Thursday’s tests were expected; what’s at issue now is whether Pyongyang will send a long-range missile toward Hawaii on July 4.
An Iranian company is the first to be penalized as the US uses stricter financial sanctions to curb Pyongyang's weapons program.
The offensive is pushing thousands of refugees into Thailand. It appears to be a rebuke to Burma's neighbor, which has criticized the junta for its trial of democracy advocate Aung San Suu Kyi.
Tracking North Korea's Kang Nam is not an extraordinary duty for American warships.
Thailand and Singapore have longstanding military ties with America but also trade with Burma, where the vessel is headed.
The aging craft, heading toward the Strait of Malacca, is an unlikely player in what is fast becoming an international drama.
The government's tight control of the Internet has spawned a generation adept at circumventing cyber roadblocks, making the country ripe for a technology–driven protest movement.
Repeat win by United Progressive Alliance shows faith in party on economy and security.