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President Donald Trump and North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un walk together before their working lunch during their summit at the Capella Hotel on the resort island of Sentosa, Singapore on June 12, 2018.

Denuclearization is not going to happen, says this North Korea expert

Watching the historic summit in June with Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un, North Korea expert Andrei Lankov says he was not very hopeful about Kim giving up his country’s nuclear weapons. But he says there are still opportunities for success.

A man waves from inside a black car.

North Korea details plans to dismantle nuclear test site

North Korea’s angry rhetoric better viewed with understanding, than comedy

Global Politics

South Korea on alert as North Korea mourns passing of Kim Jong Il

North Korean leader Kim Jong Il dies

Grandson of North Korean leader makes waves by attending Bosnian high school

Kim Han Sol, grandson of Kim Jong Il, just started his last two years of high school and he’s not doing it in North Korea. He’s in Mostar, in Bosnia.

What’s in North Korea’s Military Arsenal?

Conflict & Justice

As the warlike rhetoric continues from North Korea, we look at what capabilities Pyongyang actually possesses. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with former US negotiator, Joel Wit.

Top of the Hour: Kim Jong-un Declared ‘Supreme Leader’ in North Korea, Morning Headlines

A day after the state funeral of Kim Jong-il, his son Kim Jong-un was declared “supreme leader of the party, state, and army.” At a memorial service for his father in Pyongyang, the younger Kim received the government’s first public endorsement of his leadership.

Top of the Hour: North Korea Mourns for Kim Jong-il, Morning Headlines

In  snowy  Pyongyang Wednesday morning, tens of thousands of North Koreans lined the streets to watch Kim Jong-il’s funeral procession. The events spotlighted Kim’s son and successor, Kim Jong-un, who was seen tearfully walking alongside the motorcade.

Top of the Hour: Kim Jong-un Consolidates Power in North Korea, Morning Headlines

Kim Jong-un, son of recently deceased North Korean dictator Kim Jong-il, was identified Monday morning as the head of a top decision-making body of the ruling Workers’ Party. The position gives Kim authority of political as well as military matters within North Korea. On Saturday, state media referred to Kim as “supreme leader” of North […]