With the death of North Korean founder Kim Il-Sung's son Kim Jong-Il in 2011 and the succession of the founder's grandson Kim Jong-un as
the leader of North Korea at age 28, North Korea has only become more totalitarian and militaristic. The new leader has reportedly overseen
the sinking of a South Korean naval vessel, the shelling of a South Korean island that resulted in deaths, and cannibalism
resulting from North Korea's endemic famine. In 2013, North Korea declared an end to the sixty-year-old Korean Armistice Agreement which
ended the Korean War, and the North declared a "state of war" with its neighbor South Korea, although that "declaration" was not followed
with military action.
At the beginning of 2014, Kim lauded the highly-publicized purge of his uncle and former mentor as rumors swirled
that the same uncle was executed by being fed to a pack of starving dogs...