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.
A scholar who has profiled leaders like Saddam Hussein and Vladimir Putin says there is a method to understanding the madness.
What scholars know about the past, present and future of the US' relationship with North Korea, as the two countries' leaders prepare to meet.
Thanks to South Korea, there is a chance for peace with North Korea. Whether the Trump administration can take it is another matter.
Trump and Kim are due to meet this spring. But if these talks fail could international arbitration provide - as it has in the past - an alternative way out of the North Korean crisis?
A year ago, productive north-south talks seemed inconceivable – but with the US tripping over its own feet, things are changing.
North Korea clearly understands that going straight into high-level negotiations isn't always the way to make a breakthrough.
For South Korea, hosting the Winter Olympics is a great opportunity to engage the world with Korean language and culture.
Sometimes diplomacy won the day, sometimes it didn't.
The 1988 Seoul Olympics shed light on South Korea's institutionalised practice of international adoption.
A country with a questionable stance on LGBTI+ rights is again hosting the Winter Olympics.
The International Olympic Committee has banished dopers from the Winter Games. Shame it hasn't treated North Korea, a noted human rights violator, with the same resolve.
Parasites are not only a personal health problem – they are political too.
The mountainous Gangwon province, home of the 2018 Olympics, boasts some unique fare. A Korean professor describes her favorite dishes, from Korean surf and turf to tofu as soft as ice cream.
Teams from both countries marched into opening ceremony under the unified Korea flag.
Kim Jong-un's favourite act won hearts and minds when they performed on day one of the Winter Olympics.
Korea's fielding of a unified Olympic team is an intriguing narrative of sport, international diplomacy and gender equality.
The mistrust between the two Koreas is so deep that there are more sceptics than enthusiasts over North Korea's involvement in the Winter Olympics.
In these Olympics more than most, there is less global attention on the medal count than on who will win the politics.
The joint South Korean-North Korean women's Olympic hockey team has angered fans of the game and raised concerns about athlete morale. But the media spotlight is actually good for the game.