Syria’s Chemical Weapons: The North Korean Connection

Given the current crisis over use of chemical weapons in Syria, here are excerpts from a recent story from on the origins of North Korean Syrian chemical warfare cooperation. (Full story on North Korea and Syrian chemical and missile programs North Korean military experts are training Syria how to play with chemicals BY NATE THAYER , JUNE […]

Syrian Chemical Weapons: The odd tale of a lone Israeli spy and North Korea

The odd tale of a lone Israeli spy and North Korea Given the current crisis over use of chemical weapons in Syria, here is a link to a recent story on on clandestine North Korean Syrian chemical warfare cooperation (see full story at Explosion kills Syrian technicians on North Korean train, Israeli agent spotted […]

The violent consequences of the North Korea-Syria chemical arms trade

A recent story on on the North Korean Origins of the Syrian Chemical Weapons Program has renewed timeliness given the current crisis over chemical weapons use against civilians in Syria (full story at NKNews.org Clandestine cooperation between pariah states has left trail of bodies BY NATE THAYER , JUNE 20, 2013 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The blast at […]

Global Trail of Dead Scientists Price of Illicit Pyongyang-Syria Weapons Collaboration

Deadly Spy War Erupts When Israel Views the Two Pariah States Have Crossed a ‘Red Line’ BY NATE THAYER WASHINGTON, D.C. – In July 2007, an explosion rocked the al-Safir chemical weapons and ballistic missile research  facility buried in cavernous underground tunnels dug under a mountain near Allepo in Northwestern Syria. Under the command of […]

North Korea’s Hall of Mirrors: Fake Global Network of Shell Companies Key to Illicit Arms Exports

North Korea’s Global Hall of Mirrors: Shadowy front companies crucial to banned Pyongyang arms exports Investigation reveals complex web of false shell corporations spanning the world enabling DPRK arms exports By Nate Thayer NK News May 30, 2013 (See entire story at NK News ) Four years after an aircraft was seized in Bangkok with a cargo […]

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 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 […]

For Pyongyang, Global Digital Revolution for Foreign Eyes Only:You Tube Bans North Korean Video

For Pyongyang, Global Digital Revolution for Foreign Eyes Only: You Tube Bans North Korean Video for Stealing Copyrighted U.S. Video Game Soundtrack: Pyongyang Dips its Toes Awkwardly Into the Global Information Age by Sending Propaganda Out and Forbidding Information In. YouTube has removed another North Korean government video from the state run Uriminzokkiri You Tube […]

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 […]