibility of other surprises coming our way before election day – and maybe even before the next presidential debate. Show More Summary
At a parliamentary meeting Wednesday, South Korean defense minister Han Min-koo was asked if the military has a special forces unit prepared to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. “Yes, we do have such a plan,” Han responded, according to CNN. Show More Summary
South Korea has a killer plan to fight off its northern neighbor's nukes.
South Korea has revealed that it has a plan in place to assassinate North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un. According to CNN, South Korea confirmed that it has elite troops on standby ready to assassinate Kim Jong-Un should the country feel threatened by North Korea’s nuclear weapons. Show More Summary
South Korea Friday ruled out giving aid to flood-hit North Korea, saying leader Kim Jong-Un would claim credit for any assistance following what Pyongyang calls the "worst disaster" since World War II. The International Federation of...Show More Summary
The Lovers and the Despot tells the unbelievable story of a film director and actress who were snatched up by Kim Jong-uns father and forced to make propaganda films for the DPRK. Plus, watch an exclusive clip from the eye-opening documentary.
COMING SOON TO A COLLEGE CAMPUS NEAR YOU: North Korea bans sarcasm because Kim Jong-un fears people only agree with him ‘ironically.’ What a juchebag. Still though, I’m having a tough time squaring this story out of the Hermit Kingdom with this recent headline: North Korea airs Saturday Night Live-style sketch show mocking Barack Obama… […]
Doug Bandow Security, Asia Kim Jong-un doesn’t care about the international community. North Korea’s Kim Jong-un continues his confrontational course. After Kim conducted his nation’s fifth nuclear test, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter...Show More Summary