Here’s the latest on North Korea.

Communist allies North Korea and China proclaimed their unity Thursday as the North’s leader Kim Jong-Il held his first meeting with a senior Chinese envoy since the region’s worst crisis in years erupted.

Read more…. China, North Korea remain defiant despite US anger

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Since the 1990s, the American government has under prioritized the North Korean threat to global security, according to Bruce Bechtol, an associate professor of political science at Angelo State University. Because North Korea appears economically weak and politically unstable, it is therefore often categorized as a state on the brink of collapse, or a failed state. But Bechtol makes a convincing case that North Korea is more complex and menacing than it how it has often been characterized.