Topic: Korea Institute for Defense Analyses
North Korea may have planted an underwater mine to make South Korea's Cheonan ship sink last Friday, the defense minister said. Or an old mine may have been left from the Korean war.
03/29/2010 12:36 pm
As a growing nuclear power plant builder and exporter, South Korea wants to reprocess nuclear fuel. That's counter to a US deal.
03/25/2010 07:00 pm
While North Korea's New Year’s reconciliation message may be a sign of its willingness to return to six-party talks, it bears no clue as to whether the North would give up its nuclear program before attaining a number of other goals.
01/03/2010 12:48 pm
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
North Korea told China's visiting Prime Minister Wen Jiabao it will return to six-party talks it abandoned in April. But first, it wants bilateral talks with the US.
10/06/2009 01:00 am
Many see Pyongyang's recent friendly gestures as a tactical move. The US moved Tuesday to freeze the assets of two North Korean entities, while South Korea accused the North of unleashing a deadly flash flood.
09/09/2009 01:00 am
After its launch on a Russian-made rocket, the satellite missed its required trajectory. S. Korea has taken an aggressive stand in staying technologically in step with its neighbors.
08/25/2009 01:00 am
As tens of thousands gather in Seoul to mourn the death of the former president, his 'Sunshine policy' is breathing life into fresh North-South talks.
08/23/2009 01:00 am
Was this a triumph of international pressure? Or will the Kang Nam sail with another shipment soon?
07/08/2009 01:00 am
South Korean President Lee Myung Bak arrives in Washington today seeking a guarantee of American nuclear defense from possible North Korean aggression.
06/15/2009 01:00 am
'Dear Leader' Kim Jong Il has reportedly tapped his youngest son as his successor.
06/02/2009 01:00 am
Pyongyang may fulfill a vow to conduct another nuclear test, analysts say. It may also be testing US response.
04/30/2009 01:00 am
Their assertion boosts US view that Pyongyang used Sunday’s launch to develop long-range missile technology, not to explore space.
04/07/2009 01:00 am
N. Korea's missile launch Sunday complicates the long-term strategy of the US and her Asian allies toward Pyongyang's nuclear program.
04/05/2009 01:00 am
The North claimed to have weaponized plutonium and said its nuclear status would not change. But analysts see bid for attention.
01/20/2009 12:00 am
A US diplomat returns from talks in Pyongyang Monday with 18,000 pages supplied by North Korea on its nuclear facilities.
05/12/2008 01:00 am