For the first time, the rogue state has admitted to having a uranium-enrichment program. It also threatened to respond militarily to any attempts to stop any of its ships suspected of carrying nuclear components.
The country wants to offer 'retraining' for returning Guantánamo detainees. It also hopes to boost dialogue with religious leaders. Human rights groups are skeptical.
But a future Palestine must be 'demilitarized,' and the Jewish settlements won't be halted, Israel's leader says.
Palestinian negotiator Erekat calls it a 'slap in the face,' while the White House calls the speech 'an important step forward.'
The Israeli leader is not likely to suggest radical changes in dealing with Palestinians, analysts say.
Key players in the coming congressional debate spoke Sunday. Their comments are a road map for the week ahead.
The apocalyptic pronouncements from Pyongyang have a silver lining: They may be motivating the world to take unprecedented action against the North.
He has made an effort to reach out to Iran. But charges of vote fraud and a crackdown on protesters there this weekend make it harder for the president to maintain that course.
The goal is to make reform deficit neutral, including trims in Medicare and Medicaid.