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The US has been fundamentally wrong on North Korea for decades — and now it may be too late - Business Insider

Since the Clinton years, the US has considered military action and imposed strict sanctions against North Korea in an effort to curb its nuclear program — but none of it has worked amid fundamental misunderstandings about the shadowy Kim regime. US ...and more »

Bellicose North Korea gives aid donors the jitters - IRINnews.org

The long winter is ending in North Korea, and another season of bombast is about to begin. From April to September, a series of holidays will almost inevitably be accompanied by bellicose statements – rhetoric likely to heighten tensions and make ...and more »

After North Korea attacks: An ominous Asian future imagined - The Week Magazine

With the world's collective gaze — and most certainly U.S. surveillance satellites — fixed on North Korea's next potential nuclear test, it is past time to consider the horror that the so-called "hermit kingdom" could inflict on its neighbors if it ...and more »

Top US diplomat: China needs to 'prove' it wants to stop North Korea's nuclear program - Business Insider

Nikki Haley The new U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley, listens to proceedings during a Security Council meeting of the United Nations, Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017. U.S. Deputy Permanent Representative Michele Sison is at center.(AP Photo/Richard Drew ...and more »

How Advanced Are North Korea's Missiles? - The Diplomat

Analysts (myself included) writing for 38 North, a program of the U.S.-Korea Institute at SAIS devoted to North Korea analysis, have been tracking North Korean missile development for many years. We are accustomed to seeing slow and intermittent ...and more »

North Korea's Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site: Test or No Test? - 38 North

While commercial satellite imagery of the Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site from March 28 showed heightened activity, imagery from March 29 shows considerably less. At the North Portal, no vehicles or trailers are readily visible anymore, which suggests ...and more »

US sanctions North Koreans in response to missile tests - The Independent

This undated picture released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) via KNS on March 7, 2017 shows the launch of four ballistic missiles by the Korean People's Army (KPA) during a military drill at an undisclosed location in North Korea ...and more »

US sanctions North Koreans it links to weapons, financial networks - Asia Times

The United States on Friday sanctioned 11 North Koreans and one North Korean company for their links to the country's weapons programs, banks and commodities trade, the US Treasury said. It said the people were working as agents of North Korea's ...and more »

Reading North Korea news in China: Conspiracy theories and “bathroom language” - NK News

Rex Tillerson's recent trip to Beijing attracted a wave of commentary fixated upon the question of whether the new Secretary of State had sold out by accepting Xi Jinping's linguistic formulation of U.S.-China relations. Tillerson's messaging to Xi on ...and more »

North Korea's nuclear ambitions must be stopped: US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis - ABC Online

North Korea must be stopped on its path toward being able to threaten the United States with nuclear attack, Defence Secretary Jim Mattis says, as the US imposes more sanctions on North Koreans for their links to the country's weapons programs. Key ...and more »