The latest news on North Korea
Taking Korea off the terror list, the right to bear arms, and veepstakes
U.S. says North Korea aided a secret Syrian nuclear reactor project.
Members of the House and Senate will receive briefings today by top U.S. intelligence officials, who are expected to present what they say is video evidence that North Korean researchers or officials provided assistance to Syria for a now destroyed nuclear reactor facility.
Will this interlude of musical diplomacy make a difference?
A former rival for the White House, Connecticut Sen. Chris Dodd, is expected to endorse Barack Obama in Cleveland today. Dodd's endorsement will come before tonight's debate between Obama and Hillary Clinton. It will be the last time the Democratic candidates square off before the all-important primaries in Ohio and Texas on March 4.
Al Qaeda and Iraq were the main subjects when the top leaders of the U.S. intelligence community appeared this morning on Capitol Hill to deliver their annual threat assessment to the Senate Intelligence Committee.
The Bush administration says OK, with conditions. And that's where things get complicated.
Signs of discord within the Bush administration
The White House disclosed today that President Bush himself wrote a letter to North Korean leader Kim Jong Il asking him to fully disclose the country's nuclear program. Bush sent his letter to the North Korean leader on December 1 and also wrote letters to the leaders of other countries involved in six-party talks about North Korea, expressing the desire to resolve the nuclear standoff.
In a broad-ranging talk at a dinner Tuesday night in Washington, GOP Sen. Chuck Hagel of Nebraska warned of dangers in the way the Bush administration is handling the Iran issue, previewing a major policy speech on Iran that he will give next week.