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'Zero tolerance' for NK tests - Global Times

The US and South Korea said on Monday that they would tolerate no more missile or nuclear tests from North Korea, with US Vice President Mike Pence warning Pyongyang not to test the resolve of President Donald Trump. Analysts believe the comments put ...and more »

Trump: China taking unprecedented steps to help with North Korea's nukes - PolitiFact

North Korea's nuclear weapons program might be a looming security threat for the United States and its allies, but it has also provided a point of common interest for America and China. In an interview with Fox News, President Donald Trump praised ...and more »

US military considers shooting down North Korea missile tests, sources say - The Guardian

Exclusive: As Pentagon looks for strategies to pressure into denuclearization, officials worry that intercepting missiles could escalate tensions and risk war. Spencer Ackerman in New York and Justin McCurry in Tokyo. Tue 18 Apr 2017 09.58 EDT Last ...and more »

A 'Cuban Missile Crisis in Slow Motion' in North Korea - New York Times

WASHINGTON — All the elements of the North Korean nuclear crisis — the relentless drive by Kim Jong-un to assemble an arsenal, the propaganda and deception swirling around his progress, the hints of a covert war by the United States to undermine the ...and more »

Pence warns North Korea: 'The sword stands ready' - Chicago Tribune

From the wind-swept deck of a massive aircraft carrier, Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday warned North Korea not to test the resolve of the U.S. military, promising it would make an "overwhelming and effective" response to any use of conventional ...and more »

Opinion: Donald Trump has gone back on his promise to put American jobs first - MarketWatch

Angry Rust Belt voters, Donald Trump has played you for a fool. You thought Trump was going to fix America's trade problem. He promised he would put your interests first when it came to trade with China, Mexico and the rest of those countries that are ...and more »

The North Korea-Trump Nightmare - New York Times

President Trump is scary in many ways, but perhaps the most frightening nightmare is of him blundering into a new Korean war. It would begin because the present approach of leaning on China to pressure North Korea will likely fail. Trump will grow ...and more »

North Korea warns 'thermonuclear war could break out at any moment' - The Guardian

Country's deputy UN ambassador, Kim In-ryong, makes declaration as Trump tells Kim Jong-un he has 'gotta behave'. Justin McCurry in Tokyo and agencies. Tue 18 Apr 2017 11.26 EDT First published on Mon 17 Apr 2017 14.44 EDT. Share on Facebook · Share on ...and more »

Wanted: Heroic Diplomacy to Tame North Korea - OZY

By John McLaughlin. The Daily Dose APR 16 2017. As America wields its military might around the globe, and North Korea vows to match nukes for nukes amid this weekend's “Day of the Sun” celebrations, we sat down with OZY senior columnist John ...and more »

The North Korea Paradox: Why There Are No Good Options on Nuclear Arms - New York Times

North Korea, a small and poor country facing far stronger adversaries and the perpetual threat of its own collapse, would not seem a likely state to defy four consecutive American presidents. Yet it is precisely that weakness, analysts say, along with ...and more »