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As Economy Grows, North Korea's Grip on Society Is Tested - New York Times

SEOUL, South Korea — Despite decades of sanctions and international isolation, the economy in North Korea is showing surprising signs of life. Scores of marketplaces have opened in cities across the country since the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un ...and more »

Trump Rattles South Korea by Saying It Should Pay for Antimissile System - New York Times

SEOUL, South Korea — President Trump's comment that he wants South Korea to pay for a missile defense system being set up in the country jolted its presidential race on Friday and surprised the government, leaving it scrambling to figure out the ...and more »

Exclusive: Trump vows to fix or scrap South Korea trade deal, wants missile system payment - Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump told Reuters on Thursday he will either renegotiate or terminate what he called a “horrible” free trade deal with South Korea and said Seoul should pay for a U.S. anti-missile system that he priced at ...and more »

Trump: 'We may terminate' US-South Korea trade agreement - Washington Post

President Trump threatened to terminate the U.S. trade agreement with South Korea in an interview Thursday night, declaring that the five-year-old accord with a key ally was “a horrible deal” that has left America “destroyed.” During an Oval Office ...and more »

Exclusive: Trump says 'major, major' conflict with North Korea possible, but seeks diplomacy - Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday a major conflict with North Korea is possible in the standoff over its nuclear and missile programs, but he would prefer a diplomatic outcome to the dispute. “There is a chance that we ...and more »

North Korea test-fires ballistic missile, US and South Korea confirm - CBS News

Last Updated Apr 29, 2017 12:49 AM EDT. SEOUL, South Korea -- North Korea test-fired a mid-range ballistic missile from the western part of its country Saturday, but the launch apparently failed, South Korea and the United States said Saturday. The ...and more »

It's a North Korean Missile Media Frenzy! - The Drive

The media is hooked on military drama from the Korean Peninsula, so be skeptical of reports on Pyongyang's ballistic missile launches. By Tyler RogowayApril 29, 2017. The War Zone · ASBM · Ballistic missile · Carrier Killer · Kim Jong Un · KN-17 ...and more »

What War With North Korea Looks Like - Newsweek

Updated | The batteries of North Korean artillery lie just on the other side of the divided peninsula's demilitarized zone. There are thousands of them—some hidden, others out in the open. Artillery shells are stored in an elaborate network of tunnels ...and more »

Trump Warns That 'Major, Major Conflict' With North Korea Is Possible - New York Times

HONG KONG — President Trump warned Thursday of the possibility of a “major, major conflict” with North Korea, in an interview in which he said he was seeking a diplomatic solution to concerns that Pyongyang was preparing to conduct another nuclear ...and more »

The Many North Korea Policies of the Trump Administration - The Atlantic

Like ​The Atlantic? Subscribe to ​The Atlantic Daily​, our free weekday email newsletter. In his first three months, Donald Trump's administration has begun to wrestle with the seemingly intractable nature of American foreign-policy headaches—the ...and more »