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Reviving the Iran-North Korea Axis

John Feffer | Posted 06.08.2015 | World
John Feffer

Because much of the cooperation between Iran and North Korea is shrouded in mystery, their relationship is ripe for exploitation, particularly by those who are eager to find a hammer to destroy the impending nuclear agreement with Iran. But if this is the only implement that critics can find to inflict damage, they're scraping the bottom of their toolbox of destruction.

How to Handle North Korea: The Pageant of Proposals

Rajan Menon | Posted 06.14.2013 | World
Rajan Menon

For now, the best course of action is minimalism. There's no need to keep announcing that North Korea's nuclear and missile tests are unacceptable: Kim knows this.

South Korean Official Walks Back Missile Test Talk

AP | By YOUKYUNG LEE and HYUNG-JIN KIM | Posted 06.07.2013 | World

PAJU, South Korea (AP) — A few hundred South Korean managers, some wandering among quiet assembly lines, were all that remained Tuesday at the massi...

Furious Over Sanctions, North Korea Vows To Nuke U.S.

AP | EDITH M. LEDERER and HYUNG-JIN KIM | Posted 05.07.2013 | World

UNITED NATIONS -- North Korea vowed on Thursday to launch a pre-emptive nuclear strike against the United States, amplifying its threatening rhetoric ...

North Korea: Nuke Test Was Just Our 'First Response'

AP | FOSTER KLUG and HYUNG-JIN KIM | Posted 04.14.2013 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea's neighbors bolstered their military preparations and mobilized scientists Wednesday to determine whether Pyong...

White House: N.Korea Test 'Constitutes A Threat' To U.S. Security

Posted 02.12.2013 | Politics

The White House issued the following statement on Feb. 12, 2013 on North Korea's announcement of a third nuclear test: North Korea announced today ...

UN Security Council To Discuss Possible Sanctions Against N.Korea

Reuters | Louis Charbonneau | Posted 04.13.2013 | World

UNITED NATIONS, Feb 12 (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned as "deplorable" North Korea's nuclear test on Tuesday, and U.N. dipl...

North Korea U.N. Resolution: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly

Evelyn Leopold | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Evelyn Leopold

The U.S.-drafted measure adopted in the U.N. is tougher than most against any one country and has the approval of China and Russia.

Obama Needs to be Nuanced in North Korea Response

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Steve Clemons

In engineering one of the first global crises designed to test the new administration, North Korea seems to be demanding that it not fall too far down the Obama priority list.