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Breaking the Deadlock With North Korea

John Feffer | Posted 06.08.2011 | World
John Feffer

Relations with North Korea these days are as cold as could be. There haven't been talks between Washington and Pyongyang for many months, and it's going to take more than silver-tongued rhetoric to resolve this problem.

Crisis in Korea?

John Feffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John Feffer

Let's hope that both North and South Korea step back from the brink.

TIME: How South Korea's Naval Ship Really Sank

TIME | Bill Powell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

On a chilly spring evening late last March, a South Korean naval ship called the Cheonan was conducting routine exercises in waters just off the coast...

North Korea Sub Suspected In Sinking Of South Korea Warship

AP | SANGWON YOON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea's defense minister confirmed Monday that traces of an explosive chemical substance used to make torpedoes were ...

North Korea Says It Must Bolster Nuclear Capability To Cope With 'Hostile' U.S. Policy

AP | HYUNG-JIN KIM | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea threatened Monday to bolster its nuclear capability in a new – though unspecified – way to cope wit...

The Korean Maritime Crisis Goes Suicidal: Damn the Torpedos?

Jeff Schneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jeff Schneider

Previously Published at Demagogues and Dictators A few months back, we reported at Demagogues and Dictators on the crisis surrounding artillery barra...

North Korean Submarine Attack Warning For South Korea

AP | HYUNG-JIN KIM | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — Military intelligence officers warned earlier this year that North Korea was preparing a suicide submarine attack on a Sout...

South Korea Top Army Officer Steps Down Over Ship Sinking

AP | HYUNG-JIN KIM | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea's president called Monday for greater military readiness and a stern response to North Korea over the sinking o...

Make China Choose

Sam Black | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sam Black

Forcing China to choose whether to veto, abstain, or approve a resolution condemning North Korea's actions would signify a choice between being a responsible world power or covering up a blatant act of war.

North Korea Threatens To Shut Borders

AP | MATTHEW LEE and HYUNG-JIN KIM | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Wednesday the world must respond to the "unacceptable provocation" repr...

Clinton: South Korea Ship Sinking Requires Response

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ELMENDORF AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska — China has signaled it could soon join the U.S. and its allies in blaming North Korea in the sinking of a Sout...