Tensions on the Korean peninsula are ratcheting up. The US has started its annual war games with South Korean forces, and North Korea has used that fact to declare that it is invalidating the armistice agreement that ended the Korean War in 1953. What really has North Korea upset, though, is the tough, new sanctions passed by the United Nations in response to the North's nuclear test last month.Here are the top four questions analysts are wrestling with on the heels of these developments.
Until he executed his powerful uncle last month, Kim 'could call up Dennis Rodman but he couldn't call up military strikes,' says one observer. Now concern is rising about the secretive leader.
Former NBA player Dennis Rodman's act is wearing thin even for those trying to see the potential positives in his sports diplomacy overture in North Korea.
Former NBA star Dennis Rodman is in North Korea for a basketball game, gathering no small amount of criticism. But a few experts say the trip can only help – even if just a little.
Dennis Rodman's pitch to former NBA stars to play a team in Pyongyang is running into a roadblock. Players are too afraid, he says.