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S. Korea media warn of 'Trump risk' to alliance - Yahoo News;

S. Korea media warn of 'Trump risk' to alliance - Yahoo News

Yahoo NewsS. Korea media warn of 'Trump risk' to allianceYahoo NewsSouth Korean media on Monday warned of a "Trump risk" threatening the alliance between Washington and Seoul amid high tensions over the North's weapons ambitions. The two countries are bound by a defence pact and 28,500 US troops are stationed in ...and more »

Donald Trump: Kim Jong-Un is 'a pretty smart cookie' - Times of India;

Donald Trump: Kim Jong-Un is 'a pretty smart cookie' - Times of India

Times of IndiaDonald Trump: Kim Jong-Un is 'a pretty smart cookie'Times of IndiaWASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump offered some backhanded praise for North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, calling him "a pretty smart cookie" in a television interview that aired on Sunday. Trump's almost admiring remarks came amid soaring ...and more »

South Korea says US reaffirms it will pay THAAD costs; Trump calls Asia allies - Yahoo Singapore News;

South Korea says US reaffirms it will pay THAAD costs; Trump calls Asia allies - Yahoo Singapore News

Yahoo Singapore NewsSouth Korea says US reaffirms it will pay THAAD costs; Trump calls Asia alliesYahoo Singapore NewsA Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptor is launched during a successful intercept test, in this undated handout photo provided by the U.S. Department of Defense, Missile Defense Agency. U.S. Department of Defense, Missile Defense ...and more »

Kim Jong-Un a 'pretty smart cookie' says Trump - Newstalk ZB;

Kim Jong-Un a 'pretty smart cookie' says Trump - Newstalk ZB

Newstalk ZBKim Jong-Un a 'pretty smart cookie' says TrumpNewstalk ZBPresident Donald Trump has labelled North Korea's Kim Jong-Un "a pretty smart cookie" for being able to hold onto power after taking over at a young age. "People are saying, 'Is he sane?' I have no idea," the president said in a taped TV interview. He ...and more »

The North Korean standoff - China.org.cn;

The North Korean standoff - China.org.cn

China.org.cnThe North Korean standoffChina.org.cnThe U.S. and North Korea remain on a collision course as the standoff has persisted on an "orange alert threat" level throughout this week, although China is working hard to defuse the crisis. President Donald Trump has been discussing the matter with ...and more »

As consumer economy grows, North Korea's grip on society weakens - Seattle Times;

As consumer economy grows, North Korea's grip on society weakens - Seattle Times

Seattle TimesAs consumer economy grows, North Korea's grip on society weakensSeattle TimesNorth Korean men, women and soldiers walk past apartment blocks along Ryomyong street, a collection of more than a dozen apartment buildings in Pyongyang, North Korea. (Wong Maye-E/AP). Recent defectors, regular visitors and economists who study ...and more »

Trump says North Korea's Kim Jong-un is 'obviously a pretty smart cookie' - South China Morning Post;

Trump says North Korea's Kim Jong-un is 'obviously a pretty smart cookie' - South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostTrump says North Korea's Kim Jong-un is 'obviously a pretty smart cookie'South China Morning Post'He's dealing with obviously very tough people, in particular the generals and others. And at a very young age, he was able to assume power'. PUBLISHED : Monday, 01 May, 2017, 8:45am. UPDATED : Monday, 01 May, 2017, 8:45am. Comments:.and more »

Beijing is putting pressure on North Korea, says Trump - The Asian Age;

Beijing is putting pressure on North Korea, says Trump - The Asian Age

The Asian AgeBeijing is putting pressure on North Korea, says TrumpThe Asian AgeWashington: Donald Trump thinks Chinese President Xi Jinping is “putting pressure” on North Korea, the US President said in an interview to air on Sunday, as tensions mount over Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programmes. If North Korea carries out a ...and more »

Trump says North Korea's Kim is 'a pretty smart cookie' - Rappler;

Trump says North Korea's Kim is 'a pretty smart cookie' - Rappler

RapplerTrump says North Korea's Kim is 'a pretty smart cookie'RapplerThis undated picture released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on August 4, 2016 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un delivering a speech at the 3rd Meeting of KPA Activists in O Jung Hup-led 7th Regiment Title ...and more »

North Korea stand-off like Cuban missile crisis in slow motion, says John McCain - The Independent;

North Korea stand-off like Cuban missile crisis in slow motion, says John McCain - The Independent

The IndependentNorth Korea stand-off like Cuban missile crisis in slow motion, says John McCainThe IndependentThe stand-off between the US and North Korea could be “like a Cuban missile crisis in slow motion” according to Senator John McCain, with Donald Trump once again dancing around the subject of military action. Mr McCain and Mr Trump were two of a ...and more »

'Underwater Ghost': Pyongyang Threatens to Sink US Navy Submarine - Sputnik International;

'Underwater Ghost': Pyongyang Threatens to Sink US Navy Submarine - Sputnik International

Sputnik International'Underwater Ghost': Pyongyang Threatens to Sink US Navy SubmarineSputnik InternationalPyongyang on Sunday warned Washington that it won't hesitate to sink the nuclear-powered submarine the US deployed to South Korean waters if it “tries to budge even a little.” According to a post to the North Korean propaganda portal Uriminzokkiri, ...and more »

Trump: North Korea's Kim Jong-un is 'pretty smart cookie' - STV News;

Trump: North Korea's Kim Jong-un is 'pretty smart cookie' - STV News

STV NewsTrump: North Korea's Kim Jong-un is 'pretty smart cookie'STV NewsPresident Trump has referred to the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un as a "smart cookie", for managing to assume power after taking office at such a young age. The US President made the comments during an interview with CBS News programme Face the ...and more »

In Asia, gnawing uncertainty over Trump's next 100 days - The Straits Times;

In Asia, gnawing uncertainty over Trump's next 100 days - The Straits Times

The Straits TimesIn Asia, gnawing uncertainty over Trump's next 100 daysThe Straits TimesAsia News Network commentators reflect on US President Donald Trump's foreign and trade policy shifts since he took charge on Jan 20, welcoming some and yet feeling anxious about what is to come. Here are excerpts. Foreign policy shift half-complete.and more »

Trump Leaves Open Possibility of Military Action Against North Korea - Wall Street Journal (subscription)

Trump Leaves Open Possibility of Military Action Against North KoreaWall Street Journal (subscription)WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump left open the possibility of military action against North Korea, adding that he wouldn't be happy if Pyongyang conducts another missile test. When asked in a Saturday interview with CBS that aired on Sunday whether ...and more »

U.S. looks at sanctions, military action to counter North Korea - The Spokesman-Review;

U.S. looks at sanctions, military action to counter North Korea - The Spokesman-Review

The Spokesman-ReviewU.S. looks at sanctions, military action to counter North KoreaThe Spokesman-ReviewThe USS Carl Vinson sails offshore Nagasaki prefecture, southern Japan Saturday, April 29, 2017. The USS Carl Vinson is heading north toward the Korean peninsula in a show of force after satellite images suggested North Korea may be preparing to ...and more »

Trump says 'I have no idea' whether Kim Jong-Un is sane but he's 'a smart cookie' - New Zealand Herald

Trump says 'I have no idea' whether Kim Jong-Un is sane but he's 'a smart cookie'New Zealand HeraldPresident Donald Trump says he doesn't know if North Korea's despotic leader Kim Jong-Un is in his right mind, but he is clearly "a smart cookie" and a force to be reckoned with. Asked on CBS's 'Face the Nation' program to evaluate the communist ...and more »

Donald Trump: Kim Jong-un is a smart cookie - The Australian;

Donald Trump: Kim Jong-un is a smart cookie - The Australian

The AustralianDonald Trump: Kim Jong-un is a smart cookieThe AustralianUS President Donald Trump has reflected on North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, calling him “a pretty smart cookie” in a television interview. Mr Trump's remarks came amid soaring tensions with North Korea over its missile and nuclear programs, with an ...and more »

Donald Trump leaves door open for military action against 'smart cookie' Kim - The Sydney Morning Herald;

Donald Trump leaves door open for military action against 'smart cookie' Kim - The Sydney Morning Herald

The Sydney Morning HeraldDonald Trump leaves door open for military action against 'smart cookie' KimThe Sydney Morning HeraldWashington: US President Donald Trump has not ruled out military action against North Korea if the communist country pushes forward with another nuclear test. Mr Trump said on Sunday he would not be pleased if North Korea took that step. Play Video.and more »

South Korea, US conduct military drills despite Pyongyang threats - Arab News;

South Korea, US conduct military drills despite Pyongyang threats - Arab News

Arab NewsSouth Korea, US conduct military drills despite Pyongyang threatsArab NewsThis photo taken on April 21, 2017 shows South Korean RF-16 jet fighters firing flares during a media day presentation of a joint live firing drill between South Korea and the US at the Seungjin Fire Training Field in Pocheon, 65 kms northeast of Seoul ...and more »

McMaster says US must be prepared for military operations in North Korea - Fox News;

McMaster says US must be prepared for military operations in North Korea - Fox News

Fox NewsMcMaster says US must be prepared for military operations in North KoreaFox NewsNational Security Adviser H.R. McMaster attempted to make clear Sunday that President Trump is seeking international support in trying to stop North Korea's pursuit of a nuclearize weapon, reasserting Trump's vow that the U.S. will no longer be the ...and more »