The United States is committed by treaty to support South Korea in the event of a conflict. But just what does that mean? Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Thomas Henriksen, a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford.
For today's Geo Quiz, we wanted you to name two countries looking to erase an old debt. The answer is North Korea and the Czech Republic. Anchor Katy Clark speaks to the BBC's Rob Cameron who is in Prague.
North Korea's attack against a South Korean island has turned attention to North Korea's ally, China. But just how much leverage does Washington have with Beijing? Host Lisa Mullins discusses the issue with BBC diplomatic correspondent Jonathan Marcus.
Host Lisa Mullins speaks with Sam Gellman, who took some rare photos of life in North Korea. Gellman recently toured North Korea as a tourist and his photos have received almost a million visits on online.
Behind Rodman's recent antics in North Korea is the backing of VICE Media, a group with a reputation for stunt journalism. Anchor Marco Werman discusses the controversial Rodman trip and stunt journalism with New York Times reporter Brian Stelter.
China's propaganda ministry has long been an active controller of public messages in the Communist country. But nowadays, with greater access to the Internet and skepticism running high, the propaganda ministry is stepping up its efforts, but trying to be more unseen in what it does.
Obama's health care turkey requires some heavy lifting this season. We look at immigrants, both those puzzling over US traditions and one just passing through from the Oort Cloud. And North Koreans may have a new export for the US, albeit an illegal one. All that and more, in today's Global Scan.