After three rounds of bilateral negotiations between the U.S. and North Korea it has been announced what has already been labeled the “leap day agreement,” a deal that, as U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton put it, is “a modest first step in the right direction.”. What is this important agreement between the two countries about? We provide the main details.
The question most media outlets and intelligence agencies are asking themselves right now is the role Kim Jong-un will be able to play after the sudden death of his father. With only 28 years old is he too young, too inexperienced, too early to lead the country?
The sudden death of Kim Jon-il, while traveling on his personal train through a region of Norht Korea, has been echoed across the world. The most hermetic country in the world is facing what no country in the world has been succesful at: a second hereditary power transfer. Read the first of a series of two articles about Kim Jong-il’s death.