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The Sino-Korean Trade War Must End - Project Syndicate

Since South Korea decided to deploy a US missile-defense system, China has been attempting to use economic pressure to compel the South to reverse course. But, as long as North Korea poses such an acute threat, China's opposition to it is pointless ...and more »

Big Shots: This Week's News in Photos - Newsweek

Squat Team Oga, Japan—Elementary school students crouch during an emergency drill in northern Japan on March 17. It was the first time the Japanese government has held such exercises, which are designed to simulate the reaction to a North Korean ...and more »

Misreading Tillerson - 38 North

Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson ruled out opening any negotiation with North Korea to freeze its nuclear and missile programs and said for the first time that the Trump administration might be forced to take preemptive action “if they elevate the ...and more »

North Korea missile launch attempt fails, US, South Korea say - CBS News

Last Updated Mar 22, 2017 6:29 PM EDT. SEOUL, South Korea -- North Korea's latest missile launch ended in failure on Wednesday, the U.S. and South Korean militaries said, three days after the North claimed a major breakthrough in its rocket development ...and more »

Resistance to THAAD not in Beijing's national Interest - Daily NK

China is turning up the heat on economic pressure targeted at South Korean firms to express its displeasure at the installation of the US-South Korean missile defense system known as THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense). But this opposition is ...and more »

If we're going to rule out negotiations with North Korea, we have to be ready for war - Los Angeles Times

During a visit to Seoul last week, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson drew some reddish lines around North Korea. "Twenty years of talking has brought us to the point we are today," Tillerson said at a news conference. "Talk is not going to change the ...and more »

Why China is wrong to be furious about THAAD - The Economist

THE Chinese authorities are so angry with South Korea that they have cheered on boycotts of South Korean goods and culture, persecuted South Korean firms operating in China and discouraged Chinese tourists from visiting South Korea. China is South ...and more »

Commentary: How to describe American military options in North Korea? Bad and worse. - Reuters

As U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned Washington's “strategic patience” with North Korea has ended and “all options are on the table” to slow its nuclear ambitions, U.S. and South Korean forces were preparing for a range of military scenarios ...and more »

North Korea Tests High-Thrust Rocket Engine of 'Historic Significance' - The Diplomat

On Sunday, North Korean state media said that Kim Jong-un presided over a ground jet test of a new rocket engine — a development that came as U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson concluded his inaugural visit to China, where he discussed North Korea ...and more »

The growing threat of nuclear terrorism - Washington Times

The greatest challenge to global security is the nuclear threat from rogue states, led by North Korea and Iran. There will be no progress in ensuring global nuclear stability without cooperation between the United States and Russia. This should be a ...and more »