Regions / North Korea
Every time a new administration takes office in Washington, it behaves like an amnesiac toward North Korea.
South Korean parliamentarian Kim Geun-Tae was a soft-spoken man dedicated to reunification of the Koreas.
More than ever, North Korea will likely turn to China as its primary provider of food, money and material resources.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Il and Czech leader Vaclav Havel, although political opposites, shared some things in common.
The West tries to reassure itself that North Korea's nuclear weapons won't get lost in the shuffle of succession.
The Obama administration has achance to use the death of Kim Jong Il to open a new chapter in its relationship with North Korea.
At present, it's unclear whether or not Kim Jong-un is the military's leader of choice.
Kim Jong-un may be modeling himself afer his country's founder, Kim Il-sung.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Il and Czech leader Vaclav Havel occupied the opposite ends of the political continuum.
North Korea seeks to avert the internal turmoil which followed the death of Kim Il-sung, Kim Jong-il's father.