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More Than Tweeting: Trump and North Korea - The McGill International Review;

More Than Tweeting: Trump and North Korea - The McGill International Review

The McGill International ReviewMore Than Tweeting: Trump and North KoreaThe McGill International ReviewSouth Korean officials have observed that North Korea is preparing for another ballistic missile launch. This past summer, North Korea has conducted multiple missile tests with reportedly more powerful and long-range ballistic missiles. Pyongyang ...and more »

The $10 Trillion Resource North Korea Can't Tap - Canada Free Press

The $10 Trillion Resource North Korea Can't TapCanada Free PressNorth Korea may not have proved petroleum reserves, but it's estimated that the secluded belligerent nation sits on reserves of more than 200 minerals—including rare earth minerals—worth an estimated up to US$10 trillion. Of course, there are no ...and more »

Condemning NKorea nuke programme, India, Japan point to Pak - India.com

Condemning NKorea nuke programme, India, Japan point to PakIndia.comNew Delhi, Sep 14 (PTI) India and Japan today condemned North Korea's nuclear programme as a grave threat to global peace and stressed on holding accountable all parties supporting the reclusive nation's nuclear ambitions, in a veiled reference to ...and more »

“Land of No Good Options” - City Journal;

“Land of No Good Options” - City Journal

City Journal“Land of No Good Options”City JournalThe North Korean nuclear crisis has been a generation in the making. Decades of failed diplomacy, broken promises, and distrust have led Northeast Asia seemingly to the brink of catastrophe. For years, critics have warned that current approaches to ...and more »

European Union expands North Korea sanctions - The New Indian Express;

European Union expands North Korea sanctions - The New Indian Express

The New Indian ExpressEuropean Union expands North Korea sanctionsThe New Indian ExpressA man watches a TV news programme on a public screen showing an image of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un while reporting North Korea's possible nuclear test in Tokyo on Sept. 3, 2017. (Photo | AP). BRUSSELS: The EU expanded its North Korea ...and more »

A nuclear test and a soccer match: Soony Saad's tense trip to North Korea - MLSsoccer.com

A nuclear test and a soccer match: Soony Saad's tense trip to North KoreaMLSsoccer.comKANSAS CITY, Mo. – All Soony Saad wanted was to play a soccer game and come home. He didn't sign on for any geopolitical drama along the way. But there he was, an American in North Korea, watching that country shake a nuclear fist in the world's face.and more »

North Korea threatens to destroy Japan with nuclear weapons and turn the US into ashes and darkness - World Politics Journal;

North Korea threatens to destroy Japan with nuclear weapons and turn the US into ashes and darkness - World Politics Journal

World Politics JournalNorth Korea threatens to destroy Japan with nuclear weapons and turn the US into ashes and darknessWorld Politics JournalNorth Korea has threatened to destroy Japan with nuclear weapons and turn the US into “ashes and darkness” as the two countries spearheaded fresh UN Security Council sanctions. Last month, North Korea fired a ballistic missile over Japan's northern ...and more »

Pyongyang Condemns Tokyo, Seoul over Latest UNSC Sanctions - Latin American Herald Tribune

Pyongyang Condemns Tokyo, Seoul over Latest UNSC SanctionsLatin American Herald TribuneSEOUL - North Korea condemned Japan and South Korea over their support for the United States and the new sanctions imposed by the UN Security Council (UNSC), North Korean state news agency KCNA said. In a statement released Wednesday night, ...and more »

North Korea: Japan “no longer needed to exist near us” - Hot Air

North Korea: Japan “no longer needed to exist near us”Hot Air“The four islands of the archipelago should be sunken into the sea by the nuclear bomb of Juche. Japan is no longer needed to exist near us,” the Korea Asia-Pacific Peace Committee said in a statement published by the North's KCNA news agency.and more »

Will China Invade North Korea and Take Its Nuclear Facilities? - Newsweek;

Will China Invade North Korea and Take Its Nuclear Facilities? - Newsweek

NewsweekWill China Invade North Korea and Take Its Nuclear Facilities?NewsweekOn the surface, China's North Korea policy seems relatively consistent. China is keen to demonstrate that it is cooperating with international efforts to rein in North Korea, including allowing the passage of various UN Security Council sanctions on ...and more »

North Korea Threatens To 'Sink' Japan, Beat US 'Like A Rabid Dog' Following Sanctions - The Inquisitr;

North Korea Threatens To 'Sink' Japan, Beat US 'Like A Rabid Dog' Following Sanctions - The Inquisitr

The InquisitrNorth Korea Threatens To 'Sink' Japan, Beat US 'Like A Rabid Dog' Following SanctionsThe InquisitrNorth Korea threatened to “sink” Japan and promised to turn the U.S. into “ash and darkness” after the two nations spearheaded tough sanctions against the secretive Asian regime, The Guardian is reporting. The sanctions follow recent nuclear missile ...and more »

Australia backs new Nth Korea sanctions - AppsforPCdaily;

Australia backs new Nth Korea sanctions - AppsforPCdaily

AppsforPCdailyAustralia backs new Nth Korea sanctionsAppsforPCdailyNew United Nations Security Council sanctions imposed against North Korea are watered down from an original draft by the United States, which had sought the stopping of fuel shipments and the right to arbitrarily board and inspect ships plying in and ...and more »

Sanctions Inefficacy - World Policy Institute (blog);

Sanctions Inefficacy - World Policy Institute (blog)

World Policy Institute (blog)Sanctions InefficacyWorld Policy Institute (blog)Economic sanctions are a major form of leverage to promote diplomatic rather than military solutions to international problems, according to the liberal theory of international relations. The idea is to provide incremental pressure to change the cost ...and more »

N.Korea threatens to 'sink' Japan, reduce US to 'ashes and darkness' - gulfnews.com

N.Korea threatens to 'sink' Japan, reduce US to 'ashes and darkness'gulfnews.comSEOUL/JAPAN: A North Korean state agency threatened on Thursday to use nuclear weapons to “sink” Japan and reduce the United States to “ashes and darkness” for supporting a UN Security Council resolution and sanctions over its latest nuclear test.and more »

China has a plan to cripple North Korea, so let's work with Beijing - The Hill;

China has a plan to cripple North Korea, so let's work with Beijing - The Hill

The HillChina has a plan to cripple North Korea, so let's work with BeijingThe HillThe United States and North Korea are in a dangerous cycle of escalating military threats and rhetorical exchanges. The risk of a miscalculation that results in catastrophic civilian consequences and global economic shocks is high. To get off the ...and more »

South Korea Conducts 'Stealth' Cruise Missile Test - NewsBeat Social

South Korea Conducts 'Stealth' Cruise Missile TestNewsBeat SocialUNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — North Korea's ongoing nuclear weapons tests prompting its neighbor in the South to step up its own military capabilities. The Korea Times reports that South Korea successfully conducted its first live-fire drill for ...and more »

North Korea's nuclear blast is much bigger than first thought, experts say - Washington Examiner;

North Korea's nuclear blast is much bigger than first thought, experts say - Washington Examiner

Washington ExaminerNorth Korea's nuclear blast is much bigger than first thought, experts sayWashington ExaminerExperts who have been poring over data and commercial satellite imagery now say they believe the yield of North Korea's Sept. 3 nuclear test was significantly greater than initially estimated. An analysis by the respected 38 North website, which is ...and more »

North Korea: the US should be “beaten to death like a rabid dog” - Vox;

North Korea: the US should be “beaten to death like a rabid dog” - Vox

VoxNorth Korea: the US should be “beaten to death like a rabid dog”VoxAnd it also wants to turn US to “ashes,” “sink” Japanese islands, and “wipe out” South Korea. Updated by Alex [email protected]@vox.com Sep 14, 2017, 11:50am EDT. tweet · share. An activists wearing a mask with an image of North Korean ...and more »

Is South Korea a developed country? Yes and no - Borderless News Online;

Is South Korea a developed country? Yes and no - Borderless News Online

Borderless News OnlineIs South Korea a developed country? Yes and noBorderless News OnlineMany of our readers contact us asking advice on traveling in Asia, and one destination that's increasingly on people's radars in South Korea. Aside from questions on where to go and what to do, people considering moving there ask what life is like.and more »

Observers: North Korea Pushing Longtime Ally Beijing Into Corner - Voice of America;

Observers: North Korea Pushing Longtime Ally Beijing Into Corner - Voice of America

Voice of AmericaObservers: North Korea Pushing Longtime Ally Beijing Into CornerVoice of AmericaWhile debate continues in Washington about how the latest round of sanctions against North Korea could have been tougher, and U.S. President Donald Trump's administration ponders additional actions, patience is wearing thin in China with the country's ...and more »