Amid reports of a major political gathering in North Korea, communist history suggests post-Kim moderation is possible.
09/15/2010 02:00 pm
Kim Jong-il is widely reported to be hosting a rare political conference in North Korea – but what is really happening remains a secret.
09/09/2010 12:49 pm
Kim Jong Il is believed to be grooming his youngest son, Jong Un, to take the Kim dynasty into a third generation.
09/07/2010 10:36 am
Speculation is rampant that North Korea's Kim Jong-il will go public with plans to name his son his heir at a rare political conference.
09/03/2010 03:34 pm
Terrorism & Security Kim Jong-il gets aid offer from South Korea after coming up empty on China trip
South Korea pledged $8.4 million in humanitarian aid Tuesday. Kim Jong-il apparently procured little aid from China on his recent visit.
09/01/2010 09:40 am
North Korea leader Kim Jong-il confirmed his readiness to rejoin six-party talks after a visit to China last week. But the US, Japan, and South Korea want to see key steps first.
08/31/2010 09:47 am
President Obama signed an executive order Monday that adds to the list of North Korea sanctions. This one targets North Korean entities involved in activities such as drug trafficking and arms sales.
08/30/2010 07:07 pm
Kim Jong-il reportedly met top Chinese leaders on Friday in an apparent bid for Beijing's diplomatic and financial support for a succession plan involving his third and youngest son, who is said to be traveling with him.
08/27/2010 05:34 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
Kim Jong-il's visit to China comes as Jimmy Carter visits Pyongyang to seek the release of an imprisoned American.
08/26/2010 11:19 am