More on the Communists' Korean colony: The United States will intensify the financial squeeze on SNK (Daily NK). South Korea's government says its one our side (Washington Times), as both militaries (South Korea and the U.S.) took part in a WMD drill in Maryland (United Press Int'l via Washington Times). Japanese Prime Ministerial candidate Shinzo Abe takes a tough line on the Stalinists (BBC).
On Middle Eastern Proxy Number One (Iran): Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu described the Communist-backed mullahcracy as "'more dangerous' than Hitler" (Newsmax). Regime mouthpiece Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said his regime was open to talks on its nuclear weapons program - again(Washington Times, second item) - but the U.S. may finally be getting weary of that (Voice of America via Epoch Times), although liberation is not on the agenda. Meanwhile, the real boss in Iran - Ayatollah Ali Khamenei - said the U.S. should get out of Iraq (UPI via Washington Times).
On the other Middle Eastern Proxies: Part of the exiled Syrian anti-Ba'athist movement met in Brussels (UPI via Washington Times). Hezbollah had a huge electronic intelligence advantage in its recent battle with Israel - courtesy of the Iranian and Syrian regimes (Asia Times). Amnesty International gets around to reporting Hezbollah's war crimes (Cybercast News, Newsmax, and Steve Janke). Aaron Klein (World Net Daily) details how the terrorist group indoctrinates Lebanese youth.
More on Communist China and the rest of the world: The head of Taiwan's Democratic Progressive Party describes Communist China's "legal warfare, media warfare and psychological warfare" against the island democracy (Washington Times). Communist Premier Wen Jiabao visits the United Kingdom (BBC). The Communists begin talks with Australia on the latter's uranium (UPI via Washington Times).
On matters inside Communist China: Hu Jia takes a call from Gao Zhisheng's wife, and is all-but-certain she was speaking under duress (Radio Free Asia via Epoch Times). Ma Hengjun (Epoch Times) reveals what the Communists call "education."