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North Korea crisis: How events have unfolded under Trump - NBCNews.com

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 »

North Korea's nuclear weapons: Here is what we know - Aljazeera.com

"The entire mainland of the US is within the range of our nuclear weapons and the nuclear button is always on the desk of my office" said North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said during his 2018 New Year's address. The Hwasong-15, North Korea's furthest ...and more »

9 questions about North Korea you were too embarrassed to ask - Vox

Tensions between the US and North Korea are heating up. Here's how we got to this point — and where we might be headed. By Alex Ward@AlexWardVoxalex.ward@vox.com Updated Jan 3, 2018, 11:11am EST. tweet · share. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un salutes ...and more »

Draining North Korea's nuclear swamp - National Observer

Kim Jong-un, second right, is accompanied by Pak Pong Ju, right, Hwang Pyong So, second left, and Choe Ryong Hae, left, in Pyongyang, North Korea on Thurs. April 13, 2017. Photo by The Associated Press. Previous story. Those who try to deal with the ...and more »

North Korea accuses CIA of plot to murder Kim Jong-un - Aljazeera.com

North Korea has accused the US and South Korean spy agencies of an unsuccessful assassination attempt against leader Kim Jong-un involving biochemical weapons. In a statement carried on state media, North Korea's ministry of state security on Friday ...and more »

South Korea's next president faces a belligerent north and a confused US - The Conversation UK

The authors do not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organization that would benefit from this article, and have disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. Partners. University of ...and more »

Activity at North Korea nuclear site resumes: monitor - Aljazeera.com

Satellite images indicate activity has resumed at North Korea's nuclear test site, US-based analysts said, as tensions remain high over fears of a sixth atomic test by the reclusive state. Images of the Punggye-ri site captured on April 25 appear to ...and more »

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

RTX1LYK9 North Korean army soldiers watch the south side as United Nations Command's Deputy Commander and deputy commander of USFK Seventh Air Force commander Lt. Gen. Terrence J. O'Shaughnessy (R) and senior member United Nations command military ...and more »

THAAD missile defence system operational in South Korea - Aljazeera.com

The US military's missile defence system in South Korea has reached an initial operating capability to defend against North Korean missiles, US defence officials have said. The Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD), designed to intercept and ...and more »

Trump Says He'd Meet With Kim Jong Un Under Right Circumstances - Bloomberg

U.S. President Donald Trump said he would meet with Kim Jong Un amid heightened tensions over North Korea's nuclear weapons program if the circumstances were right. “If it would be appropriate for me to meet with him, I would absolutely, I would be ...and more »