Roosh V Canceled His Male Pride Meetup But Still Got What He Wanted
Attention. Lots of attention.
defense & security
The US Is Making Military Promises It May Not Want to Keep
As the US flies a nuclear-capable bomber close to North Korea in a show of deterrence, it may find that it has made more security promises than it can reliably keep — at least without nukes.
defense & security
Cyber Attack on South Korean Subway System Could Be a Sign of Nastier Things to Come
North Korea has been accused of hacking South Korea's critical infrastructure — a strategy that likely includes operations designed to spread chaos and confusion in the event of open war with its neighbor.
asia & pacific
North Korea Launches Two Missiles in Protest Over US-South Korea Military Drills
The enormous military exercises that represent a continuing point of tension on the Korean peninsula have just started, and will run until April 24.
Korean Thunderdome, Part 4: See No Evil
There is no easy solution to the problem of North Korea — so even amid its madness, South Koreans often choose to pretend it's not there.
Korean Thunderdome, Part 3: The War That Never Ends
South Korea, North Korea, the US, and China have all spent decades preparing for a new Korean War. And every contingency is awful.
Korean Thunderdome, Part 2: The Reunification Myth
The second in a four-part series on the Korean peninsula: Why no one may ever be able to put South and North Korea back together again.
North Korean Drones May Be Toys, But They're Not Silly
This season's back and forth between North and South Korea has been marked by something rather unusual — useful military activity.
North Korea Cooks Up a Nuclear Surprise
North Korea has threatened to do a "new type" of nuclear test. So what is it waiting for? The most annoying possible moment to do it.
North Korea Speaks Softly and Launches a Big Missile
Sometimes there's only one way for North Korea to remind the world that it matters — by launching ballistic missiles toward its rivals.