The death of North Korean leader Kim Jong-il gives rise to an urgent security issue in U.S.-China relations. Peace and stability in Northeast Asia now depend in large part on the ability of Washington, Seoul, and Beijing to diplomatically manage this crisis and prevent it from triggering a military conflict on the Korean peninsula.
Topic: South Korea
Sen. Barack Obama offers the hope of visionary leadership for the 21st century to millions of Americans. As president, his foreign policy will strengthen U.S.-South Korea relations and help bring lasting peace, security and prosperity to the Korean Peninsula and Northeast Asia.