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North Korea crisis: How events have unfolded under Trump -

Ever since President Donald Trump took office in January, tensions with North Korea have escalated rapidly. The isolated country is barred by United Nations resolutions from carrying out ballistic missile tests or from having a nuclear arms program.and more »

Donald Trump: N Korea's Kim Jong-un a 'smart cookie' - BBC News

US President Donald Trump has described North Korean leader Kim Jong-un as a "pretty smart cookie". Speaking to CBS, he noted Mr Kim had assumed power at a young age, despite dealing with "some very tough people". Amid escalating tensions over ...and more »

What War With North Korea Looked Like in the 1950s and Why It Matters Now - Newsweek

The brutality of the Korean War has largely been overlooked by U.S. history, but the conflict has long shaped Washington's troubled political relationship, or lack thereof, with North Korea. As President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ...and more »

North Korea's nuclear weapons: What we know -

Why nuclear weapons? How it got the nukes? Has it got the H-bomb? Here is what we know about North Korea's nuclear capabilities and motivation. Who is in range of its missiles? "The entire mainland of the US is within the range of our nuclear weapons ...and more »

Donald Trump: I'd be honored to meet Kim Jong-un under 'right circumstances' - The Guardian

Donald Trump has said he would be “honored” to meet the North Korean dictator, Kim Jong-un, “under the right circumstances”. Donald Trump builds relations with authoritarian Asian leaders. Read more. Trump did not make clear what preconditions would ...and more »

Why North Korea Cannot Have Nuclear Weapons, But Japan And South Korea Should - Forbes

On April 28, North Korea launched a new missile test that furthers its nuclear weapons program. When opposing this activity the U.S. has been called hypocritical. The U.S. has nuclear weapons, goes the argument, so why should the U.S. deny nuclear ...and more »

28 photos that show North Korea's obsession with huge, odd buildings - Business Insider

On June 12, President Trump will meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong U for a highly-anticipated summit. Taking place in Singapore, the meeting will focus on persuading North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons. Like dictatorships before it ...and more »

US National Security Chief Confirms No Plans to Charge South Korea for THAAD - The Diplomat

U.S. National Security Adviser Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster said on Sunday that the United States will bear the costs of the deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system in South Korea. McMaster's remarks come days after U.S ...and more »

China wields power with boycott diplomacy - Financial Times

Jeju used to bristle with Chinese tourists who flocked to the South Korean island to enjoy its beach resorts and rugged landscape. But an industry set up to serve Chinese consumers shrivelled up almost overnight in March after Beijing stopped travel ...and more »

It's Official: THAAD Missile Defense Is Up and Running in South Korea - The Diplomat

The United States' first Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system in South Korea reached initial operating capability (IOC) on Monday, according to U.S. Forces Korea. Col. Rob Manning, a spokesperson for U.S. Forces Korea ...and more »