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U.S. intel ‘black budget’ concedes ‘critical’ ignorance on North Korea, other crucial threats

By Max Fisher North Korean leader Kim Jong Un shown in his “war room” during early 2013 tensions with the U.S. (Reuters/KCNA) The United States intelligence community’s “black budget,” which spells out its spending programs and is revealed in an article by Post reporters Barton Gellman, Greg Miller and Julie Tate, seems to confirm something […]

N. Korea Admits Rocket Launch Failure

By Kim Yoon-mi U.N. Security Council immediately convenes in response to apparent missile test North Korea admitted Friday that its Kwangmyongsong-3 satellite failed to enter orbit after launch. “Scientists, technicians and experts are now looking into the cause of the failure,” the North’s official Korean Central News Agency said in a brief dispatch, without elaborating. […]

North Korea to Aim Test Missile at Australia

A senior United States official says a long-range missile which North Korea plans to test next month will for the first time be aimed towards South-East Asia and Australia. The assistant secretary of state for East Asia and the Pacific, Kurt Campbell, says the US believes the North Korean missile will land in an area […]

U.S.-DPRK Food/Nuclear Announcement

By Victor Cha, Ellen Kim, Marie DuMond   On February 23–24, the U.S. delegation headed by Ambassador Glyn T. Davies, special representative for North Korea policy, held a third exploratory round of U.S.-DPRK bilateral talks in Beijing with his North Korean counterpart, Kim Kye Gwan. This is the first meeting between the two countries following […]

The price of negotiating with North Korea

By Victor Cha, Ellen Kim and Marie DuMond, Special to CNN   Editor’s note: Victor Cha is former director of Asian Affairs at the National Security Council and author of “The Impossible State: North Korea’s Past and Future” (Ecco, April 2012). Ellen Kim is a fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Marie […]