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Andrew Salmon

Articles by Andrew Salmon

Pyongyang shreds industry pact with Seoul

Pyongyang on Friday unilaterally nullified all agreements that it has signed with Seoul over the jointly run Kaesong Industrial Zone in North Korea, a move that was immediately rejected by the South. Published May 16, 2009

Pyongyang nullifies agreements on factory zone

Pyongyang on Friday unilaterally nullified all agreements it has signed with Seoul over the jointly run Kaesong Industrial Zone in North Korea, a move that was immediately rejected by the South. Published May 15, 2009

Japan, U.S. rap launch of rocket

UPDATED: North Korea carried out its threatened launch of a long-range rocket over Japan on Sunday, defying international warnings and sparking an angry response from its Asian neighbors and the United States. Published April 5, 2009

N. Korea escalates hostility

A last-minute 1-0 victory by South Korea's soccer team against opponent North Korea offered the South a rare taste of one-upmanship at a time of growing hostility from its rival. Published April 3, 2009

Power struggle suspected in N. Korea

North Korea's announcement Friday that it is scrapping all political and security arrangements with the South could be a cover for an ongoing policy struggle inside the secretive state's leadership, a Korea specialist here said. Published January 31, 2009

Hints of N. Korean power struggle

SEOUL | North Korea's announcement Friday that it is scrapping all political and security arrangements with the South could be a cover for an ongoing policy struggle inside the secretive state's leadership, a Korea specialist here says. Published January 30, 2009

Obama advised on North Korea

Former South Korean President and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Kim Dae-jung urged the Obama administration to offer North Korea a wholesale package deal to give up its nuclear stockpile and establish relations with the outside world. Published January 16, 2009

Korean ties fray on eve of resumed talks

North and South Korea have all but frozen a decadelong effort to forge economic and personal ties - the latest in a series of obstacles to U.S.-led efforts to end North Korea's nuclear ambitions before President Bush leaves office. Published December 8, 2008

North Korea threatens to halt cooperation with South Korea

SEOUL, South Korea | North Korea Wednesday threatened to close border crossings with South Korea Dec. 1, a move that would halt industrial and tourism projects that have been the main tangible fruit of ten years of engagement. Published November 12, 2008

Emerging countries struggle in crisis

The financial crisis that began in the United States is hitting emerging markets hard and raising fears of increased protectionism in wealthy countries. Published November 11, 2008

Demonstrations hit heart of democracy

Demonstrations paralyzing the government of President Lee Myung-bak continued Sunday, with some analysts warning of a resurgence of anti-Americanism and others questioning if Koreans have lost faith in democracy. Published June 16, 2008

Drama focuses on horror of re-education camps

Some of the most tragic experiences of Yoo Sang-jun's life have made it into a major new South Korean feature film, but now that the results are on the screen, the North Korean defector is too traumatized to watch them. Published May 31, 2008