Tag archive for ‘Kim Jong Un’
By Robert On Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

Jesse Jackson and John McCain: Differing views on Dennis Rodman

Former NBA star, “The Worm”, Dennis Rodman has caused a firestorm of media coverage of his latest stint in North Korea where he went to coach the country’s basketball team. His interview with CNN’s More...

By Robert On Thursday, December 12th, 2013

North Korea: Kim Jong-un’s uncle, Jang Song-thaek, has been executed

Reports from the state-run KCNA news agency in North Korea has reported that the uncle of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has been executed. Image/CIA Jang Song Thaek, once the second most powerful man in North More...

By Robert On Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

Dennis Rodman returns to North Korea, Kenneth Bae not on the agenda

Retired basketball star, Dennis Rodman has arrived in North Korea today to meet with “my friend Kim”, his term of endearment for the “hermit kingdom’s” leader, Kim Jong-un. This is More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, May 11th, 2013
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Dennis Rodman headed back to North Korea to ‘free’ Kenneth Bae, says ‘Obama can’t do s***’

Dennis Rodman says he’s returning to North Korea in August to visit his friend, the country’s totalitarian leader Kim Jong Un and hopes to be influential to getting US citizen Kenneth Bae released from his More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, April 5th, 2013
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US tracking North Korea missile launchers moving to the east

U.S. officials report that North Korea may be preparing for a test of its Musudan medium-range missile after seeing evidence of it being transported to North Korea’s eastern coast. CIA Map of Sea of Japan with More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

North Korea announces they are moving forward with another nuclear test

North Korea said on Wednesday that its nuclear weapon program was no longer negotiable, and indicated that it might conduct its third nuclear test to retaliate against the United Nations Security Council’s tightening More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

North Korean missile test launches new rhetoric of nuclear risks in the Pacific

In Washington, Seoul and Tokyo, leaders pushed for consequences for the successful rocket launch in North Korea, widely seen as a test that takes the country one step closer to being capable of lobbing nuclear bombs More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

Russia agrees to write off North Korea’s $11 billion debt

Russia said on Tuesday it agreed to write off 90 percent of North Korea’s $11 billion debt and would reinvest the balance in the reclusive Asian state, in a sign of closer engagement with Pyongyang under new More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, July 30th, 2012

Jang Song-taek, Kim Jong-un uncle, restructuring the power in North Korea

Kim Jong-un’s uncle, Jang Song-taek, has solidified his position and is systematically dismantling the power structure put in place by Kim Jong-il before his death in 2011. According to sources, Jang, who More...

By Laura Jones On Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

North Korea reportedly holding 70,000 Christians in camps

Sources confirm North Korea has eased or lifted a number of restrictions for citizens since Kim Jong Un succeeded his father, Kim Jong Il. Kim Jong Il’s tenure as dictator was marked by intense persecution of More...

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