Tagged with North Korea

We Hacked North Korea With Balloons and USB Drives

An airborne challenge to Kim Jong Un’s information monopoly Thor Halvorssen and Alexander Lloyd Former North Korean defectors release balloons containing one-dollar banknotes, radios, CDs and leaflets denouncing the North Korean regime near the demilitarized zone in Paju, South Korea, on January 15. (Reuters/Kim Hong-Ji) PAJU, South Korea — At the base of a mountain almost … Continue reading

How Israel Makes the World a Safer Place

By Ari Lieberman Israeli-Fighter-JetOn June 7, 1981 Israel provided the world with a lesson on how to deal with international pariahs. Its fighter jets, F-15s and F-16s, swooped over Iraqi airspace and with extreme precision using conventional iron bombs, destroyed a heavily defended Iraqi nuclear facility near Baghdad. At the time, many commentators, media outlets … Continue reading

#Israel vs. #Iran at the UN

By Majid Rafizadeh When it comes to the Islamic Republic of Iran’s nuclear ambitions, one of the countries that would be the first target and would experience the severe repercussions of an Islamist nuclear-armed Iran is Israel. This issue of a nuclear- armed Iran led by an Islamist regime has become more critical and dreadful … Continue reading

Barack Obama: The First 5 years

Benghazi, Boston, Fast and Furious,Syria, Egypt, Iran, North Korea..Whats next??? One can only guess the horror we will see the next 3years… Hope the entire Democrat party chokes on all the blood..

Rogue States and the Arab-Israeli Conflict

In recent days, news about the North Korean and Iranian crises have been driven out of the headlines and off television screens by other events. That’s unfortunate.  Attempts by these countries to acquire nuclear weapons have implications for many places. No country is likely to be more directly impacted than Israel. Let’s start with some … Continue reading

North Korea, where the people eat each other

By Stephanie Hegarty Life inside North Korea’s closed borders is hard to imagine. One of the only insights into how ordinary people live, beyond the official line of the regime, comes from those who have escaped. Two defectors, Chanyang Joo and Yu-sung Kim, who left North Korea in 2011, tell their story. “I heard that … Continue reading

Did you hear the one about the Genocidal tyrant?

et again, the United States, and, indeed the world, finds itself having to confront a dictatorial regime led by a maniacal leader who continuously threatens both our country and that of our allies. Although Iran typically leads international headlines in this arena, the North Korean regime has taken center stage with both provocative acts and … Continue reading

North Korea seen readying for fourth nuclear test

(Reuters) – Activity in North Korea appears to show it is preparing for a fourth nuclear test, with movement at its atomic test site similar to events preceding earlier blasts, a newspaper reported on Monday, quoting a senior South Korean government official. North Korea has intensified warnings in recent weeks, declaring it had entered a … Continue reading

China should abandon North Korea

By Deng Yuwen The best way is to take the initiative to facilitate unification with South Korea, says Deng Yuwen North Korea’s third nuclear test is a good moment for China to re-evaluate its longstanding alliance with the Kim dynasty. For several reasons, Beijing should give up on Pyongyang and press for the reunification of the … Continue reading

Iran and North Korea: The Nuclear Connection

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un presides over an urgent operation meeting on the Korean People’s Army Strategic Rocket Force’s performance of duty for firepower strike at the Supreme Command in Pyongyang, March 29, 2013, in this picture released by the North’s official KCNA news agency. (photo by REUTERS/KCNA) By: Ben Caspit for Al-Monitor Israel Pulse. … Continue reading

Why Iran Already Has the Bomb

If North Korea has the bomb—as this week’s nuclear test indicated—then for all practical purposes, so does Iran.. By Lee Smith People watch a TV broadcast reporting North Korea’s nuclear test at the Seoul Railway station on Feb. 12, 2013 in Seoul, South Korea. (Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images) The White House and President Obama’s supporters insist … Continue reading

Bombing the Syrian Reactor: The Untold Story

  As the civil war in Syria enters its third year, there is much discussion of the regime’s chemical weapons and whether Syria’s Bashar al-Assad will unleash them against Syrian rebels, or whether a power vacuum after Assad’s fall might make those horrific tools available to the highest bidder. The conversation centers on Syria’s chemical … Continue reading

U.S. must not allow North Korea to obtain ICBM

In October 1957, the Soviet Union successfully launched its Sputnik satellite. By August 1958, 10 months later, it had successfully converted its space-launch vehicle (SLV) into the SS-6 intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) system. Because evolving an SLV into an ICBM is mainly a software issue these days, it seems likely that North Korea will have … Continue reading