Tuesday, February 14, 2017

The late half-brother seemed normal. Was that his crime? He didn't wield a sword against The West 24/7?

Forbid the North Korean government should have a critic. The USA has many critics and no one is assassinated for it. I find it refreshing Kim Jong Nam only wanted to have fun. In most Western Circles that is called a "Jet Setter." Is that term still in fashion? It would have been nice to have a North Korean Jet Setter that spoke against the regime. It would have increased the local color of the community.

February 14, 2017
By Anna Fifield

Tokyo The older half-brother (click here) of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been killed in Malaysia by two female agents with “poison needles,” South Korean media outlets reported Tuesday.

The reports — which could not immediately be verified — said Kim’s half-brother, Kim Jong Nam, was attacked at Kuala Lumpur airport Monday by two women who fled the scene in a taxi, according to reports on South Korea’s TV Chosun and Korea Broadcasting System.

Both outlets cited an unidentified government source describing the death of the 45-year-old, who was once considered the next in line for power but apparently fell from favor after trying to enter Japan on a fake Dominican Republic passport to visit Tokyo Disneyland.         

“I think the two female spies were dispatched by North Korea,” a government official told the JoongAng Ilbo newspaper, adding that “they fled in a taxi right after the crime.”

The South Korean president's office and intelligence authorities in Seoul had no comment on the reports, and there was no such report on North Korea’s tightly controlled media — which rarely mentions the Kim family beyond the leadership....