Posts Tagged ‘Nuclear Proliferation’

South Korean Defense Minister Kim Kwan-jin U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta held security meetings regarding North Korea today.

From Chris Lawrence at CNN on October 24th, 2012 05:24 PM ET:

The United States and South Korea still have no clear insight on the new leader of North Korea, Kim Jong Un, nearly a year after he replaced his father.

“We still don’t know whether or not he will follow in the footsteps of his father, or whether he represents a different kind of leadership for the future,” U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta admitted Wednesday.

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Terrifying and timely:  From the New York Times, October 9, 2012

North Korea claimed Tuesday to have missiles that can reach the American mainland, and it said that the recent agreement between the United States and South Korea to extend the range of the South’s ballistic missiles was increasing the risk of war on the Korean Peninsula.

A Popular North Korean Propaganda Poster

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