Was the Obama administration to blame for North Korea's rocket launch?
Ri Sol Ju, North Korea's enigmatic new first lady, is already turning heads and making headlines.
Four key issues that will define President Obama's second-term pivot to Asia.
As the United States dithers, an emboldened North Korea is quietly establishing itself as a small nuclear power.
Who knows? But it has the ring of truth.
Five other dangers that deserve our immediate attention.
The bizarre tycoon and church leader never lived to see his dream of a reunited Korea.
North Korea's new leader studied in Switzerland and has a young, attractive wife. That doesn't mean he's into the whole hope and change thing.
Pyongyang's new leading man, Kim Jong Un, is all about the lulz. But there's nothing funny about life in the world's most repressive state.
Is North Korea's new leader putting the country's powerful military in its place?
At a billion dollars a year, it's a bargain for China to prop up its rogue state next door.
North Korea's new leader seems to have a thing for "global trends" and Disney. Does that presage Pyongyang's opening to the West?
The veteran economist and Washington power-player on China, currency wars, and working with Henry Kissinger.
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How a West Texas oil town became an unlikely champion of human rights.
North Korea's impending nuclear test is just the latest illustration of Barack Obama's weakness and naiveté abroad.
How a blunt diplomatic tool morphed into the precision-guided measures we know today.
Norway's mass killer goes on trial, the space shuttle Discovery lands in Washington, and North Korea celebrates the 100th birthday of Kim Il Sung.
Beijing's leaders are finding out the hard way that being a superpower isn't all it's cracked up to be.
For 60 years, North Korean dictators have promised their people prosperity and progress. But even the best of what they can offer amounts to pretty slim pickings.
Kim Jong Il promised that in 2012, North Koreans would witness a new dawn of prosperity. Here's how it could have been done.