President Trump has agreed to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for talks, an extraordinary development following months of heightened nuclear tension during which the two leaders exchanged frequent military threats and insults.
Getting to Jeonseon Hyugaeso requires a 2-hour drive from Seoul, plenty of paperwork and turning in your passport.
Trump thinks he's a madman. CIA veteran Jung Pak says he's got it all wrong.
Call it the diplomacy of low expectations: After Kim Jong Un’s regime spent much of the past year threatening its neighbors and the US with its nuclear weapons, his sister got a surprisingly warm reception at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.
"With repeated visits the project became increasingly personal as I realized how limited most people’s understanding is of the country."
The world is hoping a collaboration at the Games will help calm the threat from Pyongyang. The experience of 1988 says we shouldn't count on it.
The North Korean cheerleading squad, which will perform at the Winter Olympics opening ceremonies, occupies its own stratosphere of weaponized comeliness and discipline.
A full-blown war with North Korea wouldn't be as bad as you think. It would be much, much worse.
The doomsday clock run by the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists is now much closer to midnight than it has ever been in decades. We have returned to an age of full-on nuclear anxiety.
In New Year's Day speech, Kim Jong Un vowed to make more nuclear warheads but also struck a conciliatory note, opening a path to dialogue with the South.
Even though it's been under sanctions for more than a decade, North Korea has various ways of making money overseas.
North Korea is essentially bankrupt, so opening a Coinbase wallet was never going to be the right approach. Instead, the country has taken advantage of its skill sets to steal bitcoins and other cryptocurrencies from around the world.
Pyongyang vowed revenge on the United States, which sponsored the resolution, and the Security Council members that approved the measure.
In one of the most secretive states in the world, watching a soccer match is quite a different experience than one we're used to.
How did Dennis Rodman get the authoritarian leader of a hostile nuclear power to take a liking to him? Well, he's the Worm, after all.
Kim Seok-cheol fled his home country three decades ago but is still struggling to become a citizen in the South.
Recent North Korean escapees relate how the secretive country has changed under the "Great Successor."
North Korea pressed on with its war of words with President Trump on Saturday, calling Trump's trip to Asia a "warmonger's visit" that "begged for a nuclear war on the Korean peninsula."
The creation and informal trade of these street foods offers a window into a barter economy that has kept North Koreans afloat despite years of isolation, abuse, and sanctions.
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