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Tensions on the Korean peninsula are ratcheting up. The US has started its annual war games with South Korean forces, and North Korea has used that fact to declare that it is invalidating the armistice agreement that ended the Korean War in 1953. What really has North Korea upset, though, is the tough, new sanctions passed by the United Nations in response to the North's nuclear test last month.Here are the top four questions analysts are wrestling with on the heels of these developments.
North Korean attack presents America with a sudden and serious geopolitical challenge. The overriding US goal is to prevent further escalation of the conflict.
11/23/2010 01:19 pm
South Korea said Wednesday it will blacklist 102 Iranian firms and 24 people in response to US pressure to sanction Iran over its nuclear program.
09/08/2010 01:16 pm
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton goes to South Korea Wednesday. But Friday's visit to Seoul by China's premier may do more to determine whether tensions keep rising between North Korea and South Korea.
05/25/2010 06:18 pm
The Pentagon announced Monday that it will conduct two joint naval exercises with South Korea in response to confirmation that North Korea was responsible for the warship Cheonan sinking.
05/24/2010 06:49 pm
The recent seizure of an illegal weapons shipment from North Korea in Thailand was praised. But analysts wonder how many weapons shipments sneak through.
12/14/2009 03:22 pm
Obama is expected to receive a warm welcome in South Korea, where top issues on agenda are North Korea talks and a free trade agreement.
11/18/2009 12:00 am
The US has long suspected that Pyongyang had this kind of nuclear program.
09/05/2009 01:00 am
The former president was in Pyongyang Tuesday seeking the release of two American journalists. But talks could go beyond that.
08/04/2009 01:00 am
The commander of US forces in South Korea says the North would likely use roadside bombs and other insurgent strategies in a ground war.
06/26/2009 01:00 am
The apocalyptic pronouncements from Pyongyang have a silver lining: They may be motivating the world to take unprecedented action against the North.
06/14/2009 01:00 am
The administration wants to keep the journalists’ plight separate from any discussion of the North’s rogue nuclear program. But that will be difficult.
06/09/2009 01:00 am
Washington’s response to the rogue nation’s nuclear test Monday is complicated by Pyongyang’s custody of two American journalists.
05/26/2009 01:00 am
They'll be able to monitor the main nuclear complex, but not anywhere else.
10/14/2008 01:00 am
Korean opposition protests the reopening of markets to US imports, threatening a free-trade agreement
05/31/2008 01:00 am
For some years, China's boom and the war on terror have overridden human rights concerns.
04/09/2008 01:00 am