Posts Tagged ‘North Korea’

North Koreans Called Home from Russia: War Preparations

Filed under: War — by Will Kirkland 11/26/2010 @ 10:12:50 PM

“A mass exodus of North Korean workers from the Far East of Russia is under way, according to reports coming out of the region. As the two Koreas edged towards the … [Keep reading >>]

More Catastropic Floods in China

Filed under: Climate Change | Disaster | Environment — by Will Kirkland 08/22/2010 @ 11:59:09 AM
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For the second or third time in recent months cities in China have been hit with super-deluges and catastrophic flooding.  [See also Tennessee, below] Earlier in August massive mudslides killed … [Keep reading >>]

Reporters Speak about North Korean Imprisonment and the Story They Wanted to Tell

Filed under: Asia | Media | Reporters — by Will Kirkland 09/1/2009 @ 8:37:04 PM
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A careful but still harrowing account by Laura Ling and Euna Lee of their five months in North Korean prisons, their attempts to eat some of their notes and video … [Keep reading >>]

U.S. Destroyer Shadows N. Korea Cargo Ship

Filed under: Asia | Weapons — by Will Kirkland 06/21/2009 @ 12:41:56 PM
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“A North Korean cargo ship shadowed by a United States Navy destroyer was reportedly steaming toward Myanmar on Sunday, posing what could be the first test of how far the … [Keep reading >>]

North Korea to Weaponize Nuclear Reactor Fuel

Filed under: Asia | Weapons — by Will Kirkland 06/13/2009 @ 10:08:24 PM
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” North Korea adamantly denied for seven years that it had a program for making nuclear weapons from enriched uranium.

But on Saturday, a few hours after the U.N. Security Council … [Keep reading >>]

Torture Around the World

Filed under: Torture — by Will Kirkland 06/8/2009 @ 9:55:17 PM
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The February 2009 U.S. Department of State’s Report on North Korea cited this in section 1.c.

The penal code prohibits torture or inhumane treatment; however, many sources continued to confirm their … [Keep reading >>]

China Suspends Relations with N. Korea

Filed under: Asia | Weapons — by Will Kirkland 06/1/2009 @ 8:40:20 PM
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“China suspended government exchanges with North Korea after Kim Jong-Il’s regime last week tested a nuclear device and fired short-range missiles, Yonhap News said.

“China has halted plans to send … [Keep reading >>]

North Korea Threatens War

Filed under: Asia | War — by Will Kirkland 05/27/2009 @ 10:04:09 AM

“Pyongyang today lashed out at both Seoul and Washington, warning that it would attack South Korea if any of its ships were intercepted as part of a U.S.-led initiative to … [Keep reading >>]

North Korea: Another Nuclear Test

Filed under: Asia | Weapons — by Will Kirkland 05/25/2009 @ 9:49:07 AM
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Monday morning brings the unwelcome news that North Korea has tested another nuclear device, followed by the firing of three 80 mile missiles into the western Pacific. Measurement and … [Keep reading >>]

US Destroyers Underway for North Korea Missile Shoot

Filed under: Weapons — by Will Kirkland 03/30/2009 @ 5:22:06 PM
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North Korea is going to shoot one of it’s medium long range ballistic missiles, a Taepodong-2, some time next week. As currently believed to be configured it has a … [Keep reading >>]

N Korea missile on launch pad

Filed under: Asia | War | Weapons — by Will Kirkland 03/27/2009 @ 6:53:26 AM
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North Korea has placed a long-range missile capable of reaching the US on a launch pad as the Stalinist state prepares for what it claims is a satellite launch in … [Keep reading >>]

The North Korea Back Story

Filed under: Korea, North — by Will Kirkland 10/14/2008 @ 6:52:48 AM
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Very interesting story from Sidney, Australia, about the recent North Korea-US nuclear agreement — on, then off, then on again.

Mike Chinoy, the former CNN chief Asia correspondent and author of … [Keep reading >>]

Words for Acts

I have ever hated all nations, professions, and communities, and all my love is toward individuals...
Jonathan Swift
To Alexander Pope,
Sept 29, 1725

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