Tag: Kim Jong Un

N Korea Pushing Ahead with Weapons Programs [VIDEO]

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 hands…

Trump Signs Letter to Suspends Military Exercises in Korean [VIDEO]

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 thinks…

Trump Fail – No Peace Talks with North Korea [VIDEO]

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 for…

Trump: ‘I Probably Have a Very Good Relationship’ With N. Korea

“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, Trump…

North Korea Launches ICBM That Might Reach Anywhere In America

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 the…

North Korea: Trump Is A ‘Hideous Criminal Sentenced To Death’

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 he…

Report: 200 Dead in Cave-In at North Korea Nuclear Test Site

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 TV…

Kim Calls Trump A ‘Mentally Deranged’ Dotard, Trump Calls Kim A ‘Madman’

Late Thursday, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un responded to President Trump’s threat on Tuesday to “totally destroy North Korea” with a very rare personal statement saying Trump’s “unprecedented rude nonsense” has “convinced me, rather than frightening or stopping me, that the path I chose is correct.” The colorful statement ends with Kim threatening to…

North Korea Fires Another Missile Over Japan

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 east…

Following North Korea Test of H-Bomb, USA Threatens New Sanctions

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 Korea…

Mattis To Trump: US ‘Never Out Of Diplomatic Solutions’ On North Korea

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 direct…

North Korea: Missile Test Was ‘Prelude’ to Strike Against Guam

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 operation…

Trump: All Options On The Table For North Korea

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 for…

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un Suspends Plan To Fire Missiles At Guam

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 high…

Trump To North Korea: Military Solutions Are ‘Locked and Loaded’

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 to…

North Korea Mocks Trump Warning, Prepares To Fire Missiles Toward Guam

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 island…

North Korea Threatens Strike On Guam

North Korea said it was “carefully examining” the possibility of launching a pre-emptive strike on the U.S. territory of Guam, just hours after President Trump said further threats from the rogue regime would be “met with fire and fury like the world has never seen.” Trump’s comments came following reports that the North Korean military…

Bombastic Trump Recklessly Threatens North Korea [VIDEO]

President Donald Trump issued an extraordinary ultimatum to North Korea on Tuesday warning Pyongyang not to make any more threats against the United States or they will “face fire and fury like the world has never seen,” during a photo op at the Trump National Golf Club in New Jersey. “North Korea best not make…

Officials: North Korea is Making Missile-Ready Nuclear Weapons

North Korea can successfully produce miniaturized nuclear warheads that can be attached to ballistic missiles, according to U.S. intelligence officials, The Washington Post reported Monday. The development marks an important step in the country’s ability to become a full-fledged nuclear power. The U.S. calculated that North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un now has up to 60…

North Korea Warns Of Retaliatory Nuclear Strike On U.S. If Attacked

North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho warned the United States in a statement Monday that Pyongyang “is ready to teach the U.S a severe lesson with its nuclear strategic force” if attacked. Ri added that other countries are safe from nuclear retaliation so long as they do not join the U.S. in an attack.…

North Korea Vows To Seek Revenge Against U.S. Over U.N. Sanctions

North Korea on Monday threatened the U.S. with “thousands-fold” revenge for tough new U.S.-drafted sanctions approved by the United Nations Security Council over Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile programs. President Trump said Sunday night that he spoke with South Korean President Moon Jae-in about the sanctions, approved Saturday. Trump tweeted the pair were “very happy and…

U.S. To Ban Citizens From Going To North Korea

The U.S. will soon ban citizens from traveling to North Korea, the Department of State confirmed on Friday. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will implement a “geographical travel restriction” for North Korea, making it illegal to use U.S. passports to enter the country. Young Pioneer Tours and Koryo Tours also said on Friday that they…

North Korea Calls Trump A ‘Psychopath’

North Korea on Thursday called US President Donald Trump a “psychopath” as tensions soar following the death of American student Otto Warmbier, who was evacuated in a coma from North Korean detention last week. Pyongyang’s official Rodong Sinmun newspaper said the US president was in a “tough situation” at home and claimed he was toying…

Otto Warmbier Dies After Release From North Korea

Otto Warmbier, the American student freed from North Korean prison last week, has died, according to his family. Warmbier, 22, was in a coma for the past year following his March 2016 arrest allegedly stealing a poster. The North Korean government claimed he suffered food poisoning and lost consciousness after he was given a sleeping…

North Korea Releases Jailed American Student Otto Warmbier

U.S. citizen Otto Warmbier has been released from imprisonment in North Korea, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced Tuesday. The University of Virginia student was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor in March 2016 for alleged anti-state acts. Last year, he publicly confessed to stealing a North Korean propaganda banner. Tillerson said he secured…

Dennis Rodman: I’m Just Trying To Open A Door To North Korea

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman arrived in North Korea on Tuesday, after telling reporters in Beijing that he is “just trying to open a door” to the Pyongyang regime. The visit by Rodman, who has been close to President Donald Trump since his time on NBC’s Celebrity Apprentice, comes amid rising tensions between the U.S.…