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  1. US, South Korea quietly get relations back on track

    Posted Jan 29th 2008, 12:00am by Donald Kirk

    ... nations to overcome differences that have strained relations in recent years. The real question remains how tough to get with North Korea, which shows no sign of itemising its nuclear inventory, ... that took much time to develop. Nonetheless, he also warned against sending 'the wrong message' to North Korea by doing away with a command structure in effect ever since the Korean war. ...

  2. A spot of hope over North Korea

    Posted Feb 07th 2007, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching The six-party talks on North Korea's nuclear weapons programme resume tomorrow in Beijing after a disappointingly unproductive session in December. For a change, ... held at all provides a key to the progress that reportedly has been made. For a long time, the Bush administration was unwilling to negotiate seriously with North Korea. Mr Hill's ...

  3. Doubts linger over North Korean deal

    Posted Mar 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... North Korea has struck an important new deal with the US, but as with previous ones, there is concern whether Pyongyang will keep its word. In return for 240,000 tonnes of food aid ... rule. Elections this year in the US and the North's bitter rival, South Korea, mean that following a steady path is sensible. If opposition parties in both countries get into government, ...

  4. Seoul sceptical of nuclear 'deal'

    Posted Mar 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... in Seoul remain deeply cynical of the negotiations delivering any real progress on the ultranationalist state's atomic weapons programmes. North Korea and the US announced on Wednesday ... of the United States think tank The Council on Foreign Relations was also sceptical. 'In January they mentioned a possible 'temporary suspension of the nuclear programme', so it's ...

  5. North Korea rejects Libya model in nuclear row

    Posted Jan 21st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... destruction. 'Libya has carried out its declaration to renounce the nuclear weapons programme but the United States failed to deliver on its promises to Libya in good faith,' North Korean ... Libya's drive to build weapons of mass destruction. In response, the US lifted sanctions against the African state and restored diplomatic relations. The North Korean weekly said Washington had ...

  6. China urged to rethink policy on North Korea

    Posted Jun 20th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Korea - the way the United States pledged support for South Korea should military conflicts break out in the region - in exchange for North Korea to open up and reform, or China goes fully ... forum to engage North Korea - but China must change its role. 'This is not a problem between North Korea and the United States. This is happening in your own backyard. China must take ...

  7. Top down is the only way to talk to N Korea

    Posted Dec 16th 2008, 12:00am by Tom Plate

    ... Tom Plate In a few months, a former US president will probably be asked to travel to North Korea in pursuit of military denuclearisation. His name won't be George W. Bush, of course. ... was the top-down approach to diplomacy- the only approach that works with a dictatorship like North Korea. In the current six-party negotiations in China, the US lead negotiator has been Christopher Hill. ...

  8. Bold new steps needed on North Korea

    Posted Jul 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... despite United Nations sanctions, the tide of luxury goods flowing from China into North Korea is growing only highlights the futility that underpins current approaches to Pyongyang. In recent ... between South Korean and North Korean officials. The major players of the region - China, the US, Japan and Russia - agree that the flawed six-party talks on ridding North Korea of its nuclear ...

  9. New North Korea talks a step closer

    Posted Oct 14th 2003, 12:00am by Nailene Chou

    ... the diplomatic standoff. Over the weekend, US Secretary of State Colin Powell said his government was considering giving some form of security assurance to North Korea provided the communist state ... at solving the North Korea nuclear crisis. Foreign Affairs Vice-Minister Wang Yi, who hosted the first round of talks in Beijing, was taking an important step towards returning North Korea ...

  10. Chorus of discontent grows on North Korea

    Posted Jan 25th 2008, 12:00am by Richard Halloran

    ... that the United States would continue trying to engage the North Koreans, along with South Korea, Japan, China and Russia in six-party talks. The latest round began right after New Year's Day when ... the administration. An even more withering flare came from inside, when a senior State Department official, Jay Lefkowitz, told an American Enterprise Institute audience that 'North Korea is not serious ...




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