Regions / North Korea
Both Koreas have recognized at some deep level that the rules of the game are rigged in favor of the already powerful.
If Obama thought his short pass through Pacific would boost the much-vaunted U.S. “pivot” to Asia, he soon discovered that the world is not cooperating with his best-laid plans.
For 60 years, Koreans on both sides of the DMZ have awaited a peace treaty. Instead they've gotten an arms race and political repression.
Washington's past and present foreign policies are sustaining the fraught security environment in East Asia.
For North Korea to rise higher on the list of U.S. priorities, Washington policymakers will have to stop considering it in isolation.
Policymakers have long predicted that North Korea will go the way of East German Communism. Not so fast.
Sepulchre of repeated images / Won't someone shatter the pure reflection of glass?
No one performs Shakespeare in the theaters of Pyongyang. Instead, he is enacted in the corridors of power.
Parents and students in Japan's "North Korean" schools struggle to maintain their identity in an increasingly hostile environment.
On the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, a look at the grim prospects for disabled North Koreans.