The Senate on Thursday approved a controversial bill allowing the United States to trade civil nuclear material with its one-time foe India, a victory for President Bush who hailed the plan as a major boost for trade with a key…
By PBS NewsHour
North Korea agreed Tuesday to restart six-nation negotiations over its nuclear program nearly a year after it called off the talks and conducted an underground test of a nuclear weapon, according to a U.S. official.
Despite a visit from U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, South Korea is resisting pressures to become more proactive in sanctions against North Korea, hoping to avoid escalating the already tenuous situation. Policy experts discuss South Korea's view of the…
North Korea, which has called U.N. sanctions a "declaration of war", may be preparing for a second nuclear test, according to Japanese and South Korean officials. Policy analysts debate whether the sanctions will deter the communist country.
By PBS NewsHour
China began inspecting cargo for weapons at the North Korean border Monday after coming under intense pressure to enforce sanctions imposed by the United Nations over the weekend.
Political analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss U.S. reaction to North Korea's nuclear test, the congressional page scandal involving former Rep. Mark Foley, R-Fla., and the congressional races in the midterm elections.
Despite warnings from the U.N. Security Council that a nuclear test would lead to severe consequences, North Korea claimed Monday it set off its first nuclear test.
In his address to the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday, President Bush said the United States wants to support democratic reform in the Mideast and is not against Islam. Leaders of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee discuss the speech.
As the fear of an American attack on Iran becomes stronger, people in Tehran support their president's decision to continue developing its nuclear energy program. NewsHour correspondent Margaret Warner reports on how Iranians view the nuclear issue.
The United States is pushing the U.N. Security Council to impose sanctions on Iran for ignoring a deadline to halt uranium enrichment, but not until EU negotiators meet with Iran next week. Margaret Warner reports from Tehran.
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