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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 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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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 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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South Korea and U.S. Begin Drills as North Warns of Rising Tensions

| August 21, 2017 | 0 Comments





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With Color and Fury, Anti-American Posters Appear in North Korea

| August 20, 2017 | 0 Comments





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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’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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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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North Korea Threatens ‘Physical Action’ in Response to U.N. Sanctions

| August 8, 2017 | 0 Comments





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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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North Korea Launches Ballistic Missile, the Pentagon Says

| July 28, 2017 | 0 Comments





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U.S. Pressed to Pursue Deal to Freeze North Korea Missile Tests

| June 22, 2017 | 0 Comments





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North Korea Offers U.S. Deal to Halt Nuclear Test

| January 10, 2015




North Korea said it had told the United States that it would impose a temporary moratorium on nuclear tests if Washington canceled its joint annual military exercises with South Korea.

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Vaujours Journal: Seeing a New Future for French Nuclear Site, After the Toxic Dust Has Settled

| November 3, 2014




Scientists blew up more than half a ton of uranium in 2,000 explosions at a fort only 14 miles from the Eiffel Tower. Now there is disagreement over whether the site should be redeveloped.

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Vaujours Journal: Seeing a New Future for French Nuclear Site, After the Toxic Dust Has Settled