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Jul 22, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Jul 20, 2012 Comments Off Toro520

Associated Press: SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The surprise news set off a predictable wildfire of speculation and rumors south of the border. Almost as soon as North Korea announced this week that its army chief had been dismissed due to "illness," the aggressive South Korean media went into hyperdrive. By Friday a newspaper, citing "unconfirmed intelligence ...

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Jun 16, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Jun 10, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans on Sunday renewed their attacks on the Obama administration over suspected leaks of classified security information, with one influential senator saying the Justice Department should appoint a special prosecutor to investigate. Among the government secrets leaked to the media in recent months were reports on U.S. cyber warfare against Iran, procedures for ...

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Jun 10, 2012 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

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Apr 13, 2012 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - North Korea's widely condemned rocket splintered into pieces over the Yellow Sea soon after takeoff Friday, an embarrassing end to a launch that Pyongyang had infused with national pride during a week of high-level political meetings and celebrations. Within minutes of the early morning launch, the United States and South ...

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Jan 1, 2012 Comments Off Angelia

Reuters: North Korea called on its people to rally behind new leader Kim Jong-un and protect him as "human shields" while working to solve the "burning issue" of food shortages by upholding the policies of his late father, Kim Jong-il. The North's three main state newspapers said in a policy-setting editorial traditionally published on New Year's Day ...

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Dec 30, 2011 2 Comments ›› Angelia

Bloomberg: North Korea warned the world not to expect change from the regime under new leader Kim Jong Un and threatened a “roar of revenge” against South Korean President Lee Myung Bak, ahead of New Year messages by both sides that analysts say will focus on inter-Korean relations. Lee had provoked North Korea by raising security alerts ...

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Dec 28, 2011 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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Dec 27, 2011 5 Comments ›› Angelia

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Dec 26, 2011 Comments Off Angelia

Brawl breaks out in Seoul after group of Kim Jong Il supporters attempt to erect a memorial incense altar in memory of the late North Korean President.

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Dec 24, 2011 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

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Dec 23, 2011 Comments Off Pat Dollard

The Guardian: The Pakistani army has rejected a US investigation that concluded mistakes on both sides led to US air strikes last month that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers and severely damaged the already strained relationship between the two countries. The response indicates the report will do little to ease tensions, a worrying development for the US because ...

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Dec 21, 2011 3 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

(Reuters) - North Korea will shift to collective rule from a strongman dictatorship after last week's death of Kim Jong-il, although his untested young son will be at the head of the ruling coterie, a source with close ties to Pyongyang and Beijing said. The source added that the military, which is trying to develop a ...

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Dec 21, 2011 5 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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Dec 20, 2011 Comments Off Pat Dollard

North Korea Party Rock Anthem ft. Kim Jong Il by misterfoldinguo_gmail_com

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Dec 18, 2011 30 Comments ›› Angelia

NYTimes: Kim Jong-il, the reclusive North Korean leader who has been battling ill health following a reported stroke in 2008, has died, the North’s official news media reported on Monday.

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Dec 27, 2010 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Dec 24, 2010 Comments Off Pat Dollard

The Hill: North Korea's official news agency blasted the incoming chairwoman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee -- while mistaking her for a chairman. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.), a Cuban immigrant, has been a regular target of dictator Fidel Castro and his Latin American allies Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and Bolivian President Evo Morales. But the Korean Central ...

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Dec 23, 2010 Comments Off Pat Dollard

POCHEON, South Korea (AP) – North and South Korea beat the drums of war Thursday, with each threatening the other with immediate retaliation if attacked. Seoul has staged days of military drills in a show of force meant to deter North Korea, including live-fire exercises earlier this week on a front-line island shelled by the ...

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Dec 21, 2010 Comments Off Pat Dollard

North Korean leader Kim Jong-il (front, C) and Chinese State Councillor Dai Bingguo (front, 3rd L) BEIJING/SEOUL (Reuters) – China on Tuesday urged North Korea to follow through on its offer to allow U.N. nuclear monitors into the country as a way to alleviate international tensions during a standoff with the South. China, North Korea's only major ...

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Dec 20, 2010 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

YEONPYEONG ISLAND, South Korea (AP) - South Korea's military staged live-fire drills from an island just miles (kilometers) from rival North Korea's shores Monday, but Pyongyang said it would not strike back despite earlier threats to retaliate for the maneuvers. Seoul launched fighter jets, evacuated hundreds of people away from its tense land border with the ...

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Dec 19, 2010 Comments Off Pat Dollard

YEONPYEONG ISLAND, South Korea (AP) – A U.S. governor visiting North Korea has called for it to show maximum restraint to planned South Korean military drills and hopes the U.N. Security Council will deliver the same message in its emergency meeting, his office said. A frequent unofficial envoy to the reclusive country, New Mexico Gov. ...

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Nov 26, 2010 3 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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Nov 26, 2010 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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