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Dennis Rodman says ex-NBA squad's game in North Korea is 'birthday present' for leader

...foreigners. Rodman is the highest-profile American to meet Kim since the leader inherited power after his father, Kim Jong Il, died in late 2011.Rodman traveled to North Korea for the first time last February with the Harlem Globetrotters for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-01-06/dennis-rodman-says-ex-nba-squ
You can't brush it off

...clippings: "Supreme Leader" Kim Jong Un, a pudgy thirtysomething, inherited the family dictator business from dad Kim Jong Il ? who, it's said in state-run media, shot 38 under par with five holes-in-one in his first round of golf...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-04-05/you-cant-brush-it
Capitalism works, as opposed to what this president wants

...Cuba to Russia, from North Korea to China ? and it's worked wonderful for guys with names like Castro, Stalin, Kim Jong Il and Mao. But for the masses, it has consistently delivered poverty, loss of freedom and death. CAPITALISM, ON...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2011-12-16/capitalism-works
North Korean leader, Kim Jong-Il, dies at 69

SEOUL, South Korea - Kim Jong Il, North Korea's mercurial and...carefully documented by state media.Kim Jong Il inherited power after his father...self-reliance.In September 2010, Kim Jong Il unveiled his third son, the twenty-something...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-12-18/north-korean-leader-kim-jong
Rants & Raves

...THIS IS A RANT FOR our illustrious, socialist, communist president who sometimes occupies the White House. He did not take time off from his Hawaiian vacation to attend the funeral of our fellow comrade in arms Kim Jong Il II. What a shame.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-01-04/rants-amp-raves
North Korean launch failed

...Sung's grandson, the 29-year-old Kim Jong Un, solidifies power following the death of his father, longtime leader Kim Jong Il, four months ago."It blows a big hole in the birthday party," said Victor Cha, former director for Asia policy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-04-12/north-korean-launch-may-have
Give despots what they deserve

...the bilateral nuclear talks that North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il has pined for all these years? What about having a recent former president give someone like Kim Jong Il "photo ops" he doesn't deserve with some who, to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/08/08/edi_543671.shtml
Editorials
Should courts make policy?

...than a white male who hasn't lived that life." -- U.S. Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor It's not just Kim Jong Il who's testing missiles. Barack Obama just launched a big one in Sonia Sotomayor. A member of the 2nd Circuit U...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/05/27/edi_525396.shtml
Editorials
Week In Review

...injury. Tuesday NORTH KOREA: Intelligence officials are watching signs that North Korea's unpredictable dictator Kim Jong Il might be gravely ill. There was no sign of Mr. Kim at a parade and celebration marking the 60th anniversary of North...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/09/14/met_473346.shtml
Metro
Philharmonic convergence

...Kim Il-Sung. Today, they bow to his son. What they hear and see of the outside world, he largely controls. And Kim Jong-il has done his best to convince his people that America is their mortal enemy. All the more reason to get inside when...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/02/28/edi_189051.shtml
Editorials