Tag: North Korea

Terror, Unspeakable Cruelty & English Lessons in North Korea

Some of the terrors I witnessed in North Korea. In 1968, the North Koreans sent a team of commandos to kill the South Korean president.  They reached the presidential residence, but failed to kill the president.  Only two of the

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North Korean Orphanage

We visited an orphanage when I was in North Korea. We had been told beforehand we would be visiting and brought along pencils and pens as presents for the children. The orphanage that is shown to foreigners is presumably a

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Choosing To Believe

Many North Koreans believe the stories about their leaders – that Kim Il Sung was solely responsible for saving them from the Japanese (the American bombings had nothing to do with it) and that miracles such as a double rainbow

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