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North Korea: Standing proud for Korea! - Pravda

Few foreigners know this but here it is: most South Koreans admire their brothers and sisters in the North, the DPR Korea. The USA does not know this because such feelings are shared in private but then again what can you do if you have a foreign power ...and more »

Japan seeks funds to boost missile ranges days after North Korea threat - Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's defense ministry on Thursday sought $160 million in a record budget request to develop swift, longer-range missiles to extend its military punch in East Asia, countering growing Chinese strength and an increasing North Korean ...and more »

Mattis Insists He and Trump Are on the Same Page on North Korea - New York Times

WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis insisted on Thursday that he was not at odds with President Trump over North Korea and asserted that the media had misinterpreted his recent remarks on how to deal with Pyongyang. Mr. Trump tweeted on ...and more »

Diplomacy really can work against North Korea. Here's why. - Washington Post

On Wednesday, after North Korea fired a missile over Japan, President Trump announced that “talking to Pyongyang was not the answer.” Minutes later, his secretary of defense told reporters that “we're never out of diplomatic solutions.” As a ...and more »

How Japan Reacted to North Korea's Ballistic Missile Overflight of Its Territory - The Diplomat

After North Korea fired a ballistic missile over northern Japan early Tuesday morning local time, Japan is weighing next steps. North Korea's provocation gives impetus for Japan to acquire a land-based Aegis missile defense system to complement its ...and more »

Journalists need to resist the emerging narrative around Trump's generals - Columbia Journalism Review

President Donald Trump and Defense Secretary James Mattis. (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images). Every day seems to bring something unprecedented out of Washington, something entirely outside normal political and journalistic ...and more »

Theresa May secures Japanese pledge on post-Brexit trade deal - The Guardian

Leaders announce in Tokyo that two countries will seek to instantly replace EU trade deal with a copycat deal for UK. Peter Walkerin Tokyo. @peterwalker99. Thu 31 Aug 2017 08.54 EDT Last modified on Wed 14 Feb 2018 10.33 EST. Share on Facebook ...and more »

Defense secretary quickly contradicts Trump over North Korea diplomacy - The Guardian

Minutes after president says 'talking is not the answer' to tensions with Pyongyang, James Mattis says diplomatic solutions never run out. Julian Borger in Washington. Wed 30 Aug 2017 14.33 EDT Last modified on Thu 5 Jul 2018 16.48 EDT. Share on ...and more »

Mattis responds to Trump: US 'never out of diplomatic solutions' on North Korea - The Hill

Defense Secretary James Mattis James Norman MattisMattis defends reversing his stance on Trump's 'Space Force' Pentagon: Mattis originally opposed creating space force over budgetary concerns Pentagon's No. 2 official: Trump's 'Space Force' could cost ...and more »

North Korea's missile test over Japan was a threatening proof of concept - Popular Science

At about 6am on local time Tuesday morning, Japan's government issued a warning to its citizens that a missile was headed their way. That missile, fired from North Korea, crashed into the Pacific Ocean 575 miles east of Japan just 14 minutes after launch.and more »