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S. Korea on high alert against NK provocations during holiday - Yonhap News

SEOUL, Sept. 30 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's military is maintaining a high state of alert against any provocation by North Korea during the 10-day Chuseok holiday, a military official said Saturday. "Since North Korea can carry out provocations at any ...and more »

Today in Korean history - Yonhap News

Oct. 1. 1953 -- South Korea and the United States sign a mutual defense treaty, about three months after the Armistice Agreement ending the Korean War was signed. 1958 -- South Korea establishes diplomatic relations with Thailand. 1999 -- North Korean ...and more »

S. Korea, US conduct 1st joint short-range air defense exercise on Korean Peninsula - Yonhap News

SEOUL, Sept. 30 (Yonhap)-- South Korea and the U.S. forces have conducted their first joint short-range air defense drill amid growing threats from North Korea. The exercise involved South Korea's air defense unit and the soldiers from the U.S.' 6th ...and more »

America is making life difficult for China over North Korea - Financial Times

North Korea's sixth nuclear test, conducted on September 3 in defiance of the international consensus on non-proliferation, drew unanimous condemnation. Efforts to contain its nuclear ambitions have again yielded no clear result. Equally frustrating ...and more »

The Dead Sing With Dirt in Their Mouths - Observer

Our nuclear stand-off with North Korea shows no signs of abating. On the contrary, every day or two, it seems to get worse—with no end, or off-ramps in sight. President Donald Trump says or tweets something aggressive and shocking just to taunt ...and more »

Five assumptions we make about North Korea – and why they're wrong - The Conversation AU

As northeast Asia teeters on the brink of a conflict that could escalate beyond anyone's control, it is more important than ever to be well-informed about North Korea, and move beyond the common caricatures of the country and its leader, Kim Jong-un ...and more »

Avoiding a pathway to war with North Korea - East Asia Forum

Author: Hitoshi Tanaka, JCIE. Tensions on the Korean Peninsula continue to rise. Kim Jong-un has ramped North Korea's missile and nuclear testing programs, edging closer to possessing nuclear-tipped ICBMs that are capable of targeting the US mainland ...and more »

S. Korean bourse struggles ahead of long Chuseok holiday - Yonhap News

SEOUL, Sept. 30 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's bourse struggled ahead of this year's long Chuseok holiday as tensions between the United States and North Korea reached new heights causing jitters among investors, observers here said Saturday. According to ...and more »

Now I Get It: North Korea's quest to develop a hydrogen bomb - Yahoo News

By Kate Murphy. Fiery rhetoric between the U.S. and North Korea has further motivated North Korea's leader, Kim Jong Un, to develop and launch a nuclear weapon. North Korea has conducted six underground nuclear tests and a series of successful missile ...and more »

Trump vs 'Rocket Man': what if North Korea is the problem, not Kim? - South China Morning Post

It's on. Not a nuclear conflict on the Korean Peninsula, thank goodness. But an old-fashioned, trash-talking smackdown between two nuclear-armed adversaries. In the one corner, we have US President Donald Trump, verbal pugilist and reluctant leader of ...and more »