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Reading North Korean Poems During the Winter Olympics in South Korea

Mythili G. Rao writes about “The Red Years,” a collection of poems attributed to a North Korean dissident writing under the pen name Bandi.
U.S. Says North Korea Offered to Meet Pence at Winter Olympics, Canceled at Last Minute

U.S. Says North Korea Offered to Meet Pence at Winter Olympics, Canceled at Last Minute

The White House and State Department revealed on Tuesday that North Korean officials offered to meet with Vice President Mike Pence during the Winter Olympics in South Korea, but retracted their offer
Politics Return to Olympics’ Sidelines As Ivanka Trump Leads U.S. Delegation for Closing Ceremony

Politics Return to Olympics’ Sidelines As Ivanka Trump Leads U.S. Delegation for Closing Ceremony

Politics are in the spotlight again at the 2018 Olympics in South Korea as Ivanka Trump attends the closing ceremony of the games on Sunday.
Olympic women’s curling shows the future of the 16th-century Scottish sport is in Asia

Olympic women’s curling shows the future of the 16th-century Scottish sport is in Asia

Curling originated in the 16th century as a game played by burly Scottish men across frozen lakes, and has for long been dominated by powerhouses…
A Tune Heard Often at These Olympics Gets to the Heart of Being Korean

A Tune Heard Often at These Olympics Gets to the Heart of Being Korean

Yura Min and Alexander Gamelin, the American-born ice dancing pair representing South Korea at the Winter Games, skated on Tuesday to “Arirang,” which holds a place in the heart of many Koreans.
Korean Stage Director Lee Yoon-taek Accused of Rape

Korean Stage Director Lee Yoon-taek Accused of Rape

Lee Yoon-taek, artistic director of Yeonheedan, one of South Korea’s top theater groups, has been accused of sexual violence, including rape. The case is the latest scandal as the #MeToo campaign
Japan’s fear of China and North Korea is helping Texas’s “Cowtown”

Japan’s fear of China and North Korea is helping Texas’s “Cowtown”

Japan plans to buy at least 20 more F-35A stealth fighters over the next six years, according to a report by Reuters yesterday. What’s most…
Former Spymaster to Lead North Korea’s Olympic Ceremony Delegation

Former Spymaster to Lead North Korea’s Olympic Ceremony Delegation

Kim Yong-chol, who will lead North Korea’s delegation to the Olympic Games closing ceremony, at Panmunjom truce village in 2007.
Former Spymaster to Lead North Korea’s Olympic Ceremony Delegation

Former Spymaster to Lead North Korea’s Olympic Ceremony Delegation

Kim Yong-chol, who will lead North Korea’s delegation to the Olympic Games closing ceremony, at Panmunjom truce village in 2007.
A Tune Heard Often at These Olympics Gets to the Heart of Being Korean

A Tune Heard Often at These Olympics Gets to the Heart of Being Korean

Yura Min and Alexander Gamelin, the American-born ice dancing pair representing South Korea at the Winter Games, skated on Tuesday to “Arirang,” which holds a place in the heart of many Koreans.
VP Mike Pence at CPAC Rebukes Media Glorification of North Korean Dictator’s Sister, U.S. ‘Doesn’t Stand with Murderous Dictatorships, We Stand up to Murderous Dictatorships’

VP Mike Pence at CPAC Rebukes Media Glorification of North Korean Dictator’s Sister, U.S. ‘Doesn’t Stand with Murderous Dictatorships, We Stand up to Murderous Dictatorships’

OXON HILL, Maryland -- CPAC attendees raucously cheered Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday when he harshly rebuked positive media coverage of North Korean Leader Kim Jong-Un’s sister at the
Ivanka Trump, in South Korea, Calls for Pressure on the North

Ivanka Trump, in South Korea, Calls for Pressure on the North

Ivanka Trump, the president’s daughter, arrived Friday in Seoul to attend the closing ceremony of the Winter Games.
China’s first gold at the Winter Olympics has only fanned the country’s resentment of South Korea

China’s first gold at the Winter Olympics has only fanned the country’s resentment of South Korea

After a bruising showing at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, China finally won its first gold medal yesterday (Feb. 23). And while Chinese fans are celebrating,…
Ivanka Trump, in South Korea, Calls for Pressure on the North

Ivanka Trump, in South Korea, Calls for Pressure on the North

Ivanka Trump, the president’s daughter, arrived Friday in Seoul to attend the closing ceremony of the Winter Games.
Ivanka Trump gets red-carpet welcome for Winter Olympics visit

Ivanka Trump gets red-carpet welcome for Winter Olympics visit

US president’s daughter arrives in South Korea for talks and Games closing ceremonyIvanka Trump has received a red-carpet welcome on arrival in Seoul for a visit that will seek to reaffirm America’s
South Korea Rolls Out the Red Carpet for Ivanka Trump as She Arrives for Olympics Closing

South Korea Rolls Out the Red Carpet for Ivanka Trump as She Arrives for Olympics Closing

She's leading the U.S. delegation at the closing Olympics ceremony
5 Myths About Trump’s North Korea Policy

5 Myths About Trump’s North Korea Policy

America’s North Korea strategy shouldn’t be a partisan issue, but that hasn't stopped critics from distorting the problem.

A Day at the Winter Olympics, in Pyeongchang

Marcellus Hall illustrates and narrates a day at the Winter Olympics, in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
Everyone Onto the Ice, Including an American Hoping for Gold

Everyone Onto the Ice, Including an American Hoping for Gold

Female speedskaters grouped at the starting line in South Korea during a 2017 version of the mass-start event, which will make its Olympic debut on Saturday.
In Speedskating, South Korea Sees a Fast Track to Olympic Glory

In Speedskating, South Korea Sees a Fast Track to Olympic Glory

Lee Seung-Hwan, a member of South Korea’s long-track speedskating team at the 2012 Olympics, teaches children speedskating at Gwacheon Ice Rink.