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
North Korea Tests Longest Range Missiles Since 2012
March 26, 2014
North Korea Tests Longest Range Missiles Since 2012
The U.S. is already hinting at additional sanctions following the medium-range ballistic missile tests.
North Korea Tests Longest Range Missiles Since 2012
North Korea: China is a ‘Turncoat and our Enemy’
March 25, 2014
North Korea: China is a ‘Turncoat and our Enemy’
North Korea has resumed openly criticizing Beijing, according to new reports.
North Korea: China is a ‘Turncoat and our Enemy’
Pentagon North Korea Report for 2013: Unimpressive Hardware, Focus on Cyber Attacks
March 14, 2014
Pentagon North Korea Report for 2013: Unimpressive Hardware, Focus on Cyber Attacks
The Pentagon's annual report on the North Korean military is dismissive of its hardware.
Pentagon North Korea Report for 2013: Unimpressive Hardware, Focus on Cyber Attacks
How North Korea Cost the Libyan Prime Minister His Job
March 13, 2014
How North Korea Cost the Libyan Prime Minister His Job
A North Korean tanker escaped its captors in Libya after purchasing crude oil from rebels.
How North Korea Cost the Libyan Prime Minister His Job
China Draws ‘Red Line’ on US, Not North Korea
March 11, 2014
China Draws ‘Red Line’ on US, Not North Korea
Western media outlets reported this weekend that China’s FM Wang Yi drew a “red line” against Pyongyang. He didn’t.
China Draws ‘Red Line’ on US, Not North Korea
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