Korean peninsula http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/22908/all en South Korean election: What’s Kim Jong-un thinking? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/south-korea/121210/elections-north-korea-kim-jong-un <p>SEOUL &mdash; It is an event that still shapes how North Korea approaches the outside world, one that will play into Kim Jong-un&rsquo;s thinking when, on Wednesday, South Koreans vote for their next president.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/south-korea/121210/elections-north-korea-kim-jong-un" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Korean peninsula Conflict Zones Elections Political Risk Japan South Korea Mon, 17 Dec 2012 11:15:05 +0000 Geoffrey Cain 5728558 at http://www.globalpost.com Policy on North Korea needs to give a higher priority to human rights abuses http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/commentary/north-korea-policy-human-rights-abuse-political-risk-conflict-zones-diplomacy The UN’s Responsibility to Protect doctrine asserts that the international community has the obligation to intervene when a given state fails to protect its population from genocide, war crimes, ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity, or is the perpetrator of such crimes. North Korea has and continues to commit all four of these crimes against defenseless and unarmed populations.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/commentary/north-korea-policy-human-rights-abuse-political-risk-conflict-zones-diplomacy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> human rights in North Korea Korean peninsula North Korea North Korea human rights violations World Leaders Conflict Zones Diplomacy China Commentary Political Risk Japan North Korea South Korea United States Fri, 22 Mar 2013 14:38:00 +0000 Robert Park 5788116 at http://www.globalpost.com