Newsweek CW on NK

North Korea plans to resume its nuclear program next week, violating an agreement reached in June with the Bush administration.

At that time, Newsweek's Conventional Wisdom toasted Kim Jong-il, the dictatorial "Dear Leader" of the radical Communist state, on the agreement, which would have removed North Korea for a list of state sponsors of terrorism:

"North Korea: U.S. to take it off the terror list after nuclear declaration. More cognac for the Dear Leader!"

Here's the Newsweek CW for today's online edition:

[Down arrow] By planning to restart nuclear plant, the country shows it's more volatile than Wall Street.

Ken Shepherd
Ken Shepherd
Ken Shepherd is a writer living in New Carrollton, Md.