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Strategy, patience needed in face of threat posed by North Korea - Minneapolis Star Tribune

During his Monday visit to the Demilitarized Zone separating the Korean Peninsula, Vice President Mike Pence declared that the Obama-era policy of “strategic patience” on North Korea is over. The Trump administration may reject the rhetoric, but ...and more »

'Zero tolerance' for NK tests - Global Times

The US and South Korea said on Monday that they would tolerate no more missile or nuclear tests from North Korea, with US Vice President Mike Pence warning Pyongyang not to test the resolve of President Donald Trump. Analysts believe the comments put ...and more »

The twin goals behind North Korea's resolve on nuclear weapons - Christian Science Monitor

To North Korea, nuclear deterrence looks like a prerequisite for another goal: economic development. Beijing may understand that path better than Washington, complicating the two countries' attempts to rein in China's neighbor. Wong Maye-E/ AP.and more »

Trump: China taking unprecedented steps to help with North Korea's nukes - PolitiFact

North Korea's nuclear weapons program might be a looming security threat for the United States and its allies, but it has also provided a point of common interest for America and China. In an interview with Fox News, President Donald Trump praised ...and more »

A 'Cuban Missile Crisis in Slow Motion' in North Korea - New York Times

WASHINGTON — All the elements of the North Korean nuclear crisis — the relentless drive by Kim Jong-un to assemble an arsenal, the propaganda and deception swirling around his progress, the hints of a covert war by the United States to undermine the ...and more »

White House warns North Korea not to test US resolve, offering Syria and Afghanistan strikes as examples - Washington Post

TOKYO — Vice President Pence warned North Korea on Monday not to test U.S. military might by pursuing its nuclear weapons program, citing recent strikes in Syria and Afghanistan as proof of American “strength and resolve.” The stark warning, delivered ...and more »

N Korea missile launch fails day after military parade - BBC News

A North Korean missile has detonated soon after launch, South Korean and US military officials have said, a day after Pyongyang warned the US amid rising tension in the region. The US said a ballistic missile exploded within seconds of launch. Hours ...and more »

North Korea warns 'thermonuclear war could break out at any moment' - The Guardian

Country's deputy UN ambassador, Kim In-ryong, makes declaration as Trump tells Kim Jong-un he has 'gotta behave'. Justin McCurry in Tokyo and agencies. Tue 18 Apr 2017 11.26 EDT First published on Mon 17 Apr 2017 14.44 EDT. Share on Facebook ...and more »

US military considers shooting down North Korea missile tests, sources say - The Guardian

Exclusive: As Pentagon looks for strategies to pressure into denuclearization, officials worry that intercepting missiles could escalate tensions and risk war. Spencer Ackerman in New York and Justin McCurry in Tokyo. Tue 18 Apr 2017 09.58 EDT Last ...and more »

Pence: US era of strategic patience with North Korea over - BBC News

US Vice-President Mike Pence has said his country's "era of strategic patience" with North Korea is over. Mr Pence first made the remarks at the demilitarised zone (DMZ), the area dividing the two Koreas, during a visit to South Korea to reaffirm ties ...and more »