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Donald Trump says 'era of strategic patience' with 'menace' North Korea is over - The Sydney Morning Herald

Washington: US President Donald Trump called for a determined response to North Korea after talks with South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday at which he emphasised the importance of their alliance but took aim at Seoul over trade and sharing the ...and more »

[News Focus] Will OPCON transfer take place earlier than expected? - The Korea Herald

In peacetime, South Korea is in charge of its military forces. But when a war breaks out on the Korean Peninsula, the US is to take control of both South Korean military forces and the Americans stationed here. During his campaign, President Moon Jae ...and more »

North Korea Warns of War With US and 'Puppet' South as Trump Meets With Korean Leader - Newsweek

GettyImages-800675546 Residents of Pyongyang take part in a mass rally marking the start of the Korean War, a date commemorated as the Day of Struggle Against U.S. Imperialism, in Kim Il-Sung Square in Pyongyang, June 25. President Donald Trump met ...and more »

South Korea's Moon Jae-in Is Meeting with Donald Trump. Here Are 5 Things to Know - TIME

South Korean President Moon Jae-in is making his first visit to the U.S. as president this week, and is due to sit down with President Donald Trump on Friday. While the visit won't be as palpably awkward as Angela Merkel's, things will be tense — and ...and more »

North Korea Won't Be The Only Issue South Korean President Moon Is Judged On - Forbes

South Korean president Moon Jae-in in Seoul in May 2017. (Photographer: Yao Qilin/Pool via Bloomberg). When South Korea's newly-elected President Moon Jae-in meets with President Trump on Thursday and Friday, North Korea and its nuclear threats will ...and more »

President Trump signals intention to renegotiate KORUS FTA at summit with Pres. Moon - The Hankyoreh

US President Donald Trump all but officially declared his plans to renegotiate the South Korea-US Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA) to rectify trade imbalances between the two sides. “[T]he United States has trade deficits with many, many countries, and ...and more »

Is It Time to Reassess the US-South Korea Alliance? - The Atlantic

Like ​The Atlantic? Subscribe to ​The Atlantic Daily​, our free weekday email newsletter. When South Korea's President Moon Jae In greets President Donald Trump at the White House today, their warm smiles will do little to mask the fact that they meet ...and more »

(News Focus) S. Korean companies unveil US$12.8 bln investment plan during Moon's US visit - Yonhap News

SEOUL, June 29 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's big businesses unveiled major investments planned for the United States during President Moon Jae-in's first trip to Washington, in a bid to proactively cope with growing protectionist trends in the world's ...and more »

(LEAD) (News Focus) S. Korea, US free trade deal up for negotiation - Yonhap News

SEOUL, July 1 (Yonhap) -- U.S. President Donald Trump has made it official that the free trade deal with South Korea is up for renegotiation, setting the stage for a tough tug-of-war between the two trade partners amid growing concerns that Washington ...and more »

(News Focus) Moon-Trump summit better than expected: US experts - Yonhap News

WASHINGTON, July 1 (Yonhap) -- President Moon Jae-in produced better-than-expected results from his first summit talks with U.S. President Donald Trump as he succeeded in aligning their respective approaches to North Korea, U.S. experts said Saturday ...and more »