The South Korean president's careful approach to rapprochement with the North set the stage for a possible breakthrough on the Korean peninsula.
Since the Korean War, U.S. troops have helped South Korea with military training and planning. Our Speed Read describes the regular joint exercises designed to deter North Korean aggression.
Earthquakes can shape political decisions so understanding them is crucial.
After decades of deadly enmity, Libya and the West made a major breakthrough on weapons of mass destruction. How?
Flashy interceptor systems attract media and government attention. But bomb shelters and warning systems are at least as important in the midst of missile strikes.
Trump's announcement confirms he is no longer listening to moderate voices in his administration when it comes to dealings with Tehran
The reclusive country’s media is tightly controlled and choreographed. But a close look at the tone and focus of the coverage can shed light on the regime’s priorities and resolve.
Who do you call when there's a nuclear crisis? The International Atomic Energy Agency, unless the crisis involves North Korea -- then things get complicated.
You have to walk before you can run, and baby steps are the best way forward in Korea.
Donald Trump has always traded on his image as a master dealmaker – but many deals have been done with North Korea before.
There was much that was agreed to at the Korean summit - but still a lot yet to be worked out. The will now shift to the hotly-anticipated meeting between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un.
The astonishing sight of two Korean leaders crossing the border that divides them is just a first step.
Politics podcast: Robert Kelly on the Korean summits.
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Professor Robert Kelly is pessimistic about how much the upcoming Korean summits will achieve this Friday.
The end of denuclearisation politics has opened new possibilities for the direction of the Korean Peninsula, but the tensions of 2017 remind us of the possibility of disaster.
Kim Jong-un's surprise recent visit to Beijing and Xi Jinping was an awkward get-together that didn't address the elephant in the room -- Kim's possible face-to-face meeting soon with Donald Trump.
The goal of the summit should not be the nuclear disarmament of North Korea.
A former US Department of Defense and State Department official explains why a hard-line approach on North Korea will likely fail, as it did with Iran.
It is not yet midnight, but as the crisis deepens, the diplomatic and military options get more and more complex. And the possibility of war with North Korea is now very real.
Russia isn't the only suspect when it comes to the practice known as 'wetwork'.
A scholar who has profiled leaders like Saddam Hussein and Vladimir Putin says there is a method to understanding the madness.