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

All 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 ...

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

With 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 ...

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

The 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 ...

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

North 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 ...

Top Asian News 6:07 pm GMT - Yahoo News

SEOUL, 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 ...

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

North 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 ...

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

Donald 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 ...

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

In 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 ...

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

Calvo, 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 ...

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

The "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 ...

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

A 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 ...

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

President 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 ...

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

(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 ...

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

President 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 ...

Let Trump Be Trump, Except on Foreign Policy - RealClearPolitics

WASHINGTON -- 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 ...

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

This 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, ...

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

The 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 ...

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

A 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 ...

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

The 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 ...

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

President 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 ...