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North Korea: Talking is not the answer, says Trump - POST-COURIER

09:00 AM - US President Donald Trump has said that "talking is not the answer" in dealing with North Korea's military operations. August 31, 2017. Story and pictures courtesy of BBC World news. US President Donald Trump has said that “talking is not ...and more »

(5th LD) Trump says dialogue with N. Korea 'not the answer' - Yonhap News

(ATTN: UPDATES with details of defense ministerial talks from para 13). By Lee Haye-ah and Song Sang-ho. WASHINGTON/SEOUL, Aug. 30 (Yonhap) -- U.S. President Donald Trump said Wednesday that "talking" will not solve the standoff with North Korea, ...and more »

(EDITORIAL from Korea Herald on Aug. 31) - Yonhap News

Effective punishment. North Korea fired an intermediate-range ballistic missile over Japan into the Pacific Ocean east of Hokkaido on Tuesday. It flew about 2,700 kilometers and reached a maximum height of 550 kilometers. Unlike recent high-angle ...and more »

Japan seeks funds to boost missile ranges days after North Korea threat - Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's defense ministry on Thursday sought $160 million in a record budget request to develop swift, longer-range missiles to extend its military punch in East Asia, countering growing Chinese strength and an increasing North Korean ...and more »

North Korea's unprecedented missile test draws ire of Trump and Abe - Christian Science Monitor

August 29, 2017 SEOUL, South Korea—In a first, North Korea on Tuesday fired a ballistic missile designed to carry a nuclear payload that flew over Japan and splashed into the northern Pacific Ocean, officials said. The aggressive missile launch ...and more »

How Japan Reacted to North Korea's Ballistic Missile Overflight of Its Territory - The Diplomat

After North Korea fired a ballistic missile over northern Japan early Tuesday morning local time, Japan is weighing next steps. North Korea's provocation gives impetus for Japan to acquire a land-based Aegis missile defense system to complement its ...and more »

US sends clear warning to North Korea with bombing drills - New York Post

SEOUL, South Korea — The United States flew some of its most advanced warplanes in bombing drills with ally South Korea on Thursday, a clear warning after North Korea launched a mid-range ballistic missile designed to carry nuclear bombs over Japan ...and more »

Journalists need to resist the emerging narrative around Trump's generals - Columbia Journalism Review

President Donald Trump and Defense Secretary James Mattis. (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images). Every day seems to bring something unprecedented out of Washington, something entirely outside normal political and journalistic ...and more »

Don't be surprised by North Korea's missiles. Kim Jong Un is doing what he said he would. - Washington Post

TOKYO — Armchair experts on North Korea — and a fair few who watch from their desks, too — like to write off Kim Jong Un as unpredictable. Who knows what this nuclear-armed madman might do next, the refrain goes. U.S. warplanes conducted a bombing ...and more »

North Korea: How US is responding to that unusual missile launch over Japan - The San Diego Union-Tribune

With America focused on Harvey's extreme flooding, a series of responses, varying in scope, have come from the U.S. and its allies since North Korea's audacious launch of a ballistic missile that flew over Japan on Tuesday. The launch came amid a ...and more »