Politics & Economy

Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford, left, meets with South Korean Defense Minister Song Young-moo at the Ministry of Defense in Seoul on Aug. 14. © AP

US-South Korea military drills about to begin

7,500 fewer Americans to participate than did last year

The Trump effect

US, North Korea playing precarious game of chicken

No resolution in sight as rhetoric continues to escalate

Pyongyang provocation

Moon off to rocky start with pacifist approach to North

Pyongyang's provocations dominate South Korean president's first 100 days

Park Geun-hye scandal

South Korea's Park Geun-hye denies all charges at first hearing

Impeached, imprisoned former president says all charges based on speculation

Duterte's Philippines

One year on, Beijing steps up military drive in South China Sea

Hague ruling ignored as disputed Scarborough Shoal remains peaceful, for now