North Korea Halts Nuclear And Ballistic Missile Tests

The Kim regime has announced the end, for now, of its nuclear and ballistic missile testing programs. To understand why they made this concession, one needs to read between the lines.

Kim Jong Un To Meet With South Korean President In April

Another significant development on the Korean Peninsula.

What’s The Next Step On The Korean Peninsula?

With the Winter Olympics over, the next step on the Korean Peninsula is utterly unclear.

Demanding Denuclearization Of North Korea Is A Non-Starter

Expecting North Korea to agree to diplomatic talks that are aimed at getting rid of their nuclear weapons is asking for the impossible, and ensuring there will be no progress on the diplomatic front for the foreseeable future.

United Nations Passes Watered Down North Korean Sanctions

The Trump Administration’s effort to impose sanctions against North Korea suffered a significant defeat in the United Nations Security Council.

Why Negotiations With North Korea Are (Currently) Impossible

Absent significant changes, expecting normal diplomatic relationships with the DPRK is a pipe dream.

South Koreans Not So Concerned About War From The North

The people who would most immediately be impacted by a war on the Korean peninsula don’t seem quite so concerned. Perhaps we should take a cue from them.

North Korea Passes Key Nuclear Threshold

Things are getting far more complicated on the Korean Peninsula. Diplomacy isn’t working, and a military option would most likely lead to disaster.

North Korea Launches Another Ballistic Missile Test

More provocation from Pyongyang.

South Korea Elects New President Who Favors Dialogue With North Korea

South Korea has elected a new President who breaks with his impeached predecessor in favoring dialogue with the North.

Another North Korean Missile Test Fails As Tensions Continue To Rise

The North Koreans failed to successfully test a longer-range missile again yesterday, but tensions on the Korean Peninsula seem destined to increase in any case.

Older Brother Of Kim Jong-Un Murdered In Kuala Lumpur

North Korean Intrigue…….

North Korea Conducts Another Nuclear Weapons Test As The World Runs Out Of Options

North Korea conducts yet another nuclear weapons test, and it’s unclear what anyone can do to stop them.

Kim Jong Un Orders North Korean Nukes Placed On ‘Standby’

More saber rattling from Pyongyang.

Kim Jong Un Claims North Korea Has Thermonuclear Weapons, But It Probably Doesn’t

North Korea’s mercurial leader now claims to have thermonuclear weapons, but analysts are saying this is likely braggadocios nonsense.

Top North Korean General Executed For ‘Showing Disrespect’ To Kim Jong Un

North Korea’s mercurial leader has apparently executed yet another high ranking official.

Where In The World Is Kim Jong Un?

The mystery continues.

Something Afoot In North Korea?

Once again, there’s speculation that something is up in the world’s most closed society.

China’s Plan For The Collapse Of North Korea

China sends a message to Kim Jong Un.

North Korea On The Verge Of Collapse? Don’t Count On It

Predicting the end of the DPRK is a fool’s errand.

Why Do Dictators Like Kim Jong Un Bother To Hold Fake Elections?

Why do dictators feel the need to pretend that they have the consent of the people over whom they rule?

Kim Jong Un Ordering Executions While Drunk?

Kim Jong Un seems to share his father’s taste for alcohol.

North Korea Says Kim Jong Un’s Uncle Has Been Executed

Well, that didn’t take long.

Meanwhile, In North Korea, Kim Jong Un Consolidates Power

Hey Uncle, you’re fired.