South Korean Government Won't Stop Balloon-Drop of 'The Interview' in North Korea
January 09, 2015
South Korean Government Won't Stop Balloon-Drop of 'The Interview' in North Korea
South Korean authorities won't prevent a human rights group from dropping DVDs of The Interview in North Korea.
South Korean Government Won't Stop Balloon-Drop of 'The Interview' in North Korea
Murders Strain Frayed China-North Korea Ties
January 08, 2015
Murders Strain Frayed China-North Korea Ties
A North Korean army defector killed four Chinese citizens in a border town.
Murders Strain Frayed China-North Korea Ties
South Korea Notes 'Significant' North Korean Nuclear Advances
January 07, 2015
South Korea Notes 'Significant' North Korean Nuclear Advances
South Korea's January 2015 defense white paper notes that North Korea has likely miniaturized a nuclear device.
South Korea Notes 'Significant' North Korean Nuclear Advances
US, South Korea, Japan Start Sharing Intelligence on North Korea
December 30, 2014
US, South Korea, Japan Start Sharing Intelligence on North Korea
The United States will serve as an intermediary for intelligence sharing between Japan and South Korea on North Korea.
US, South Korea, Japan Start Sharing Intelligence on North Korea
Indian Ocean Tsunami: 10 Years Later
December 24, 2014
Indian Ocean Tsunami: 10 Years Later
Plus, more on the Sony Pictures hack, Afghan security, and intelligence failures. Mid-week links.
Indian Ocean Tsunami: 10 Years Later
Cyber: North Korea's Ace Up the Sleeve?
December 18, 2014
Cyber: North Korea's Ace Up the Sleeve?
If North Korea is shown to have sponsored the attack on Sony Pictures, the U.S. must respond with proportionate action.
Cyber: North Korea's Ace Up the Sleeve?
North Korea Calls for UN Security Council Investigation of CIA Torture
December 17, 2014
North Korea Calls for UN Security Council Investigation of CIA Torture
In an attempt to deflect criticism of its own human rights record, North Korea is calling for a UNSC session on the CIA.
North Korea Calls for UN Security Council Investigation of CIA Torture
The Worrying Trend of Diplomatic Balancing in Northeast Asia
December 15, 2014
The Worrying Trend of Diplomatic Balancing in Northeast Asia
Diplomatic balancing in Northeast Asia could inhibit the growth of a new, stable regional order.
The Worrying Trend of Diplomatic Balancing in Northeast Asia
China Not Invited to Kim Jong-il's Death Anniversary Commemoration
December 09, 2014
China Not Invited to Kim Jong-il's Death Anniversary Commemoration
The North Korean government will not invite China to the commemoration of Kim Jong-il's third death anniversary.
China Not Invited to Kim Jong-il's Death Anniversary Commemoration
Ash Carter Likely Pick for Next US Defense Secretary
December 04, 2014
Ash Carter Likely Pick for Next US Defense Secretary
Plus, North Korea, cyberwarfare, Afghanistan's future, and more. Mid-week links.
Ash Carter Likely Pick for Next US Defense Secretary
South Korea Approves 'Christmas Tower' Near North Korean Border
December 03, 2014
South Korea Approves 'Christmas Tower' Near North Korean Border
In a move likely to anger North Korea, the South Korean Defense Ministry has approved a new, temporary "Christmas tower."
South Korea Approves 'Christmas Tower' Near North Korean Border
Top US General: North Korea is Making Progress on Asymmetric Capabilities
December 02, 2014
Top US General: North Korea is Making Progress on Asymmetric Capabilities
The commander of U.S. Forces Korea highlighted North Korea's progress in developing asymmetric military capabilities.
Top US General: North Korea is Making Progress on Asymmetric Capabilities
Kim Jong-un Blasts US 'Aggressors'
November 26, 2014
Kim Jong-un Blasts US 'Aggressors'
Plus, Afghan "proxy wars," South Asian nukes, reflections on China's ADIZ and more. Mid-week links.
Kim Jong-un Blasts US 'Aggressors'
UN Calls for Prosecution of North Korean Leadership
November 20, 2014
UN Calls for Prosecution of North Korean Leadership
For the first time, a UN General Assembly resolution on human rights in North Korea has called for an ICC referral.
UN Calls for Prosecution of North Korean Leadership
North Korean Official Departs for Russia
November 19, 2014
North Korean Official Departs for Russia
Choe Ryong-hae, Kim Jong-un's special envoy to Putin, has left for Russia.
North Korean Official Departs for Russia
Abe and Xi Finally Met: So What?
November 11, 2014
Abe and Xi Finally Met: So What?
U.S. editors Ankit Panda and Zachary Keck discuss Asia's most important handshake of 2014, and North Korea's "charm offensive."
Abe and Xi Finally Met: So What?
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