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Picture circulated of Muhammad Baraa Kadek (Riyan Meshal) by IS supporters
February 24, 2017

North Korea’s use of chemical weapons in Malaysia is a step too far – the whole world must cut ties with the Stalinist regime

by
Henry Jackson Society

By John Hemmings

This article originally appeared in The Telegraph

The murder of Kim Jong-nam in Kuala Lumpur International Airport looked like it might be no more than an odd-ball story, destined for the various crank stories that typify reporting about North Korea.

True, the regime had orchestrated an assassination in another country (and at an airport, no less!) but he was a North Korean after all, and a member of the ruling family.

One could be forgiven for believing it would all blow over as a family feud that had got out of control…

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