Kim Jong Un Orders North Korean Nukes Placed On 'Standby' - Outside the Beltway

SEOUL, South Korea — The North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, has urged his military to have its nuclear warheads deployed and ready to be fired at any moment, the country's state-run news agency reported Friday. Mr. Kim's comments were reported a day ...

Kim Jong Un to North Korean Military: Be Ready to Use Nuclear Weapons - Newsweek

North Korea Asia Kim Jong-Un Pyongyang North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspects a flight drill of fighter pilots from the Korean People's Army's Air and Anti-Air Force, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency in ...

North Korea reacts to UN's stern message. What's really going on? - Fox News

This week the UN Security Council imposed what it calls its broadest and deepest measures against North Korea in response to its January 6 nuclear test and February 7 missile launch, each of which were violations of earlier Security Council resolutions.

Eight things people get wrong about North Korea - BBC News

For one of the world's most secret societies, there is a constant stream of news about North Korea. This week there's been a lot of noise surrounding its nuclear programme. It's because leader Kim Jong-un says his country's weapons should be ready to ...

North Korea 'nuclear standby' orders spark global concern - euronews

But Kim Jong-un's latest orders for North Korea to be ready to use its nuclear weapons at any time, putting the military in 'pre-emptive attack' mode, have sent shockwaves around the world. Kim's comments, made amid exercises involving new multiple ...

The Security-Human Rights Nexus in North Korea - Foreign Policy (blog)

Soviet dissident Andrei Sakharov once said, a “country which does not respect the rights of its own citizens will not respect the rights of its neighbors.” In other words, human rights and sustainable peace are connected. Sakharov's observation ...

North Korea: Nukes need to be ready for use - CNN

(CNN) For a second day, North Korea appeared to be flexing its military muscles in the wake of a United Nations vote meant to cripple the nation's nuclear program. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said the country's "nuclear warheads need to be ready ...

North Korea Readies Nukes, Following Tough UN Sanctions Vote - U.S. News & World Report

People walk by a TV news program showing North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Seoul, South Korea, on March 4, 2016. Ahn Young-joon/AP. Related Content. U.S. Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power, left, speaks to China's Ambassador to the ...

Unpacking UNSC Resolution 2270 on North Korea - European Council on Foreign Relations

The resolution unquestionably goes one notch further in isolating Pyongyang - the cost is empowering China to make decisions regarding implementation. Sanctions have become a frequent tool in international relations – especially so for democracies, who ...

Ted Cruz proposes reviving SDI to counter North Korean nuclear threat - Blasting News

One of the more substantive issues that was discussed during the Republican presidential debate in Detroit concerned the latest threat to come out of North Korea. That country's mad, bad, and dangerous to know leader Kim Jong-Un has ordered his nuclear ...

In latest outburst, North Korea's Kim orders nuclear weapons at the ready - Washington Post

TOKYO — North Korea's Kim Jong Un has ordered his military to be ready to use its nuclear weapons at any time, saying they were needed given the “ferocious hostility” of new “gangster-like” sanctions leveled against Pyongyang. The order, reported in ...

Kim Jong Un Issues Nuclear Warning - Daily Beast

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ordered military leaders to ready nuclear weapons for use “at any time,” a day after Pyongyang fired six short-range projectiles into the Sea of Japan, state media reported Thursday. The state-run Korean Central News ...

North Korean Army to Assume 'Pre-Emptive Attack' Mode With Nuclear Weapons - Gizmodo

North Korea isn't happy. According to Reuters, Kim Jong Un has told the country's military to assume “pre-emptive attack” mode and be prepared to use its nuclear weapons at any time. The news, released via North Korea's state news agency KCNA, is a ...

Kim Jong Un criticizes S.Korea's 'hysterical' president - NK News

Kim Jong Un directly criticized South Korean President Park Geun-hye's “hysteria” and “rash behavior” on Friday, saying it would result in her destruction. Kim's remarks came via the state-run Rodong Sinmun and Korea Central News Agency (KCNA) online ...

N.Korea leader tells military to be ready to use nuclear weapons - Reuters

SEOUL North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ordered his country to be ready to use its nuclear weapons at any time and the military to be in "pre-emptive attack" mode in the face of growing threats from its enemies, state media said on Friday. The comments ...

North Korea makes nuclear threat - The Hindu

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspects a flight drill of fighter pilots from the Korean People's Army Air and Anti-Air Force in Pyongyang. File photo | Photo Credit: KCNA. AP. SEOUL, March 04, 2016 10:06 IST. Updated: September 20, 2016 16:30 IST.

North Korea: Kim Jong-un orders country to be ready to fire nuclear weapons 'at any time' - The Independent

North Korea's nuclear weapons are to be made ready to fire “at any time”, state-controlled media has reported. The country's leader, Kim Jong-un, also ordered the military to be prepared to carry out a pre-emptive strike because of the precarious ...

N.Korea reveals details of 300mm multiple rocket launcher - NK News

North Korea's state media described the country's new 300mm rocket artillery system for the first time on Friday. The article and photographs published by state media – combined with the data reported by the South Korean military Thursday – revealed ...

North Korea leader tells military to be ready to use nuclear weapons at any time - AOL News

SEOUL, March 4 (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ordered his country to be ready to use its nuclear weapons at any time and to turn its military posture to "pre-emptive attack" mode in the face of growing threats from its enemies, state media ...

Be Ready To Use Nuclear Weapons At Any Time: Kim Jong Un Orders North Korea - NDTV

Kim Jong Un made the comments as he supervised military exercises involving newly developed rocket launchers, KCNA reported. SEOUL: Highlights. North Korea's military stance changed to 'pre-emptive attack' mode; UN Security Council imposed new ...