Tag: Kim Jong-il

Former N Korea spy says military threats show Kim’s insecurity

A former North Korean spy says Pyongyang’s recent threats are born from the insecurity of the country’s leader, Kim Jong-Un. Kim Hyun-Hee says that Kim is too young and inexperienced and is struggling to gain complete control of the military

After Sanctions Vote, 2 Koreas Ratchet Up Attack Threats

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  SEOUL, South Korea — Angrily responding to the United Nations Security Council’s unanimous decision to impose tightened sanctions, North Korea said on Friday that it was nullifying all nonaggression agreements with South Korea, with one of its top generals

N. Korean Security Services Would Impede Reforms: Rights Group

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As North Korea's young leader Kim Jong Un consolidates power, a Washington-based human rights group warns that the communist country's vast network of internal security services poses a major challenge to any potential reform efforts. The report by the Committee

Kim Jong Un Named Marshal of North Korea

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been awarded the title of marshal, formally becoming the country's top military leader. State media announced the move in a brief special message Wednesday. It comes after a shakeup of the military's leadership

US to Resume Talks With North Korea

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U.S. officials will travel to China this month to hold talks with North Korea on nuclear issues, resuming a dialogue put on hold last year by the death of leader Kim Jong-Il. State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland says Glyn Davies,

South Korea spy chief says North lied about train death of Kim Jong-il

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SOUTH Korea's spy chief – accused of incompetence over his failure to learn earlier about the death of Kim Jong Il – has said that North Korea lied about the circumstances surrounding the passing of the "Dear Leader". Won Sei

Kim Jong Il’s Death Takes CIA By Surprise

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Kim Jong Il's death exposed — once again — the alarming deficiencies of the spider web of U.S. intelligence agencies. We should know from 9/11 that what we don't know can kill us. 'What use are they?" Richard Nixon once

North Korean leader Kim Jong-il dies aged 69

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MOSCOW, December 19 (RIA Novosti) – North Korean leader Kim Jong-il died at the age of 69, South Korea's Yonhap news agency said on Monday. Kim "passed away from a great mental and physical strain," Yonhap quoted the North Korea's