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Venue of Korean armistice

Today's Geo Quiz is about peace or the lack thereof on the Korean peninsula. The Korean War armistice was signed in 1953 but never followed by a formal peace treaty. The question we have for you is simply: where was it signed?

Conflict & Justice

North Korea's nuclear advance

North Korea has much more powerful uranium enrichment potential than previously thought, according to a US scientist. Lisa Mullins discusses the implications with Christopher Hill, former Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs.

Global Politics

Pudgy leader for North Korea?

Very little is known about the son of North Korea's Kim Jong Il. A few pictures have emerged showing the rather pudgy young man. Jason Strother reports North Koreans are asking questions about the son's girth while the rest of the country goes hungry.

Global Politics

North Korea's next leader

The World's Mary Kay Magistad speaks with anchor Lisa Mullins about the future of North Korea's leadership. It's expected that the son of ailing leader, Kim Jong Il is next in line. It also appears that Kim's young sister may play a critical role.

Conflict & Justice

The meeting that wasn't

Anchor Lisa Mullins reports on a bit of a mystery surrounding a planned meeting in North Korea that officials hailed as the most important political meeting in three decades. Unnamed sources say the meeting never happened, but no one is quite sure why.

Global Politics

North Korea succession

North Korea appears to be gearing up for a major political milestone. It would be the first time in Communist history that power passes to the third generation. But that's far from a sure thing. The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports.

Global Politics

Kim Jong Il in China again

Kim Jong Il is on a surprise trip to China while former president Jimmy Carter is in North Korea trying to secure the release of an American jailed there since January. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from Joel Wit, a former State Department official.