Regions / North Korea
Much of North Korea's population is starving, yet its government pours money into missile and nuclear programs. Such behavior seems to be the height of irrationality. But North Korea is only following the international community's - especially America's - example.
North Korea can't help but think: "Look what happened to Libya when it gave up its nuclear weapons."
Disputes over the maritime border in the West Sea serve to exacerbate inter-Korean tensions.
You think negotiating with North Korea is difficult? Try sitting down with Jon Kyl (R-AZ).
The United States can play an important role in dialing back tensions in the disputed waters between North and South Korea, writes columnist Christine Ahn.
This week North Korea looks like the more rational of the two Koreas.
North Korea indicates to Mongolia that it might seek one-on-one negotiations with the United States.
WikiLeaks performs a full body scan of the government, which doesn't want its "junk" touched.
Despite a final report on the sinking of the South Korean vessel in March, doubts persist.
Washington has not been very helpful in defusing tensions over the Yeonpyeong Island attack.