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US Intelligence Chiefs Contradict Trump on ISIS, North Korea & Russia

January 30th 2019

Intelligence directors break with Trump on threats posed by North Korea, Iran and ISIS. They think pulling out of Syria and Afghanistan would be a debacle. They think North Korea cannot be trusted. They think the Islamic State is still a threat to America. They think Russia is bad and NATO is good. The...
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N Korea Pushing Ahead with Weapons Programs [VIDEO]

July 2nd 2018

North Korea is completing a major expansion of a key missile-manufacturing plant, said researchers who have examined new satellite imagery of the site.  The facility makes solid-fuel ballistic missiles as well as re-entry vehicles for warheads. New building didn’t appear to begin in earnest until April this year, around the time Mr. Kim shook...
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Trump extends “No Longer a Threat” North Korea’s Economic Restrictions

June 22nd 2018

Despite saying days earlier that North Korea was no longer a nuclear threat, Trump – with no fanfare whatsoever – signed an executive order on Friday and extended for one year the so-called “national emergency” with respect to the nuclear-armed nation, re-authorizing economic restrictions against it. Nine days after Trump tweeted: “There is no...
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North Korea State News: Major Concessions From Trump

June 13th 2018

North Korea wasted no time on Wednesday spinning the results in its favor, claiming Trump had promised to eventually lift sanctions against the North and to end joint military drills with South Korea in exchange for a phased, “step-by-step” denuclearization process for the North.  Questions remain: under what terms, and by when, is Kim...
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Trump Signs Letter to Suspends Military Exercises in Korean [VIDEO]

June 12th 2018

Donald Trump angered U.S. allies, had lunch with Kim Jung-Un, signed a letter of intent, and made the YUGE concession of suspending the ‘war games’ … uhm … military exercises on the Korean Peninsula. North Korea has used the joint US/South Korea exercises as an excuse to build their nuclear and ballistic capabilities. Trump...
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N Korea’s Top Nuclear Weapons Negotiator to Save Singapore Summit [VIDEO]

May 29th 2018

North Korea’s top nuclear weapons negotiator was headed for New York on Tuesday and plans to meet with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as officials race to settle on an agenda for the proposed June 12 summit meeting between Kim Jong-un and Trump in Singapore.  The visit by Kim Yong-chol — who has served...
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Trump Fail – No Peace Talks with North Korea [VIDEO]

May 24th 2018

Trump will not meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un next month, which he announced in a letter to Kim released by the White House Thursday morning because cowardice.  The letter from the President to Chairman Kim Jong Un: “It is inappropriate, at this time, to have this long-planned meeting.”  VP Pence, provided cover...
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Trump Gets Cold Feet Fearing Failure at N Korea Talks

May 22nd 2018

Trump’s planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un increasingly looks doomed, even though he’s had an incredibly ugly coin cast to commemorate the ‘peace talks’.  Trump is less than one month away from possibly making history as the first sitting US president to meet a sitting North Korean leader — but it’s increasingly...
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North Korea’s Little Kim Threatens to Dump The Trump Summit

May 15th 2018

North Korea has threatened to cancel a historic summit between Kim Jong-un and President Donald Trump after US and South Korean forces carried out ‘provocative’ joint drills this week. The North’s Korean Central News Agency unexpectedly announced talks with South Korea had been postponed just hours before they were due to start because of...
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North Korea Releases 3 American Prisoners

May 9th 2018

President Trump declared a diplomatic victory on Wednesday by announcing that North Korea had freed three American prisoners, removing a bitter and emotional obstacle ahead of a planned meeting between him and the young leader of the nuclear-armed nation. The release of the three prisoners, all citizens of Korean descent, was in some ways...
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Trump Administration Confident N. Korea Will Release U.S. Prisoners

May 3rd 2018

A US official says the administration is “confident” the Americans held in North Korea will be released. They are still working to verify reports the hostages have been moved from their labor camps to Pyongyang and the timing of any release is unknown. There has been no direct confirmation from Pyongyang that the Americans...
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North Korea’s Kim Jong Un Invites Trump to Talk About Giving up Nuclear Weapons

March 8th 2018

North Korea is willing to talk to the United States about giving up its nuclear weapons, South Korea said Tuesday, in a remarkable development that followed unprecedented meetings in Pyongyang. In addition North Korea has invited President Donald Trump to meet their leader Kim Jong Un according to a senior US official and a...
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North Korea Willing to Discuss Relinquish Nuclear Weapons, says Seoul

March 6th 2018

North Korea is willing to discuss relinquishing its nuclear weapons, and will freeze its nuclear and missile programmes if it begins direct talks with the US, in a dramatic easing of tensions after a visit by senior South Korean politicians. The North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, will also meet his South Korean counterpart, Moon...
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UN: North Korea Is Giving Chemical-Weapons Supplies to Syria

February 27th 2018

North Korea has been shipping supplies to the Syrian government that could be used to make chemical weapons, according to a shocking new report Tuesday morning from experts at the United Nations. The investigators’ report—which was obtained by The New York Times—said the supplies include acid-resistant tiles, valves, and thermometers, and goes on to...
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Trump: ‘I Probably Have a Very Good Relationship’ With N. Korea

January 11th 2018

“I probably have a very good relationship with Kim Jong Un,” President Trump told the Wall Street Journal, contrary to literally everything he has said about the North Korean dictator. “I have relationships with people. I think you people are surprised,” the president added. Despite his claim to a possibly good relationship with Kim,...
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North Korea, South Korea Agree To Hold Military Talks

January 9th 2018

South and North Korea have agreed to hold official military talks, officials from the two countries announced Tuesday in a rare joint statement. Such talks would mark the first time the two Koreas have engaged in any such dialogue in more than two years. Earlier Tuesday, North Korea announced during a formal discussion with...
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North Korea Launches ICBM That Might Reach Anywhere In America

November 29th 2017

North Korea launched an intercontinental ballistic missile on Tuesday that flew to a height of 2,800 miles, higher than any of its previous tests. If aimed at a standard trajectory, the ICBM would have a range of more than 8,100 miles, or “more than enough range to reach Washington, D.C.,” says David Wright at...
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North Korea: Trump Is A ‘Hideous Criminal Sentenced To Death’

November 15th 2017

North Korean state media on Wednesday didn’t mince words in its review of President Trump’s trip to Asia, calling him a “hideous criminal sentenced to death by the Korean people.” In an editorial in the Rodong Sinmun newspaper, Pyongyang’s state media said “the worst crime for which (Trump) can never be pardoned is that...
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Trump To North Korea: ‘Come To The Table’ Over Nuclear Issue

November 7th 2017

President Trump on Tuesday urged North Korean leaders to “come to the table” over the issue of its nuclear arsenal. At a press conference with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, Trump said he “hoped to God” that he would never have to use the U.S. military in an all-out war against Pyongyang. Trump called...
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Report: 200 Dead in Cave-In at North Korea Nuclear Test Site

October 31st 2017

A tunnel at a North Korean nuclear test site collapsed this month and killed an estimated 200 people, according to multiple reports. The cave-in at the Punggye-ri nuclear facility initially trapped 100 people underground. Another 100 were killed during an unsuccessful rescue operation when an additional section of the tunnel fell, according to Japanese...
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North Korea Fires Another Missile Over Japan

September 15th 2017

North Korea fired another missile on Friday, its 15th test this year, according to South Korea’s military. Like its last test, on Aug. 28, the projectile flew over Japan. The Japanese government issued an alert via TV and cellphones, warning people to take shelter. Japan said the missile landed in the sea 1,200 miles...
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Following North Korea Test of H-Bomb, USA Threatens New Sanctions

September 4th 2017

U.S. envoy Nikki Haley says North Korean leader ‘begging for war’ as U.N. mulls sanctions. The United States on Monday said countries trading with North Korea were aiding its “dangerous nuclear intentions” as the United Nations Security Council mulled tough new sanctions and the isolated regime showed signs of planning more missile tests. South...
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Mattis To Trump: US ‘Never Out Of Diplomatic Solutions’ On North Korea

August 30th 2017

Hours after President Trump suggested on Twitter on Wednesday morning that he is uninterested in using diplomacy to ease tensions with North Korea, his own defense secretary rebuked him. “The U.S. has been talking to North Korea, and paying them extortion money, for 25 year,” the president tweeted. “Talking is not the answer!” In...
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North Korea: Missile Test Was ‘Prelude’ to Strike Against Guam

August 30th 2017

North Korea says the missile launch it carried out Tuesday was meant as a “prelude” to military operations against the U.S. territory of Guam. Shortly after the United Nations Security Council held an emergency meeting over the latest missile launch, Pyongyang’s state media Wednesday described the launch as “the first step of the military...
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Trump: All Options On The Table For North Korea

August 29th 2017

President Trump released a statement Tuesday responding to North Korea’s missile launch over Japan, noting that “all options are on the table.” The missiles passed over northern Japan and landed in the ocean, according to several reports. “The world has received North Korea’s latest message loud and clear: This regime has signaled its contempt...
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North Korea’s Kim Jong Un Suspends Plan To Fire Missiles At Guam

August 15th 2017

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, after being briefed by top military commanders, decided on Tuesday not to fire four missiles at Guam right away, North Korean state media reported, but said he’d likely change his mind if the “Yankees persist in their extremely dangerous, reckless actions on the Korean Peninsula.” Tensions have been...
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Report: Russia Linked To North Korean Missile Advances

August 14th 2017

North Korea’s rapid missile-program improvements can likely be traced back to a black-market factory that used to produce the Soviet Union’s most deadly weaponry, according to a new report and classified assessments by U.S. intel agencies. It is not believed that North Korea could have made such big leaps forward in their nuclear-weapons program...
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Trump To North Korea: Military Solutions Are ‘Locked and Loaded’

August 11th 2017

President Trump used Twitter Friday morning to warn that the U.S. is ready to go to war with North Korea. “Military solutions are now fully in place, locked and loaded, should North Korea act unwisely,” he wrote. “Hopefully Kim Jong Un will find another path!” Meanwhile, the United States and South Korea are preparing...
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North Korea Mocks Trump Warning, Prepares To Fire Missiles Toward Guam

August 10th 2017

North Korea on Thursday dismissed President Trump’s warning that the U.S. would unleash “fire and fury” on the communist-run nation if Pyongyang continued to threaten America, saying Trump’s statement was a “load of nonsense.” North Korea said it was finalizing a plan to fire four missiles over Japan into waters around the tiny Pacific...
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Tillerson Tries To Calm Americans, Says North Korea Is Not An ‘Imminent Threat’

August 9th 2017

During a scheduled refueling stop in Guam on Wednesday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told Americans that there is not thought to be “any imminent threat” from North Korea. “Americans should sleep well at night,” Tillerson added in a calm contrast to President Trump’s threat of raining “fire and fury” down on North Korea...
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