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June Jubilation in KoreaKorea, a country of struggle still affected by its war fifty years ago, celebrated its 50th Anniversary on June 25th. Unlike the commemorations of past years with military parades and big extravaganzas, this half-century parade and its battle re-enactments were cancelled. Ins ... President Kim Dae-jung (South Korea) and President Kim Jong Il (North Korea) shook hands for the first time, which spread deep generosity throughout the two Koreas. President Kim Dae-jung flew to Pyongyang, the capital of North Korea, for the discussion of diplomacy with President Kim Jong Il. ...
Juche: The North Korean ReligionJuche is one of the largest religions of the world with 19 million followers, whom are mostly North Korean. Its literal translation in English is "self-reliance". This is translated in practice by North Korea to conduct itself as an independent, self-reliant nation. J ... Juche was founded by the late North Korean President Kim Il Sung as a communist related revolutionary philosophy that formed the basis of the political ideology of the dictatorship like, North Korean government. ... Kim Il Sung is considered the divine father and his son Kim Jong Il, the current President of North Korea, is also worshiped as divine. The official North Korean account of Kim Jung's Il's birth alludes to his divinity stating, "At the time of his birth there were flashes of lightning and thunder, the iceberg in the pond on Mount Paektu emitted a mysterious sound as it br...
The Threat Called North KoreaNearly a year ago, George W. Bush first labeled Iraq, Iran, and North Korea, as the "axis of evil." So why then have we heard so much about how Iraq is such a threat to U.S. national security, and hardly a word about North Korea? There is no doubt in America's mind or ... While that is the highest official estimate, the possibility of nuclear weapons held by leaders like Kim Jong Il frightens even the toughest military men inside the Pentagon. ... This uncertainty has many Washington officials worried of sudden attack if Kim Jong Il feels threatened in any way.While Saddam has been accused of murdering several thousands of his own people, Kim Jong Il has been accused of almost every human rights violation there is. Senator John McCain, R-Arizona, describes Kim Jong Il as "...a sociopath that rules the most Stalinist, oppressive state in the world" (Woodruff)...
Korean Affairs The Korean peninsula shot into prominence in 1950 when it became the theatre of a major war between the communists and the United Nations forces led by United States.Geographical Location: The Korean peninsula lies in North East Asia. The Potsdam Conference of July 1945 designated 38t ... Currently Kim Jong II is the leader of the government since July 1994. ... Currently Kim Young Sam is the President of South Korea. ... But, especially after the Sino-Soviet split Moscow competed for influence by providing arms to the Kim Il Sung regime. ... In the North the rule of Marshal Kim Il Sung continued uninterrupted through the seventies. ... The same year Kim Il Sung died after a rule of more than forty years and was succeeded by his son Kim Jong Il....
On June 25 1950 Communist North Korean troops broke the peace agreement and invaded the Republic of Korea. The Korean war was the first war which the UN played a military role1. The Korean war proved to be a huge challenge for the UN, which was created only five years earlier at the end of World War ... With the Communist North still evident today and a democratic government in the South there have been many tries for reunification but none have been successful.Today North Korea is under the dictatorship of Kim Jong Il. ...