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My Take: Kim Jong Il and the danger of deifying leaders

There are no atheists in dictatorships. The death of North Korea’s “Dear Leader” Kim Jong Il underlies a basic fact of earthly politics: when a political regime denies any transcendent supernatural reality, it deifies itself.

Kim Jong-un has appeared to suggest North Korea possesses a hydrogen bomb, in comments published on state media. North Korea was “ready

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Kim Jong-il quis passar o poder a um comité, não ao filho, revela um novo livro

O antigo chefe dos espiões da Coreia do Sul escreveu uma obra a explicar a luta pelo poder em Pyongyang e a lembrar Jang Song-thaek, que era tio do novo líder e foi executado.

Worth it? Failed launch costs North Korea food aid

Failed Launch Results in Loss of Missile and 240,000 Tons of Food Aid.

Kim Jong-un, born 8 January 1983, is the Chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea and supreme leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), commonly referred to as North Korea. Kim is the son of Kim Jong-il (1941–2011) and the grandson of Kim Il-sung (1912–1994). Kim was officially declared the supreme leader, following the state funeral of his father on 28 December 2011. Kim holds the titles of Chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea, Chairman of the Central Military…