Monthly Archives: January 2009

North Korea (Country threat level – 3)

South Korean news agency Yonhap reported on 15 January 2009 that North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il nominated his third son as his successor. Kim’s nomination of 24-year-old Kim Jong-Un came as a surprise to many international analysts and, allegedly, to … Continue reading

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Lebanon / Israel / Palestinian Authority (Country threat levels – 4 / 4 / 5):

On 14 January 2009 several rockets were launched from southern Lebanon into northern Israel in the second such incident in the past week. Three rockets landed in open areas of the city of Kiryat Shmona, which is located approximately 3 … Continue reading

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