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North Korean leader Kim Jong Il dies, report says

North Korean leader Kim Jong Il dies, report says

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  • December 19, 2011 2:17PM


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North Korean leader Kim Jong Il © inspecting the construction site of the Huichon power station at Jagang province in September. Picture: AFP

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NORTH Korean dictator Kim Jong Il has died.

The veteran leader died on Saturday, December 17, a weeping announcer said on Pyongyang's state television on Monday.

He was 69.

Kim is believed to have suffered a stroke in 2008 but appeared relatively vigorous in photos and video from recent trips to China and Russia and in numerous trips around the country carefully documented by state media.

The leader, reputed to have had a taste for cigars, cognac and gourmet cuisine, was believed to have had diabetes and heart disease.
The state television announcer said Kim died of fatigue while on a train, the BBC reported.
"It is the biggest loss for the party ... and it is our people and nation's biggest sadness," an anchorwoman clad in black Korean traditional dress said in a voice choked with tears. She said the nation must "change our sadness to strength and overcome our difficulties."
South Korean media, including Yonhap news agency, said South Korea put its military on "high alert" and President Lee Myung-bak convened a national security council meeting after the news of Kim's death. Officials couldn't immediately confirm the reports.
The South Korean military has been put on emergency alert after the death was announced.
South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff ordered all military units on emergency alert after the news of Kim's death was announced on Monday, South Korea's Yonhap News Agency reported.
The two Koreas remain technically at war after the 1950-53 Korean War ended with an armistice and not a peace treaty.
Relations have been tense over the North's nuclear program, its bombardment in November 2010 of a South Korean border island and the sinking of a South Korean warship in March 2010 that Seoul blamed on Pyongyang. It denied the accusations.
The Joint Chiefs of Staff said monitoring of the Korean border had been stepped up by South Korean and US forces.
Officials told Yonhap that no unusual activity had been observed.
The news came as North Korea prepared for a hereditary succession. Kim Jong Il inherited power after his father, revered North Korean founder Kim Il Sung, died in 1994.
In September 2010, Kim Jong Il unveiled his third son, the twenty-something Kim Jong Un, as his successor, putting him in high-ranking posts.

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December 22-25, 2011 -- Kim Jong Il assassinated in military coup

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December 22-25, 2011 -- Kim Jong Il assassinated in military coup

Kim Jong Il avoided flying because he feared aerial assassination. Instead, Kim traveled by train and only within North Korea and on rare occasions to China and Russia. However, it may have been during a train trip that Kim was assassinated.

WMR's well-placed Asian sources have reported that Kim Jong Il died as the result of an assassination plot by senior members of the North Korean military. As WMR reported on July 8, 2010, Kim narrowly escaped an assassination on April 22, 2004, when a massive explosion tore through the train station in Ryongchon, North Korea. The explosion destroyed 40 percent of the town and had the fingerprints of an Israeli intelligence operation. It was later discovered that a rigged cell phone triggered the blast, which also killed a dozen Syrian missile technicians working for the Syrian Center for Scientific Research. The Syrians were said to have been receiving training on the North Korean Scud C and D missiles that North Korea had sold to Syria.

Kim's train had just transited through Ryongchon a few hours before the explosion en route to Pyongyang from a trip to China.

North Korea's UN ambassador claimed the explosion was caused by two train cars full of dynamite and was an accident. However, it was unusual for a North Korean official to admit that dynamite was allowed anywhere near the Ryongchon train station during the same time the Dear Leader was transiting through the town. On May 24, 2004, South Korea's Chosun Ilbo reported what a North Korean official who was visiting China said about the explosion. The official said, "the North Korean National Security Agency has investigated the incident since it took place and concluded that rebellious forces had plotted the explosions targeting the exclusive train of Kim Jong Il. The security agency, in particular, gained evidence that cell phones had been used in triggering the explosion and reported to the North Korean leader that the use of cell phones should be banned for the sake of the leader's safety." North Korean security agents discovered the remnants of a cell phone with adhesive tape attached to it at the blast scene. The Mossad pioneered the use of cell phones in triggering explosions.

The reporting by North Korea's official state media on Kim's death was unusual. It said he died while on a train visit. However, satellite photos show that Kim's special train never left Pyongyang over the weekend. Kim's death was reported on Saturday, December 17. The official state media reported that Kim died from a heart attack. State media reported that Kim died from a "combination of severe acute myocardial infarction and serious renal shock while on board a field train."

WMR has learned that Kim Jong Il was conducting a purge of senior North Korean military and intelligence officers when he found that they had, without his knowledge, arranged to end North Korea's supply of missiles to Iran, Syria, and Egypt in return for Israeli enriched uranium for North Korea's nuclear weapons program. Kim discovered that the North Korean officers had misled him into thinking that North Korea was enriching uranium according to Juche self-sufficiency doctrine, when in fact, the North Korean enrichment program had failed. The North Koreans reached out to Israel in order to save face and not have to admit to Kim that their nuclear enrichment program for nuclear warheads had been a total failure.

It was reported in 2004 by the New Zealand media that Mossad agent Zev William Barkan, wanted by New Zealand for illegally attempting to obtain New Zealand passports, turned up in Pyongyang as a security adviser for the North Korean government. Barkan and other Mossad agents were in Pyongyang to negotiate a deal to build a West Bank-style security wall, with Israeli-manufactured motion detectors and night vision equipment, along the border with China.

When Kim realized that the North Korean uranium enrichment program was a farce, he canceled it and began executing some of the principal officers involved. However, Israel, which benefited from leaks of intelligence on North Korean assistance to Syria in its nuclear program -- leaks that resulted in the September 6, 2007 Israeli "Operation Orchard" attack on a suspected nuclear facility in the Deir ez-Zor region of Syria -- wanted to put a stop to the taking down of its network of collaborators among the senior military and intelligence leadership of North Korea. Therefore, Israel, working with agents in North Korea, including some South Korean evangelical Christians who were able to blend into North Korean society, ordered that Kim Jong Il be taken out. The surviving North Korean military leaders who were part of the nuclear affair with Israel staged a coup and killed Kim Jong Il in the process. The present leader, Kim Jong Eun, Kim Jong Il's 27-year old son,
despite the fact that his father made him an army general, is a mere figurehead who takes his orders from the now-ruling rebel military leaders.

The details of the coup and assassination of Kim Jong Il are being kept from the outside world and the North Korean people while the new regime digs itself into power. In any event, Tel Aviv is now calling many of the shots in Pyongyang from behind the scenes. There is also the issue of U.S. intelligence being caught off-guard by Kim Jong Il's sudden death. Israeli penetration of the CIA and Defense Intelligence Agency is now so complete, its embedded agents would have been able to block the scenario unfolding in North Korea from being discovered by loyal American intelligence analysts.

However, unable to contain their glee at the success of the plot against Kim Jong Il, Israeli officials are already expressing confidence that the new North Korean regime will reduce their military ties to Iran and Syria.

Israel has long desired to create a united Korea as an "Israel of East Asia" in order to destabilize Asia as it has managed to do with the Arab Middle East and North Africa. Keeping China, Russia, Japan, and the United States pre-occupied with Korean peninsula politics takes pressure by three UN Security Council members off a Middle East peace deal, since Israel can use its proxies in Seoul and Pyongyang to turn up the heat on the peninsula at any time. But in the short term, it has benefited Israel to support North Korea's nuclear efforts. By supplying the north with enriched uranium, North Korea has not been as active in trying to raise hard cash by selling its missiles to Iran, Syria, and Egypt. North Korea, in return, was ensured a nuclear deterrence insurance policy against the military designs of South Korea, Japan, and the United States.

North Korean nuclear weapons also forced South Korea to turn to Israel for military weapons and technology, including the acquisition of Israel's Green Pine missile detection radar system.

It has now been discovered that the Isle of Man-registered vessel, M/S Thor Liberty, was transporting 69 Patriot missiles from Emden, Germany to South Korea, masked on the cargo manifest as fireworks. The ship was detained in Finland while it was picking up anchor chain. The missiles have been impounded by the Finnish military. Patriot missiles are manufactured by Raytheon. However, Patriot radar and missile technology has been obtained by Israel and in 1992 the Israelis were caught selling Patriot technology to China. The fact that Patriot missiles were being secretly shipped to South Korea may have been part of an assurance by Israel to South Korea that it would have ample weaponry to fend off a North Korean attack had the plot against Kim Jong Il failed.

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