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Russia blocks Security Council response to North Korea's failed missile test - Nikkei Asian Review

Russia blocks Security Council response to North Korea's failed missile testNikkei Asian ReviewUNITED NATIONS -- A U.N. Security Council statement condemning North Korea's latest attempted missile launch was obstructed Wednesday following Russian objections to its tough stance. The statement would have demanded an immediate end to ...and more »

Why North Korea may be a threat to itself - Yahoo News

Why North Korea may be a threat to itselfYahoo NewsAs the Trump administration continues to rattle a saber at North Korea, it should take note of a new survey by two economists at South Korea's central bank. In interviews with hundreds of recent North Korean refugees, they found the United States has ...and more »

North Korea risk too high for military option: Robert Litwak - USA TODAY;

North Korea risk too high for military option: Robert Litwak - USA TODAY

USA TODAYNorth Korea risk too high for military option: Robert LitwakUSA TODAYNorth Korea's impressive parade of nuclear-capable ballistic missiles last weekend occurred as the Trump administration asserted it was not ruling out any option to address this rising threat. With echoes of Cuba in October 1962, this slow-motion ...and more »

UN Sanctions on North Korea Currently in Force - Tasnim News Agency (press release);

UN Sanctions on North Korea Currently in Force - Tasnim News Agency (press release)

Tasnim News Agency (press release)UN Sanctions on North Korea Currently in ForceTasnim News Agency (press release)TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The United Nations Security Council has issued a wide range of sanctions against North Korea, including entities and individuals in the country, for pursuing nuclear and ballistic missile programs in defiance of UN resolutions. The ...and more »

China's Top Korean War Historian:

China's Top Korean War Historian: "China and North Korea are no longer brothers in arms" - The National Interest Online (blog)

The National Interest Online (blog)China's Top Korean War Historian: "China and North Korea are no longer brothers in arms"The National Interest Online (blog)China's top Korean War historian provided an unexpected take on the current crisis on the Korean Peninsula and China's relationship with North and South Korea. “We must see clearly that China and North Korea are no longer brothers in arms,” Shen Zhihua ...and more »

Elizabeth Warren Compares Trump to Kim Jong-Un - The Libertarian Republic;

Elizabeth Warren Compares Trump to Kim Jong-Un - The Libertarian Republic

The Libertarian RepublicElizabeth Warren Compares Trump to Kim Jong-UnThe Libertarian RepublicSen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) appeared on ABC's “The View” to tout her new book, and during the interview compared President Donald Trump to North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un. Whoopi Goldberg, a host of the show, asked Warren to explain what is ...and more »

North Korea propaganda video shows U.S. being destroyed - TheNewsGuru;

North Korea propaganda video shows U.S. being destroyed - TheNewsGuru

TheNewsGuruNorth Korea propaganda video shows U.S. being destroyedTheNewsGuruA North Korean video shows a simulated missile strike on the U.S., completely engulfing the target in flames. The video was played during a musical tribute to the late Kim Il Sung. “North Korea marked the birthday of leader Kim Jong Un's grandfather ...and more »

France says pressure needed to stop North Korea crossing next nuclear hurdle - Yahoo Singapore News;

France says pressure needed to stop North Korea crossing next nuclear hurdle - Yahoo Singapore News

Yahoo Singapore NewsFrance says pressure needed to stop North Korea crossing next nuclear hurdleYahoo Singapore NewsFrance's Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault arrives to attend a bilateral meeting during a G7 for foreign ministers in Lucca, Italy April 10, 2017. REUTERS/Max Rossi. More. PARIS (Reuters) - France said on Wednesday it was imperative the United Nations ...and more »

Schiff: Russia Probe 'Back on Track,' China Could Be Sanctioned Over NKorea - Newsmax;

Schiff: Russia Probe 'Back on Track,' China Could Be Sanctioned Over NKorea - Newsmax

NewsmaxSchiff: Russia Probe 'Back on Track,' China Could Be Sanctioned Over NKoreaNewsmaxThe investigation into any Russian ties to the presidential election is going well with its new Republican lead, according to Rep. Adam Schiff, the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee. "I think we're back on track," Schiff said ...and more »

North Korea Reportedly Forms Special-Operations Forces 'For The First Time' Amid Tensions With US - Task & Purpose;

North Korea Reportedly Forms Special-Operations Forces 'For The First Time' Amid Tensions With US - Task & Purpose

Task & PurposeNorth Korea Reportedly Forms Special-Operations Forces 'For The First Time' Amid Tensions With USTask & PurposeAmid ongoing tensions with the U.S., North Korea has created special-operations forces “for the first time,” according to South Korea's Yonhap News Agency. Pyongyang announced the Korean People's Army special forces during a military parade over the ...and more »

Dear Kim Jong Un: Watch out for Trump. He's even crazier than you. - Chicago Tribune;

Dear Kim Jong Un: Watch out for Trump. He's even crazier than you. - Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneDear Kim Jong Un: Watch out for Trump. He's even crazier than you.Chicago TribuneThis April 15, 2017 picture released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on April 16, 2017 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (R) attending a military parade in Pyongyang marking the 105th anniversary of the birth of late ...and more »

Kim Jong-un Family Values On Show At North Korea Parade - NDTV;

Kim Jong-un Family Values On Show At North Korea Parade - NDTV

NDTVKim Jong-un Family Values On Show At North Korea ParadeNDTVPyongyang: Before tens of thousands of soldiers and civilians marched before him, along with some of the most fearsome weapons at his command, North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un and his audience were shown portraits of his grandfather and father.and more »

Here's just how risky it is to fight North Korea - WHAS 11.com;

Here's just how risky it is to fight North Korea - WHAS 11.com

WHAS 11.comHere's just how risky it is to fight North KoreaWHAS 11.com(USA TODAY) -- U.S. military options for confronting North Korea's nuclear and missile development programs are fraught with grave risks, unlike recent strikes in Syria and Afghanistan. “Realistically, anything is on the table,” said Dean Cheng, a ...and more »

North Korea 'Nukes' US in Latest Propaganda Video - Sputnik International;

North Korea 'Nukes' US in Latest Propaganda Video - Sputnik International

Sputnik InternationalNorth Korea 'Nukes' US in Latest Propaganda VideoSputnik InternationalPyongyang released a video showing a simulated North Korean missile strike against the United States; the footage was demonstrated during a concert honoring the birthday anniversary of the country's founding father, according to Yonhap News Agency.and more »

The missile issue in North Korea - Modern Diplomacy;

The missile issue in North Korea - Modern Diplomacy

Modern DiplomacyThe missile issue in North KoreaModern Diplomacyn April 15 last, North Korea celebrated the 105th birth anniversary of Kim-Il-Sung, the "Eternal Leader" and founder of the new republic of North Korea."The Day of the Sun" was the opportunity to remember the Eternal Leader, who has always been ...and more »

FACTBOX-UN sanctions on North Korea currently in force - Reuters Africa

FACTBOX-UN sanctions on North Korea currently in forceReuters AfricaApril 19 (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council has issued a wide range of sanctions against North Korea, including entities and individuals in the reclusive country, for pursuing nuclear and ballistic missile programmes in defiance of U.N ...and more »

NK leader skips handshake with ex-spy chief at military parade, footage shows - Yonhap News;

NK leader skips handshake with ex-spy chief at military parade, footage shows - Yonhap News

Yonhap NewsNK leader skips handshake with ex-spy chief at military parade, footage showsYonhap NewsSEOUL, April 19 (Yonhap) -- During a military parade last week, North Korea's leader did not shake hands with Kim Won-hong, who made his first public appearance following his alleged dismissal as spy chief, footage by the state-run TV station showed ...and more »

Presidential hopefuls asked to reveal policy on NK defectors - Yonhap News;

Presidential hopefuls asked to reveal policy on NK defectors - Yonhap News

Yonhap NewsPresidential hopefuls asked to reveal policy on NK defectorsYonhap NewsSEOUL, April 19 (Yonhap) -- An agency claiming to help the son of the slain brother of North Korea's leader has openly asked South Korean presidential contenders to reveal their stances on the protection of North Korean defectors on the run abroad.and more »

North Korean mock-up birthday video shows missiles blowing up US - Free Malaysia Today;

North Korean mock-up birthday video shows missiles blowing up US - Free Malaysia Today

Free Malaysia TodayNorth Korean mock-up birthday video shows missiles blowing up USFree Malaysia TodayThe video ended with a picture of the American flag in flames, overlapping row after row of white crosses in a cemetery. kim-jong-un SEOUL: North Korea put on a musical show to mark the birthday of founding father Kim Il Sung, which ended with a mock ...and more »

Trump: NKorean leader's desire for peace a deciding factor - WBRZ;

Trump: NKorean leader's desire for peace a deciding factor - WBRZ

WBRZTrump: NKorean leader's desire for peace a deciding factorWBRZWASHINGTON - President Donald Trump says that how much North Korea's leader desires peace will be a deciding factor in easing tensions between it and the United States. In an interview with TMJ4-TV in Wisconsin, Trump complains that his predecessors ...and more »