Topic: Han Sung-joo
Former President Jimmy Carter arrived in North Korea on Tuesday for talks aimed at reducing tensions with North Korea. This trip looks similar to his first visit in 1994.
04/26/2011 03:05 pm
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.
02/23/2011 12:47 pm
The timing is widely interpreted in South Korea as a dividend of Chinese pressure to ease tensions on the Korean peninsula – and the meeting this week between President Obama and Chinese President Hu Jintao.
01/20/2011 05:55 pm
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.
12/20/2010 08:26 am
North Korea and South Korea have both raised the stakes in a Yellow Sea confrontation, with each side wanting to save face.
12/17/2010 12:29 pm
Jimmy Carter left North Korea with American Aijalon Gomes and a message that Kim Jong-il wants to resume six-party talks, even if he didn't want to talk to Carter.
08/27/2010 01:48 pm
New North Korea sanctions will target the banking sector in order to curtail the purchase and sale of weapons. The US-imposed sanctions also aim to stop the import of luxury goods for the elite surrounding leader Kim Jong-il.
08/02/2010 11:39 am
North Korea has refrained so far from retaliating against the ongoing US-South Korea war games. Analysts say the North may try a long-range missile test toward the United States or Japan.
07/26/2010 12:16 pm
North Korea sanctions announced by Hilary Clinton on her visit to South Korea's DMZ Wednesday are a display of solidarity to ease South Korean concerns about the American commitment.
07/21/2010 12:45 pm
The sinking of a naval ship in March called into question the longtime 'Sunshine Policy.' But could dire health care problems and new UN talks help ease North Korea's isolated stance in time for six-party-talks?
07/16/2010 12:00 pm
South Korean investigators cited an 'external explosion' in the sinking of the Cheonan three weeks ago. The government is moving cautiously toward blaming North Korea, though it appears keen to avoid an escalating crisis.
04/16/2010 12:11 pm
UN undersecretary-general Lynn Pascoe said today that North Korea is 'not eager to return to six-party talks,' but others say Kim Jong-il appears ready for renewed dialogue.
02/12/2010 11:05 am
US envoy Stephen Bosworth arrived in North Korea Tuesday for high-level talks to try to persuade it to return to six-party talks.
12/08/2009 12:00 am
Obama is expected to receive a warm welcome in South Korea, where top issues on agenda are North Korea talks and a free trade agreement.
11/18/2009 12:00 am
The wish list includes continued security aid to balance China, greater engagement, and trade.
08/08/2008 01:00 am