Louisa Lim http://wfpl.org en While U.S And South Korea Militaries Drill, 'Bombast Continues' From The North http://wfpl.org/post/while-us-and-south-korea-militaries-drill-bombast-continues-north <em>As NPR's Louisa Lim <a href="http://www.npr.org/2013/03/11/173986209/tensions-rise-as-u-s-s-korea-conduct-military-drill" target="_blank">reported Monday on Morning Edition</a>, a week of inflamed rhetoric from North Korea — including talk of a preemptive nuclear strike on the U.S. — is being followed by word that the North has carried through on its threat to annul the 1953 armistice that ended open warfare on the peninsula and has stopped answering calls on the telephone hotline to the South.</em><p><em>Meanwhile, the U.S. Mon, 11 Mar 2013 15:48:22 +0000 Louisa Lim 4425 at http://wfpl.org While U.S And South Korea Militaries Drill, 'Bombast Continues' From The North China's Communists Declare War ... On Boring Meetings http://wfpl.org/post/chinas-communists-declare-war-boring-meetings Suffer from insomnia? The droning rhythm of a Chinese Communist official reading a work report out loud will likely do the trick.<p>It certainly does for many party members: Just 10 minutes into any party meeting, look down the serried ranks of the attendees, and you'll spot the dozers and snoozers, napping away, heads lolling lazily toward their neighbors.<p>But this could be a thing of the past, since the new Communist leadership has declared war on boring meetings. Wed, 05 Dec 2012 20:46:17 +0000 Louisa Lim 2824 at http://wfpl.org China's Communists Declare War ... On Boring Meetings