Pyongyang Blusters, and U.S. Worries About Quieter Risks


SEOUL, South Korea — This week, North Korea’s young leader, Kim Jung-un, ordered his underlings to prepare for a missile attack on the United States. He appeared at a command center in front of a wall map with the bold, unlikely title, “Plans to Attack the Mainland U.S.” Earlier in the month, his generals boasted of developing a “Korean-style” nuclear warhead that could be fitted atop a long-range missile.

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N. Korea criticizes S. Korea prez’s ‘swish of skirt’

By Hyung-Jin Kim and Foster Klug
Associated Press – ‎Wednesday‎, ‎March‎ ‎13‎, ‎2013

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea’s first public, senior-level mention of South Korea’s first female president ended up being a sexist jab. The body that controls North Korea’s military complained Wednesday about the “venomous swish” of her skirt.

But despite that swipe, and a continuing torrent of rhetoric from Pyongyang threatening nuclear war and other mayhem, President Park Geun-hye is sticking by her campaign vow to reach out to North Korea’s young leader, Kim Jong Un, and to send the country much-needed humanitarian aid.

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Membuat Hotspot Dari Laptop Windows 8 Tanpa Software

Sharing koneksi jaringan Wi-Fi pada Laptop berbasis Windows 8 dapat dilakukan tanpa harus menginstal software lain seperti Connectify atau WiFi HotSpot Creator. Karena Windows 8 telah memiliki fitur untuk sharing melalui Wi-Fi. Namun tidak seperti halnya Windows 7 yang memiliki fitur sharing Wi-Fi via ad hoc network. Anda bisa memanfaatkan netsh utility pada Windows 8 untuk membuat area hotspot dari laptop.
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Syria Military Shows Strain in a War It Wasn’t Built to Fight

The New York Times – ‎7‎:‎26‎ ‎AM

SYRIA-articleInlineBEIRUT, Lebanon — The Syrian military’s ability to fight rebels and hold territory has steadily eroded, forcing it to cede the job of running many checkpoints to paramilitary groups, give up a provincial city last week without much of a fight and even enlist the top state-appointed Muslim cleric as a recruiter.

Though the government forces remain better armed and organized than the rebels, two years of fighting have pushed the military to continue to scale back its ambitions and rethink its tactics. Continue reading

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Karzai Says Taliban ‘in Service to America’

Karzai Says Taliban ‘in Service to America’


KABUL—Afghanistan’s fraying ties with the U.S. hit a new low on Sunday, as President Hamid Karzai said before meeting the new U.S. defense secretary that the Taliban kill Afghan civilians “in the service of America.”

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is visiting Kabul to discuss ways of ending America’s longest foreign war. On Saturday, Mr. Hagel’s first full day in Afghanistan, Taliban suicide bombers killed at least 18 people outside the Afghan Ministry of Defense in Kabul and in the eastern province of Khost. Continue reading

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Microsoft’s Outlook takes aim at Google’s Gmail

indexThe barrage begins Tuesday when Microsoft’s twist on email,, escalates an assault on rival services from Google Inc., Yahoo Inc., AOL Inc. and a long list of Internet service providers.

As part of the process, all users of Microsoft’s Hotmail and other email services operating under different domains such as will be automatically converted to by the summer, if they don’t voluntarily switch before then. All the old messages, contacts and settings in the old inboxes will be exported to Users will also be able to keep their old addresses. Continue reading

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             Makna “Dow Jones” Bagi Pemain Saham Indonesia (Bagian I) Kata “Dow Jones” sering terdengar dalam pembicaraan tentang saham. “Semalam Dow Jones naik berapa poin?” tanya seorang investor saham kepada pialangnya. Atau ”Dow Jones jeblok semalam,” celetuk seorang pemain saham dengan nada cemas. “Bisa-bisa saham Indonesia anjlok juga nih.” Apa sebenarnya arti “Dow Jones” dan apa hubungannya dengan pemain saham di Indonesia? Pos ini akan berusaha menjawab pertanyaan tersebut. (Saya tidak akan menyelami sejarah “Dow Jones” tapi lebih ke arah diskusi “Dow Jones” dari sudut pandang pemain saham. Continue reading
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