Engaging the Hermit Kingdom

North Korea is currently one of the world's hottest hot spots. Below is a look at efforts from and toward the rogue nation to engage with diplomacy, rather than weapons.

Dennis Rodman and Sports Diplomacy Gone Awry: Markos Kounalakis on when fun and games go wrong.


Tough Nut: BBC Plans a North Korean Service: The BBC is planning a radio service to North Korea, and will have to navigate a landmine to do so.


Why North Korea's 'Tourism Diplomacy' Fails: Photos from one man's dismal, and very odd, vacation.




Engaging the DPRK through Science Diplomacy: Scientists are problem solvers who speak a common language. Read about this particular Syracuse-Pyongyang project. 




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