“Taking a tourist trip there means spectating on the murder and abuse of your fellow human beings, and putting hard currency into the hands of the people responsible for those crimes.”

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The Syria sham, Obama’s shamelessness

Bret Stephens Once upon a time Barack Obama chose multilateral diplomacy over military action for the sake of ridding a dangerous Middle Eastern regime of its weapons of mass destruction. The critics mocked and raged and muttered, but everything worked out well and...

U.S. Intelligence: Assad May Use Those Chemical Weapons Obama Said He Didn’t Have

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Probably the weirdest place on earth

Tim Urban from his post 20 Things I Learned While I was in North Korea From the suffocating number of billboards and murals to the postcards andpamphlets and newspapers to everything on TV, the North Korean people are forced to live and breathe North Korean pride...

Let them eat words

BBC North Korea has published 310 new patriotic slogans (see full list below) – so what do they say, what do they mean and what do they tell us about the leadership in Pyongyang, asks Alison Gee? “Let this socialist country resound with Song of Big Fish...