Topic: Walter Sharp
China aircraft carrier: China bought the vessel from Ukraine more than a decade ago, and it is viewed as emblematic of the communist state's ambition to be a military power that can challenge America's decades-long supremacy in the west Pacific.
04/14/2011 11:16 am
Top US officials appear to be pressing China to do more to rein in North Korean aggression. Meanwhile, the South held a major civil defense drill Wednesday.
12/15/2010 11:45 am
US naval exercises Sunday off the Korean peninsula take on added significance, after North Korean attack on a South Korean island. Pyongyang rails against the US-South Korea war games.
11/26/2010 04:46 pm
After North Korean artillery showered this island in the Yellow Sea Tuesday, locals say they're fearful of North Korea's latest threats of a peninsula 'on the brink of war.'
11/26/2010 11:59 am
Terrorism & Security North Korea says on 'brink of war' as US, South Korea prepare for military exercises
North Korea kept up its harsh rhetoric Friday, indicating that it saw upcoming military exercises as fresh provocation. US Gen. Walter Sharp toured the island area attacked by the North on Tuesday.
11/26/2010 09:35 am
Pentagon officials wonder if and when North Korean aggression will require a US military response. It's 'premature' to say that is being considered after the North Korean attack on South Korea Tuesday, says a Pentagon spokesman.
11/23/2010 06:21 pm
Security in the region involving North Korea is 'deteriorating dramatically,' Sen. John McCain said at a Senate hearing Thursday.
09/16/2010 07:16 pm
South Korea President Lee on Sunday emphasized coexistence and proposed a unification tax to prepare for any future collapse of North Korea. Monday, he expressed strong support for this week's war games with the United States.
08/16/2010 10:00 am
North Korea agreed to its first talks with the US in a year, and is signaling interest in restarting the six-party talks about nuclear disarmament.
07/12/2010 12:02 pm
Separately, the chief US military commander in South Korea criticized the North over the sinking of the South Korean warship.
05/27/2010 04:45 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
South Korea President Lee called for patience and accuracy in the investigation into the Cheonan ship sinking investigation, days after his defense minister said a torpedo likely caused the warship to sink.
04/05/2010 11:45 am
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
Recent moves to possibly test a long-range missile may be aimed at grabbing US attention.
02/10/2009 12:00 am