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Roosh V Canceled His Male Pride Meetup But Still Got What He Wanted

Attention. Lots of attention.
Jordan Pearson
2.4.16
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.
Ryan Faith
1.12.16
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.
Shannon Hayden
10.8.15
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.
Scott Mitchell
3.2.15
korean peninsula

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.
Ryan Faith
4.26.14
korean peninsula

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.
Ryan Faith
4.22.14
korean peninsula

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.
Ryan Faith
4.21.14
NORTH KOREA

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.
Ryan Faith
4.9.14
NORTH KOREA

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.
Ryan Faith
4.8.14
NORTH KOREA

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.
Ryan Faith
3.26.14