2 articles tagged "Kim Jong-Un"
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North Korean Musudan missile
US, S. Korea on top alert as North missile spotted in launch position
DEBKAfile Special Report April 11, 2013, 10:34 AM (GMT+02:00)

US and South Korean armed forces went on the highest level of alert - Watchcon 2 - Thursday, April 11, ready for multiple launches after at least one North Korean ballistic Musudan missile was sighted fueled and ready to launch at any moment. Some Western intelligence sources attribute Pyongyang’s saber-rattling to a power struggle ongoing between Kim Jong-Un’s military backers and the generals who judge him unfit for the top command. He may order a missile launch to assert his authority against his detractors.

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Kim Jong-Un with his generals
Iran lines up behind North Korea, warns the US of “great losses”
DEBKAfile Special Report April 5, 2013, 7:30 PM (GMT+02:00)

Tehran’s intercession in the Korean crisis on the side of its ally in Pyongyang was predictable, even while the US preferred to ignore their close interrelations.  And so, on Friday, April 5, Deputy Chief of Iran's Armed Forces Brig. Gen. Masoud Jazayeri stepped forward to point the finger at the US, saying: “The time for Washington’s bullying and extortion is long past.” His words came at the very moment that Iranian intransigence brought  the latest six-power meeting on its nuclear program to its customary dead end.

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