| Jun 6, 2013
| 5:08 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — China's growing frustration with longtime ally North Korea offers the United States a glimmer of hope about a once unthinkable prospect: holding discussions between Washington and Beijing about what to do if the government in...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 11:26 AM
Last April, when a North Korean missile launch appeared to be imminent, this newspaper published my commentary urging the U.S. to "get tough with North Korea." My determination that U.S. actions to date had produced little or no effect in deterring the...
| Feb 17, 2013
The old definition of insanity is doing the same thing again and again and expecting a different result. The new definition, which applies only in the case of North Korea, is: doing something different and expecting a different result.
The North Koreans...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 5:00 AM
North Korea: Baby steps back from the brink
Wednesday, June 12 – After more than a month of ominous silence that followed threats to launch nuclear weapons, North Korea appears to be making modest motions toward easing tensions on the divided...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 10:23 PM
SEOUL -- North Korea and South Korea indicated Friday that they would hold working-level talks on Sunday to discuss the reopening of a closed-down industrial park and the restart of tourist exchanges and reunions of separated families.
In a possible...
| Dec 23, 2012
North Korea is an international pariah, a bandit state, the "Hermit Kingdom." It's also a net exporter of news: North Korea announced Friday that it had detained an American citizen for "hostile acts against the republic." And a rocket launch this month...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 4:21 AM
HONG KONG -- Eight months ago, the international community stifled a snigger when North Korea's hyped rocket launch ended with a fizzle.
At the time, Pyongyang surprised just about everyone by actually admitting its failure, a departure from previous...
| May 1, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Rider Publishing, a Random House imprint, acquired world rights to "Crossing the Border," the memoirs of former North Korean State Poet Laureate Jang Jin-sung, the Guardian reports. In 2004, unable to reconcile his privileged position with the suffering...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 4:55 AM
Corea del Norte lanzó hoy nuevas amenazas a Corea del Sur y EEUU, aunque descendió el nivel de tensión en la región después de que Pyongyang rechazara la última oferta de diálogo de Washington sin cerrar completamente la puerta a futuras negociaciones....
| Apr 7, 2013
| 10:20 AM
TOKYO (AP) — 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, six decades ago, killed an estimated 4 million people.
A war would be suicidal for North Korea,...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 10:31 AM
Hace hoy domingo 7 de abril exactamente un mes el Consejo de Seguridad de la ONU impuso nuevas sanciones a Corea del Norte por su última prueba nuclear del 12 de febrero, la tercera del país comunista después de las realizadas en 2006 y 2009.