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North Korea pops off another missile…and more

By Michelle Malkin  •  July 4, 2009 01:15 AM

Because they can: South Korea says North Korea has fired a fourth missile off its eastern coast. The Joint Chiefs of Staff says three missiles were fired early Saturday and the fourth at about noon. The launches come two days after North Korea fired four short-range missiles. Yonhap says they’re Scuds. Did President Obama’s phone […]

Fireworks: North Korea test-fires 2 short-range missiles

By Michelle Malkin  •  July 2, 2009 06:35 AM

Good morning, people. How about some missile tests with your coffee: North Korea test-fired two short-range missiles on Thursday, further stoking tension in the region that was already high due to Pyongyang’s nuclear test and threats to boost its nuclear arsenal in response to U.N. sanctions. North Korea fired two surface-to-ship missiles off its east […]

North Korea names new “Brilliant Comrade”

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 12, 2009 01:01 PM

News from North Korea: The youngest son of North Korea’s authoritarian leader has been given the title of “Brilliant Comrade,” a newspaper reported Friday, a sign the communist regime is preparing to name him as successor to the ailing Kim Jong Il. The report came shortly before the U.N. Security Council approved tough new sanctions […]

Reports: North Korea sentences American journos to 12 years in a labor camp

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 8, 2009 12:20 AM

Please pick up the red courtesy phone (Photoshop credit: Redhotphones.com) I blogged back in March about the plight of Laura Ling and Euna Lee, two American journalists working for Al Gore’s Current TV who were seized by NoKo soldiers after crossing the border illegally into the country from China while on assignment. The Yonhap news […]

The time for O’s mettle test is here: North Korea prepares for war

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 27, 2009 12:23 AM

Please pick up the red courtesy phone (Photoshop credit: Redhotphones.com) Joe Biden said our unseasoned Dear Leader would soon be tested. The time is here and now. North Korea tonight has abandoned a 1953 ceasefire and is preparing the peninsula for war in the wake of South Korea’s decision to side with an anti-proliferation coalition […]

North Korea’s fireworks show continues: Missile launch number three

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 26, 2009 06:54 PM

Another North Korean missile launch… North Korea launched another missile into the Sea of Japan early Wednesday, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reported, citing an official at Seoul’s presidential office. The action marked the third straight day the nation has tested missiles and came as members of the U.N. Security Council met to discuss a […]

Fetch the comfy chair! U.N. Security Council passes new toothless resolution; Update: N. Korea fires two more short-range missiles

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 26, 2009 12:12 AM

In response to North Korea’s willful violation of a toothless U.N. Security Council resolution, the panel quickly passed…yet another toothless U.N. Security Council resolution. It is Monty Python’s world, and we are all just living in it. Fetch the comfy chair! We all know the answer, but William A. Jacobson has an excellent post asking […]

Reports: North Korea says it conducted 2nd nuke test; Obama: “Matter of grave concern”

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 24, 2009 11:40 PM

Gird your loins, as they say: North Korea staged a “successful” underground nuclear test, the communist state’s official media said. The North “successfully conducted another underground nuclear test on May 25 as part of its measures aimed at strengthening its self-defence nuclear deterrent in every way,” the Korean Central News Agency said. The test will […]