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North Korea Sows Division with Comfort Women Issue in Asia

Evan Bayh | Posted 05.13.2016 | World
Evan Bayh

Regrettably, North Korea appears determined to exacerbate tensions and increase mistrust between two of America's most important allies in Asia.

North Korean Missile Test Fails Just Seconds After Launch, Official Says

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 04.28.2016 | World

SEOUL, April 28 (Reuters) - North Korea fired what appeared to have been an intermediate range ballistic missile on Thursday but it crashed seconds af...

North Korea Claims Missile Engine Test As Advance In Its Nuclear Program

Reuters | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 04.09.2016 | World

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised a successful test of a new engine for an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), state...

Sino-U.S. Cooperation Over North Korea Is Now More Important Than Ever

Franz-Stefan Gady | Posted 03.28.2016 | World
Franz-Stefan Gady

China and the United States share the same short-term interests on the Korean Peninsula, perhaps best summarized in Beijing's long-standing policy vis-à-vis North Korea of "no war, no instability, no nukes."

Japan Puts Military On Alert For Possible North Korean Missile Test

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 01.31.2016 | World

Japan has put its military on alert for a possible North Korean ballistic missile launch after indications it is preparing for a test firing, two peop...

Experts Say North Korea Is Years From A Sub-Launched Missile Which Could Threaten U.S.

Reuters | Posted 05.11.2016 | World

By Ju-min Park and James Pearson SEOUL, May 11 (Reuters) - North Korea made a key step in its nuclear weapons program by test-launchin...

North Korea Makes Ominous Move

Reuters | Posted 07.01.2014 | World

By Jack Kim SEOUL, May 2 (Reuters) - North Korea has recently conducted engine tests for an intercontinental ballistic missile that c...

Report: NKorea Expands Missile Launch Site

Agence France Presse | | Posted 12.28.2013 | World

North Korea has undertaken major construction work at its main missile launch site, possibly to cater to larger and more mobile weapons, a US think-ta...

North Korea's Latest Embarrassment?

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 08.15.2013 | World

Government experts and independent researchers say North Korean missiles that were paraded in Pyongyang in late July are "almost certainly" fake, acco...

Wasting More Money on a Missile Defense Delusion

Elliott Negin | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics
Elliott Negin

Last week, the House decided to throw good money after bad. Tucked inside its defense authorization bill was a provision that allocates funding for a new ground-based missile defense site -- despite the fact that missile defense brass don't want the money.

NKorea Propaganda Paints Image Of Permanent War

Agence France Presse | Giles Hewitt | Posted 06.10.2013 | World

North Korea's shrill threats of nuclear war may seem overblown or absurd, but they are well tailored to a domestic audience raised on the constant fea...

U.S. Officials: NKorea 'Skating Close To A Dangerous Line'

Agence France Presse | | Posted 06.10.2013 | World

North Korea is "skating very close to a dangerous line" with its heated rhetoric and provocative actions, US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told report...

SKorea: Possibility Of NKorea Missile Launch 'Very High'

Reuters | Posted 06.10.2013 | World

By Daum Kim and Phil Stewart SEOUL/WASHINGTON, April 10 (Reuters) - South Korea said on Wednesday there was "very high" probability th...

Seoul in a State of War

Jarrod S. Chlapowski | Posted 06.09.2013 | World
Jarrod S. Chlapowski

South Korea is always in a state of war with its Northern neighbor. Today is no different from yesterday, last year, or even 10 years ago. Tomorrow, next week, next year will follow the same pattern.

LOOK: Bizarre NKorean Video Shows U.S. City In Ruins After Missile Attack

The Huffington Post | Eline Gordts | Posted 02.05.2013 | World

In a bizarre dream sequence of events, North Korea posted a video to its official YouTube account showing an American city left destroyed following an...

PHOTO: North Korea May Be Prepping For Missile Launch

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 11.27.2012 | World

A newly released satellite photo of North Korea indicates the country may be preparing for a long-range missile test in the next several weeks. The...

Reports: N. Korea's Nuclear Test Ready Soon

Reuters | Posted 06.23.2012 | World

By Benjamin Kang Lim BEIJING, April 24 (Reuters) - North Korea has almost completed preparations for a third nuclear test, a senior so...

North Korea Walks Away From U.S. Deal

Reuters | Posted 06.17.2012 | World

By Ju-min Park SEOUL, April 18 (Reuters) - A bristling North Korea said on Wednesday it was ready to retaliate in the face of internat...

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 06.14.2012 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

This week, North Korea suffered a major embarrassment when its missile test demonstrated how far the country has advanced in producing a weapon of mass dysfunction. On the campaign trail, Rick Santorum announced he was suspending his run for the White House, thereby avoiding what was shaping up to be an embarrassing primary trouncing in his home state. In dropping out of the race, Santorum said, "We were winning in a very different way." You mean by losing? That is very different. In Florida, the man who killed Trayvon Martin was finally arrested and charged with second-degree murder -- yet another example of what is possible when people come together in a social movement to force an unresponsive system to act. And in Massachusetts, the state marked another year of its health care system. Happy 6th birthday, Romneycare! So sorry your father abandoned you. Let's hope your national cousin doesn't get the same shoddy treatment.

North Korea's Failure: The Good and the Bad

Richard N. Haass | Posted 06.13.2012 | World
Richard N. Haass

North Korea remains a serious military threat. It still possesses as many as a dozen nuclear warheads, proven short-range missiles, and a formidable conventional fighting force. It is as much an army with a country as vice-versa.

North Korea To Launch Long-Range Rocket

Reuters | Posted 05.16.2012 | World

By Jack Kim and Jeremy Laurence SEOUL, March 16 (Reuters) - North Korea said on Friday it will launch a "working" satellite to mark th...

North Korea Human Rights Abuses Must Be Addressed Alongside Nukes: Interview

CFR | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Jayshree Bajoria | Council on Foreign Relations An interview with Roberta Cohen, Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution The U.S. ...

North Korea: Clinton A "Funny Lady" Who Looks Like A "Pensioner Going Shopping"

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and the government of North Korea have engaged in a war of words this week that teeters on the edge of farce. On M...

North Korea Labor Camp Atrocities Revealed In New Report

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Images and accounts of the North Korean gulag become sharper, more harrowing and more accessible with each passing year....

North Korea Restricts Domestic Markets, Food Aid While Saber-Rattling Abroad

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

As it noisily goads the outside world with missiles and a nuclear test, North Korea is quietly tightening screws at home....