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Police looking for clues over murder of N Korean leader's half-brother at airport in Malaysia

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This is UN-believable!! Also an UN-fourtunate incident, he was a fun living guy, , nothing like his half brother , wonder if he was killed by that UN-godly fat guy!?

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So it appears Kim Jong Un is about to do something major that will greatly upset the Chinese. By killing his brother, he has effectively locked them into a very turbulent “alternative strategy” if they want to get rid of him. He may have just assured his own demise much sooner than even he expects. Something is up.

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Or maybe one of the women in his life had a hand in this, but wanted to make it look like the work of the DPRK?

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Or maybe one of the women in his life had a hand in this, but wanted to make it look like the work of the DPRK?

Possible, but unlikely. Spurned lovers don't usually maintain a regular arsenal of lethal chemical agents to use when slighted.

Something is up in the DPRK and it isn't good.

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He had been tipped by outsiders to succeed their dictator father, but reportedly fell out of favor when he was caught trying to enter Japan on a false passport in 2001

I just read a BBC article about Kim Jong Nam's death stating the above is not true. Kim Jong Nam, according to the article, was never considered by anyone as a successor to his father because of his illegitimacy and Kim Jong Nam's grandfather didn't even know he existed until he was a teenager. Plus Kim's father's second or third wife was really pushing for Kim Jong Un (or his older brother) to be the successor. Also, Kim Jong Nam wasn't interested in the job.

From the BBC http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-38974682

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We have to wait Myanmar report.Means while don't relax Japan. Fat boy may be shooting ICBM to Japan. A head of countryywho,kill relatives will not hesitate to kill all Japanese.

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followed by Kim Jong Chul, who is a few years older than Kim Jong Un and is known as a playboy

Looks like Kim Jong Chul might want to watch his back too.

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The original repost of fat boy's uncle.so dgh was uncle was fed to hungry dogs in a cage but today airplane story. Aunt raised fat boy in Swiss but when boy went back to NK, story was US rescue her, she is living in safe house under protécttion

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Killing your own brother. Monarchical Communism at its best!

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Sad. This is one guy who truly needed asylum,,, should have changed his name to Frank White or something like that,,,

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Yeah it reads something out of the medieval struggle for power between royals.

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Killing your own brother. Monarchical Communism at its best!

He killed his own uncle and a good chunk of his fathers loyalist men. I have no doubt in my mind and wouldn't put it past him that Kim would not off his brother. I would give my life for my family, but we are talking about a regime that needs and has to use fear, intimidation and indoctrination to stay in power.

Disgusting!

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Scary.. Hopefully they find these assassins and identify them so that the world knows what types NK employs to carry out foreign assassinations, and then take appropriate measures to remove them from the country

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I have no doubt in my mind and wouldn't put it past him that Kim would not off his brother.

Clearly he did. Not in dispute.

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It follows the defection last year of a senior diplomat from the North Korean Embassy in London who has spoken of his despair at Kim’s purges.

If I am not mistaken, that diplomat also stated that the regime was extremely unstable. With any luck, maybe he'll be overthrown from within.

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The family reunions keep getting smaller and smaller.

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never thought this could happen outside of 007 movies, even worse, this was in broad daylight. north korea is truely a rogue state

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I saw somewhere that this happened on the inside of the security gates, but that the women ran out and escaped. I have to wonder how they managed to get out of security to escape.

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Kim Jong Nam intended to deflect to South Korea and that has sealed his fate!

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This is like straight out of a movie like some sort of 60s or 70s James Bond flick. Let me guess, the 2 women were wearing dark suits and sunglasses. Malaysian generally has unsophisticated policing plus there are many islands. My money is on them sailing off into the sunset.

RIP! He was a cool guy from the sounds of things that actually lived life. I thought it was cool that he loved Eric Clapton and was really getting into it at his show in the UK I believe.

Spurned lovers don't usually maintain a regular arsenal of lethal chemical agents to use when slighted.

We don't know yet if this was a spy posing as a South Korean that tried to or may have gotten with him. So she knew his whereabouts at that given moment.

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Kim Jong Il had at least three sons with two women, as well as a daughter by a third.

Always knew Kim Jong Il had success with the ladies. Natural class, smile, good looks, hairstyle, fashion sense, sunnies etc so many things women would have found irresistible in him. Probably the most handsome sub 5'5" bloke who ever lived.

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Strangerland at Feb. 15, 2017 - 12:15PM JST "I saw somewhere that this happened on the inside of the security gates...." I saw the opposite, that it happened outside the security gates. Bug who knows? There's been a constant flow of sometimes conflicting info coming out.

DaDude, " I thought it was cool that he loved Eric Clapton and was really getting into it at his show in the UK I believe."

You've got him mixed up with the other brother. This one is the pudgy, friendly one that got caught trying to take his kids to Tokyo Disneyland.

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I saw the opposite, that it happened outside the security gates.

Yeah now I've read it was outside the security gates. Can't find anything that says it was inside the security gates, so I think it must have been an early report that they've now realized was incorrect.

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