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North Korea Simmers as Purges, Oustings, Mutinies, and Marriage All Take Center Stage

North Korea Simmers as Purges, Oustings, Mutinies, and Marriage All Take Center Stage

This week sees a shift towards the domestic (marriage pun intended), as Kim Jong-Un instigates internal upheaval to solidify power

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North Korea Ready for Third Nuclear Test

North Korea Ready for Third Nuclear Test

Setting off a third nuclear device is a widely expected move for the Democratic People's Republic of North Korea, but it's not one that will do them any favors.

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South Korea's $1.1 Billion Dollar Submarine Deal with Indonesia on Thin Ice

South Korea’s $1.1 Billion Dollar Submarine Deal with Indonesia on Thin Ice

A sudden $300 million jump in costs may cause the Type 209 Submarine contract to slip through Seoul's fingers.

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Yikes. New US Military Strategy Largely Focuses on China

Yikes. New US Military Strategy Largely Focuses on China

US President Barack Obama unveiled his administration's plan Thursday for a leaner, cheaper military, a reflection of Washington's fiscal belt-tightening and slower national economic growth. The new strategy calls for greater US military presence in Asia, based on a US Defense Department document which identifies China as a security threat.

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US Officials Press South Korea to Reduce Iranian Petrochem/Crude Imports

US Officials Press South Korea to Reduce Iranian Petrochem/Crude Imports

US officials attempt to sway South Korea's stance on trade with Iran.

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