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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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Trump Signals He Will Choose Approach on Iran That Preserves Nuclear Deal

| September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments




The president, who did not take action that could have scrapped the nuclear deal, is moving toward using military and economic leverage to push back on Iran.

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North Korea Resumes Work at Nuclear Test Site, Analysts Say

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

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

| September 4, 2017 | 0 Comments





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

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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Trump Forges Ahead on Costly Nuclear Overhaul

| August 28, 2017 | 0 Comments





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U.S. Imposes Sanctions on China and Russia Over North Korea’s Nuclear Program

| August 22, 2017 | 0 Comments




The sanctions on people and companies with ties to Pyongyang’s weapons program aim to break the flow of money to North Korea.

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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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News Analysis: Talk of ‘Preventive War’ Rises in White House Over North Korea

| August 20, 2017 | 0 Comments





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Wreckage of U.S.S. Indianapolis, Lost for 72 Years, Is Found in the Pacific

| August 20, 2017 | 0 Comments




A search team led by Paul G. Allen, a founder of Microsoft, found the Navy cruiser, whose sinking is among the worst disasters in American naval history.

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South Korea Says Trump Will Seek Its Consent for Any Strike on North

| August 17, 2017 | 0 Comments




Assuring his people “there will be no war,” President Moon Jae-in said that the United States had promised to consult with South Korea before acting.

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Iran’s President Threatens to Restart Nuclear Program

| August 15, 2017 | 0 Comments





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U.S. General and South Korean Leader Push for Diplomacy on North Korea

| August 14, 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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News Analysis: Trump Threats Are Wild Card in Showdown With North Korea

| 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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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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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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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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When the U.S. Last Faced an Emerging Nuclear Threat in East Asia

| August 10, 2017 | 0 Comments




The standoff with North Korea is dangerous, but not without precedent. The United States encountered a similar situation with China in the 1960s.

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When the U.S. Last Faced an Emerging Nuclear Threat in East Asia

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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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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