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North Korea

Christopher Hill at the Asia Society.
'A Country Rather Than a Problem'
Ambassador Christopher Hill discusses the challenges of negotiating with North Korea. more
This undated picture, released from Korean Central News Agency on June 11, 2008, shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Il (L) inspecting Korean People's Army unit 958 at an undisclosed location. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)
Stay the Course in North Korea
As Barack Obama’s new administration takes over we are faced with the choice of making some progress, as we have in recent years, or no progress... and a nuclear North Korea. more
This undated picture, released from Korean Central News Agency on June 11, 2008, shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Il (L) inspecting Korean People's Army unit 958 at an undisclosed location. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)
Where in the World is Kim Jong Il?
With reports and speculation running rampant on the whereabouts and health of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, "Korea-watchers" are grappling with how to get to the bottom of what's really going on. more
Scallion Panckes (Photo by littlekim/flickr)

Spring Onion (Scallion) Pancakes

These doughy discs are crisp and brown on the outside, flavored with salt and spring onions. more
The A-Dome in Hiroshima, Japan. (Asia Society)
Japan: Voices from the A-Bomb Blast
How are current political tensions in Asia changing Japan’s stance on war? more
North Korean stamp: Let's continuously study and perfect the battle strategy that's right for our country's situation. (PictureLake/iStockPhoto)
North Korea: This Is Not Just About a Test
North and South Korea share sixty years of hostility, warfare, and bloodshed. However, despite that relatively recent history, the people on the Korean peninsula share over a thousand years of a common culture, language, and family ties. more
A performance of the "Farmers Dance" at Korean Folk Village.
Farmer's Dance: A Korean Tradition
The origins of one of Korea's oldest dance forms. more
The Korean alphabet was invented under King Sejong about 450 years ago. Image: neomistyle/iStockPhoto.com
Korean Language
Korean is among the world's most misunderstood and misrepresented languages--learn more. more
Lorin Maazel and the New York Philharmonic perform during the historic concert in Pyongyang, February 26, 2007 (Chris Lee/nyphil.org)
North Korea Extends Its Freedom Overture
Was the New York Philharmonic's visit to North Korea a historic breakthrough? more