North Korea-US Nuclear Deal Dies

By: Wednesday April 18, 2012 6:14 am

The short version here is that North Korea and the United States agreed to a deal that would have seen the North Koreans end nuclear tests, long-range missile tests and uranium enrichment, and allow inspectors into the country, in exchange for food aid from the Americans. Then North Korea tested a long-range missile – a [...]

North Korea Suspends Nuclear Tests, Will Allow Weapons Inspectors to Yongbon

By: Wednesday February 29, 2012 10:59 am

In a reminder that negotiation and diplomacy is a far preferable course to war and belligerence, North Korea, still in flux after the death of Kim Jong-il, has agreed to suspend its nuclear testing and uranium enrichment, as well as an agreement to allow nuclear weapons inspectors back into the country. In exchange, the North [...]

US Was About to Announce Food Aid for North Koreans, Before Kim Jong-Il’s Death

By: Monday December 19, 2011 6:24 am

The death of Kim Jong-il comes just as the United States was about to re-engage with North Korea, a plan now thrown into doubt because of the succession to Kim Jong-un. Hours before Kim’s death, news leaked about an imminent large grain shipment to North Korea, seen as an olive branch to restart talks on [...]

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