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Threat Analysis: North Korea as a State Sponsor of Terrorism

I offer some perfunctory analysis after spending the day reading/watching/listening to a plethora of intelligence (Open Source and otherwise) on the topic of North Korea (DPRK) and its spectacularly coiffured leader Kim Jong-un (KJu). This is the first time I’ve … Continue reading

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BBC: North Korea Claims CIA Plotted to Kill Kim Jong-un

The BBC is reporting (as is every mainstream media network) that North Korea has uncovered a joint CIA/South Korean plot to assassinate Kim Jong-un by a North Korean agent identified only as “Kim”. My take: even if such an assassination … Continue reading

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NORTH KOREAN LEADERSHIP MONIKERS SINCE 1973

Collected (but not translated) by Sundar J.M. Brown, ed. OMG OMG OMG unbelievably entertaining! I’ve gotta learn Korean. I couldn’t resist making some parenthetical comments: 친애하는 지도자 [親愛하는 指導者] Dear Leader 존경하는 지도자 [尊敬하는 指導者] Respected Leader 현명한 지도자 [賢明한 … Continue reading

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Starting the Day the North Korean Way

  by Sundar J.M. Brown, ed. 0700: Kicking it off with an earlier-than-usual morning video-conference intelligence briefing on DPRK. Perhaps an inauspicious start to the day considering the topic, but here we go. At least the wildly bombastic North Korean … Continue reading

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The Inevitability of Foreign Entanglements

by George Friedman The Fourth of July weekend gave me time to consider events in Iraq and Ukraine, U.S.-German relations and the Mexican borderland and immigration. I did so in the context of the founding of the United States, asking … Continue reading

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VIDEO: CNN Examines Osama bin Laden’s Compound

CLICK HERE: CNN’s Nic Robertson examines the compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, where Osama bin Laden remained hidden in plain sight.

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Obama Publicly Apologizes for His Role in “Birther” Controversy

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