Regions / North Korea
The crisis of people-trafficking and sexual exploitation in Northeast Asia is not a nationalist issue; it is a gender issue.
Developments on the Korean peninsula will almost certainly influence calculations made in Washington and Tehran.
It's time for us to grow up in our assessments of North Korea.
North Korea policymakers must look beyond the nuclear issue to consider the human rights of the population.
In the current crisis on the Korean peninsula, the Obama administration is virtually repeating the 2004 Bush playbook.
Only North Koreans can change North Korea.
The U.S. needs to come up with a new and different Pacific pivot that places peace and prosperity on the Korean peninsula at the top of the list of priorities.
North Korea has announced that it's withdrawing its workforce 53,000 workers from the Kaesong Industrial Complex, jointly held with South Korean.
What if the North Koreans grew desperate enough to attempt to conquer only the portions of South Korea closest to them -- which are also the most valuable?
What the North Korean leadership is hoping to achieve by its belligerence is anyone's guess, but the aggressive U.S. response has only escalated tensions.