Without six-party talks, there will be no opportunity to dissuade North Korea from testing another nuclear device. The US is trying to keep the conversation open.
North Korea had threatened a harsh response if South Korea went ahead with military exercises in disputed waters Monday. But it could still take action, experts say.
Obama's stops in India and Indonesia balanced security with economic pressures. But back-to-back global summits in Japan and South Korea underscored the administration’s weaker hand with China.
Every conflict has its own scribes. Southeast Asia's had a singular take.
Monday's explosion dashed hopes that the secretive nation is simply building its weapons program as a bargaining chip.
Bush lifts some sanctions in exchange for pariah nation's step toward nuclear cooperation.