Archive for the ‘US/ North Korean Relations’ Category

US Special Forces Have Been Sent Into North Korea On Spying Missions

May 29, 2012

Photo: Brig. Gen. Neil Tolley

US Special Forces On The Ground In North Korea, Says American Commander — The Hill

Members of U.S. special forces are on the ground in North Korea, gathering intelligence on the country’s network of clandestine military bases near its border with the South.

Brig. Gen. Neil Tolley, head of all American special operations forces in South Korea, said units of elite U.S. troops were conducting “special reconnaissance” missions in the North.


More News On US Special Forces Being Sent Into North Korea On Spying Missions

U.S. Forces Spy on North Korea — The Diplomat
US Special Ops commander: We’ve sent troops into North Korea — Daily Caller
US commandos parachuted into N. Korea: report — AFP
Special forces ‘spying in N Korea’ — RTHK

My Comment: Was Brig. Gen. Neil Tolley cleared to say this? This is the first time that I have heard or read of a US commander admitting that US Special Forces have been on the ground (on spying missions) in North Korea.


U..S. to Hold Talks With N. Korea On It’s Nuclear Program In Beijing, China

February 14, 2012
The funeral procession for North Korean leader Kim Jong Il proceeds through Pyongyang on December 28. CNN


U.S. To Hold First Talks With North Korea Since Kim Jong Il’s Death — CNN

Washington (CNN) — A U.S. envoy will meet with North Korean officials next week to test that nation’s willingness to abandon its nuclear program, the State Department said Monday.

Special Representative for North Korea Policy Glyn Davies will meet with his counterpart, North Korean First Vice Foreign Minister Kim Kye Gwan, in Beijing on February 23, State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland told reporters.

Davies just returned from Russia, where he discussed continuing efforts to get North Korea to disarm.

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More News On The U.S. And North Korea To Hold Nuclear Talks

US and North Korea to hold nuclear talks in Beijing
U.S. To Hold Talks With North Korea On Nuclear Program — New York Times
U.S. to Meet With North Korean Envoys — Wall Street Journal
State Dep’t: U.S. to meet N. Koreans in Beijing — USA Today/AP
U.S. to meet with North Koreans on nuke program — CBS/AP
US Officials Meet Next Week with North Koreans in Beijing — Voice of America
US, N. Korea to hold first talks since leader’s death — AFP
U.S., North Korea to hold Beijing talks on February 23 — Reuters
US, North Korea reps to meet next week in Beijing, resume delayed dialogue — New York Post/AFP
U.S. plans new talks with North Korea — Washington Times