Iranian attacks on Iraqi bases housing US troops could strengthen North Korea's hostile stance toward America; at the same time, Tehran's announcement that it could enrich uranium for its nuclear weapons program makes Iran a viable market for Pyongyang's nuclear weapons and missiles
North Korea might have turned away from delivering a 'gift' on Christmas Day but experts think Pyongyang could be preparing to send it in days to come as they believe its provocations are far from over
The UN special rapporteur on human rights in North Korea said Seoul sent a wrong message to Pyongyang when it declined to co-sponsor a resolution that the UN General Assembly passed on North Korea's human rights violations
Washington's diplomatic attempts to denuclearize North Korea could end as Pyongyang seems to be preparing to launch a long-range missile as a Christmas gift it promised if the US does not change its negotiating stance, experts say
Experts think Washington is making an ill-timed demand that Seoul pay a much greater share of the cost to keep American troops stationed in South Korea when North Korea is escalating threats on the Korean Peninsula
Experts said North Korea conducted 'a static engine test' potentially for a long-range missile that could possibly change its 'strategic position' as it claims to have done in 'the test of great significance'