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Members of the Philippine National Police Special Action Force ride on a truck in Iligan, as government forces continue their assault against insurgents from the Maute group, who have taken over large parts of Marawi City, Philippines June 24, 2017.

Here’s what we think is going to happen in 2018

As has become our tradition, the Business Insider military-and-defense team will predict the future.

The mysterious lives of the 3 kids who are believed to be Kim Jong Un’s

Little is known about Kim Jong Un's wife, Ri Sol-ju, and even less is known about the three young children the couple is believed to have.
North Koreans have something new to watch, according to reports.

North Korea reportedly just launched its own version of Netflix — but there’s a catch

North Korea's creation of a Netflix-like app comes after smartphones have become widespread in the country, but only with a sinister catch.
Kim Jong Un with North Korea officials.

The US said it might block North Korean ships — and Pyongyang called it a ‘big step’ toward nuclear war

North Korea said about the blockade: "We will see it as an act of war and respond with merciless self-defensive counter-measures."
A South Korean security guard stands guard on an empty road which leads to the Kaesong Industrial Complex (KIC) at the South's CIQ, in Paju

North Korean soldier who defected has been granted Choco Pies for life — a snack Kim Jong Un hates

The popular treat is essentially banned in North Korea, where millions used to be sold on the black market every month.
A still from the video shows the journalist being dragged off by Chinese security.

A South Korean journalist was reportedly beaten by Chinese guards at a summit organised to repair relations between the 2 countries

South Korea does not censor or control its media like China does. Yonhap reports that the journalist was hospitalized after the beating.
Newly redesigned $100 notes are printed at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing on May 20, 2013 in Washington, DC.

A $100 counterfeit ‘supernote’ found in South Korea could have been made in North Korea

The popularity of Korean movies that depict North Koreans as counterfeiting criminals may be contributing to the speculation.
U.S. President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

The White House is preparing for the possibility of North Korea collapsing on its own

Tillerson made remarks on Tuesday reframing US policy towards North Korea, but also mentioned how the White House is preparing for the country's collapse.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson addresses a joint news conference with European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini at the European Council in Brussels, Belgium, December 5, 2017.

Tillerson’s new North Korea strategy praised by China and Russia — but undermined by Trump

'We're ready to talk any time North Korea would like to talk, and we're ready to have the first meeting without precondition,' Rex Tillerson said.

US soldier who deserted to North Korea in 1965 dies aged 77

File photo: Former ...