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Failing the North Korea test would set China back for decades - Washington Post;

Failing the North Korea test would set China back for decades - Washington Post

Washington PostFailing the North Korea test would set China back for decadesWashington PostAll eyes are on President Trump in the showdown with North Korea, but this is very much China's moment. How Beijing handles the brinkmanship of Kim Jong Un is the most important test the Chinese have yet faced in their decades-long effort to take a ...and more »

Guam official following Trump's 'tenfold' tourism assessment: 'None of this is good publicity' - Washington Post;

Guam official following Trump's 'tenfold' tourism assessment: 'None of this is good publicity' - Washington Post

Washington PostGuam official following Trump's 'tenfold' tourism assessment: 'None of this is good publicity'Washington PostWith Guam becoming the center of attention because of concerns over North Korea's nuclear threats, some, including President Trump, see the island's newfound notoriety as a good thing. During a phone call Friday with Eddie Baza Calvo, the Republican ...and more »

North Korea: Who would have to go to war with Trump? - Deutsche Welle;

North Korea: Who would have to go to war with Trump? - Deutsche Welle

Deutsche WelleNorth Korea: Who would have to go to war with Trump?Deutsche WelleThe rhetoric between Washington and Pyongyang is increasingly intense. There's a danger war could break out - and a possibility that NATO states and other countries would be obliged to honor treaty obligations. Flugzeugträger USS Carl Vinson (picture ...and more »

Trump Tells Guam Governor Nuclear Tensions Will Mean More Tourism - HuffPost;

Trump Tells Guam Governor Nuclear Tensions Will Mean More Tourism - HuffPost

HuffPostTrump Tells Guam Governor Nuclear Tensions Will Mean More TourismHuffPostNorth Korea threatened to fire missiles near Guam. Trump says the publicity will bring tourists. By Hilary Hanson. President Donald Trump called the governor of Guam on Friday to reassure him of the island's safety as nuclear tensions grow between the ...and more »

Top Asian News 6:07 pm GMT - Yahoo News

Top Asian News 6:07 pm GMTYahoo NewsSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping made a plea for cool-headedness over escalating tensions between the U.S. and North Korea in a phone conversation with U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday, urging both sides to avoid ...and more »

North Korea responds to Trump with ominous new warning of 'tragic doom' as tensions rise - AOL;

North Korea responds to Trump with ominous new warning of 'tragic doom' as tensions rise - AOL

AOLNorth Korea responds to Trump with ominous new warning of 'tragic doom' as tensions riseAOLNorth Korean officials scathingly responded to recent warnings from President Donald Trump over continued threats and missile testing. Speaking through its media arm Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), the government has now said that Trump should ...and more »

Obama Official: Why Trump's 'Locked and Loaded' North Korea Tweet Is Not Only Dangerous But Wrong - Newsweek;

Obama Official: Why Trump's 'Locked and Loaded' North Korea Tweet Is Not Only Dangerous But Wrong - Newsweek

NewsweekObama Official: Why Trump's 'Locked and Loaded' North Korea Tweet Is Not Only Dangerous But WrongNewsweekDonald Trump's trademark bluster reached new heights on Friday, when he tweeted that U.S. forces were “fully in place, locked and loaded” for an attack on North Korea but a top Pentagon Korea official in the Obama administration says that the president ...and more »

In face of nuclear threats, Trump predicts Guam will see 'tenfold' rise in tourism - ThinkProgress;

In face of nuclear threats, Trump predicts Guam will see 'tenfold' rise in tourism - ThinkProgress

ThinkProgressIn face of nuclear threats, Trump predicts Guam will see 'tenfold' rise in tourismThinkProgressIn a call Friday with Guam Gov. Eddie Calvo (R), President Donald Trump assured him that the White House is “with you 1,000 percent” following North Korea's threat of nuclear attack. Then, in signature Trump fashion, the president added that Guam could ...and more »

Trump to Guam governor: “We're with you 1000 percent” - Hot Air

Trump to Guam governor: “We're with you 1000 percent”Hot AirCalvo, a fellow Republican, responds, “Mr. President, as the governor of Guam representing the people of Guam and as an American citizen, I have never felt more safe or so confident than with you at the helm. So, with all the criticism going on over ...and more »

Trump's strategy against North Korea has more holes than a sieve - ThinkProgress;

Trump's strategy against North Korea has more holes than a sieve - ThinkProgress

ThinkProgressTrump's strategy against North Korea has more holes than a sieveThinkProgressThe "nuanced" approach needed to turn the heat down with Pyongyang is the very thing Trump lacks. D. Parvaz Twitter Aug 12, 2017, 10:02 am. SHARE; Facebook · Twitter · Email · SMS · WhatsApp. Share. North Korea wasted little time in calling Trump on ...and more »

How Trump's military options with North Korea could play out - The Hill;

How Trump's military options with North Korea could play out - The Hill

The HillHow Trump's military options with North Korea could play outThe HillA week of verbal volleying between President Trump and the North Korean regime has left many wondering: what would the so-called military option look like? Experts and military officials have long said any military action against North Korea could have ...and more »

China to Trump, North Korea: please use

China to Trump, North Korea: please use "restraint" - Axios

AxiosChina to Trump, North Korea: please use "restraint"AxiosPresident Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping talked on the phone last night on the North Korea crisis: The White House email release on the call: "The leaders affirmed that the recent adoption of a new United Nations Security Council resolution ...and more »

Chinese President Urges Calm in Dealing With North Korea During Trump Phone Call - TIME;

Chinese President Urges Calm in Dealing With North Korea During Trump Phone Call - TIME

TIMEChinese President Urges Calm in Dealing With North Korea During Trump Phone CallTIME(WASHINGTON) — Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping, in a call with President Donald Trump, said all sides should avoid rhetoric or action that would worsen tensions on the Korean Peninsula. China Central Television on Saturday cited Xi as ...and more »

Military Analysts List Indicators to Gauge US-North Korea Hostilities - TIME;

Military Analysts List Indicators to Gauge US-North Korea Hostilities - TIME

TIMEMilitary Analysts List Indicators to Gauge US-North Korea HostilitiesTIMEPresident Donald Trump warns the U.S. is “locked and loaded,” while Kim Jong Un's regime says it could launch missiles toward U.S. territory in the Pacific as soon as next week. Behind the scenes, however, it's not clear that a major military ...and more »

Let Trump Be Trump, Except on Foreign Policy - RealClearPolitics;

Let Trump Be Trump, Except on Foreign Policy - RealClearPolitics

RealClearPoliticsLet Trump Be Trump, Except on Foreign PolicyRealClearPoliticsWASHINGTON -- White House chief of staff John Kelly needs to draw a red line. Not with North Korea, but with President Trump. For the sake of Kelly's own reputation but even more for the sake of the country, there can be no more presidential improv on ...and more »

Raising the stakes: Why North Korea is talking up Guam - ABC News

Raising the stakes: Why North Korea is talking up GuamABC NewsThis image made from video of a news bulletin aired by North Korea's KRT on Tuesday, July 4, 2017, shows what was said to be North Korea leader Kim Jung Un, center, applauding after the launch of a Hwasong-14 intercontinental ballistic missile, ICBM, ...and more »

Trump's Rhetoric Renews Debate In Guam: Is Being 'Tip Of The Spear' Worth It? - NPR;

Trump's Rhetoric Renews Debate In Guam: Is Being 'Tip Of The Spear' Worth It? - NPR

NPRTrump's Rhetoric Renews Debate In Guam: Is Being 'Tip Of The Spear' Worth It?NPRThe tiny U.S. territory of Guam came under the international spotlight after North Korea said Wednesday that it's studying whether to launch a missile test toward the island. President Trump responded by escalating the rhetoric. "Let's see what he does ...and more »

AP sources: US-NKorea talking behind the scenes for months - WTVD-TV;

AP sources: US-NKorea talking behind the scenes for months - WTVD-TV

WTVD-TVAP sources: US-NKorea talking behind the scenes for monthsWTVD-TVA North Korean man carries his country's national flag at the Pyongyang Indoor Stadium on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016, in Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E). AP. Saturday, August 12, 2017 07:32AM. WASHINGTON --. Beyond the bluster, the ...and more »

The Latest: French leader urges calm in North Korea crisis - Miami Herald;

The Latest: French leader urges calm in North Korea crisis - Miami Herald

Miami HeraldThe Latest: French leader urges calm in North Korea crisisMiami HeraldThe Latest on the North Korea crisis (all times local):. 10:20 a.m.. French President Emmanuel Macron has called on all sides in the North Korean nuclear crisis to act responsibly "to prevent any escalation of tensions" after a days-long war of words ...and more »

Trump: If North Korea attacks US, it 'will regret it fast' - Philly.com;

Trump: If North Korea attacks US, it 'will regret it fast' - Philly.com

Philly.comTrump: If North Korea attacks US, it 'will regret it fast'Philly.comPresident Donald Trump gestures as he answers a question regarding the ongoing situation in North Korea, Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). by JONATHAN LEMIRE, The Associated ...and more »