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  • Sony emails show a studio ripe for hacking Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 3:15 AM ET

    Scrutiny of Sony's stolen computer data hasn't yet revealed exactly how hackers managed to slip inside to steal such an enormous cache, when it happened, who was behind the theft or their motives. But late Wednesday, a U.S. official told The Associated Press that federal investigators have now connected the Sony hack to North Korea. Confirmation of the North...

  • Stolen emails reveal lapses in Sony security practices Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 8:07 PM ET

    Scrutiny of Sony's stolen computer data hasn't yet revealed exactly how hackers managed to slip inside to steal such an enormous cache, when it happened, who was behind the theft or their motives. But late Wednesday, a U.S. official told The Associated Press that federal investigators have now connected the Sony hack to North Korea. Confirmation of the North...

  • The hackers, who said they were also responsible for seizing control of Sony Corp's computer system last month, on Tuesday warned people to stay away from cinemas showing the film starring James Franco and Seth Rogen, and darkly reminded moviegoers of the Sept. 11 hijacked plane attacks on the United States in 2001.. A Sony spokeswoman had no immediate comment on...

  • Kim Jong Un rumor mill  Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 1:48 PM ET

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has not been seen in public for over a month. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera discusses growing speculation as to his whereabouts after missing a key political meeting.

  • Kim Jong Un misses key event due to 'pulled tendon' Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 10:10 AM ET
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    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is in firm control of his government but hurt his leg taking part in a military drill. Reuters reports.

  • Kim Jong Un to star in video game Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 6:40 PM ET
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    A video game that will soon be released stars North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. NBC News reports.

  • What North Korea purge means for its neighbors  Monday, 16 Dec 2013 | 7:21 PM ET

    Andrew Gilholm, Senior Analyst for China and Korea at Control Risks, says Jang Song-thaek's execution will increase uncertainty in China over Kim Jong-un's leadership.

  • Doing business in North Korea  Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013 | 6:45 PM ET

    Joseph Naemi, Director at HBOil talks about the impact of sanctions, risks & opportunities in Mongolia and North Korea.

  • Reining in North Korea  Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 9:22 PM ET

    Troy Stangarone, Senior Director, Congressional Affairs & Trade at the Korea Economic Institute, discusses how China and South Korea can work together to denuclearize North Korea.

  • North Korea Losing Credibility?  Monday, 15 Apr 2013 | 8:35 PM ET

    Richard Tanter, Professor in the School of Political and Social Studies at the University of Melbourne, says North Korea's provocative approach is hindering the process of negotiating peace in the region.

  • Implications of North Korea Threats & China  Sunday, 14 Apr 2013 | 8:10 PM ET

    Richard Jerram, Chief Economist at Bank of Singapore weighs in on a whole host of issues including implications of threats from North Korea and expectations from China as it braces to release a slew of economic data.

  • Did China Just Tell North Korea to Knock It Off? Sunday, 7 Apr 2013 | 11:53 AM ET

    Chinese leaders didn't directly name North Korea but everyone knew who they meant when the warned against "troublemaking on China's doorstep."

  • North Korea's Need to Maintain Legitimacy  Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 8:20 PM ET

    Sean King, Senior Vice President at Park Strategies says North Korea's need to sustain legitimacy at home is driving it to threaten an attack but neither Obama nor Park Geun-hye are about to bow to the pressure.

  • Panetta: US, South Korea Must Be Prepared  Monday, 1 Apr 2013 | 4:24 PM ET

    Discussing just how concerned the world should be with the aggressive tenor coming out of North Korea, and whether the U.S. is doing enough to combat hackers, with Leon Panetta, Secretary of Defense.

  • North Korea Keeps Talking  Monday, 1 Apr 2013 | 4:23 PM ET

    North Korea is threatening attacks on the U.S., reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera. The country's bluster doesn't appear to be backed up by action--there's been no mobilization of troops anywhere in the country.

  • South Korean Stocks React to Threats  Monday, 1 Apr 2013 | 2:20 PM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports on the moves in South Korean stocks as they respond to the threat from North Korea.

  • Interpreting North Korea's Threats  Monday, 1 Apr 2013 | 2:14 PM ET

    Discussing what's behind the bluster and military strategies of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Ian Bremmer, Eurasia Group president, provides perspective. "There is a potential of the North Korean regime just falling apart," he says.

  • Commentary: N. Korea May Have Reason to Be Scared Monday, 11 Mar 2013 | 2:15 PM ET
    People watch a television broadcast on North Korea.

    Americans may believe North Korea has threatened to attack without provocation, but the U.S. and its allies have been doing some offensive posturing, Jen Alic writes in Oilprice.com.

  • Expect Another Nuclear Test From North Korea  Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 7:50 PM ET

    Sean King, Senior Vice President, Park Strategies warns that another nuclear test may be on the cards from North Korea despite global outrage over the last one.

  • Does Pyongyang's Call For Peace Signal Reform?  Tuesday, 1 Jan 2013 | 6:40 PM ET

    Michael Raska, Research Fellow, Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies, RSIS, NTU does not believe Kim Jong-un's call to end the confrontation with South Korea will necessarily translate into reform.