Bruce Cumings, chair of the history department at the University of Chicago, is the author, most recently, of North Korea: Another Country.
Pyongyang's bellicose posturing conforms to an old pattern, but the dangers may be greater now because tensions are rising throughout the region.
MO & THE CHICKS
New York City
The latest crisis with North Korea appears to be about the North finally
declaring that it has the bomb, but in fact it is about the Bush
Administration's inability to hide or control sharp int
On a sparkling Indian Summer day fifteen years ago, I was waiting in front of the Pyongyang Hotel with a British documentary producer.
On a sparkling Indian summer day fifteen years ago, I was waiting in
front of the Pyongyang Hotel with a British documentary producer.