Category North Korea

Assassination Of North Korean Dictator’s Half Brother In Malaysia — Resembles Bond Film Use Of Fast-Acting Liquid Poison In — ‘You Only Live Twice’

Assassination Of North Korean Dictator’s Half Brother In Malaysia — Resembles Bond Film Use Of Fast-Acting Liquid Poison In — ‘You Only Live Twice’   www.fortunascorner.com        Richard Shears and Darren Boyle write in the February 19, 2017 online edition of the Daily Mail Online, that Malaysian authorities have detained/arrested Ri Jong-chol, a […]

Assassination Of North Korean Dictator’s Half Brother In Malaysia — Resembles Bond Film Use Of Fast-Acting Liquid Poison In — ‘You Only Live Twice’   www.fortunascorner.com        Richard Shears and Darren Boyle write in the February 19, 2017 online edition of the Daily Mail Online, that Malaysian authorities have detained/arrested Ri Jong-chol, a […]

The Wars of Today And Tomorrow: A Conversation With Douglas Lute

The Wars of Today And Tomorrow: A Conversation With Douglas Lute  Feb 18, 2017  GSSR  Europe, In The News, International Security, Military & Defense  0 http://georgetownsecuritystudiesreview.org/2017/02/18/the-wars-of-today-and-tomorrow-a-conversation-with-douglas-lute/ By: Will Chim, Reporter Photo Credit: United States Institute of Peace (USIP) This month, the United States Institute of Peace hosted a discussion event with Douglas Lute to discuss “the wars of today and tomorrow”. […]

CBS News Is Reporting That Secretary Of The Navy Nominee, Philip Bilden Is Likely To Withdraw His Nomination

CBS News Is Reporting That Secretary Of The Navy Nominee, Philip Bilden Is Likely To Withdraw His Nomination   http://www.fortunascorner.com        Major Garrett writes on CBS News’s website this evening, February 17, 2017, that Navy Secretary nominee, Philip Bilden is set to withdraw his nomination, perhaps as early as this weekend, according to […]

The Mystery Of Kim Jong Nam: Dictator’s Brother Could Never Escape The Assumption That He Could One Day be Tapped To Lead The Hermit Kingdom

The Mystery of Kim Jong Nam North Korean dictator’s high-living half brother could never escape the assumption that he could one day be tapped to lead https://www.wsj.com/articles/life-of-slain-north-korean-fueled-notion-he-could-return-to-rule-1487361702 Kim Jong Nam, shown at right in a 2001 photo, told a friend he never met his half-brother, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, shown in May 2016. PHOTO: WONG […]

Did North Korea Just Launch A Chinese Missile?

Did North Korea Just Launch A Chinese Missile? Gordon G. Chang February 15, 2017 nationalinterest.org View Original On Sunday morning, North Korea launched an intermediate-range missile high into the atmosphere. It fell into the Sea of Japan about five hundred kilometers downrange. Pyongyang identified the missile as a Pukguksong-2, and claimed it was developed by […]

Assassi-Nation: History Of North Korea’s State [Sanctioned] Killings

Assassi-Nation: History Of North Korea’s State [Sanctioned] Killings February 15th, 2017 If North Korean agents are responsible for the assassination of Kim Jong-Nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korea’s leader, it would be the latest in a long line of targeted killings by the isolated state. Kim, whose younger brother Kim Jong-Un has ruled North […]

North Korean Dictator Kim Jong-Un’s Half-Brother Assassinated In Malaysia

The article below was early reporting.  The International Business Times is reporting that Nam was assassinated — poisoned by two females at Kuala Lumpur Airport.  RCP David Maxwell’s Comment:  Headline on Yonhap but no further information provided.  My wife just called and said that Korean television is reporting this now.  Korean television news is speculating […]

North Korea’s ‘Game Changing’ New Missile Is More Stable, More Efficient – And Harder To Detect

North Korea’s ‘Game Changing’ New Missile Is More Stable, More Efficient – And Harder To Detect 4 Comments The Pukguksong-2 is launched Credit: KCNA/KCNA Julian Ryall, Tokyo 13 February 2017 • 12:24pm The new type of intermediate-range ballistic missile launched by North Korea on Sunday is a “game changer”, according to analysts, because it uses […]

North Korea Aggression Must Be Halted

Excerpt: Although routine threats from Pyongyang have become commonplace, we should not forget the 46 sailors killed when in 2010 North Korea sank a South Korean Navy corvette, or the 1987 detonation of a bomb planted by North Korea in Korean Air Flight 858, killing 115 passengers and crew members; or the 1983 assassination attempt […]