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Kenneth Bae's Family Distressed And Saddened After NKorea Cancels U.S. Envoy Visit

AP | Posted 02.10.2014 | World

SEATTLE (AP) — The family of a Washington state man imprisoned in North Korea for more than a year expressed alarm and sadness Monday after an invit...

U.S., South Korea Agree To Work More On Deterring North Korean Threats

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 10.02.2013 | World

SEOUL, South Korea -- SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The U.S. and South Korea agreed Wednesday to work together to strengthen the South's ability to dete...

The Korean Peninsular: Parallel Yet Perpendicular

Brian Min | Posted 11.17.2013 | Teen
Brian Min

The U.S. still relies on feeble UN sanctions and China to try to normalize relations. However, Washington certainly needs to reassess its current North Korean policies.

U.S. Increasingly Concerned For American Jailed In NKorea

AP | ERIC TALMADGE | Posted 10.28.2013 | World

TOKYO — A senior U.S. envoy who will travel to North Korea later this week said Wednesday that he plans to strongly appeal for the release of an...

No Sign Of Freedom For American In North Korea

AP | ERIC TALMADGE | Posted 08.14.2013 | World

TOKYO -- Kenneth Bae, the latest of several Americans jailed by North Korea in recent years, has already waited longer for his freedom than any of the...

Infantilizing North Korea

John Feffer | Posted 07.17.2013 | World
John Feffer

It's time for us to grow up in our assessments of North Korea. Belittling North Korea, literally and figuratively, ultimately prevents us from developing our own mature alternatives.

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...

U.S. Changes Air Force Radar Plans Amid North Korea Tensions

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.09.2013 | World

The U.S. Air Force has reversed plans to cut the use of missile-warning radar after threats from North Korea, Reuters reported Tuesday. According to W...

Analysis: All Sides Have Reason To Avoid Korean War

AP | ERIC TALMADGE | Posted 06.07.2013 | World

TOKYO — As tensions rise on the Korean Peninsula, one thing remains certain: All sides have good reason to avoid an all-out war. The last one, s...

U.S. Deploys 2nd Warship As NKorea Tensions Rise

Reuters | Posted 06.02.2013 | World

WASHINGTON, April 2 (Reuters) - The U.S. military is deploying a second guided-missile destroyer to the Asia-Pacific region, U.S. officials said on ...

White House Taking North Korea Threats Seriously

Reuters | Posted 05.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, March 30 (Reuters) - The White House said on Saturday that it takes North Korea's latest saber-rattling threats seriously while cautioni...

Russia Urges Restraint On NKorea's Threats

Reuters | Posted 05.30.2013 | World

* Moscow urges parties not to "cross the point of no return" * Senior diplomat says war is unacceptable * Moscow says U....

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...

PHOTOS: US Meets North Korea In Tense Women's Soccer Match

AP | JOSEPH WHITE | Posted 09.30.2012 | Sports

MANCHESTER, England — Abby Wambach became the first non-British woman to score a goal at Old Trafford. She and her teammates celebrated by coerc...

Espionage Comments Get General Replaced

AP | Posted 06.05.2012 | World

SEOUL, South Korea -- An American general has been replaced after reports quoted him as saying U.S. and South Korean special forces have been parachut...

How to Handle North Korea: Don't Just Do Something, Stand There

Rajan Menon | Posted 06.16.2012 | World
Rajan Menon

Truculence reinforced by conciliation guarantees more of the former. But North Korea is no child. Nor should it be treated like one given the catastrophic consequences that war on the Korean peninsula would bring. Yet, analysts tend to exaggerate North's power.

North Korea: Time for Washington to Step Back and Let South Korea Lead

Doug Bandow | Posted 03.03.2012 | World
Doug Bandow

As long as Kim Jong Il's policies remain in force, the North's future remains dismal. The U.S. should watch for glimmers of reform while backing away, allowing South Korea to deal with whatever emerges in Pyongyang.

Panetta Expresses 'Skepticism' Of North Korea Nuclear Talks

AP | ROBERT BURNS | Posted 12.27.2011 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — The U.S. and South Korean defense chiefs declared Friday that any North Korean aggression "is not to be tolerated," followi...

U.S.-North Korea Narrowing Differences As Talks Conclude, U.S. Envoy Says

AP | JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 12.25.2011 | World

GENEVA — An intensive round of talks between the United States and North Korea over Pyongyang's nuclear program has ended without a deal to resu...

U.S. And North Korea Hold Nuclear Talks

AP | FRANK JORDANS and JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 12.24.2011 | World

GENEVA — The top U.S. envoy on North Korea has reported some progress after the first day of talks over Pyongyang's nuclear program, the second ...

Discussing North Korea's Nuclear Weapons Program

AP | FRANK JORDANS | Posted 12.23.2011 | World

GENEVA — U.S. diplomats arrived in Geneva on Sunday for talks with North Korean officials about Pyongyang's nuclear weapons program, the second ...

U.S. Invites Top North Korean Officials To New York

AP | FOSTER KLUG and MATTHEW LEE | Posted 09.23.2011 | World

HONG KONG — A senior North Korean official will visit the United States this week to discuss the possible resumption of long-stalled internation...

US Wins Opening World Cup Match

AP/The Huffington Post | NANCY ARMOUR | Posted 08.28.2011 | Sports

DRESDEN, Germany -- Lauren Cheney and Rachel Buehler each scored second-half goals, and the United States opened play at the Women's World Cup with a ...

U.S. Team Visits North Korea As Reclusive Leader Leaves Town

AP | CHRISTOPHER BODEEN | Posted 07.24.2011 | World

BEIJING — North Korean leader Kim Jong Il reportedly arrived in Beijing on Wednesday for a meeting with Chinese President Hu Jintao that would m...