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North Korea crisis: How events have unfolded under Trump -

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 »

The Negotiator - TIME

On the morning of Aug. 18, 1976, two American soldiers set off to trim a poplar tree in the Korean demilitarized zone (DMZ). The tree was obscuring the line of sight between U.N. and North Korean guard towers on the narrow strip of land that has ...and more »

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

South Korea is under serious pressure on two fronts. Internationally, Seoul and its allies are scrambling to head off the threat from North Korea, which some fear is ramping up for another nuclear test – but the South Korean response to that threat ...and more »

North Korea's nuclear weapons: What we know -

"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 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

After months of the two leaders threatening each other with nuclear weapons, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said he wanted to meet with President Donald Trump — and Trump accepted. If a meeting happens, it would be the first time a sitting US ...and more »

North Korea Confirms Detention of Tony Kim, an American Teacher - New York Times

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea confirmed on Wednesday that it was holding an American citizen, saying the man was being held for committing “hostile criminal acts with an aim to subvert the country.” The dispatch by the North's official Korean ...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 »

What's With the Crazy, Scary North Korean Propaganda? -

There isn't much North Korean media, but what little exists is full of images of nuclear destruction — of U.S. cities incinerated by North Korean nukes. News anchors promise that a coming conflict will leave Washington in "a sea of fire." A Communist ...and more »

President Trump's Affection For Despots - WBUR

With guest host Jane Clayson. President Trump continues to praise strongmen and dictators across the globe, and his embrace of these despots sets off alarm bells at home and abroad. A TV screen shows images of U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and ...and more »

How Macau became North Korea's window to the world... and its nexus for weapons and drugs trafficking - South China Morning Post

From the terrace of the Michelin-starred restaurant Aurora, diners can see the Pearl River Delta and the Macau skyline. If Kim Jong-nam, half-brother of the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, was still alive, he might well be sat near the door that leads ...and more »