Saturday, March 16, 2013

North Korean Militancy Increases Tension In Region

A Story In One Photo

North Korea's Leader, Kim-Jong-Un, visits the Wolnae Islet Defence Detachment in
the western sector of the front line, which is near Baengnyeong Island of South Korea,
CNN says: "In keeping with the dynasty’s tradition of erratic behavior, North Korean
leader Kim Jong Un has threatened to bombard a South Korean island with 5,000 residents,
further raising alarms in Seoul and the U.S., which is beefing up its own missile defenses 

against possible attack from Pyongyang."
Photo Credit: KCNA/Reuters, March 11, 2013

You can the full story ("Possible North Korean Threat Triggers Beefed-Up U.S. Missile Shield"), by Mark Thompson, at []


  1. In addition to threatening to start a war with his nuclear weapons, Kim Jong-un has also made sexist comments to insult the woman, Park Geun-hye, who is the president of South Korea.
    Feminists, by and large, have remained quiet. North Korea is an ally of Iran, and saying something critical of a member of the Marxist-Islamic Alliance might indirectly support Israel. Feminists, like most political groups, give priority to anti-Zionism over their own cause.

    1. It's hard to understand what North Korea's leader purpose is in all this militancy.


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