American spy chief secret meeting with head of North Korean cyber warfare

Kim Yong Chol: The man behind North Korea’s Cyber warfare. U.S. top spy James Clapper has “extraordinarily unfriendly” secret meeting with North Korean chief cyber warrior shortly before Sony attack By Nate Thayer January 9, 2015 Ten days before the attack on the Sony movie depicting the assassination of Kim Jong Un, North Korea’s head […]

White Power and Apocalyptic Cults: Pro North Korean Americans Revealed

American homegrown terrorist groups are the chosen favorites of Pyongyang By Nate Thayer In case anyone was confused about the fundamental political system in North Korea, one only has to look at who their political allies are abroad. It is a political system based on blind nationalism, racial purity, militarism, and intolerance. Their closest allies […]

Pyongyang Porn: “Some readers may find the book objectionable” @NKNewsorg

Excerpts from Pyongyang Porn “Some readers may find the book objectionable” BY NATE THAYER , AUGUST 23, 2013 For the full story, go to NKNews.org at http://www.nknews.org/2013/08/pyongyang-porn/ , the news organization that comprehensively provides quality journalism on all North Korea. Below are excerpts……. Artwork by NK News illustrator Cammy Smithwick   Mhari Yi, who moved to Edinburgh to attend Napier University […]

White Power and Apocalyptic Cults: Pro-DPRK homegrown U.S. terrorist groups are Pyongyang chosen favorites

Pro-DPRK Americans Revealed American homegrown terrorist groups are the chosen favorites of Pyongyang by Nate Thayer , May 6, 2013 NK News Investigative Correspondent (This story appeared in NKNews.org. Please check out the excellent NK News Pro news service  launched in May, 2013 providing in depth, quality, comprehensive coverage for those serious about understanding North Korea at […]

25 Years of Slam Dunk Diplomacy: Rodman trip and history of U.S.-North Korean basketball diplomacy

25 Years of Slam Dunk Diplomacy: Rodman trip comes after decades of basketball diplomacy between U.S. and North Korea as a central tool in nuclear bomb negotiations by Nate Thayer , March 4, 2013 Published in NK News http://www.nknews.org/2013/03/slam-dunk-diplomacy/  NBA bad boy Dennis Rodman’s circus troupe delegation to North Korea was greeted by ridicule by most of […]

North Korean Tourism Dwarfed by Visitors to Elvis,South Korea For Nose Jobs, Thai Sex Change Operations

North Korean Tourism Dwarfed by Visitors Paying Homage to Elvis, Thai Sex Change Tourists, Those Seeking Nose Jobs in South Korea; And 1/15 of UK Citizens Traveling Abroad for Dental Treatment;  In 2012, North Korea welcomed nearly 30,000 visitors, including 4000 westerners, and official state media trumpeted this week that foreign tourism is “booming” days […]

Frequent Flyer’s Guide to North Korean Air: a Review of World’s Only One Star Airline

Frequent Flyer’s Guide to North Korean Air: a Review of World’s Only One Star Airline By Nate Thayer Air Koryo, North Korea’s official airline, is rated the world’s only one star air carrier. But it is improving. In August, Pyongyang’s promise of being global technological leaders achieved a key milestone, when the national airline announced […]

North Korea Erupts at “sordid hackwork by rubbish media”: Vows a “dear price the human scum and media”will “have to pay”

North Korea Erupts at “sordid hackwork by rubbish media”: Vows a “dear price the human scum and media”will “have to pay” By Nate Thayer North Korea has erupted after months of silence over repeated news reports that Kim Jong-Un had plastic surgery to look like his grandfather, Kim Il Sung, with official media denouncing  “sordid” […]

Google Chief’s Teenage Daughter Blog Puts AP North Korea News Bureau to Shame: A Comparative Analysis

Amateur Journalism of Teenage Daughter of Google Chief Puts AP North Korea Reporting to Shame: A Comparative Analysis Exactly one year ago, the Associated Press was granted permission to open a news bureau in North Korea, becoming the first western media agency to set up an official operation, providing what was to be a major […]

North Korean Rocket Launch to Test Capability to Reach U.S. imminent in Coming Days

North Korea plans Testing Nuclear Bomb Delivery System Capable of Reaching Continental United States in Coming Days If there are any illusions that North Korea, arguably the single biggest threat to global stability, continues to march unimpeded forward toward a fully operational  nuclear weapons state to further strengthen what is already the fourth largest standing […]

The Spy Sub, A Poisoned Diplomat in Russia, and a Naked, Drunk American Preacher in Pyongyang

The North Korean Spy Sub, a Poisoned Diplomat in Vladivostok, and the Naked, Drunk American Preacher  in Pyongyang The 1996 secret mission that caused tremors from Washington to Seoul to Vladivostok By Nate Thayer#north Kore On a lonely stretch of coastal highway on September 18, 1996, South Korean cab driver Lee Jin Gyu noticed a […]

North Korea Launches Missive Against Foreign media ‘Rat-Like Imbeciles’

North Korea Launches Missive Against  Foreign Media ‘Rat-Like Imbeciles’ September 19, 2012 By Nate Thayer North Korea has gone ballistic again and launched a long-range missive targeting the foreign media as “mental patients and rat-like imbeciles”, who they said were acting as the “first-line shock brigade” for foreign governments to “bring about a ‘regime change’” […]