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North Korea Mass Cult Watch: Weeping and Bowing Before the Golden Jackass

Below, North Koreans react to news of Kim Jong-il’s death. My first thought on seeing this was the Christian notion of Judgment Day (with Jesus, not Kim Jong-il, inhabiting the Big Brother space). Every knee shall bow and every tongue … Continue reading

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Is Kim Jong-il a Rational Player—the Choreographer of a Power Transfer to His 25 Year-Old Son, Kim Jong-un?

The New York Times today suggests in a recent news story that the shelling of a South Korean island by North Korea is just a way for Kim Jong-un, the 25-year-old son and presumptive heir of Kim Jong-il, to earn some street … Continue reading

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Kim Jong-il is Clinically Sadistic and Paranoid. And He Has A Bomb.

If you’re wondering what we’re dealing with in Kim Jong-il of North Korea, I found a rather sobering psychological evaluation of him, and offer a quote from it. The paper appeared in the journal Behavioral Sciences of Terrorism and Political Aggression, Vol. 1, No. … Continue reading

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Apocalypse Now?: North Korea, a nuclear power, threatens full-scale war with South Korea

And this chilling sentence appeared in the New York Times story on the crisis: The motivations, health and even state of mind of North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-il, remained cloaked in mystery. Got it? We don’t know whether, exactly, Kim … Continue reading

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