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Latest North Korea Items
Pakistan's most prominent - and vocal - retired army chiefs are demanding that the country's air force be ordered to shoot down drones and helicopters - and increasingly angry active-duty officers are voicing their approval in off-the-record conversations with Pakistani journalists.
NATO will investigate whether a grenade thrown by U.S. military forces killed a British aid worker during a rescue attempt in Afghanistan last week, an alliance spokesman said Monday.
Clapping, waving and even cracking a smile, the youngest son of North Korean leader Kim Jong-il joined his father Sunday at a massive military parade in his most public appearance since being unveiled as the nation's next leader.
Hwang Jang-yop, the intellectual force behind the philosophy of self-reliance that guided North Korea and a top official in the Workers' Party that still rules the communist nation, has died.
From the 1950s Pentagon to today's Obama administration, the United States has repeatedly pondered, planned and threatened use of nuclear weapons against North Korea, according to declassified and other U.S. government documents released in this 60th-anniversary year of the Korean War.
A top North Korean official confirmed Friday to broadcaster APTN that Kim Jong-il's youngest son will succeed him as the next leader of the reclusive communist nation.
The threat posed by North Korea's nuclear program has reached an "extremely dangerous level," an adviser to South Korea's president said in comments published Wednesday.
North Korea's heir apparent observed military drills with his father, according to a state media report Tuesday, heralding a growing public profile for Kim Jong-un as he takes on a more prominent role in the reclusive nation.
Richard Rhodes is the most durable and experienced chronicler of the history of nuclear weaponry, from the birth of the A-bomb at Los Alamos, N.M., to the efforts over the years to reduce the risk of nuclear annihilation and place international curbs on proliferation.