| Mar 8, 2013
| 6:16 AM
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Seven years of U.N. sanctions against North Korea have done nothing to derail Pyongyang's drive for a nuclear weapon capable of hitting the United States. They may have even bolstered the Kim family by giving their...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 4:49 PM
The U.N. Security Council is correct in acting swiftly to defuse a volatile situation in North Korea.
The council imposed new sanctions Thursday aimed at targeting the economy and leadership of the country.
The resolution sent a powerful message to...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 2:56 PM
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North and South Korea staged dueling war games Monday as threatening rhetoric from the rivals rose to the highest level since North Korea rained artillery shells on a South Korean island in 2010.
Enraged over the South'...
| Mar 6, 2013
It is really not so odd that we would find Dennis Rodman partying heartily with North Korea's Kim Jong Un. After all, they have so much in common. Think of Kim as Rodman with less height, fewer piercings, more nuclear menace — and more blood on...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 5:44 AM
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Park Geun-hye took office as South Korea's first female president Monday, returning to the presidential mansion she had known as the daughter of a dictator, and where she will respond to volatile North Korea, which tested a...
| 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...