Korea Crisis http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/39181/all en In North Korea and Middle East, US should rework failed policies http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/commentary/US-policies-north-korea-middle-east-conflict-zones-political-risk-global-economy We can continue to sit back, watching as US interests are further undermined. Or we can proactively develop a new and effective strategy in response to a new and threatening reality.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/commentary/US-policies-north-korea-middle-east-conflict-zones-political-risk-global-economy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afghanistan Egypt Korea Crisis World Leaders Conflict Zones Syria Iran Iraq Global Economy Israel and Palestine Jordan Commentary Lebanon Political Risk Saudi Arabia North Korea Pakistan United States Thu, 21 Feb 2013 11:54:00 +0000 Mac Deford 5761259 at http://www.globalpost.com Why China won't turn its back on North Korea http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/130312/chinese-north-korea-relations-un-sanctions <p>HONG KONG &mdash; There&rsquo;s a reason people in China often refer to North Korea as &ldquo;little brother.&rdquo;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/130312/chinese-north-korea-relations-un-sanctions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Korea Crisis Conflict Zones Want to Know Military China North Korea South Korea Wed, 13 Mar 2013 10:20:00 +0000 Benjamin Carlson 5781086 at http://www.globalpost.com North Korea: All talk, no action? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/south-korea/130312/north-korea-south-korea-strike-yellow-sea-west-sea <p>SEOUL &mdash; We&#39;ve heard the rhetoric before. But this time there may be cause for concern, especially after recent North Korean threats to strike disputed territory in the Yellow Sea.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/south-korea/130312/north-korea-south-korea-strike-yellow-sea-west-sea" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Korea Crisis Need to Know Conflict Zones Asia-Pacific South Korea Wed, 13 Mar 2013 10:00:38 +0000 Geoffrey Cain 5781267 at http://www.globalpost.com Full coverage: Rising tensions on the Korean Peninsula http://www.globalpost.com/series/full-coverage-north-and-south-korean-conflict On both sides of the border the saber rattling intensifies as North Korea ramps up its fiery rhetoric and the United States and South Korea engage in joint military drills. Here's GlobalPost's full coverage of one of the world's most dangerous neighborhoods. Korea Crisis Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 +0000 5783635 at http://www.globalpost.com For South Korea’s first female president, a baptism by fire http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/politics/world-leaders/130315/south-korea-president-baptism-by-fire-conflict-zones-political-risk-diplomacy <p>SEOUL &mdash; South Korean President Park Geun-hye faces war threats from North Korea and gridlock in her own country&#39;s parliament.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/politics/world-leaders/130315/south-korea-president-baptism-by-fire-conflict-zones-political-risk-diplomacy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Korea Crisis World Leaders Conflict Zones Want to Know Diplomacy Military Aid Political Risk South Korea United States Sat, 16 Mar 2013 10:00:55 +0000 Geoffrey Cain 5784621 at http://www.globalpost.com Hagel: US to beef up missile defense over North Korea http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130315/hagel-beef-missile-defense-north-korea The US plans to beef up its missile defenses in response to growing threats from North Korea.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130315/hagel-beef-missile-defense-north-korea" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Korea Crisis Need to Know Asia-Pacific War North Korea United States Fri, 15 Mar 2013 18:15:00 +0000 Sarah Wolfe 5784771 at http://www.globalpost.com China warns US against 'antagonizing' North Korea http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/south-korea/130318/china-warns-us-against-antagonizing-north-kore China cautioned the United States against beefing up its missile defense against North Korea in the wake of recent tension on the East Asian peninsula, and urged Washington leaders to act "prudently" as they moved to address the political issue.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/south-korea/130318/china-warns-us-against-antagonizing-north-kore" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Korea Crisis Need to Know Americas Conflict Zones Asia-Pacific Military China North Korea South Korea United States Mon, 18 Mar 2013 10:17:00 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5786618 at http://www.globalpost.com US stealth bombers fly over South Korea in joint military exercises http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/south-korea/130328/us-stealth-bombers-fly-over-south-korea-joint- SEOUL — Two US B-2 stealth bombers participating in South Korean-US military exercises flew round trip from Whiteman Air Force base in Missouri to South Korea and dropped dummy ordnance on targets there, the US military announced Thursday.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/south-korea/130328/us-stealth-bombers-fly-over-south-korea-joint-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Korea Crisis Conflict Zones Want to Know South Korea United States Thu, 28 Mar 2013 15:21:00 +0000 Samantha Stainburn and Geoffrey Cain 5796337 at http://www.globalpost.com North Korea claims it will restart shuttered Yongbyon nuclear reactor http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/south-korea/130402/north-korea-claims-it-will-restart-shuttered-y SEOUL — North Korea has said it plans to restart its shuttered nuclear facilities, including the Yongbyon nuclear reactor — a threat analysts in the South say should be taken seriously. The United States, meanwhile, has ramped up its military presence with two warships off the Korean Peninsula.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/south-korea/130402/north-korea-claims-it-will-restart-shuttered-y" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Korea Crisis Need to Know Asia-Pacific North Korea South Korea Tue, 02 Apr 2013 06:22:00 +0000 Geoffrey Cain and Faine Greenwood 5799005 at http://www.globalpost.com US sends second warship to Asia-Pacific as tensions rise with North Korea http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/south-korea/130402/us-second-warship-asia-pacific-north-korea The US military deployed a second guided-missile destroyer to the Asia-Pacific region, as UN chief Ban Ki-moon said the North Korea crisis had "gone too far."<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/south-korea/130402/us-second-warship-asia-pacific-north-korea" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Korea Crisis Need to Know North Korea North Korea South Korea Tue, 02 Apr 2013 19:35:00 +0000 Priyanka Boghani 5799678 at http://www.globalpost.com Pentagon: Missile defense system deployed to Guam in response to North Korea (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130403/pentagon-missile-defense-system-deployed-guam-re The THAAD system would protect against short- and medium-range missiles coming from North Korea.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130403/pentagon-missile-defense-system-deployed-guam-re" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Korea Crisis Need to Know Military North Korea South Korea United States Wed, 03 Apr 2013 19:04:00 +0000 Priyanka Boghani 5801023 at http://www.globalpost.com North Korean army claims it has final approval for nuclear strike on US http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/north-korea/130403/north-korea-military-strike-nuclear-united-states The North Korean army said it has final approval to launch "merciless" military strikes against the United States, including the use of nuclear weapons.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/north-korea/130403/north-korea-military-strike-nuclear-united-states" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Korea Crisis Need to Know Military North Korea United States Wed, 03 Apr 2013 20:05:00 +0000 Priyanka Boghani 5801141 at http://www.globalpost.com China obliged to defend North Korea under 'friendship' treaty http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/north-korea/130403/china-north-korea-treaty-sino-north-korean China, along with South Korea, would bear the brunt of hostilities in the region and Beijing is no doubt working around the clock to prevent such an event. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/north-korea/130403/china-north-korea-treaty-sino-north-korean" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Korea Crisis Want to Know Politics China North Korea United States Wed, 03 Apr 2013 23:08:00 +0000 Allison Jackson 5801218 at http://www.globalpost.com North Korea saber-rattling reaches new heights (LIVE BLOG) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/south-korea/130404/north-korea-live-blog-nuclear-threats-strike-us-kim-jong-un As South Korea and the US rally their defenses, North Korea moves missiles and ratchets up its rhetoric. Here's GlobalPost's continuous coverage. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/south-korea/130404/north-korea-live-blog-nuclear-threats-strike-us-kim-jong-un" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Korea Crisis Need to Know Conflict Zones Diplomacy Military South Korea United States Thu, 04 Apr 2013 14:53:00 +0000 News Desk 5801605 at http://www.globalpost.com China, Russia and France concerned about North Korea http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/north-korea/130404/china-russia-and-france-concerned-about-north- As North Korea's saber-rattling reached a fever pitch on Thursday, several countries, including the North's ally, China, expressed concern about the hermit kingdom's increasingly heated rhetoric. A Chinese diplomat reportedly met with ambassadors from the United States, and North and South Korea to express "serious concern" over the situation in the Korean Peninsula.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/north-korea/130404/china-russia-and-france-concerned-about-north-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Korea Crisis Need to Know France China Russia North Korea Thu, 04 Apr 2013 14:48:00 +0000 Priyanka Boghani 5801607 at http://www.globalpost.com