North Korea vows to fire up previously closed nuclear reactors, reports NBC's Jim Maceda in Seoul, South Korea.
Joseph Cheng, Chair Professor at City University of Hong Kong says Kim Jong-Un's regime probably thinks the best way to strengthen North Korea's security is to complete the nuclear weapons program, noting it would provide a valuable bargaining chip for diplomatic recognition.
Uwe Parpart, Managing Director, Head of Research at Reorient Financial Markets says North Korea restarting the uranium enrichment plant could lead to collaboration with Iran.
Dane Chamorro, Director, Asia Pacific at Control Risks discusses the probability of the situation in North Korea remaining a war of words or escalating into a full-blown conflict.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports on the moves in South Korean stocks as they respond to the threat from North Korea.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.