North Korea's succession is being closely watched by one group in particular: North Korean defectors. Reporter Jason Strother spoke with some former North Korean soldiers about the latest news from the north.
Two months after North Korea shelled some South Korean islands, the people on those islands are still not ready to go back but their government support is about to run out. Jason Strother reports from Seoul.
An Atlanta-based nonprofit says it's in the final stages of a plan to bring North Korea's national orchestra to the United States. The World's Carol Hills talks with anchor Lisa Mullins about who's behind the cultural exchange.
North Korea limits its citizens to a government-sponsored intranet, but it can't shield its population entirely from the widening reach of global technology, says Scott Thomas Bruce with the Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainability.
North Korea has only one ally: China. And the reaction there to the reported execution of Jang Song Thaek has been muted. A foreign ministry spokesman said it was an internal matter. But there may be more concern below the surface.