World Conflicts — North Korea

World Conflicts — North Korea

  • N Korea and Washington: Jaw-Jaw?

    The FT has an interesting but perhaps rather mischievous piece (££) by Kishore Mahbubani (distinguished dean of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public... Read more

    The 03 april 2013 by   Charlescrawford
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  • UN Passes Gun-control Arms Trade Treaty

    Passes Gun-control Arms Trade Treaty

    Is the Obama regime going for gun control via an international treaty that was just passed in the United Nations (UN)?David Sherfinski reports for The Washingto... Read more

    The 03 april 2013 by   Eowyn
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  • The British Revolution

    The British political scene was rocked yesterday when it emerged that the Chancellor, supposedly an incompetent Conservative and monetarist, is- or was- in... Read more

    The 01 april 2013 by   Thepoliticalidealist
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  • Party Central Committee Convenes Plenary Meeting

    Party Central Committee Convenes Plenary Meeting

    Kim Jong Un raises his right hand at the start of the KWP Central Committee plenary meeting in Pyongyang on 31 March 2013. Also seen in attendance on the... Read more

    The 31 march 2013 by   Michael_nklw
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  • "The Cobra Revolution Has Arrived."

    "The Cobra Revolution Arrived."

    First things first. The worst news. North Korea has declared war on South Korea, and has revealed plans to strike the U.S. on its very own soil, apparently as... Read more

    The 31 march 2013 by   Jamesswezey
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  • A Good Friday?

    Good Friday?

    My work week has come to a stunningly welcome end. It has been quite busy and at times quite stressful, but today when I was working with a client, I realized... Read more

    The 30 march 2013 by   Jamesswezey
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  • I Never Thought I’d Say This, But Lay Off Kim Kardashian.

    Never Thought This, Kardashian.

    Any of you who know me understand that I can’t stand celebrities like the Kardashians.  I don’t touch reality TV with a 10 foot pole, and basically think it’s... Read more

    The 29 march 2013 by   Amanda Bruce
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  • Mars Conjunct Alpheratz - Taking a Chance

    Mars Conjunct Alpheratz Taking Chance

    This aspect is in orb now and operational for the next 3 days until 1st April.Mars in now in range in the the star Alpheratz in the constellation of Andromeda,... Read more

    The 29 march 2013 by   Solarisastro
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  • In the Arms of Dictators

    : America the Great… Global Arms Dealer By: Andrew Gavin Marshall The American imperial system incorporates much more than supporting the occasional coup or... Read more

    The 27 march 2013 by   Devondb
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  • 'Fat Boy' Kim Skates Towards the Very Thin Ice

    My trusty observers at NightWatch tell me that 'Fat Boy' Kim has placed all of his missile, rocket and artillery formations on the highest level of readiness... Read more

    The 27 march 2013 by   Davidduff
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  • In the Arms of Dictators: America the Great… Global Arms Dealer

    Arms Dictators: America Great… Global Dealer

    Photograph: Mido Ahmed/AFP/Getty ImagesThe following is a first draft sample from a chapter currently being written for The People’s Book Project. Read more

    The 27 march 2013 by   Andrewgavinmarshall
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  • KPA Supreme Command Issues Statement

    Supreme Command Issues Statement

    DPRK citizens watch a KCTV anchorwoman read a statement of the KPA Supreme Command on a jumbotron outside Pyongyang Central Railway Station on 26 March 2013... Read more

    The 26 march 2013 by   Michael_nklw
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  • The Iraq War and Its Implication to US Foreign Policy After 10 Years

    This is the 10th anniversary of the Iraq War, and I would like to evaluate its cause and impacts on Middle East and global security, and discuss policy lessons... Read more

    The 26 march 2013 by   Shahalexander
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  • Red Dawn (2012) Review

    Dawn (2012) Review

    A group of teenagers make a difference when World War III takes place when troops from North Korea invade the USA.I think its important so say that I have not... Read more

    The 24 march 2013 by   Caz
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  • The Corrosive Nature of Respect Culture on Relationships

    Corrosive Nature Respect Culture Relationships

    I think it is fair to say that I have had a lot of negative things to say about respect culture. I have my reservations as to whether there is anything at all... Read more

    The 23 march 2013 by   Smudger
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  • Daily Headline – 22/03/13

    Daily Headline 22/03/13

    UN; human rights political ploy over North KoreaYes, another North Korea post! It’s not our obsession but things are extremely tense on the Korean peninsula... Read more

    The 22 march 2013 by   Aca The Underground
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  • Feeling Happy, Are You?

    Honestly, the BBC should come with a government health warning! Driving home today - after my usual early morning swim - God I'm good! - I heard the news... Read more

    The 20 march 2013 by   Davidduff
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  • Gerson’s Foreign Policy Op-ed: All Kinds of Wrong

    Gerson’s Foreign Policy Op-ed: Kinds Wrong

    Reading Michael Gerson’s latest piece on foreign policy and the idea America is in retreat at the moment from the rest of the world leaves one wondering how he... Read more

    The 20 march 2013 by   Paul Phillips
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  • South Korea Suffers Cyber Hacking Attack

    South Korea Suffers Cyber Hacking Attack

    Interesting story out of South Korea over night as authorities are investigating a cyber attack on several broadcasters KBS, MBC and YTN as well as two banks,... Read more

    The 20 march 2013 by   Solarisastro
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  • The Personal Touch Needed for International Negotiations

    Personal Touch Needed International Negotiations

    It has been standard practice for many years to isolate countries which cause international problems. The prime examples are Iran and North Korea; both have... Read more

    The 18 march 2013 by   Tracy Goodwin
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  • U.S. Exporting Brutal Acoustic Crowd Control Devices to Dictatorships?

    U.S. Exporting Brutal Acoustic Crowd Control Devices Dictatorships?

    by Arife Kazimova and Daisy Sindelar / Radio Free Europe Riot police detain a protester during a rally in Baku, on March 10, 2013. Read more

    The 15 march 2013 by   Earth First! Newswire
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  • DPRK Internet Access Blocked

    DPRK Internet Access Blocked

    (KCTV file screengrab) Russian news agency ITAR-TASS reported on 13 March (Wednesday) that the DPRK was blocked from accessing the Internet. Read more

    The 14 march 2013 by   Michael_nklw
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  • Barack Obama's Diary: Hot Stuff

    Dear Diary: I met with Sultan of Brunei today. Dudes! I have Air Force One to fly me around, but this guy also has a 747 and he pilots it himself. Pretty... Read more

    The 13 march 2013 by   Hughvw
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  • Life in San Diego.

    Life Diego.

    Ever since I arrived in beautiful, and now sunny San Diego (it was quite rainy the first few days that I arrived) I have been busy and on the go every single da... Read more

    The 11 march 2013 by   Jamesswezey
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  • The Case of the Biggest Ego

    Case Biggest

    Dear Leader, Version 3.0, and Dennis Rodman I was reading an article in The Economist over the weekend about the sanctions against North Korea, and Kim Jong Un’... Read more

    The 11 march 2013 by   Berniegourley
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  • Why Little Kim is No Joke

    This week, North Korea threatened to nuke Washington. If that does not constitute a hostile signal, then nothing does. And yet, there is a tendency among... Read more

    The 09 march 2013 by   Hughvw
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  • Korean Konflict Or Kon Trick?

    Korean Konflict Trick?

    Sorry about the even-more-peurile-than-normal heading to this post but the military temperature is rising on the Korean peninsular. Read more

    The 08 march 2013 by   Davidduff
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  • What is Going on in Cloud Cuckoo Land?

    What Going Cloud Cuckoo Land?

    Like old men everywhere I am constantly warning of troubles to come but the good news is that my forecasting skills are, shall we say?, negligible verging on... Read more

    The 07 march 2013 by   Davidduff
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  • Why Chavez Will Be Missed

    Hugo Chavez, the President of Venezuela, died of cancer yesterday. The nation has entered a week of mourning,  and the United States just about suppressed its... Read more

    The 06 march 2013 by   Thepoliticalidealist
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  • KPA Supreme Command Threatens to “Nullify” Armistice Agreement

    A spokesman of the KPA Supreme Command reads a statement on 5 March 2013 threatening to “nullify” the armistice agreement which ended active hostilities of the... Read more

    The 05 march 2013 by   Michael_nklw
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  • Dumb Slebs: Dennis Rodman

    Former NBA start Dennis Rodman stood by his controversial trip to North Korea and remarks about its dictator Kim Jong-Un on ABC’s This Week with George... Read more

    The 03 march 2013 by   Hughvw
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  • Book Review: Peace on the Peninsula – Coral Russell

    Book Review: Peace Peninsula Coral Russell

    About Peace on the Peninsula (2010)Winner of the McCaleb Peace Initiative, Coral Russell, traveled to Korea to investigate the reunification progress between... Read more

    The 01 march 2013 by   Donnambr
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  • Rumors of Dismissed People’s Security Minister Floated in ROK Media

    Rumors Dismissed People’s Security Minister Floated Media

    Gen. Ri Myong Su (L), last known Minister of People’s Security and Col. Gen. Choe Pu Il (R) whom South Korean sources claim replaced Ri as head of People’s... Read more

    The 28 february 2013 by   Michael_nklw
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  • Dennis Rodman and Members of the Harlem Globetrotters Arrive in Pyongyang

    Dennis Rodman Members Harlem Globetrotters Arrive Pyongyang

    Dennis Rodman (6th R), members of the Harlem Globetrotters and a film crew from VICE Media Group poses for a commemorative photograph at Pyongyang Sunan... Read more

    The 26 february 2013 by   Michael_nklw
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  • A Lack of Recent Activity

    Explained by a slight work overload. Earlier on this week I was hosting a presidential candidate for the Iranian elections. Currently I’m busy marking essays,... Read more

    The 22 february 2013 by   Callumgg
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  • Ted Cruz - The New Joe McCarthy ?

    Cruz McCarthy

    Texas has had some embarrassing senators -- from John Tower and Kay Bailey Hutchinson to its current senior senator, John Cornyn. Read more

    The 14 february 2013 by   Jobsanger
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  • Watching the Aquarium for Three-Eyed Fish

    Watching Aquarium Three-Eyed Fish

    (Photos: KCTV screengrabs) Yonhap News Agency reported on 31 January (Thursday) that South Korean [ROK] “raised the alert level in front-line units amid... Read more

    The 01 february 2013 by   Michael_nklw
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  • Video: Jon Stewart Bulldozes Glenn Beck’s ‘Independence, USA’ Nightmare

    I was wondering when Jon Stewart would get to addressing this latest hot mess to come from the far right’s Glenn Beck.As always, Stewart tells it like it is... Read more

    The 31 january 2013 by   Kzawadzki
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  • To Intervene Or Not?

    Intervene Not?

    Over at Backbencher Lee Jenkins takes a look at some issues surrounding 'international intervention' from a libertarian-inclining standpoint: Yet international... Read more

    The 29 january 2013 by   Charlescrawford
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  • DPRK Newspaper Says Nuclear Test is “people’s Demand” as Construction...

    DPRK Newspaper Says Nuclear Test “people’s Demand” Construction Progresses Kilchu County

    Images of a tunnel entrance (top) and tunnel leading to the nuclear detonation site. These images appeared in episode 4 of the 2009 Korea Film Studios’ feature... Read more

    The 26 january 2013 by   Michael_nklw
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  • An Open Letter Sent to Obama from MO Sheriff Charles Heiss About 2nd Amendment...

    By Susan Duclos We can now add two Missouri Sheriffs to the list of those speaking out against any new gun laws that would violate the Second Amendment right... Read more

    The 19 january 2013 by   Susanduclos
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  • Imports and Exports

    Imports Exports

    Debris of the U’nha-3 rocket retrieved by South Korean [ROK] in late December 2012 (Photo: Yonhap)The United Nations Security Council [UNSC] continues to... Read more

    The 19 january 2013 by   Michael_nklw
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  • Review #3911: Classic Doctor Who: “The Armageddon Factor”

    Review #3911: Classic Doctor Who: “The Armageddon Factor”

    Contributor: John KeeganWritten by Bob Baker and Dave Martin Directed by Mike HayesIt’s easy to forget, in the days of the War on Terror and economic frailty,... Read more

    The 16 january 2013 by   Entil2001
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  • National Book Critics Circle 2012 Awards: The Shortlist

    National Book Critics Circle 2012 Awards: Shortlist

    The finalists for the NBCC awards were announced yesterday. I haven't been paying it a lot of attention, shame on me, so it came as a total surprise when the... Read more

    The 16 january 2013 by   Bluestalking
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  • CITIZEN THYMES EXCLUSIVE- 3 Rejected Asheville Tea Party Raffle Prizes

    CITIZEN THYMES EXCLUSIVE- Rejected Asheville Party Raffle Prizes

    ASHEVILLE-  The Asheville Tea Party will go ahead with the “Great Gun Giveaway” raffle this Sunday in the parking lot of the WNC Agricultural Center during the... Read more

    The 04 january 2013 by   Citizenthymes
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  • A Madhouse Wrapped in a Mystery Inside an Enigma!

    I confess immediately that when it comes to North Korea I rely utterly on those shrewd fellows at NightWatch who kindly sent me their overnight assessment of th... Read more

    The 03 january 2013 by   Davidduff
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  • Africa on Trial in 2013

    Africa Trial 2013

    The prosecution of African leaders in the International Criminal Court in the Hague is set to increase in 2013. This April will see two Kenyan former ministers ... Read more

    The 01 january 2013 by   Lesterjholloway
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  • Was Sandy Hook a “false Flag” Operation by the Obama Regime?

    It is now more than two weeks since the horrible massacre of 20 little children and 6 adults in Sandy Hook Elementary School, Newtown, Connecticut. Read more

    The 30 december 2012 by   Eowyn
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  • Comments & Curios

    Comments Curios

    The American NGO, operating in North Korea For once, good news about North Korea. The story of an Arizona rancher who moved to the most oppressive country on... Read more

    The 15 december 2012 by   Callumgg
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  • Index Puts a Spotlight on Corruption

    Index Puts Spotlight Corruption

    Since 1995, Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index has been putting corruption on the map by scoring the level of public sector corruption... Read more

    The 13 december 2012 by   Center For International Private Enterprise
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  • Reasons for the Poor Treatment of Dogs in Korea

    Reasons Poor Treatment Dogs Korea

    Well, it finally had to happen, a blog post about the treatment of dogs in Korea. I have been trying to avoid it as it is just so obvious, but I have touched... Read more

    The 01 december 2012 by   Smudger
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  • [META] Quiet Week Ahead

    [META] Quiet Week Ahead

    I’ve recently been very busy, and will be so until at least halfway through next week (work even spilling over to this weekend). Read more

    The 08 november 2012 by   Callumgg
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  • The Fate of Oxypolygelatin

    Fate Oxypolygelatin

    An original container of 5% Oxypolygelatin in normal saline. 1940s. During World War II, Linus Pauling, along with Dan H. Campbell and Joseph B. Koepfli, create... Read more

    The 24 october 2012 by   Scarc
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  • Thanks for the Advice, Gina!

    Thanks Advice, Gina!

    Last week billionaire mining magnate Gina Reinhart made some controversial statements in regard to the state of the Australian economy and problems associated... Read more

    The 15 september 2012 by   Thedook71
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