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Who Was the Daring Defector Who Raised His Crutches High, Defying the Kim Regime During the State of the Union?

One of the highlights of President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address was a North Korean defector brutalized by the regime who raised his crutches in defiance. Describing him as a “witness to the ominous nature of this regime,” the president explained that Ji Seong-ho’s “great sacrifice is…

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VOA Contributor Greta Van Susteren Interviews Ranking Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD)

Senator Ben Cardin, (D-MD), the highest ranking Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee spoke to VOA contributor Greta Van Susteren about Iran and North Korea. The following is a full transcript of the interview. Van Susteren: “Senator, thank you very much for joining me.”

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President Donald Trump Calls China President Xi Jinping Over North Korea’s Missile Test

President Trump urged China’s president in a phone call Wednesday to use “all available levers” to pressure North Korea to halt its “provocations,” a day after Pyongyang tested a new intercontinental ballistic missile. Mr. Trump emphasized to Chinese President Xi Jinping “the determination of the United States to defend ourselves…

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A North Korean Soldier Risked Everything to Escape Kim Jong-un, But He’s Not Out of the Woods Yet

Kim Jong-un If you happened to be looking for concrete examples of North Korea attempting to crush dissent this Monday morning, look no further than this story of a soldier being shot while defecting to South Korea. RELATED: Kellyanne Conway responds to Trump’s “short and fat” tweet South Korea has…

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