Former Hyundai CEO Lee Myung-bak was elected South Korea's president Wednesday, a move that is expected to improve relations with the United States and hold North Korea more accountable for receiving aid.
By PBS NewsHour
U.S. experts began the process of disabling North Korea's main nuclear facility on Monday, the State Department said.
Leaders from North and South Korea met to discuss a peace treaty that will formally end the Korean War. Independent Television News reports on the meeting between the long-divided Asian countries.
By PBS NewsHour
The leaders of North and South Korea announced Thursday they would take steps toward a peace treaty that would replace the Korean War's 1953 cease-fire and continue work to ease tensions on the world's last remaining frontier of the Cold…
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
President Bush and Afghan President Hamid Karzai met Monday to discuss the resurgence of the Taliban and how to deal with growing violence in Afghanistan.
North Korea agreed Tuesday to shut down its Yongbyon nuclear facility within 60 days and readmit inspectors in exchange for 50,000 tons of fuel oil or financial aid of an equivalent amount. Assistant Secretary of State Christopher Hill, the chief…
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…
The United Nations Security Council agreed Friday to limit sanctions against North Korea after pressure from China and Russia. Experts Ming Wan and Michael Green discuss the U.N. resolution and China's connection to the isolated Kim Jong Il government.
North Korea officials threatened another nuclear test Tuesday unless the United States agrees to hold direct talks. Policy experts discuss President Bush's continued rejection of direct talks and reaction to the test.
North Korea said on Monday it conducted a successful nuclear weapons test, forcing an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council. Experts discuss the alleged test, proposed responses and implications for the region.
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