Monthly Archives: August 2012

A light water nuclear reactor for North Korea

‘IHS Jane’s Defence Weekly’ has released its assessment of North Korea’s light water nuclear reactor. Of course, Jane’s appraisal goes very much in the way of drumming up the scare of increasing North Korea’s nuclear stockpile. Translation: more fissible material … Continue reading

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No surprise: Park Chung Hee’s daughter will run for presidency

No surprise, indeed! The news that the leading party Saenuri will field Park Guen hye, daughter of dictator Park Chung Hee, as its candidate for the presidency should bring a chorus of yawns. Saenuri replaced the Grand National Party in … Continue reading

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DPRK at the London Games

North Korea has garnered five medals at the 2012 Summer Olympics in Washington: four Gold and one Bronze. In all, it is enjoying its best showing at the Games in almost 20 years. Not only that in the first female … Continue reading

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Kim Jung eun gives US North Korean clerisy more wool to thread

Dismissed at first by the US North Korean clerisy as a mere kid, wet behind the ears and easy pray to the party nomenclature, Kim Jung eun never ceases to surprise North Korean watchers. The surprise is so stunning ¬†after … Continue reading

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