About an hour ago at noon Pyongyang time, Korean Central News Agency reported that Kim Jong Il had died yesterday morning in his train “from overwork.” A Chinese reporter, Zhao Shuguang [赵曙光], who described in earlier reports the North Korea leader’s desire to make it to age 70 in the year 2012, and who has also been […]
D.W. Feldman, the KCNA Coordinator for this blog, has compiled Socialism is a Science Editorials and Reportage Juche100, a group of essays which fairly swashbuckle rhetorically into a discussion of the declining West and the justice of Korean socialism, with particular reference to the Occupy Wall Street movement.
Ji’an is best known as the site of some very important Koguryo tombs. In the modern era, it was a major pipeline for Chinese military intervention into the Korean War in 1950 and is an important node in the event that China would wish to intervene again in Korea. You can find Ji’an here on […]
North Korean Bluster National Defense Commission is in the driver’s seat in Pyongyang with another explicit nuclear threat http://tinyurl.com/25qmf66 Pyongyang alleges US is openly talking about “preemptive nuclear strike” on North Korea http://tinyurl.com/33qzn9w The Cheonan effect: war preparations centralize power in the Nat’l Defense Commission//NK much directly threatens nuclear retaliation for US-ROK drill in this […]
Upon the death of Kim Jong-Il, SinoNK.com will be evolving into a regular examination of China’s relationship with North Korea, geographically anchored in the study of the Sino-North Korean borderlands, both historically and in the present. Its aim is to become the premier web resource for the study of contemporary Chinese influence in North Korea, […]