Diplomacy is needed to head off an arms race between North and South Korea.
North Korea’s test of two new missile systems have stoked fears of a nuclear confrontation in Asia. But the North Korean leader may not be as unstable as he is made out.
North Korea has tended to ratchet up tensions when the U.S. is seen to be weak and when it feels it can yield greater concessions, a scholar explains.
Kim Jong-un’s border closures appear to have blocked the spread of COVID-19 in North Korea, but they have also caused a food crisis threatening the survival of his people.
Drainpipe, torn or skinny, denim jeans have a history of unsettling the powerful.
A thriving black market for stolen personal data makes millions of people vulnerable to spies, spammers, scammers and hackers.
Sophisticated fake social media personas created by North Korean hackers offered to collaborate with cybersecurity researchers. Several US researchers fell for it.
Donald Trump avoided a major crisis with North Korea. But the North Korean nuclear issue remains unresolved as the country continues to develop its nuclear and ballistic capabilities.
Joe Biden’s election symbolises a return to normalcy and dignity in the US’s conduct on the global stage. But the world is changing rapidly, and the president-elect will need to change with it.
A ransomware attack on election-related government computers in a Georgia county raises the specter of more disruptions for Election Day voting and vote tabulation.
What might be the global geopolitical significance of Trump’s positive COVID-19 test?
In 2016 Trump promised to ‘shake the rust off America’s foreign policy.’ Four years later, it’s clearer what that looks like: a US that sits on the sidelines of world crises and collaborations alike.
Satellite technology and machine learning are helping track down illegal and environmentally damaging ‘dark fleets’ of fishing boats.
With signs North Korea has suffered in the coronavirus pandemic and is now facing a further threat to its shaky economy, the ratcheted up of tension with the South is ominous.
Does the election of two North Korean defectors to the South Korean National Assembly signal a breakthrough in public acceptance of this politically significant minority?
In the murky world of cyber espionage and cyber warfare, effective deterrence has long been considered out of reach. A government report argues it’s time to change that.
Despite its proximity to China and South Korea, North Korea says it has no cases of COVID-19.
Even when countries have broken ties with each other, they can communicate – as the US and Iran did just a few days ago.
Was the ban a Muslim ban – or was that just an anti-Trump narrative? A political scientist combs through the data for answers.
By matching narratives from North Korean escapees with Google Earth images, a fuller picture is emerging of abuses in North Korea.