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Fighters For Free North Korea Launches Latest Balloon Campaign

» by July 21st, 2014 at 7:55 am » Comments (0)

A ROK Drop favorite, Park Sang-hak and his group Fighters for Free North Korea have just launched their latest balloon campaign: A group of activists launched big balloons carrying leaflets across ...more »

US Secretary of State Warns Japanese Prime Minister About Visiting North Korea

» by July 18th, 2014 at 9:15 pm » Comments (0)

I would be surprised if the Japanese did not give the US some advanced notification of a visit, but abducted Japanese citizens is still a big issue in Japan that ...more »

Tweet of the Day: Rocket Show

» by July 18th, 2014 at 4:23 pm » Comments (0)

S. Korean tourists were close enough to witness splashdown of North Korean missile launches. Alarming. by @pearswick— Adam Cathcart (@adamcathcart) July 17, 2014 more »

Tweet of the Day: Defector Deal?

» by July 17th, 2014 at 4:33 pm » Comments (1)

North Korean defectors 'promised apartments and jobs if they return':— Paul Matthews (@ajosshi) July 17, 2014 more »

Did Former ROK President Kim Young-sam Miss Chance to Bring Peace to the Korean Peninsula?

» by July 16th, 2014 at 3:54 am » Comments (1)

This report in the Guardian blames former ROK President Kim Young-sam for blowing a historic opportunity to bring peace to the peninsula after the death of Kim Il-sung in 1994: The ...more »

North Korea Launches SCUD Missiles Near the DMZ

» by July 13th, 2014 at 7:56 am » Comments (7)

This is definitely more provocative then launching missiles from their East Coast into the Sea of Japan: North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles believed to be of Scud variations into ...more »

Tweet of the Day: US-NK Reconciliation?

» by July 12th, 2014 at 4:34 pm » Comments (0)

How South Korea and America wrecked chance for reconciliation with the North— South Korea Daily (@SouthKoreaDaily) July 11, 2014 more »

Jang Song-taek Was Reportedly Executed for Letter Sent to Chinese Leadership

» by July 12th, 2014 at 3:50 am » Comments (0)

Via One Free Korea comes news that Jang Song-taek was executed because a letter he sent the Chinese about his efforts to reform the North Korean government: The sources in North ...more »

Tweet of the Day: North Korea A Bargaining Chip?

» by July 11th, 2014 at 4:17 pm » Comments (0)

Kim Jong-un quote: "However fair-minded & just we are, we may become a bargaining chip for the strong."— Adam Cathcart (@adamcathcart) July 11, 2014 more »

Picture of the Day: Fatman in a Big Mausoleum

» by July 10th, 2014 at 1:39 pm » Comments (3)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500"] North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (C) visits the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun in Pyongyang on July 8, 2014, to mark the 20th death anniversary of ...more »

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