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GUEST COMMENTARY: North Korea continues erratic course

GUEST COMMENTARY: North Korea continues erratic course

North Korea’s official source of information and incendiary insults, the Korean Central News Agency, announced Friday the regime has executed the uncle of leader Kim Jong Un.

December 14, 2013 12:00 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: North Korea’s leader substitutes tantrums for policy

"A real and clear danger," is how U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel described North Korea on Wednesday. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and South Korea Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se have held a joint press conference in Washington to emphasize military and security partnership.

April 06, 2013 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: 2011 saw fundamental changes, not anomalies

YOUNG VOICES: 2011 saw fundamental changes, not anomalies

Let's just take a brief look at a few things that went beyond our control in 2011, that perhaps reveals something about us as a people, and us as a species.

January 09, 2012 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Death of North Korea's leader has global implications

GUEST COMMENTARY: Death of North Korea's leader has global implications

The sudden death of North Korea's leader, Kim Jong Il, adds even more uncertainty to the tense and unpredictable surviving totalitarian state. His designated successor, youthful third son Kim Jong Un, has no experience at managing or leading anything. Dangers include seizure of power by Nort…

December 26, 2011 12:00 am
Interactive: Kim Jong Il

Interactive: Kim Jong Il

Learn more about the deceased North Korean leader and his family.

December 20, 2011 11:30 am
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