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Fast Facts About North Korea's Secret Nuclear Program - HuffPost

North Korea has been nothing but open about its ultimate military goal: The country and its defiant leader, Kim Jong Un, want a nuclear weapon to place on top of an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of reaching the United States. The regime ...and more »

China's Leader Urges Restraint on North Korea in Call With Trump - New York Times

BEIJING — China's president, Xi Jinping, has urged President Trump to show restraint toward North Korea despite signs that the North may be preparing a nuclear test. Mr. Xi made the appeal in a phone call with Mr. Trump on Monday that reflected ...and more »

Twenty-five million reasons the US hasn't struck North Korea - Washington Post

TOKYO — If the United States were to strike North Korea, Kim Jong Un's regime would retaliate by unleashing its conventional weaponry lined up on the demilitarized zone that has separated the two Koreas for about seven decades. And that conventional ...and more »

As North Korea Speeds Its Nuclear Program, US Fears Time Will Run Out - New York Times

WASHINGTON — Behind the Trump administration's sudden urgency in dealing with the North Korean nuclear crisis lies a stark calculus: a growing body of expert studies and classified intelligence reports that conclude the country is capable of producing ...and more »

US Navy guided-missile sub calls in South Korea - CNN

Washington (CNN) The USS Michigan -- a guided-missile submarine -- arrived in South Korea for what a US defense official described as a show of force amid tensions between the US and North Korea. The US Navy sub arrived in the port city of Busan, South ...and more »

Missile Defense System Takes Shape in South Korea as North Holds Drills - New York Times

SEOUL, South Korea — The United States and South Korea began installing key elements of an advanced missile-defense system in a rural southern county on Wednesday, a day after North Korea held huge artillery drills to mark the 85th anniversary of the ...and more »

Why hasn't North Korea conducted its sixth nuclear test? - CNN

(CNN) The world is anxiously waiting for North Korea's sixth nuclear test. More than a month after US and South Korean officials publicly declared North Korea was ready to set off a nuclear bomb and almost two weeks since analysts said North Korea's ...and more »

Trump's claim that Korea 'actually used to be a part of China' - Washington Post

“He then went into the history of China and Korea. Not North Korea, Korea. And you know, you're talking about thousands of years . . . and many wars. And Korea actually used to be a part of China. And after listening for 10 minutes, I realized that it ...and more »

Japan warns citizens they might have only 10 minutes to prepare for a North Korean missile - Washington Post

TOKYO — North Korea might be talking about building missiles that can reach the United States, but Kim Jong Un's regime already has lots of missiles that can reach Japan. So the Japanese government is preparing its citizens in case a missile comes ...and more »

North Korea Holds Drill With Live Fire to Mark Military Anniversary: Seoul -

PYONGYANG, North Korea — South Korea's military said Tuesday that North Korea held major live-fire drills in an area around its eastern coastal town of Wonsan as it marked the anniversary of the founding of its military. The exercise took place as a U ...and more »