Fault Lines

Fire and Fury: Trump's North Korea Crisis

Fault Lines examines what Donald Trump's impulsive leadership style could mean for North Korea, and the world.

North Korea

Unification 'no matter what': South Koreans on a shared future

Three South Koreans share their thoughts on a potential reunification with North Korea.

In the Field

Hopes, fears, reality: The generation gap on Korean unification

South Koreans from different generations discuss their hopes and fears regarding reunification with North Korea.

Kim Jong-un

Is North Korea's leader in China on a secret visit?

Reports suggest the stay-at-home leader of the reclusive state may have clandestinely journeyed to Beijing by train.

Is Kim Jong-un in China on a secret visit?

Kim Jong-un

Trump accepts invitation to meet North Korea's Kim

US president says Kim offered talks on denuclearisation and promised to halt missile testing during negotiations.

North Korea

N Korea used VX to kill Kim Jong-un's brother: US

Estranged half-brother of North Korean leader was killed using highly toxic nerve agent VX, US probe concludes.

North Korea used VX nerve agent to kill Kim Jong-nam: US

Asia Pacific

North Korea 'open to talks, halt nuclear pursuit'

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un agrees to meet South Korea's president and impose a moratorium on nuclear tests.

North Korea

North Korea 'wants closer inter-Korean ties'

Kim Jong-un orders 'practical steps' after receiving letter from South Korea's Moon, KCNA reported without elaborating.

North Korea 'seeks closer South Korea ties, reunification'

North Korea

North Korea's Kim Jong-un meets South Korean officials

Kim hosts dinner with South Korean president's special envoys, according to South Korean media.

North Korea

S Korea sees 'strong will' to improve inter-Korean ties

Three-day visit of North Korea's Kim Yo-jong was high on symbolism and appeared to reflect a longing for unification.

South Korea: Cautious optimism after North's visit

Inside Story

Will Korean sports diplomacy extend to nuclear weapons?

Athletes from North and South Korea will parade under a unified flag at the Winter Olympics opening ceremony next month.

North Korea

Why North Korea decided to play nice

In a surprising bit of rapprochement, South and North Korea held a set of meetings that seemed to go swimmingly.

North Korea

Tillerson: N Korea must earn way back to talks

US secretary of state says North Korea must stop 'threatening behaviour' before talks with Washington can resume.

US to UNSC: North Korea must stop tests, start talking


Trump and the nuclear codes

We discuss the lack of checks on the US president's authority to launch nuclear weapons.


Iran, nukes and Trump: Is war likely?

We debate whether the Iran nuclear deal needs fixing, and speak with former President of Malawi Joyce Banda.