By Meghashyam Mali | 12/07/13 11:56 AM
Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday welcomed North Korea’s release of an elderly American tourist, but cautioned Pyongyang that they should not have detained him in the first place. In South Korea, his last stop on a week-long tour of East Asia, Biden called the release of 85-year old...
By Paul Bedard | 12/06/13 02:47 PM
A former CIA director on Friday said that Iran is just “a few months” away from having a nuclear bomb and he warned that Tehran’s best scenario of use would be a blast in the atmosphere that would destroy everything below it. R. James Woolsey, CIA director for two years under former...
By Foster Klug | 12/04/13 10:12 AM
SEOUL, South Korea — An 85-year-old U.S. veteran being held in North Korea spent his war years there in one of the Army's first special forces units, helping a clandestine group of Korean partisans who were fighting and spying well behind enemy lines.
By Associated Press | 12/02/13 11:28 AM
The U.S. is urging North Korea to release an 85-year-old American who's been detained for more than a month. Retired finance executive Merrill Newman, who fought in the Korean War, was taken off a plane Oct. 26 by North Korean authorities while preparing to leave after a 10-day visit....
By Associated Press | 11/24/13 11:10 AM
PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — The wife of an 85-year-old veteran detained in North Korea implored authorities on Friday to let her husband return to his anxious family and end what she called a "dreadful misunderstanding." "We have had no word on the state of his health, whether or not the...
By Associated Press | 11/21/13 09:52 AM
SEOUL, South Korea — North Korean officials detained an 85-year-old American veteran of the Korean War last month as he sat in a plane set to leave the country, the man's son said.
11/20/13 04:38 PM
National Security Adviser Susan Rice stressed the importance of cooperating with China, including on confronting the threat posed by North Korea, which relies heavily on its economic ties with China.
By Ashe Schow | 11/18/13 04:09 PM
North Korean media outlet Korean Central News Agency delighted in Double Down: Game Change 2012, the political gossip book about the 2012 election, with special interest in President Obama's portrayal regarding drone strikes. In Double Down, authors Mark Halperin and John Heilemann claimed...
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