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Why North Korea Gets Away With Torture
Jun. 20, 2017 - Otto Warmbier, a 22 year-old young man, who made the fatal mistake of taking a 4-day trip to
North Korea, and was unjustly imprisoned, and evidently mistreated by the Stalinist regime, died just a few days after being
released. It is a reminder that hundreds of thousands of Koreans have been subjected to similar criminal abuse.
In 2014, a U.N. commission reported that "systematic,
widespread and gross human rights violations have been and are being committed by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea
- Source: Fred Hiatt - Hartford Courant
Civil War in the USA:
Bachmann blames assassination attempt of GOP lawmakers on 'ravings of 'lunatic left
Jun. 14, 2017 - Former member of the House of Representatives, Michele Bachmann, says that the assassination attempt of GOP
lawmakers is the result of listening to dangerous TV political ‘teachers’ and taking their ‘resist’ marching orders to an unthinkable level.
“The political left is more than unhinged; they have fallen into a dangerous delusion of their own making,” she remarked after a gunman
opened fire on GOP lawmakers at a baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia, Wednesday morning, wounding five people.
- Source: Garth Kant - WND
Qatar row: Calls for diplomatic talks to end Gulf crisis
Jun. 6, 2017 - Because of Qatar's support of terrorism in the Gulf region, other major Gulf countries have abruptly cut off relations with them.
Six countries - Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Yemen, Libya's eastern-based government and the Maldives - cut diplomatic ties with Qatar on Monday.
Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and the UAE have been given Qatari nationals two weeks to leave.
Qatar denies the claim, but has already said they will seek to mend the rift with the other countries.
- Source: BBC
Five reasons why Israel should care about the Qatar crisis - Jerusalem Post
US conducts successful missile intercept test, Pentagon says
May 30, 2017 - While North Korea continues to test threatening missiles, the U.S. military sucessfully tested an anti-missile missle.
In a statement, the agency said an unarmed rocket launched from the Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean was "destroyed" by a ground-based
interceptor launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in Southern California as it traveled outside Earth's atmosphere.
- Source: Fox
Kim Jong Un’s North Korea: Bringing the world to the brink
May 14, 2017 - See links to developing news about North Korea's latest missile test, including these stories:
North Korea fires ballistic missile off its coast, Pentagon confirms - Fox
White House: North Korea has been 'flagrant menace for far too long' - Fox
- Source: Fox
North Korea: US bomber flight pushes two countries on brink of nuclear war
May 2, 2017 - North Korea complains about the flight of two U.S. supersonic B-1B Lancer bombers in the area.
"The reckless military provocation is pushing the situation on the Korean peninsula closer to the brink of nuclear war,"
the North's official KCNA news agency said on Tuesday, according to Reuters.
- Source: Fox
Here's the Missile Sub That Would Kick in North Korea's Door - Popular Mechanics
Seoul: THAAD can defend against North Korean missiles - Washington Pos
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