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Trump Vows to ‘Totally Destroy’ North Korea if It Threatens U.S.

| September 19, 2017 | 0 Comments




In a bellicose speech to the U.N., Trump took swipes at North Korea, Iran and Venezuela, framing the need to confront them as a battle of good versus evil.

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Trump Tweets Doctored GIF of His Golf Ball Hitting Hillary Clinton

| September 18, 2017 | 0 Comments




In a series of eclectic Twitter posts, President Trump also appeared to refer to Kim Jong-un, North Korea’s leader, as Rocket Man.

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A Potent Fuel Flows to North Korea. It May Be Too Late to Halt It.

| September 17, 2017 | 0 Comments




Despite a long record of intelligence warnings, there is no evidence that Washington has ever moved with urgency to cut off Pyongyang’s access to a rocket fuel.

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Kim Jong-un of North Korea Vows ‘Equilibrium’ With U.S. Military

| September 16, 2017 | 0 Comments




The leader of North Korea said he was nearing his goal of military “equilibrium” with the United States and predicted that Washington would soon “dare not talk about a military option.”

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Japan’s Dennis Rodman? An Ex-Wrestler, Politician and 32-Time Guest of North Korea

| September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments





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North Korea Launches Another Missile, Escalating Crisis

| September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments




The test is the 15th such one this year and the first since the country detonated its most powerful nuclear bomb to date.

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North Korea’s hackers are reportedly targeting bitcoin exchanges

| September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments





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North Korea Resumes Work at Nuclear Test Site, Analysts Say

| September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments





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South Korea Plans ‘Decapitation Unit’ to Try to Scare North’s Leaders

| September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments





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U.S. Weakens Resolution on North Korea to Gain Chinese and Russian Support

| September 11, 2017 | 0 Comments




A new draft United Nations Security Council measure does not block all oil imports to North Korea, and weakens other provisions of the original American proposal. A vote is expected on Monday evening.

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Instead of Launching a Missile, North Korea Throws a Party

| September 10, 2017 | 0 Comments




Kim Jong-un honors his nuclear scientists for their test explosion last week, as the world waits for an intercontinental missile test seen as inevitable.

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North Korea’s Trade Troubles Could Point to a Need for Cash

| September 9, 2017 | 0 Comments




As sanctions take effect, China is selling more goods to North Korea than it is buying, raising questions about Pyongyang’s potential cash needs.

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North Korea’s Nuclear Arsenal Threatens China’s Path to Power

| September 5, 2017 | 0 Comments




Beijing has made little secret of its goal to replace the United States as the major power in Asia, but North Korea presents a nettlesome challenge.

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U.S. Urges Fuel Cutoff for North Korea, Saying It’s ‘Begging for War’

| September 5, 2017 | 0 Comments





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Allies for 67 Years, U.S. and South Korea Split Over North Korea

| September 4, 2017 | 0 Comments




The uneasy relationship between President Trump and South Korea’s leader is testing a seven-decade alliance at a critical time.

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News Analysis: What Motivations Lie Behind North Korea’s Nuclear Arsenal

| September 4, 2017 | 0 Comments





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North Korea Nuclear Test Puts Pressure on China and Undercuts Xi

| September 4, 2017 | 0 Comments




The confluence of the latest North Korean detonation with a major appearance by President Xi Jinping of China was a message to Mr. Xi, analysts say.

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North Korea Says It Has a Hydrogen Bomb. Here’s What That Means.

| September 3, 2017 | 0 Comments




What’s the difference between a hydrogen bomb and a regular atomic bomb? Here’s what the experts say.

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North Korea Says It Has a Hydrogen Bomb. Here’s What That Means.

After North Korea Nuclear Test, Trump Saves Harshest Words for South Korea

| September 3, 2017 | 0 Comments




President Trump took a stern line against the new liberal government in South Korea, accusing it of talking of “appeasement,” amid an escalating trade dispute between the two nations.

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North Korea Says It Tested a Hydrogen Bomb Meant for Missiles

| September 3, 2017 | 0 Comments




The North’s sixth nuclear test on Sunday was its most powerful yet, but it was unclear whether it had in fact detonated a hydrogen bomb.

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North Korea Has Conducted Its 6th Nuclear Test, South Says

| September 3, 2017 | 0 Comments




The test Sunday was an extraordinary show of defiance by the North’s leader, Kim Jong-un, against President Trump.

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North Korea Claims to Have Developed a Missile-Ready Hydrogen Bomb

| September 3, 2017 | 0 Comments




North Korea’s state news agency offered no evidence for the claim, other than a photo of what it said was a hydrogen bomb ready to be loaded onto an ICBM.

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North Korea Claims to Have Developed a Missile-Ready Hydrogen Bomb

‘Today We Should Not Be Blue- or Red-State People’

| September 2, 2017 | 0 Comments




Our top 10 comments of the week: Readers debate the devastation of Hurricane Harvey, President Trump’s pardon of Joe Arpaio and pumpkin spice flavor.

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Mattis Insists He and Trump Are on the Same Page on North Korea

| September 1, 2017 | 0 Comments




Asked if he had considered resigning over policy differences with the president, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said he was committed to serving as secretary of defense.

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2 Days After North Korea Missile Test, a Show of U.S. Airpower

| August 31, 2017 | 0 Comments





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Trump Says He Will Not Talk to North Korea. Experts Fear He Will.

| August 30, 2017 | 0 Comments




While Mr. Trump’s threats against North Korea have been unnerving, it is the prospect of a risky dialogue that most unsettles former officials.

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After Missile Tests, North and South Korea Wage War of Pictures

| August 30, 2017 | 0 Comments





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As North Korea Fires Missile Over Japan, Analysts See Gains

| August 29, 2017 | 0 Comments




Pyongyang did a more realistic test of the type of missile it had threatened to use to strike near the American territory of Guam.

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Japan Wakes to a Text Message: Missile Approaching

| August 29, 2017 | 0 Comments





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North Korea Said to Fire Another Missile

| August 28, 2017 | 0 Comments





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