Consensus is rising in the international community: Enough cajoling, it's time to get tough.
President Lee has reversed the softer approach of his predecessor, Roh Moo Hyun, who committed suicide over the weekend
Washington’s response to the rogue nation’s nuclear test Monday is complicated by Pyongyang’s custody of two American journalists.
Monday's explosion dashed hopes that the secretive nation is simply building its weapons program as a bargaining chip.
Monday's explosion – the latest in a series of hard-line moves by Pyongyang – may have been 20 times more powerful than its last test in 2006.
Senior official Choe Sung-chol was reportedly put to death for accepting bribes.
Pyongyang may fulfill a vow to conduct another nuclear test, analysts say. It may also be testing US response.
Readers write about torture and North Korea.
A documentary critical of the North, filmed by a family member of one of the journalists, could complicate their case.
The North had announced their expulsion in response to the UN Security Council's condemnation of its missile launch April 5.