Death of North Korean Leader

December 19th, 2011 by Nathaniel Coleman AKA Jonathan Whitcomb Leave a reply »

Kim Jong Il, leader of North Korea since 1994, has died at the age of 69.

KSN News:

During his 17 years in power, the country suffered a devastating famine even as it built up its million-strong army, expanded its arsenal of ballistic missiles and became the world’s eighth declared nuclear power.

The news of his death spurred South Korea, which remains technically at war with the North more than five decades after their 1950-53 conflict, to put its military on high alert.

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