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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 »

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 »

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 »

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

The North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, with what the C.I.A. calls “the disco ball.” The sphere is supposedly a nuclear weapon, shrunken to fit inside the nose cone of a missile.CreditKorean Central News Agency, via European Pressphoto Agency. By David E ...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 »

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 »

North Korea Is Said to Detain Another US Citizen - New York Times

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea has detained a United States citizen, the Swedish Embassy in Pyongyang and a university chancellor said Sunday, raising the number of Americans thought to be held by the secretive nation to three. The arrest, if ...and more »

All About the US Missile Defense That'll Protect South Korea—And Tick Off China - WIRED

A truck carrying equipment need to set up the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system arrives at the Osan base in South Korea on March 7, 2017. U.S. Forces Korea/Getty Images. Share. share. tweet. comment. email. North Korea ...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 »

Trump praises Chinese efforts on North Korea 'menace,' Pyongyang warns of strike - Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump praised Chinese efforts to rein in “the menace of North Korea” on Thursday, after North Korean state media warned the United States of a “super-mighty preemptive strike.” Trump told a news conference ...and more »