October 18, 2012

Is Kim Jong-un's Wife Pregnant?

Zachary Keck, View from America

AP Photo

In recent weeks speculation has been building about the fate of Kim Jong-Un’s wife, Ri Sol Joo, who, after appearing quite regularly in North Korean state-run media following her first public appearance in July, has not been seen since early September. A number of possibilities have been floated about her sudden disappearance including that her refusal to wear the required lapel pin featuring the face of Kim Il-Song had upset some of the elder guard in the North Korean regime.

Read Full Article ››

TAGGED: North Korea, Kim Jong-un

RECOMMENDED ARTICLES

"I'd actually like to move to Iran," declared the real winner of last week's vice presidential debate -- moderator Martha Raddatz -- "because there's really no bigger national security [threat] this country is facing." Both... more ››
October 12, 2012
Gangnam Style? Not in North Korea
Laura Ling, Los Angeles Times
By now, "Gangnam Style" has become part of the pop culture lexicon. The infectious song by South Korean singer Psy broke the Guinness world record for "most likes" on YouTube. The video has been watched nearly 425 million times... more ››
October 12, 2012
North Korea Quietly Working on Nukes
Leon Sigal, The National Interest
Kim Jong-un’s mid-July shake-up of his military top brass occasioned a spate of media speculation about a transformation in North Korea. Yet Kim’s abrupt move only showed he was firmly enough in charge to fire the general... more ››
October 11, 2012
U.S. Must Update Its Nuclear Arsenal
Michaela Bendikova, RealClearWorld
This month marks the 20th anniversary of the last test of U.S. nuclear weaponry. For those opposed to the U.S. maintaining superiority in nuclear arms, it’s cause for celebration. But there will be no high-fiving among... more ››