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North Korea Sanctions

North Korea - A Rational Wildcard in the Pacific

Samuel Ramani | Posted 07.02.2015 | World
Samuel Ramani

North Korea's announcement of a year of friendship with Putin's Russia has increased Russian diplomatic leverage over North Korea at a time when US-Russia relations are at their lowest ebb since the end of the Cold War.

Kerry: U.S. Considering Additional Sanctions On North Korea

Reuters | Posted 05.18.2015 | Politics

SEOUL, May 18 (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Monday North Korea has "not even come close" to taking the steps needed to rein...

Lawmakers Push For More Sanctions Against North Korea

Reuters | Posted 04.07.2015 | Politics

(Adds China comment, other reaction) By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON, Feb 5 (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers introduced legis...

Alexander C. Kaufman

North Korea Sanctions Must Target Regime To Bruise Economy

HuffingtonPost.com | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 01.03.2015 | Business

NEW YORK -- Fresh U.S. sanctions imposed Friday on North Korea in response to the recent cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment will sting most if...

Paige Lavender

Obama Announces New Sanctions On North Korea In Response To Sony Hack

HuffingtonPost.com | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.02.2015 | Politics

Escalating a conflict that's engulfed a major motion picture studio and nearly derailed a movie's release, President Barack Obama ordered new sanction...

Japan To Lift Some North Korea Sanctions

AP | By ERIC TALMADGE | Posted 09.01.2014 | World

TOKYO (AP) — Japan took a tentative step toward improved relations with North Korea on Friday by agreeing to lift some of its sanctions, as North Ko...

North Korea's Controversial Ski Resort Now Open

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

North Korea, a country that still doesn't have stoplights, now boasts its own ski resort. The Masik Pass ski area, located in Kangwon province in ...

North Korea Rejects U.S. Offer

AP | Posted 10.12.2013 | World

SEOUL, South Korea -- SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea refused to sign a non-aggression agreement that U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry offer...

Do U.S. Sanctions Help or Hurt Diplomacy? (VIDEO)

Nicholas Kralev | Posted 11.17.2013 | World
Nicholas Kralev

The recent Iranian presidential election showed that U.S. and international sanctions against Iran are working, Ambassador Daniel Fried, the U.S. global sanctions coordinator, says on this week's episode of "Conversations with Nicholas Kralev."

The Unintended Consequences Of North Korean Sanctions

AP | MARGIE MASON | Posted 07.29.2013 | World

PYONGYANG, North Korea — New international sanctions aimed at thwarting North Korea's nuclear weapons program are having unintended consequences...

Sanctions Slow Down North Korea's Progress Toward Nuclear Bomb

Reuters | Posted 07.14.2013 | World

* Panel calls for sanctioning 3 entities, 12 individuals * Report cites money laundering through front companies * Says ...

Bank Of China Cuts Off Key NKorean Bank

AP | Posted 07.07.2013 | World

BEIJING — One of China's biggest banks said Tuesday it has halted business with a North Korean bank accused by the U.S. of financing Pyongyang's...

5 Things You Can't Have Because Of Sanctions

The Huffington Post | Carlo Davis | Posted 04.27.2013 | World

Economic sanctions against one’s enemies have been around since the days of Ancient Athens, but they rose to unprecedented new heights in the post-W...

NKorea Demands End To UN Sanctions

AP | Posted 06.18.2013 | World

PYONGYANG, North Korea — North Korea on Thursday demanded the lifting of U.N. sanctions and the end of U.S.-South Korea military drills as condi...

North Korea: 'Madcap Nuclear War Maneuvers'

Aiko Stevenson | Posted 06.10.2013 | World
Aiko Stevenson

Although North Korea has a long tradition of eccentric behavior, this latest line of saber rattling has set a dangerous and reckless precedent.

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...

China Puts Pressure On North Korea After Missile Tests

AP | CHARLES HUTZLER | Posted 03.23.2013 | World

BEIJING -- China is trying to punish ally North Korea for its nuclear and missile tests, stepping up inspections of North Korean-bound cargo in a cali...

Sanctions Can't Stop Flow Of Luxury Goods Into NKorea

Reuters | Posted 05.20.2013 | World

By Megha Rajagopalan BEIJING, March 20 (Reuters) - North Koreans appear to be having little trouble taking home the latest cameras, f...

History Shows Pattern In NKorean Attacks

AP | FOSTER KLUG | Posted 05.12.2013 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — Recent Korean history reveals a sobering possibility: It may only be a matter of time before North Korea launches a sudden,...

South Koreans React To North's Threats With Apathy, Skepticism

AP | SAM KIM | Posted 03.09.2013 | World

SEOUL, South Korea -- Nearly two decades ago, South Koreans cleared store shelves after a North Korean threat to turn Seoul into a "sea of fire" raise...

North Korea Rejects U.N. Sanctions

Reuters | Posted 05.09.2013 | World

By Jack Kim SEOUL, March 9 (Reuters) - North Korea formally rejected a U.N. Security Council resolution on Saturday that demands an en...

North Korea Voids Peace Pact

AP | FOSTER KLUG and DAVID GUTTENFELDER | Posted 05.08.2013 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — Seven years of U.N. sanctions against North Korea have done nothing to derail Pyongyang's drive for a nuclear weapon capabl...

Are the New U.N. Sanctions More Than North Korea Bargained for?

Evelyn Leopold | Posted 05.08.2013 | World
Evelyn Leopold

No one can predict what Pyongyang will do, which frequently threatens action, then reneges and then does something anyway to make sure the world and the region pay attention. It has the bomb but not (yet) the means to deliver it via a missile.

UN Hits North Korea With Tough New Sanctions

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

UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Security Council responded swiftly to North Korea's latest nuclear test by punishing the reclusive regime Thursday wit...

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 ...