As North Korea cargo ship returns home, US and UN officials claim a victory for tighter sanctions.
Emerging economic superpowers China and India may compete here. What should be the US role?
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.
The commander of US forces in South Korea says the North would likely use roadside bombs and other insurgent strategies in a ground war.
Locator signals from Flight 447's black boxes may fade after June 30, but investigators are likely to keep looking anyway.
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.