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In Kim’s Death, an Extensive Intelligence Failure

In Kim’s Death, an Extensive Intelligence Failure WASHINGTON — Kim Jong-il, the enigmatic North Korean leader, died on a train at 8:30 a.m. Saturday in his country. Forty-eight hours later, officials in South Korea still did not know anything about … Continue reading

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North Korea Keeps World Guessing

North Korea Keeps World Guessing WASHINGTON — With North Korea reeling from economic and succession crises, American and South Korean officials early this year secretly began gaming out what would happen if the North, led by one of the world’s … Continue reading

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Defiant North Korea fires artillery warning shots

Defiant North Korea fires artillery warning shots YEONPYEONG ISLAND, South Korea (AP) – A defiant flash of North Korean artillery within sight of the island that it attacked this week sent a warning signal to Seoul and Washington: The North … Continue reading

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With US support, SKorea cuts trade with North

With US support, SKorea cuts trade with North SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – South Korea’s president cut trade to North Korea vowing the country would “pay a price” for a torpedo attack that killed 46 sailors, and promised to haul … Continue reading

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