North Korea http://iowapublicradio.org en Tensions Rise with North Korea http://iowapublicradio.org/post/tensions-rise-north-korea-0 <p>The U.S. Navy is shifting a guided-missile destroyer to waters off the Korean peninsula. This comes in the wake of ongoing aggressive rhetoric from North Korea. On this Politics Day, we ask Steffen Schmidt of Iowa State University and Wayne Moyer of Grinnell College to share their political analysis of the situation. We also cover the other international hotspots in the news.</p><p></p> Wed, 03 Apr 2013 18:06:25 +0000 Ben Kieffer 18651 at http://iowapublicradio.org Tensions Rise with North Korea Politics Day: International Concerns http://iowapublicradio.org/post/politics-day-international-concerns <p>As drones proliferate and become more sophisticated, what questions does this raise in the international arena? Do drones present challenges we’ve never faced before?<br><br>It's politics day here on the program, and this hour we cast our analysis to the world outside our border. We take a look at how new technology, drones and cyber attacks, are shaping international politics. Also, updates on Syria, Iran, North Korea and Afghanistan. Our analysts are Lindsay Cohn, of the University of Northern Iowa, and Jim McCormick, of Iowa State University.</p><p></p> Wed, 13 Mar 2013 18:30:41 +0000 Ben Kieffer 17624 at http://iowapublicradio.org Politics Day: International Concerns