21 Jul, 2024
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Failed Satellite Launch Sparks Tensions: US and Allies Clash with North Korea, China, and Russia

The United States and its allies clashed with North Korea, Russia, and China on Friday over Pyongyang’s failed spy satellite launch attempts and who is to blame for escalating tensions on the Korean Peninsula. The United States, Albania, Ecuador, France, Japan, and Malta convened the open Security Council meeting to denounce the attempted launch, which […]

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North Korea Faces Setback in Spy Satellite Launch, Plans Second Attempt

North Korea’s pursuit of a military spy satellite encountered yet another setback as its second attempt to place a spy satellite in orbit failed due to an issue with the rocket booster’s third stage.  The failure comes after a similar unsuccessful launch in May of the Chollima-1 rocket.  The isolated nation’s space authorities remain resolute, […]

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North Korea Labels Philippines as ‘Danger Zone’ in Satellite Launch Alert

In a move that has drawn global condemnation and raised concerns across international corridors, North Korea has declared its intention to launch another satellite.  The waters east of the Philippines’ Luzon island, along with the Yellow Sea and East China Sea, have been designated as “danger areas” for the launch, slated to take place between […]

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North Korea Plans Satellite Launch Over Yellow Sea, Confirms Japan Coast Guard

North Korea has said it will launch a satellite between Aug. 24-31 in the direction of the Yellow Sea and the East China Sea, the Japanese Coast Guard said on Tuesday. Japan would cooperate with South Korea and the United States to monitor the launch, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida’s office said in a posting on […]

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Russian Connection Speculation Reignites with Latest North Korean Missile Test

The recent unveiling of North Korea’s Hwasong-18 intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), notable for its use of solid rocket fuel, has sparked fresh speculation about Russia’s potential role in the secretive state’s rapid missile advancements.  A report published by the Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, authored by Dr. Theodore Postol, suggests that […]

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North Korea Claims Defected US Soldier Fled Due to Discontent with Society

North Korea claims that an American soldier who fled across the heavily armed border from the South is fleeing “inhuman maltreatment and racial discrimination” in the US military. The regime said in its first public acknowledgment that Private 2nd Class Travis King entered the North on July 18 while on a tour of a Korean […]

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UN Command Seeks Answers from North Korea on US Soldier’s Border Crossing

The Pentagon has disclosed that North Korea acknowledged a request for information about US Army Private Travis King, who recently made a daring cross-border dash into North Korea while on a tour of the demilitarized zone (DMZ). The soldier was immediately taken into custody by North Korean authorities, raising concerns and creating a new diplomatic […]

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China-North Korea Bond Strengthened by Blood Comradeship

To mark the 70th anniversary of Korean War Armistice Day, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently met with Chinese diplomats in a historic setting.  During the meeting, a formal letter from Chinese President Xi Jinping was presented to Kim Jong Un by the Chinese delegation, led by Li Hongzhong, a Politburo member of the […]