Aug 27, 2015

A deal between the Koreas

The agreement reached on Tuesday to continue talks between the two Koreas is one of the few reasons for hope that has materialized on the peninsula for quite some time.

Feb 18, 2014

Reunions at last, for Koreans

February has been a good month for Northeast Asian diplomacy in light of the Chinese and Taiwanese governments' meeting officially for the first time since 1949 and the South and North Korean governments' holding their highest-level discussions in seven years. Pyongyang gave the ...

Jan 10, 2014

Focusing on the business of Korean reconciliation


Despite its flaws, including an Orwellian feel, the Kaesong Industrial Complex, a joint venture of the North and South Korean government, helps to build an environment of collaboration. Pyongyang's recent announcement that it will open another 14 special economic zones is a positive development.

Jul 30, 2013

Korean War's far-reaching legacy

For North Korea, the day the United Nations Command, North Korea and China signed the armistice ending the Korean War 60 years ago is a day to celebrate.