Kim and Son Tour Source of Artillery Attack

Via Reuters comes a story  (North Korean leader and son visited artillery site: reports) that lends further credence to the notion that the NK attack on SK this week was about giving the younger Kim (and Leader-in-Waiting) a PR boost.

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Steven L. Taylor is a Professor of Political Science and a College of Arts and Sciences Dean. His main areas of expertise include parties, elections, and the institutional design of democracies. His most recent book is the co-authored A Different Democracy: American Government in a 31-Country Perspective. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Texas and his BA from the University of California, Irvine. He has been blogging since 2003 (originally at the now defunct Poliblog). Follow Steven on Twitter