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U.S. launches nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile

U.S. launches nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile

"This launch is perfect for North Korean regime survival"

U.S. launches nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll May 23, 2013
New KPA chief hints at unprecedented military shake-up

New KPA chief hints at unprecedented military shake-up

Under 17 years of Kim Jong Il, there were 3 Army Ministers. Under Kim Jong Un, there have been 4.

New KPA chief hints at unprecedented military shake-up
James Pearson
James Pearson May 22, 2013
Kim Jong Un sends Choe Ryong Hae as ‘special envoy’ to China

Kim Jong Un sends Choe Ryong Hae as ‘special envoy’ to China

Choe has Kim Jong Un's ear, and has become significantly more prominent under his rule

Kim Jong Un sends Choe Ryong Hae as ‘special envoy’ to China
James Pearson
James Pearson May 22, 2013
Experts divided on usefulness of dialogue at Seoul conference

Experts divided on usefulness of dialogue at Seoul conference

Ironically it helps the North Korean regime to not negotiate.

Experts divided on usefulness of dialogue at Seoul conference
Subin Kim
Subin Kim May 22, 2013
Owner of captured fishing boat speaks out on Chinese internet

Owner of captured fishing boat speaks out on Chinese internet

Translation of fisherman's online posts from last two days shows interesting developments in hostage case

Owner of captured fishing boat speaks out on Chinese internet
James Pearson
James Pearson May 21, 2013
North Korea criticizes U.S. nuclear-capable ICBM tests

North Korea criticizes U.S. nuclear-capable ICBM tests

North Korea launched several short-range rockets this weekend, but the U.S. is about to test an 8000-mile range ICBM

North Korea criticizes U.S. nuclear-capable ICBM tests
James Pearson
James Pearson May 21, 2013
Beijing pressures Pyongyang on Fishermen after online campaign

Beijing pressures Pyongyang on Fishermen after online campaign

"I saw a patrol boat take Liaoning 25222 in the direction of North Korean territorial waters"

Beijing pressures Pyongyang on Fishermen after online campaign
James Pearson
James Pearson May 20, 2013
Barack Obama to replace U.S. Forces Korea chief

Barack Obama to replace U.S. Forces Korea chief

General J.D. Thurman to be replaced by former Deputy Commander of U.S. Forces Afghanistan

Barack Obama to replace U.S. Forces Korea chief
Andrew Kwon
Andrew Kwon May 20, 2013
Update: North Korea launches short range missiles

Update: North Korea launches short range missiles

A carefully calibrated action designed to keep "the minds that matter" focused on North Korea?

Update: North Korea launches short range missiles
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll May 18, 2013