May 12, 2015

Park says North Korea's submarine missile launch threatens stability

South Korean President Park Geun-hye said Monday that North Korea’s recent submarine-launched ballistic missile test posed a “serious challenge” to regional stability. She vowed a strong military response to any provocation from Pyongyang. Pyongyang’s state media announced Saturday that a new SLBM had been ...

North Korean show of force greets U.S. diplomatic overture

May 10, 2015

North Korean show of force greets U.S. diplomatic overture

North Korea has greeted a U.S. diplomatic overture with a fresh show of force, seemingly testing the Obama administration’s resolve for new nuclear talks. After three years of diplomatic deadlock, the U.S. appears open to preliminary discussions to assess North Korea’s intentions and the ...