Browsing All posts tagged under »Kim Jong Un«

Is Kim Jong Un’s Regime On Cusp Of Collapse?

July 14, 2021 by

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By Bruce Klingner ~ Speculation over internal conditions in North Korea and the stability of its regime is even more rampant than usual. Reports of food shortages, a COVID-19 outbreak, and political volatility have fanned much of the speculation. North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un’s recent extended absence from public view simply fueled the fire, triggering renewed rumors of health […]

Trump-Kim Summit Stirs Concerns On War Games, Human Rights

June 13, 2018 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ The joint statement from President Donald Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un on Tuesday after their summit in Singapore produced hope for a denuclearization deal, but also some concern over what it didn’t mention. Human rights and U.S. military forces in South Korea were not directly addressed in the […]

Trump Says He Could Welcome Kim Jong Un To The White House

June 8, 2018 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Days ahead of a historic meeting in Singapore, President Donald Trump said that if his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is successful, he would meet with Kim at the White House and is open to normalizing relations with the communist regime. “If it goes well, I think that […]

Trump: June 12 North Korea Summit Is On; NY Times Said It Was ‘Impossible’ A Week Ago

June 3, 2018 by

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By Tom Blumer ~ If the folks at the New York Times are capable of being embarrassed over their errors, the one President Donald Trump decisively exposed Friday would lead to a lot of red faces at the Old Gray Lady. Don’t count on it. A week ago, the paper falsely reported that an administration spokesperson had said […]

Trial Balloons

May 29, 2018 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ Kim’s flip flops. Read more by Yaakov Kirschen at Dry Bones . http://drybonesblog.blogspot.com/

What’s Next: 3 Possible Scenarios On North Korea After Cancellation Of Trump-Kim Summit

May 25, 2018 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ While North Korea remains unpredictable, lawmakers and foreign policy experts see a narrow way forward after President Donald Trump on Thursday canceled a planned summit with dictator Kim Jong Un. The summit was set for June 12 in Singapore, but Kim for weeks had threatened to cancel it, and more recently […]

North Korea Plays Chicken

May 16, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ The problem with brinkmanship diplomacy is that North Korea plays that game, too:   North Korea has threatened to cancel next month’s summit between Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump in protest at US-South Korean military exercises. Pyongyang also cancelled high level talks with South Korean officials planned for Wednesday because of the […]

Trump Hopes To Do What Past Presidents Couldn’t In North Korea

April 28, 2018 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Donald Trump said he has the responsibility to do what his predecessors failed to do—bring peace to a nuclear-free Korean Peninsula. Trump talked about numerous issues with German Chancellor Angela Merkel during a joint press conference Friday at the White House a day after the historic meeting between North Korean […]

Where’s Trump’s Peace Prize?

April 28, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Donald Trump has helped to force North Korea to talk peace with South Korea, and to agree to talks with the US about getting rid of its nuclear weapons. Barack Obama got a Nobel Peace Prize for much less – simply for making  campaign speeches: Barack Obama was awarded the Nobel Peace […]

4 Key Questions Before The Trump-Kim Meeting

April 21, 2018 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Donald Trump’s upcoming meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un may appear to be a breakthrough between two leaders who openly talked about nuclear war in 2017. However, national security experts caution against expecting too much from a historic meeting that still has no publicly confirmed date and may […]

North Korea: CNN Attempts Trump Hostile Spin Control

March 29, 2018 by

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By P.J. Gladnick ~ Here is a tale of three headlines. Think of the first two facts as “apples” about about the visit of North Korea leader Kim Jong Un to China to meet the president of that nation, Xi Jinping.  And then consider the third headline as a “banana” reflecting the spin control CNN tried to toss […]

Trump Must Make Demands First, Be Prepared To Walk, When He Meets With Kim

March 10, 2018 by

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By Fred Fleitz ~ Thursday night’s shocking announcement of an upcoming meeting between President Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un to discuss denuclearization of the North is a direct result of President Trump’s actions that have fundamentally changed the dynamics of the North Korea crisis. President Trump’s tough rhetoric has led Kim to […]

Trump Has Agreed To Meet With Kim Jong Un. Here’s What He Needs To Do Now.

March 10, 2018 by

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By Bruce Klingner ~ President Donald Trump’s swift decision to accept a surprise summit invitation from North Korea is yet another stunning development in a whirlwind of diplomatic breakthroughs since the beginning of the year. Within a few short months, the Korean Peninsula has shifted from a seemingly inevitable military clash to being on the […]

North Korea’s ATM

March 3, 2018 by

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By Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt, USMC (RET) ~ It has been almost a half-century since the technology first made its appearance in 1969, but the Automated Teller Machine (ATM) has become a necessary part of life for people on the go in need of instant cash. Today, use of the machine just about anywhere around the […]

Aussie Kim Jong-Un Impersonator Shows Up North Korean Cheer Squad

February 15, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ The problem with having North Korea co-host the Winter Olympics is that freedom suffers: A Kim Jong-Un impersonator says he was dragged out of the Winter Olympics by “North Korean heavies” after turning up in character and dancing in front of regime cheerleaders. Photos taken today show the lookalike – who […]

Rocket Man

September 25, 2017 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ Read more by Yaakov Kirschen at Dry Bones . http://drybonesblog.blogspot.com/

North Korea: We Cannot Afford To Have Another President Lateral The Issue

September 14, 2017 by

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By Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt, USMC (RET) ~ North Korean leader Kim Jung Un, through both words and actions, again has ratcheted tensions up on the peninsula. In what one Japanese official last month described as an “unprecedented grave threat,” Pyongyang fired-for the first time in eight years-a missile that sailed over the island of Hokkaido. […]

N. Korea: U.S. Security Lost For Want Of A Backbone

September 7, 2017 by

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By Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt, USMC (RET) ~ Lyrics from a 14th century nursery rhyme encouraged children to apply the art of logical progression to the consequences of their actions or inactions. It needs be heeded today in dealing with the North Korea nuclear threat. “For Want of a Nail” is a journey down the road […]

Trump Stares Down North Korea. Will He Be Thanked?

August 17, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ So Donald Trump’s threats – mocked by the media – have worked: United States President Donald Trump has praised North Korean leader Kim Jong-un for a “wise and well reasoned” decision not to fire missiles towards the US territory of Guam, easing escalating tension between the two countries… Last week, Mr […]

Trump Promises ‘Fire And Fury’ If North Korea Advances Nuclear Threat

August 9, 2017 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Donald Trump issued his strongest warning yet to North Korea after published reports that the communist dictatorship has developed a nuclear warhead. “North Korea best not make any more threats to the United States,” Trump said Tuesday from a side room in the clubhouse at his golf course in Bedminster, […]

The Korean Dragon

August 4, 2017 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ Another dragon that threatens the world? The Asian dragon is different than the European version. It appears in various Asian mythologies. Chinese, Vietnamese, Indian, and others. The Korean Dragon is a kind of bearded serpent which is shown holding powerful magical orbs in its four-toed claws. I figure that today’s […]

North Korea Nuke Threat Skyrockets

July 12, 2017 by

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By Dr. Peter Brookes ~ The threat is deadly serious. North Korea’s ominous launch of its first intercontinental ballistic missile on July Fourth means that Pyongyang can reach out and touch the continental United States in a mushroom-cloud sort of way. According to North Korea’s KCNA news agency, the Hwasong-14 ballistic missile traveled only about […]

Birds Of A Feather

May 4, 2017 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ According to the Times of Israel: Hamas on Sunday thanked North Korea for its support of the Palestinian cause, saying that Israel was “the leader of evil and terrorism in the world.”Hamas and North Korea came together after Pyongyang launched a scathing attack on Israel and Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman, […]

Why We Aren’t Heading For World War 3

April 23, 2017 by

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By Daniel Hannan ~ There’s a reason that no one has dropped a nuclear bomb since 1945. That reason is, well, reason. There have been vanishingly few circumstances where a nuclear attack could be justified in terms of rational self-interest. From the 1950s to the 1980s, nuclear obliteration was seen, not simply as possible, but […]