Some of North Korea's military missile and nukes could be diverted to improving living conditions and China and the United States could insist on re-starting talks. But boys like their toys.
Now that China has moved to align its approach toward North Korea more closely with the U.S., Washington should focus on taking a new diplomatic effort to achieve significant progress on nuclear and missile issues with Pyongyang through both further sanctions and new incentives.
Probably nowhere on Earth, not even amid the ongoing massacres in Syria and its disconnected government, is the contrast between fact and fantasy so stark as in North Korea. A new report reveals an illicit trade in human meat has sprung up around North Korea.
North Korea, which has always been a place of equality and freedom, fears all may be lost, thanks to a new sketch comedy video that has surfaced early this week.
North Korea, largely by its own choosing, has been isolated from the rest of the world when it comes to technology and communication. More engagement and inclusiveness through civil society, in non-security matters, should be afforded an opportunity.
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It's been amusing to watch the speculation around Google Chairman Eric Schmidt's visit to North Korea. The question on every writer's mind is, quite simply, what was the purpose of the visit?
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Changing the terms of the debate about North Korea, and the division of the peninsula, will require creativity and imagination in the effort to generate feelings of connection and compassion between ordinary people in North and South Korea.
The idea of a unique set of "Asian values" that argued for compliance and conformity was briefly popular in the 1990s. But that was only a ruse to legitimize authoritarian regimes.
The North Korean leadership has used its nuclear program for theatrical purposes from the very beginning. It has relied on the spectacle of rocket launches and covert nuclear facilities to keep the attention of its foreign and domestic audiences.
While the Pentagon budget is long overdue for much-needed spending cuts, policy-makers looking for places to trim would be short-sighted if they don't recognize the need for an effective missile defense.
A cosmetic company in Gaza has launched a new perfume named M-75, after the new long-range missile designed by Hamas with Iranian assistance.