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North Korea's 'devastating' new missiles mocked as FAKE after footage of rockets 'wobbling with bent nose cones ... -

North Korea 's 'devastating new nuclear missiles ' are being mocked as FAKE - after footage shot at a parade of strength emerged appearing to show rockets 'wobbling with bent nose cones'. Speculation is mounting that Kim Jong-un may have substituted ...and more »

The North Korea Paradox: Why There Are No Good Options on Nuclear Arms - New York Times

North Korea, a small and poor country facing far stronger adversaries and the perpetual threat of its own collapse, would not seem a likely state to defy four consecutive American presidents. Yet it is precisely that weakness, analysts say, along with ...and more »

America 'will shoot down North Korean missiles' if Kim Jong-un doesn't back off testing -

American military commanders may start blasting North Korea's missile tests out of the sky in a bid to smash Pyongyang's nuclear muscle-flexing. Pentagon defence chiefs are thrashing out plans to hit the ballistic nuke programme in mid-air to persuade ...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 »

Getting Tough on North Korea - Foreign Affairs

For the past quarter century, the United States and South Korea have tried to convince North Korea to abandon its nuclear aspirations. Beginning in the early 1990s, Washington attempted to bargain with Pyongyang, while Seoul pursued a strategy of ...and more »

Opinion: Donald Trump has gone back on his promise to put American jobs first - MarketWatch

You thought Trump was going to fix America's trade problem. He promised he would put your interests first when it came to trade with China, Mexico and the rest of those countries that are eating our lunch. You thought he was going to bring back all the ...and more »

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

Speaking aboard the USS Ronald Reagan in Japan, Vice President Mike Pence said the United States and its allies were prepared to respond to potential North Korean attack with "overwhelming" force. (Inform). North Korea's nuclear weapons program might ...and more »

'Zero tolerance' for NK tests - Global Times

US Vice President Mike Pence visits Observation Post Ouellette with his daughters near the truce village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone on the border between North and South Korea on Monday. Photo: AP. The US and South Korea said on Monday that ...and more »

How Washington hard-liners helped to create the North Korean crisis - Washington Post

Mike Chinoy is a non-resident senior fellow at the University of Southern California's U.S.-China Institute and the author of two books on North Korea: “Meltdown: The Inside Story of the North Korean Crisis“ and “The Last POW.” He has visited North ...and more »

The North Korea-Trump Nightmare - New York Times

President Trump is scary in many ways, but perhaps the most frightening nightmare is of him blundering into a new Korean war. It would begin because the present approach of leaning on China to pressure North Korea will likely fail. Trump will grow ...and more »