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Documentary: North Korea – The Propaganda Game

North Korea, formerly known as the hermit kingdom, is perhaps the largest source of instability as regards world peace. Its border is one of the most militarized in the world. The lack of impartial information, both inside and coming out of the country, is the perfect setting [continue reading].

Kim Jong-un declares ‘quasi-state of war’

Kim Jong-un has ordered North Korea’s troops to be on a war footing as tensions with South Korea escalate following an exchange of shells – follow the latest updates • Any war between North and South Korea “could go nuclear” • Tensions had been rising [continue reading].

North Korea Raises Stakes of Talks With South

As the negotiators haggled, the North raised the stakes by moving more artillery forces to the front line, a South Korean Defense Ministry spokesman said, speaking on the customary condition of anonymity. “We have also detected 70 percent of the North Korean submarines missing [continue reading].

K-pop vs Kim: Broadcast Mocks N. Korea Dictator

South Korea broadcasts Voice of Freedom radio, Ju and the anchor criticized Kim Jong-un’s behaviour, mocking staged photo-ops of him getting off a plane as though he were travelling on a state visit. “No foreign country will welcome Kim Jong-un, because he is a dictator. [continue reading].