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Obama: U.S. Reviewing Whether To Put North Korea Back On Terrorism Sponsor List

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 12.21.2014 | Politics

HONOLULU (AP) -- The United States is reviewing whether to put North Korea back onto its list of state sponsors of terrorism, President Barack Obama s...

U.S. Consults With World Powers Over Response To North Korea Sony Hack

Reuters | By Julia Edwards | Posted 02.19.2015 | Politics

By Julia Edwards Honolulu (Reuters) - The Obama administration is consulting the UK, Australia and New Zealand, among other countries in...

Paige Lavender

Obama: Sony 'Made A Mistake' By Canceling The Release Of 'The Interview' | Paige Lavender | Posted 12.19.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama spoke Friday afternoon on the recent hacking of Sony Pictures Entertainment, which the FBI attributed to North Korea in a press...

Obama Closing 2014 With Year-End News Conference

AP | By JULIE PACE | Posted 02.18.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tempering his historic Cuba policy shift with a dose of realism, President Barack Obama said Friday that change may not come quick...

Obama: 'Wonderful Day' For Two Freed Americans

AP | By MANUEL VALDES and KEN DILANIAN | Posted 01.08.2015 | Politics

JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. (AP) — Two Americans released from captivity in North Korea returned to the United States Saturday night, landing at...

WATCH: Dennis Rodman Rips Into Obama Over North Korea

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 05.11.2013 | Sports

Well, folks, it appears we're living in times when Dennis Rodman rips President Barack Obama. Yep. The former Chicago Bulls star took aim at Obama thi...

Obama: North Korea Has Failed Again

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 07.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Projecting a united front, President Barack Obama and South Korea's new leader warned North Korea on Tuesday against further nuclea...

Obama: NKorea Will Make More Provocative Moves

Reuters | Posted 06.16.2013 | World

WASHINGTON, April 16 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Tuesday he expects more posturing by North Korea and, while he does not believe the ...

Obama On NKorea: U.S. Will Take 'All Necessary Steps' To Protect Its People

AP | Posted 04.11.2013 | World

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama says now is the time for North Korea to end its belligerence. He says the United States will take, in his words, ...

White House Concerned With NKorean Threats

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER and NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 05.11.2013 | World

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration expressed heightened concern Monday over threats of war from nuclear-armed North Korea and issued new sanc...

White House Responds To North Korea Threat

Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics

By MATTHEW PENNINGTON AND JOSH LEDERMAN, The ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — The U.S. is fully capable of defending itself against a North Korean b...

Lucia Graves

WATCH: Rodman Delivers Message To Obama | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.03.2013 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- Former NBA star Dennis Rodman, in his first interview since returning from North Korea last week, had a message for President Barack Oba...

NKorea Hopes Nuke Test Will Force U.S. To Reopen Peace Talks

AP | JEAN H. LEE | Posted 04.14.2013 | World

SEOUL, South Korea -- The way North Korea sees it, only bigger weapons and more threatening provocations will force Washington to come to the table to...

Obama: Pyongyang's Nuclear Program A Global Threat

Reuters | Posted 04.13.2013 | World

By Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON, Feb 12 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama said a nuclear test by North Korea was a "highly provoc...

White House: North Korea Missile Launch 'Highly Provocative'

AP | Posted 02.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The White House says North Korea's launch of a long-range ballistic missile is a "highly provocative act that threatens regional se...

Obama Condemns North Korea Attack, Affirms 'Commitment To Defend South Korea'

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

President Barack Obama told ABC's Barbara Walters Tuesday that the United States is "rallying the international community" in defense of South Korea, ...

The Mind of Kim Jong-Il II

Richard C. Bush III | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Richard C. Bush III

The current crisis reminds me of one of Mao Zedong's favorite sayings, "There is great chaos under heaven and the situation is excellent."

North Korea Will Put Aijalon Mahli Gomes, Detained American, On Trial

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Monday that it will put an American on trial for entering the communist country illegally. State-run medi...

The Obama Team is Taking Credit for a Bush Policy in North Korea

Richard Grenell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Richard Grenell

During the Bush years pressure on North Korea was greatly increased, not decreased, as the current White House and New York Times say. That the Obama team is taking credit now is a shame.

North Korea Invites US Envoy Stephen Bosworth To Pyongyang

AP | JAE-SOON CHANG | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korean officials headed to North Korea on Wednesday for their first Red Cross talks in nearly two years amid a push b...

Korea's Missiles, Obama's Maneuvers and Neocons' Mad-libs

Jonathan Morgenstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jonathan Morgenstein

In Obama's relations with North Korea, force is an option but a last resort. That is the hallmark of the Smart Power approach: use all the instruments of national power to achieve your goals, not just the military.

North Korea: A Test for Progressives

Amitai Etzioni | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amitai Etzioni

North Korea poses a special test for progressives because unlike the invasion of Iraq, this time the United State is meeting the criteria previously posed by progressives.

North Korea, Iran, and the Demise of Nuclear Deterrence

Tad Daley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tad Daley

If our thousands of nuclear weapons actually do serve to deter, then why should we be concerned about a nuclear North Korea or Iran? If they do not serve to deter, then why retain them at all?

North Korea Attacking Hawaii?

John Feffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John Feffer

I'm not sure who's giving the president his advice on North Korea, but it's all wrong. His show of "resolve" has only made matters worse.

Obama: US Prepared For Any Threat From North Korea

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said the United States is "prepared for any contingencies" involving North Korea _ including the regime's re...