The $10 Trillion Resource North Korea Can't Tap - Canada Free Press

North Korea may not have proved petroleum reserves, but it's estimated that the secluded belligerent nation sits on reserves of more than 200 minerals—including rare earth minerals—worth an estimated up to US$10 trillion. Of course, there are no ...

“Land of No Good Options” - City Journal

The North Korean nuclear crisis has been a generation in the making. Decades of failed diplomacy, broken promises, and distrust have led Northeast Asia seemingly to the brink of catastrophe. For years, critics have warned that current approaches to ...

Pyongyang Condemns Tokyo, Seoul over Latest UNSC Sanctions - Latin American Herald Tribune

SEOUL - North Korea condemned Japan and South Korea over their support for the United States and the new sanctions imposed by the UN Security Council (UNSC), North Korean state news agency KCNA said. In a statement released Wednesday night, ...

Australia backs new Nth Korea sanctions - AppsforPCdaily

New United Nations Security Council sanctions imposed against North Korea are watered down from an original draft by the United States, which had sought the stopping of fuel shipments and the right to arbitrarily board and inspect ships plying in and ...

Sanctions Inefficacy - World Policy Institute (blog)

Economic sanctions are a major form of leverage to promote diplomatic rather than military solutions to international problems, according to the liberal theory of international relations. The idea is to provide incremental pressure to change the cost ...

Is South Korea a developed country? Yes and no - Borderless News Online

Many of our readers contact us asking advice on traveling in Asia, and one destination that's increasingly on people's radars in South Korea. Aside from questions on where to go and what to do, people considering moving there ask what life is like.