Today's Situation Room:

Wolf Blitzer delivers the most important breaking news and political, international, and national security stories of the day. Tune to The Situation Room weekdays 5-6:30pm ET on CNN.

Wolf Blitzer delivers the most important breaking news and political, international, and national security stories of the day. Tune to The Situation Room weekdays 5-6:30pm ET on CNN.

September 2nd, 2014
11:59 AM ET

What could be up Kim Jong Un's sleeve?

Barbara Starr explores the possible reasons why CNN was granted rare interviews with American detainees in North Korea.

June 6th, 2014
06:52 PM ET

Another American detained

North Korea announced Friday that it has detained a U.S. citizen who it says entered the secretive country as a tourist in April and broke the law. The news brings the number of Americans believed to be held in the communist nation to three. CNN's Brian Todd reports.

MORE: Three Americans now detained in North Korea

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Filed under: International affairs • North Korea
May 9th, 2014
07:18 PM ET

North Korean drones raise fears

Drones and offensive writings aimed at President Obama emerge from North Korea. CNN's Elise Labott has more.


Filed under: Barbara Starr • Drone • National security • North Korea • Situation Room
May 5th, 2014
07:19 PM ET

N. Korea could be preparing nuclear test

CNN's Barbara Starr talks about the possibility that North Korea might be planning another underground nuclear test.

April 29th, 2014
08:20 PM ET

North Korea's arsenal by the numbers

President Obama continues his tour of East Asia as the U.S. "pivots" to focus on the region. But one country is not laying out the red carpet for the President - and instead escalated tensions by conducting live-fire exercises. North Korea loves saber-rattling, but how powerful is their military? Here's a look at all the firepower they have stockpiled.

MORE: North Korea's live-fire exercises raise tensions


Filed under: National security • North Korea • President Obama
February 10th, 2014
07:51 PM ET

American's plea from North Korean prison

In new video, Kenneth Bae, the American detained in North Korea, is interviewed back at a prison camp after his hospitalization. CNN's Brian Todd reports.

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Filed under: Brian Todd • Kenneth Bae • North Korea
February 7th, 2014
07:34 PM ET

North Korea moves American detainee back to labor camp

News that broke in "The Situation Room": CNN's Jim Sciutto reports that North Korea has moved American detainee Kenneth Bae back to a labor camp after allowing him to receive treatment at a hospital.


Filed under: Jim Sciutto • Kenneth Bae • North Korea
January 24th, 2014
07:47 PM ET

Rodman in trouble for Kim Jong Un gifts?

Former NBA player Dennis Rodman could be facing charges for the lavish gifts he gave leader Kim Jong-Un that may have broken international sanctions on North Korea. CNN's Brian Todd reports.

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Filed under: Dennis Rodman • Kim Jong-Un • North Korea • sanctions
January 23rd, 2014
08:13 PM ET

North Korea's new attempt at unity

News that broke in "The Situation Room": North Korea sends a letter of reconciliation and unity in an apparent attempt to soften relations with South Korea. CNN's Barabara Starr reports.


Filed under: Barbara Starr • North Korea
January 21st, 2014
07:52 PM ET

Kenneth Bae's sister: Good to see his face

Wolf Blitzer talks to Kenneth Bae's sister Terri Chung, who hopes the release of his taped "confession" from North Korea is the first step to his release.

If you want to help Kenneth Bae, Terri passed along these four steps:

  1. SIGN the petition and SHARE the linkwww.change.org/FreeKenNow
  2. WRITE letters to Kenneth: Let Kenneth know that he is not forgotten. Send letters to letterforkennethbae@gmail.com
  3. PRAY for Kenneth’s health and his return home soon.
  4. LEARN more and FOLLOW updates on Kenneth’s plight on www.freekennow.com.
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Filed under: Interviews • Kenneth Bae • North Korea
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