For a brief moment at the turn of the millennium, it seemed Seoul and Pyongyang were starting to open up to each other.
A former diplomat and foreign policy expert explains just how easily the president could bypass objections to war, from Congress to dissenting generals.
Policy needs to focus on making the teaching profession stable and more appealing. South Africa must ensure its locally trained teachers have more reason to stay in the country.
Compared with their counterparts in other democratic countries, South Korea's national public broadcasters are politically vulnerable.
Green détente options could help South Korea ease the diplomatic tensions in the region.
With much attention focused on military might and economic sanctions, there has been little focus on calls for a diplomatic solution to the North Korean crisis.
The Korean peninsula has a lengthy history of exchanging insults.
China could win unprecedented global credibility by emerging as the champion of an international effort that fixes the North Korea problem once and for all. Does it have the moxie?
Getting out of North Korea isn't easy, but tens of thousands have managed it nonetheless.
The North Korean regime has lashed out at Australia, describing its participation in current military exercises with the US and South Korea as 'a suicidal act of inviting disaster'.
The most viable nonmilitary solution to the standoff with North Korea is to get China to apply pressure. But that's not so easy.
Refresh your knowledge on the origins of North Korea's nuclear threat and the options world leaders have to deal with it.
Australia will be left behind without adequate planning and preparation on fertility issues.
South Korea has a very particular part to play in handling Pyongyang, but Moon Jae-in has a different one in mind.
While some countries were taking a major step toward the elimination of nuclear weapons, the US and its allies were focusing on ineffective, counter-productive sanctions against North Korea.
Congress is trying to curb the president's ties to human rights abusers, harkening back to landmark legislation of the 1970s.
Intercontinental ballistic missiles, such as the one tested by North Korea this week, fly far too high and fast for current missile defence systems to engage with.
North and South Korea explained in four questions and answers.
Game theory applies to conflict and cooperation within competitive situations.
Pyongyang's latest missile test sparked a surprising reaction from the Russian leader.