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 []