North Korea's Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site Shows Signs of Activity
April 23, 2014
North Korea's Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site Shows Signs of Activity
North Korea tested its weapons in 2006, 2009, and 2013 at Punggye-ri. Is another test in the works?
North Korea's Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site Shows Signs of Activity
Eyeing Pipeline, Russia Forgives North Korean Debt
April 22, 2014
Eyeing Pipeline, Russia Forgives North Korean Debt
Russia’s Duma has voted to forgive 90 percent of North Korea’s Soviet-Era Debt.
Eyeing Pipeline, Russia Forgives North Korean Debt
Can Obama Save the Asia Pivot?
April 19, 2014
Can Obama Save the Asia Pivot?
Our U.S. Editors discuss President Obama's upcoming trip to Asia and potentially stabilizing developments in Asia.
Can Obama Save the Asia Pivot?
Japan, Mongolia Exchange Views on Regional Issues
April 19, 2014
Japan, Mongolia Exchange Views on Regional Issues
Japan may be seeking Mongolia's help in approaching North Korea.
Japan, Mongolia Exchange Views on Regional Issues
South Korea, United States Hold Largest Ever Joint Air Drill
April 11, 2014
South Korea, United States Hold Largest Ever Joint Air Drill
Plus, China's new Shenyang J-15 jet makes an appearance, and the U.S. Air Force's A-10 gets ready to retire.
South Korea, United States Hold Largest Ever Joint Air Drill
Kim Jong-un Continues to Consolidate Power
April 10, 2014
Kim Jong-un Continues to Consolidate Power
Kim Jong-un was 're-elected' to the top of the National Defense Commission, but he still has work to do.
Kim Jong-un Continues to Consolidate Power
Japan Orders Military to Shoot Down North Korean Missiles
April 05, 2014
Japan Orders Military to Shoot Down North Korean Missiles
Japan's decision to shoot down North Korean missiles comes as Pyongyang readies its fourth nuclear test.
Japan Orders Military to Shoot Down North Korean Missiles
China Lashes Out at North Korea
April 05, 2014
China Lashes Out at North Korea
China's media offers withering criticism of North Korea as tensions mount between the erstwhile allies.
China Lashes Out at North Korea
Is Korean Stability Unraveling?
April 05, 2014
Is Korean Stability Unraveling?
The Diplomat U.S. editors discuss recent developments on the Korean peninsula.
Is Korean Stability Unraveling?
North Korea's Drones: Threat or No Threat?
April 05, 2014
North Korea's Drones: Threat or No Threat?
North Korea managed to fly (and crash) a couple rudimentary drones over Seoul. Do its drones pose a threat?
North Korea's Drones: Threat or No Threat?
South Korea Extends Ballistic Missile Range
April 04, 2014
South Korea Extends Ballistic Missile Range
South Korea says it tested a new ballistic missile with a range of 500 km, and that’s only the start.
South Korea Extends Ballistic Missile Range
4 Ways China Can Prepare for War in East Asia
April 04, 2014
4 Ways China Can Prepare for War in East Asia
Northeast Asia has become a potential powder keg. What should China do to prepare itself for possible conflict?
4 Ways China Can Prepare for War in East Asia
Prudence and Proportionality on the Korean Peninsula
April 02, 2014
Prudence and Proportionality on the Korean Peninsula
South Korea responding to North Korean shelling will not be hugely destabilizing.
Prudence and Proportionality on the Korean Peninsula
The New (and Dangerous) Normal in Korea
April 01, 2014
The New (and Dangerous) Normal in Korea
South Korea will no longer exercise restraint in responding to the North's provocations.
The New (and Dangerous) Normal in Korea
North and South Korea Exchange Fire
March 31, 2014
North and South Korea Exchange Fire
Artillery shells land on both sides of the Northern Limit Line as tensions reach a boiling point.
North and South Korea Exchange Fire
Obama, Park, Abe Meet To Discuss North Korea, Regional Security
March 27, 2014
Obama, Park, Abe Meet To Discuss North Korea, Regional Security
The trilateral meeting on the sidelines of the Nuclear Security Summit was necessary ahead of Obama's trip to Asia.
Obama, Park, Abe Meet To Discuss North Korea, Regional Security
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