Jang Song Thaek is denounced in a statement released by state media as a ”traitor for all ages.”
The Obama administration is willing to support a Syrian rebel coalition that would include Islamist groups.
U.S. diplomat wants to forge agreement on securing the Jordan Valley as part of peace negotiations.
The crackdown comes amid a White House bid to keep lawmakers from placing new curbs on Iran.
What better way to consolidate power among the older and more experienced members of North Korea’s elite?