North Korean leader Kim Jong UnKim Jong UnThe Hill's 12:30 Report: Biden denies treating Anita Hill 'badly' Trump: 'No money was paid' to North Korea for Otto Warmbier Overnight Defense: Watchdog clears defense chief in ethics probe | Pentagon to handle security background checks | Senate to take up Trump's Yemen veto next week MORE’s first visit to Russia last week reaffirmed, above and beyond the traditional friendly ties between the two nations, the young Korean leader’s filial piety — a hallowed virtue in the Confucian civilization. Kim did not quite make it to the birthplace of his father, Kim Jong Il, who was born in Vyatskoye, near Khabarovsk, some 500 miles north of the summit venue, Vladivostok. But in granting Russian President Vladimir PutinVladimir Vladimirovich PutinRussian agent Butina sentenced to 18 months How the Obama White House engaged Ukraine to give Russia collusion narrative an early boost Butina sentencing to mark end of whirlwind Russian … [Read more...] about Kim Jong Un, North Korea’s dutiful son, restores Russia’s role as defender
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World Evan Vucci | AP North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaks during a meeting with President Donald Trump on Wednesday in Hanoi. Simon Denyer, The Washington Post • February 27, 2019 11:01 am HANOI, Vietnam — President Donald Trump thinks he deserves a Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to make peace with North Korea. Now, it appears that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un might want one too. After last year’s Singapore summit, and especially before this week’s summit in Hanoi, North Korean internal propaganda has been busy promoting the idea that Kim deserves a prize, Radio Free Asia reported this week. “After the first U.S.-North Korean summit, the authorities began saying during propaganda lecture sessions that Kim Jong Un is a front-runner for the Nobel Peace Prize,” a North Korean government official told RFA’s Korean Service. “Ever since … the Nobel Peace Prize became a hot topic of discussion here in North … [Read more...] about Trump isn’t the only one who wants a Nobel prize. Kim Jong Un does, too.
Kim Tong-hyung, Associated Press Updated 5:07 pm PST, Wednesday, February 20, 2019 FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2018, file photo, South Korean President Moon Jae-in, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un ride in a car during a parade through a street in Pyongyang, North Korea. The upcoming Trump-Kim meeting will be a crucial moment for South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who is desperate for more room to continue his engagement with North Korea, which has been limited by tough U.S.-led sanctions against Pyongyang. (Pyongyang Press Corps Pool via AP, File) less FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2018, file photo, South Korean President Moon Jae-in, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un ride in a car during a parade through a street in Pyongyang, North Korea. The upcoming ... more Photo: AP Photo: AP … [Read more...] about 2nd Trump-Kim summit crucial moment for Moon’s presidency
Hyung-jin Kim, Associated Press Published 2:23 am CST, Wednesday, December 5, 2018 FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2018, file photo, a protester with a defaced portrait of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un shouts during a rally to denounce policies of South Korean President Moon Jae-in on North Korea in Seoul, South Korea. Day after day, rampant speculation about North Korean leader Kim’s possible trip to Seoul is making headlines in South Korea, despite no official confirmation from either government. less FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2018, file photo, a protester with a defaced portrait of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un shouts during a rally to denounce policies of South Korean President Moon Jae-in on North Korea ... more Photo: Ahn Young-joon, AP Photo: Ahn Young-joon, AP Image 1 of / 4 … [Read more...] about S. Korea abuzz about N. Korean leader Kim’s possible trip
In recent weeks, Kim Jong-Un has said he would permanently dismantle North Korea's main nuclear complex, but only if the United States takes unspecified corresponding measures."Without any trust in the USA there will be no confidence in our national security and under such circumstances there is no way we will unilaterally disarm ourselves first".Washington is wary of agreeing to the declaration without Pyongyang first making significant disarmament moves.In a moment of improvisation at this rally on Saturday in West Virginia, however, he made a startling revelation: he and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un have fallen in love.Before they turned the page on decades of public acrimony, the leaders regularly traded threats and insults as North Korea pushed to develop a nuclear missile capable of hitting the United States.In its Sunday edition, the Rodong Sinmun, the organ of Pyongyang's ruling Workers' Party of Korea, also called for easing of sanctions on the country.Ri expressed a … [Read more...] about Trump says he and Kim Jong-un ‘in love’