Hordes of U.S. Republican Party Apparatchik Topple Mongolian Descendants of Genghis Khan

How Hordes of U.S. Republican Party Apparatchiks Toppled the Mongolian Descendants of Genghis Khan Newt Gingrich’s “Contract with the Mongolian Voter” was the largest, most widely printed and distributed document in Mongolian History, and crucial to overthrowing the second longest ruling communist government without shedding a drop of blood. If one walks into Newt Gingrich’s […]

Dennis Rodman steals ball from U.S. govt as N Korea cancels U.S. mission to free prisoner on eve of Rodman visit

Dennis Rodman steals ball from U.S. government as N Korea cancels official U.S. mission to free prisoner on eve of Rodman visit State: “It was a done deal. King was going to come back with Kenneth Bae. That was the arrangement” See full story on NKNew.org http://www.nknews.org/2013/08/dennis-rodman-assumes-u-s-envoy-to-north-koreas-rescue-mission/ BY NATE THAYER , AUGUST 31, 2013 Former NBA legend Dennis Rodman […]

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 http://www.nknews.org/2013/05/the-front-companies-facilitating-north-korean-arms-exports/ ) Four years after an aircraft was seized in Bangkok with a cargo […]

Oops….Sorry About that Austin, Texas

Oops….Sorry About that Austin, Texas: An Otherwise Excellent Example of Great Journalism was Also a Tad Off The Korean Central News Agency Friday sent out one of the thousands of meticulously staged propaganda photographs they do each year, this one with a caption which included the description of an “urgent operation meeting on the Korean […]

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 […]

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 […]

Has Kim Jong Un Had Plastic Surgery? China Says: No Comment: Pyongyang erupts following reports circulating in Chinese media

Has Kim Jong Un Had Plastic Surgery? China Says: No Comment Pyongyang erupts following reports circulating in Chinese media by Nate Thayer , January 24, 2013 http://www.nknews.org/2013/01/china-issues-censorship-order-on-official-north-korea-reporting/ NKNews.org In the wake of North Korean state media Thursday issuing vitriolic objections of the “sordid hackwork of rubbish media” who alleged their young dictator underwent plastic surgery to look […]

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” […]

Teenage Daughter of Google Chief Spills The True Story on North Korea Visit: Puts to Shame Free Press, Dad, and U.S. Government

Teenage Daughter of Google Chief Spills The True Story on North Korea Visit: Puts to Shame Free Press, Dad, and U.S. Government By Nate Thayer Google chief executive Eric Schmidt may now regret inviting his 19 year old teenage daughter, Sophie Schmidt, along on his world headline grabbing, secretive trip to North Korea last week. […]

AP Exclusive: U.S. News Agency Sells Reputation to North Korea for Access to Exactly No News

AP Exclusive: U.S. News Agency Sells its Former Good Name to Serve as a Propaganda Arm of the World’s Most Repressive Govt in Exchange for Access Which has Produced Exactly  No News and Undermined the Principles of a Free Press The Associated Press Korea coverage is nothing short of a stain on, and an embarrassment […]

North Korea Falls for Internet Hoax Kim Jong Un named Time Magazine ‘Man of the Year’

North Korea Falls for Internet Hoax that Kim Jong Un named Time Magazine ‘Man of the Year’: Newsweek/Daily Beast commissions story but decides to not publish because while a “good news story” it is not “not very funny”.  By Nate Thayer Here is a short example of the day in the life of a freelance […]