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    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's brinksmanship is in full bloom. Foreign-policy analysts agree the situation is troubling, though there's a deep difference of opinion on what approach would convince Kim Jong Un to play nice. NBC News reports.

  • North Korea Threat: How Should US Respond?

    How concerned should the U.S. be in regards to the threat from North Korea? Sen. George Mitchell who was the special envoy to the Middle East, provides perspective.

  • North Korea Crying Wolf?

    SBS CNBC Chery Kang reports on the growing threat from North Korea; and Gen. Barry McCaffrey, NBC News' military analyst and Peter Brookes, Heritage Foundation, weigh in.

  • Panetta: US, South Korea Must Be Very Prepared

    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

    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.

  • NBC News: US Navy Shifts Destroyer

    U.S. defense officials tell NBC News that the U.S. Navy is shifting the guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald in the Pacific Ocean in the wake of the ongoing rhetoric from North Korea, reports CNBC's Brian Sullivan.

  • South Korean Stocks React to Threats

    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

    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.

  • North Korea's Nuclear Threat

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on the growing nuclear threats from North Korea. Bill Richardson, the former New Mexico Governor and special envoy to North Korea, and Sameer Samana, Wells Fargo Advisors, offer insight for U.S. investors.

  • North Korean soldiers.

    South Korea will strike back if the North stages any attack on its territory, the new president warned, as tensions ratcheted higher on the Korean peninsula amid shrill rhetoric from Pyongyang and the U.S. deployment of radar-evading fighters.

  • Insight Into North Korea's Bullying Regime

    Alastair Newton, Senior Political Analyst at Nomura, explains why he remains skeptical that a ruler like Kim Jong-un will be able to lead Pyongyang into combat.

  • North Korea's supreme military command said on Thursday its "precision attack" weapons have U.S. navy bases in Guam and Okinawa in their sights and will attack them if it is provoked.

  • Chuck Hagel testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee during his confirmation hearing to become the secretary of defense.

    U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced plans on Friday to bolster U.S. missile defenses in response to "irresponsible and reckless provocations" by North Korea, which threatened a preemptive nuclear strike against the United States last week.

  • Dennis Rodman's Trip to North Korea

    Dennis Rodman's trip to North Korea was engineered Vice Media CEO Shane Smith, who wanted to get his camera crews the most access possible for the HBO show the company is producing.

  • Dennis Rodman's Trip to North Korea

    Vice Media CEO Shane Smith says North Korea loves basketball, and in particular the Chicago Bulls. CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on Dennis Rodman's trip to North Korea.

  • 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.

  • North Korea's 'Big' Threat

    Evan Feigenbaum, Former U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State says that proliferation threats from North Korea remain acute given Pyongyang's alliance with rogue states.

  • Curtailing N.Korea's Nuclear Ambitions

    Joseph Detrani, President at Intelligence and National Security Alliance explains why North Korea needs to be very concerned about how China is reacting to their provocations.

  • Dennis Rodman Courting North Korea?

    Former NBA star Dennis Rodman is back from a controversial trip to North Korea with the Harlem Globetrotters where he met with leader Kim Jong Un. Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense and Heritage Foundation senior fellow Peter Brookes, offers insight; and the "Kudlow Report" crew weighs in.

  • Park Geun-hye

    South Korea's new president Park Geun-hye urged North Korea to abandon its nuclear ambitions, and to stop wasting its scarce resources on arms development, less than two weeks after the country carried out its third nuclear test.