In the first five weeks of 2016, North Korea twice defied UN Security Council resolutions designed to stem its pursuit of nuclear weapons.
North Korea declared it had successfully conducted a test of a hydrogen bomb, sparking a mix of condemnation and skepticism around the world.
North Korea conducted two tests of a sea-based missile late last year, apparently with mixed results.
North Korea’s fourth nuclear weapons test explosion is yet another startling reminder of the necessity of fresh thinking, stronger global leadership, and...
On January 6, North Korea conducted its fourth underground nuclear weapons test explosion. The government in Pyongyang claims it conducted a successful test that “scientifically verified the power” of a small hydrogen bomb.
South Korea plans to deploy ballistic missiles with increased ranges by 2017, but some experts question whether Seoul can meet that timeline.
China called for the resumption of nuclear negotiations with Pyongyang based on a 2005 agreement to denuclearize North Korea.
North Korea claimed it launched a ballistic missile from a submarine, but some analysts contend it came from a submerged barge.
As the 2015 NPT Review Conference continues in New York, the international community’s failure to halt the spread of nuclear weapons to North Korea looms large.
The United States rejected North Korea’s offer to halt nuclear testing in exchange for a suspension of joint U.S.-South Korean military exercises.
North Korea is prepared to resume negotiations over its nuclear program without preconditions, according to Russia’s foreign minister.