Kim Jong-un spoke on New Years day, promising improved conditions and better relations with the south.
Kim the Younger was relaxed as he spoke for the first time since his ascension to power.
North Koreans weep as their beloved leader Kim Jong-Il dies.
Leon Panetta speaking in Japan reassured those in attendance that the U.S. would not decrease its Eastern presence.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is in Bali, Indonesia, addressing a meeting of the ASEAN.
Carter's accusations against the South Koreans for a lack of humanitarianism have been met with some consternation.
Talks between North and South Korea have broken down in the earliest stages.
Once again the two sides of the divided Korea are close to all-out war.
North Korea has moved at such swift pace that an Envoy has been dispatched.
In a land where personality rules, aggressive actions from the West could backfire.