In South, decisive tone of 'joint vision' is seen as sending a strong message to the North.
A tougher stance toward Pyongyang may complicate efforts to negotiate the release of the two women, who were sentenced Monday to 12 years of hard labor.
Q&A: Kim Jong Il's drive to make his nation a nuclear power and how that threatens Asian neighbors.
Washington’s response to the rogue nation’s nuclear test Monday is complicated by Pyongyang’s custody of two American journalists.
They'll be able to monitor the main nuclear complex, but not anywhere else.
The wish list includes continued security aid to balance China, greater engagement, and trade.