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NEW SANCTIONS WAR: EU Imposes Sanctions on Russians, Chinese, North Koreans For ‘Cyber Attacks’, Russia Responds Tit-For-Tat

BRUSSELS/MOSCOW – The EU approved restrictions against structures and citizens of Russia, China and North Korea for alleged “cyber attack activities”. The sanctions are imposed in the framework established a year ago but never applied before allowing the EU to impose targeted restrictive measures to “deter and respond to cyberattacks”, reads the EU Official Journal, […]

What Lies Ahead

July 20, 2020 “Information Clearing House” – The US economy at mid-year 2020 is at a critical juncture. What happens in the next three months will likely determine whether the current Great Recession 2.0 continues to follow a W-shape trajectory—or drifts over an economic precipice into an economic depression. With prompt and sufficient fiscal stimulus […]

North Korea Vows to Further Bolster Nuclear War Deterrence

PYONGYANG – The leader of North Korea Kim Jong-un hosted a military meeting to discuss new policies to bolster the country’s nuclear capabilities amid stalled denuclearisation talks with the United States, state media KCNA reported on Sunday. The meeting of the ruling Workers’ Party’s powerful Central Military Commission marked Kim Jong-un’s first public appearance in […]

On The Curious Un-Death Of Kim Jong Un – Schrodinger’s Dictator

This article was received on April 26, but despite the delay, it is being published because it’s an extremely useful perspective that will no doubt also come in handy the *next* time there’s some Western media fake news involving the DPRK and its leader Kim Jong Un specifically; which, given the mean frequency of Kim […]

North Korean State Media Report on Kim’s Activities Amid Death Speculation

PYONGYANG – The state radio of the DPRK reported on Sunday that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un had expressed “appreciation” for workers taking part in building the city of Samjiyon amid speculation on the leader’s health and possible demise, according to the South Korean state-run news agency Yonhap. There was no elaboration, however, on his health conditions or […]

North Korea Launches Three Projectiles Into Sea of Japan

PYONGYANG – North Korea has launched at least three ballistic missiles into the Sea of Japan, Yonhap news agency reported on Monday citing the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS). The ballistic missiles were launched from the eastern town of Sondok in North Korea’s southern Hamgyong Province, according to the JCS.  “Our military is […]

US, South Korea Postpone Wargames Over Coronavirus

WASHINGTON, D.C./SEOUL – The United States postponed its wargames with South Korea on Thursday as concerns continue to grow over the coronavirus. The combined command announced an upcoming “command post-training” conducted by members of the two militaries’ Combined Forces Command will be postponed “until further notice”, World News reported. The joint military drills were scheduled […]