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.
Nearly 50 years old, the treaty has been signed by 190 countries – more than any other arms limitation treaty. But now Iran is threatening to withdraw.
Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un have very different objectives from their on-again, off-again negotiations. More work needs to be done to build trust and align the leaders on a basic common goal.
US President Donald Trump stole the show over the weekend with seeming breakthroughs on the China trade war and North Korea. Disaster has been averted, but for how long?
Every time North Korea needles the US with another provocation, it makes it harder for Donald Trump to mobilise the domestic support for a return to the negotiating table.
North Korea is a major military threat to the US and its Asian allies, but exactly how powerful are its nuclear weapons? An earth scientist explains why it's hard to answer this question.
War games let you test your political and military acumen right at your kitchen table – while also helping you appreciate how decision-makers are limited by the choices of others.
Without its communist Soviet-style economy, North Korea would just be South Korea.
History shows that diplomacy takes time and many incremental steps forward, a diplomacy expert writes.
North Korea and the US have again failed to reach an agreement – and South Korea is being left on the sidelines.
Research shows the news media often reproduce metaphors that frame North Korea as dangerous, provocative, irrational, secretive, impoverished and totalitarian.
A small country surrounded by giants such as China, Russia and the United States, Vietnam long ago learned to work with its neighbours and assert its independence.
Relying only on sanctions against North Korea may not be a productive way to get the country to give up its nuclear arms. Offering relief and aid may be more effective.
Any meaningful way forward must be based on imagination and mutual understanding.
The new friendship between North Korea and Cuba is puzzling. The two countries should share values as socialist republics, but their brands of socialism are worlds apart when it comes to children.
With all the drama between Trump and Kim, it’s easy to forget that the US is not the only nation involved in denuclearizing North Korea. China is hugely influential — but it's not clear quite how.
Has Moon Jae-in found a way to make North Koreans comfortable with denuclearisation?
The Pyongyang Declaration between the two Koreas is about much more than nuclear power – and leaves the US on the outer.