Topic: Kim Jong-il
A North Korean defector who created government propaganda before fleeing the country now uses his old work to criticize the man and country it honored.
09/20/2011 03:51 pm
As North Korea faces ongoing food shortages, the US appears closer to providing food aid amid hopes for movement on six-party nuclear talks.
09/19/2011 01:27 pm
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice joins Colin Powell in protesting claims made by Dick Cheney in his memoir.
09/01/2011 06:26 pm
Analysts view Kim Jong-il's mention of a moratorium on nuclear testing, if six party talks resume, more as a gesture to Russian hosts than as a serious promise.
08/25/2011 01:41 pm
Cheney dishes on his health, the Sept. 11 attacks, a secret resignation letter, and the mistakes of George Tenet, Colin Powell, and Condoleezza Rice.
08/25/2011 12:13 pm
Kim Jong-il has reportedly agreed to return to six-party talks. Medvedev also got a go-ahead to use North Korea as a transit corridor for a natural gas pipeline to South Korea.
08/24/2011 12:51 pm
North Korea's Kim Jong-il is visiting Russia to bolster diplomatic support. A key issue is the ability of Kim's son and heir to rule with an iron hand – an issue getting renewed attention as Libyan rebels advance into Tripoli.
08/22/2011 02:30 pm
Before fleeing North Korea, Song Byeok was a propaganda artist, creating portraits of 'Dear Leader' Kim Jong-il. Now he uses his art to criticize the regime from South Korea.
07/29/2011 08:30 am
A film about North Korean defectors that could stir up tensions on the Korean Peninsula has opened in Seoul theaters.
07/28/2011 04:26 pm
On tour through Europe, which ended today in Germany, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao inked deals worth billions, but also faced questions on human rights abuses.
06/28/2011 04:49 pm