Regions / North Korea
In its final report on the sinking of its naval vessel ROKS Cheonan, the South Korean government puts the blame squarely on North Korea. But many questions remain unanswered.
The United States is sanctioning North Korea at the worst time -- for itself, as well as them.
The people of South Korea, North Korea and the United States are already paying a tax, not for reunification, but for preparation for war
Geopolitics drove the U.S.-China detente. It could do the same between Washington and Pyongyang.
Like any tyrant, Kim Jong-il relies on numerous tools of authoritarian control to stay in power.
Two respected Korean-American researchers suggest there may have been a rush to judgment on the sinking of the Cheonan.
Recent scrutiny of U.S.-Japan base realignment and Okinawan anti-base opposition has overshadowed U.S. military issues in South Korea. As others have argued, the struggle in Okinawa represents only one facet of the larger global struggle against U.S. bases.
Did North Korea really have anything to do with the sinking of the Cheonan?
New U.S. documents reveal Washington's complicity with dictators around the Kwangju uprising of 1980 in South Korea.
If we want to prevent any future Cheonans, we need to sit down with North Korea.