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By John R. Bolton
The president fiddles at his domestic altar while the world burns
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - North Korea
Former NBA great Dennis Rodman isn't abandoning plans to travel to North Korea to help train the country's basketball team — regardless of the execution of Kim Jong-un's uncle and the purge of several from top-ranking political spots.
In the wake of the execution of Kim Jong-un’s uncle, political and military elite in North Korea have rushed to defend and re-pledge allegiance to the young dictator.
The former top diplomat who oversaw the Obama administration's self-described "pivot to Asia" says recent moves by North Korea's young dictator Kim Jong-un have triggered unease in China, which has long served as North Korea's main ally in the region.
Secretary of State John Kerry said North Korea’s Kim Jong-un is the new Saddam Hussein, “ruthless and reckless” with executions in the same manner as the toppled Iraq leader.
Secretary of State John F. Kerry says North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's execution of his uncle makes denuclearization even more of a priority for the United States.
Just five years ago, President Obama was one of the most popular figures in Europe, with favorability ratings hovering in the 80 percent to 90 percent range. He's not so cool in Europe anymore, though, as polls have shown an average slip in the double digits throughout the Continent.
Sometimes a handshake is just a handshake. Sometimes it symbolizes much more. Let us not forget how the world watched and waited intently to see if there would be a handshake between President Obama and Iranian leader Hassan Rouhani at this year's U.N. General Assembly.
Dennis Rodman plans to travel to North Korea next week to train its basketball team, a trip unaffected by the execution of leader Kim Jong Un's uncle.
In a move straight from George Orwell's "1984," North Korea is attempting to wipe any mention of executed "traitor" Jang Song-thaek from its state-controlled Internet.
Official reports about the execution of the uncle and onetime mentor of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un raised questions Friday about the totalitarian regime's stability and the mercurial leader's mindset.
North Korea on Friday announced the execution of Kim Jong Un's uncle, calling the leader's former mentor a traitor and "worse than a dog."
The hermit state of North Korea became a nuclear power in 2006-07, despite lots of foreign aid aimed at precluding just such proliferation — help usually not otherwise accorded to such an isolated dictatorship.
The 85-year-old U.S. Korean War veteran who was detained for weeks by North Korea said Monday that the videotaped confession in which he apologized for killing North Koreans during the war was given involuntarily and under duress.
Images of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's uncle have been removed from an official state TV documentary, a disappearing act that appears to lend credence to Seoul's claim that Pyongyang's second-most- powerful official may have been purged by his nephew.
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden stepped foot into the no-man's land between North and South Korea on Saturday, peering out at the furtive nation hours after it released an American tourist the regime had detained for more than a month.