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Trump Reminded Threats Work Differently in Diplomacy Than in Real Estate

| August 16, 2017 | 0 Comments




President Trump is accustomed to using strong statements as a negotiating tactic. But on the global stage, the politics of intimidation can get complicated.

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Trump Reminded Threats Work Differently in Diplomacy Than in Real Estate

North Korea’s Missile Success Is Linked to Ukrainian Plant, Investigators Say

| August 14, 2017 | 0 Comments




Investigators are focusing on the factory as a black-market source for North Korea, a new report and classified intelligence assessments say.

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Trump Eyes China Sanctions While Seeking Its Help on North Korea

| August 12, 2017 | 0 Comments





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Guam Governor Says Trump Told Him North Korea Threats Will Increase Tourism

| August 12, 2017 | 0 Comments





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‘We’ve Had Enough’: Conservatives Relish the ‘Fury’ in Trump’s Talk

| August 12, 2017 | 0 Comments




Conservatives in the mainland United States are celebrating the idea of potentially taking down someone they see as a bully.

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How U.S. Military Actions Could Play Out in North Korea

| August 12, 2017 | 0 Comments




Military officials insist no action is imminent. But both pre-emptive and defensive options are available, should President Trump choose them. Here’s a breakdown.

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Trump’s Tough Talk on North Korea Puts Japan’s Leader in Delicate Spot

| August 11, 2017 | 0 Comments




North Korea’s accelerating military advances — and President Trump’s volatile response — could complicate Japan’s close alliance with the United States.

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American Allies and Adversaries Urge Caution on North Korea

| August 11, 2017 | 0 Comments




World powers in Europe and the Pacific expressed concern about the bellicose rhetoric from Washington and Pyongyang.

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Trump Says Military Is ‘Locked and Loaded, Should North Korea Act Unwisely’

| August 11, 2017 | 0 Comments




In his third warning of the week, the president said that he hoped Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader, “will find another path!”

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Trump Says Military Is ‘Locked and Loaded, Should North Korea Act Unwisely’

News Analysis: Wrestling With North Korea, Trump Finds Perilous Options

| August 11, 2017 | 0 Comments




The president has made clear that he wants to deny North Korea long-range nuclear capability, but even a limited strike could prompt Kim Jong-un to retaliate.

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Meet Kim Jong-un, a Moody Young Man With a Nuclear Arsenal

| August 10, 2017 | 0 Comments




Once dismissed as a figurehead, North Korea’s young leader has used purges and crafty moves to exert firm control over his country and its expanding nuclear arsenal.

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Meet Kim Jong-un, a Moody Young Man With a Nuclear Arsenal

A Timely Guide to the North Korea Crisis

| August 10, 2017 | 0 Comments




North Korea, long a source of global tension, overtook the news this week when President Trump threatened “fire and fury like the world has never seen.”

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Aiming Missiles to Fall Near Guam, North Korea’s Kim Takes New Risk

| August 10, 2017 | 0 Comments




By revealing a detailed plan to launch missiles toward Guam, the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, created new concerns for himself and President Trump.

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If U.S. Attacks North Korea First, Is That Self-Defense?

| August 10, 2017 | 0 Comments




The Trump administration has hinted at a pre-emptive strike on North Korea. Whether such an attack would be justified under international law is hazy.

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The Interpreter: Trump’s Threat of War With North Korea May Sound Scarier Than It Is

| August 10, 2017 | 0 Comments




North Korea’s nuclear program is serious, but research on foreign threats and bellicose rhetoric suggests that Americans can hold off on building bomb shelters.

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The Interpreter: Trump’s Threat of War With North Korea May Sound Scarier Than It Is

North Korea’s Potential Targets: Guam, South Korea and Japan

| August 10, 2017 | 0 Comments




Pyongyang has the capability to launch a devastating military attack on Seoul, and its leader has missiles could hit Tokyo and perhaps Guam.

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North Korea Says It Might Fire Missiles Into Waters Near Guam

| August 10, 2017 | 0 Comments




Gen. Kim Rak-gyom, commander of North Korean missile units, said the launching of missiles would be a warning to the United States.

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U.N. Security Council Imposes Punishing New Sanctions on North Korea

| August 5, 2017 | 0 Comments




The new sanctions unanimously adopted by the Security Council, which ban North Korean exports of everything from coal to iron ore to seafood, could reduce the country’s export revenue by one-third.

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The Interpreter: North Korea’s Nuclear Arms Sustain Drive for ‘Final Victory’

| July 29, 2017 | 0 Comments




The country, far from acting irrationally, is seen as pursuing an audacious, calculated and long-term strategy modeled on China’s rise from a rogue state to an accepted global power.

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The Interpreter: North Korea’s Nuclear Arms Sustain Drive for ‘Final Victory’

After North Korea Test, South Korea Pushes to Build Up Its Own Missiles

| July 29, 2017 | 0 Comments




North Korea’s launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile has spurred the South to seek arms talks with the United States.

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Intelligence Agencies Say North Korean Missile Could Reach U.S. in a Year

| July 26, 2017 | 0 Comments




The estimate significantly shortens the time that analysts believed it would take the regime to develop a weapon capable of reaching the continental United States.

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Tiny Satellites From Silicon Valley May Help Track North Korea Missiles

| July 6, 2017 | 0 Comments




Civilian satellites developed to count cars in Target parking lots and monitor crops are being reconfigured to help the American military detect North Korea’s missile launches.

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North Korea Fires Another Missile Amid Rising Tensions With U.S.

| July 4, 2017 | 0 Comments




The missile took off from the northwestern town of Kusong and landed in the sea between North Korea and Japan, the South Korean military said in a statement.

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As Trump Bets on China’s Help on North Korea, Aides Ask: Is It Worth It?

| June 16, 2017 | 0 Comments




China’s failure to tighten pressure on its neighbor has left the Trump administration with few good options in dealing with the North Korea crisis.

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As Trump Bets on China’s Help on North Korea, Aides Ask: Is It Worth It?

North Korea Launches 5 Short-Range Missiles

| February 8, 2015




The launchings, reported by South Korea, came a day after the North said that its leader had witnessed the test-firing of a new antiship missile.




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North Korea Launches 5 Short-Range Missiles

North Korea Says It Has Tested New Antiship Missile

| February 7, 2015




A state media report Saturday quoted Kim Jong-un, the North’s leader, as calling for “more tactical guided weapons of high precision and intelligence.”




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South Korean Leader Urges North to ‘Stop Hesitating’ on Talks

| January 12, 2015




President Park Geun-hye’s appeal followed a New Year’s Day speech by Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader, in which he said he was ready to meet Ms. Park.




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A Ring Sparks Speculation That North Korean Leader’s Sister Has Married

| January 3, 2015




A photograph in a North Korean newspaper of Kim Jong-un’s younger sister wearing what may be a wedding ring has prompted suggestions that she recently married the son of one of Mr. Kim’s close aides.




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The Most Dangerous People on the Internet Right Now

| January 1, 2015



Danger, Will Robinson! Danger! If only the internet had its own version of Lost in Space’s robot to herald every lurking hazard or menace with an unequivocal warning. Unfortunately Robot B-9 isn’t available. So in his absence we’ve compiled a list of candidates we consider to be this year’s most dangerous. We’ve taken a broad view of danger, though—it’s not just about who is potentially a danger to public safety, but also about entities who might be considered a danger simply because they rock the status quo.

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North Korean Leader Seeks Meeting With South’s President

| January 1, 2015




In a New Year’s speech, Kim Jong-un, North Korea’s leader, proclaimed he was open to a “big shift” toward improved relations with South Korea.




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