Category North Korea

North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un’s Reappearance May Have Been Calculated Event To Dispel Rumors Of His Demise

North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un’s Reappearance May Have Been Calculated Event to Dispel Rumors of His Demise rfa.org An exchange of gunfire at the border between North and South Korea over the weekend, just after North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un reappeared in public after a three-week absence, appeared to be a deliberate message […]

North Korea’s New Fertilizer Plant Seen As Linked To Kim Jong Un’s Nuclear Program

Excerpts: Yes, the plant is badly needed for the sake of feeding North Korea’s undernourished, poverty-stricken people, but it has a dual purpose. Analysis of aerial imagery and other measures shows it’s far larger and more complex than any ordinary facility built simply to produce fertilizer. Those concerns were summarized in a detailed study by […]

Lessons From Kim’s Disappearance

David Maxwell Comment In Black/Blue before article:  “We may think we dodged a bullet with Kim apparently returning alive (but we cannot say well).  But if he did have a medical procedure for his heart we cannot assume he live to life expectancy.  And of course we still have the potential effects from a coronavirus […]

OPLAN 5029: The Military’s Secret Plan To Secure North Korea’s Nukes

David Maxwell Comment: “General Tilelli’s quote is taken from 1999 from this web site which discusses OPAN 5029.  https://www.globalsecurity.org/military/ops/oplan-5029.htm You can also find discussion of 5029 on that most authoritative of all sources: Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OPLAN_5029 Note that it begins its entry with General Tilelli’s quote which is arguably the best answer ever given in response to press questions about military planning.”   ‘It would […]

Could Kim Jong-un Still Be Dead? People Suspect His Sudden Reappearance Is Actually A Body Double, Or Worse, An Old Video

Could Kim Jong-un still be dead? People suspect his sudden reappearance is actually a body double, or worse, an old video tfipost.com · by Sanbeer Singh Ranhotra · May 3, 2020 For quite some time now, the airwaves have been rife with speculations of North Korean dictator, Kim Jong Un being rendered incapacitated, or even dead. While some […]

Coronavirus NSW: Dossier Lays Out Case Against China Bat Virus Program

https://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/coronavirus/bombshell-dossier-lays-out-case-against-chinese-bat-virus-program/news-story/55add857058731c9c71c0e96ad17da60 Coronavirus NSW: Dossier lays out case against China bat virus program Sharri Markson, The Daily Telegraph May 2, 2020 3:15pm China deliberately suppressed or destroyed evidence of the coronavirus outbreak in an “assault on international transparency’’ that cost tens of thousands of lives, according to a dossier prepared by concerned Western governments on the […]

Kim Jong Un, Smoking And Strolling, Reappears After Three-Week Absence

The group photos with Mr. Kim would be difficult to fake, and the presence of other senior officials at the event did lend an “air of authenticity,” said Ken Gause, a North Korea expert at CNA, a Virginia-based nonprofit think tank. “If this is a false report, you need to ask why. To buy time? […]

He’s Back: Kim Jong Un Reappears — At Fertilizer Plant

David Maxwell Comment:  “This video and photos are a better proof of life than the original footage I saw on YTN yesterday afternoon.     John Delury’s comments are spot on.  But this should be a wake-up call for what might happen in the future.  There are few who understand what might come next and the last […]

Cash, Yachts, and Cognac: Kim Yo-Jong’s Links To The Secretive Office Keeping North Korea’s Elites In Luxury

Cash, Yachts, and Cognac: Kim Yo-Jong’s Links to the Secretive Office Keeping North Korea’s Elites in Luxury BY JOHN WALCOTT APRIL 29, 2020 6:47 PM EDT TIME · by editors@time.com For years, intelligence officials around the world have been watching a secretive office on the third floor of the Korean Worker’s Party headquarters in Pyongyang, North Korea. There, […]

Kim Jong-un ‘Alive And Well’ Claim REJECTED – ‘Broken Pattern’ Shows ‘Something Is Wrong’

Excerpts: Asia analyst Gordon Chang rejected these remarks and insisted that something was “wrong” in North Korea. While speaking to Fox News, he argued that Kim Jong-un’s nation operates on strict patterns that are rarely broken. He claimed that any break from these patterns was a cause for concern and an indication that something had […]