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How Kim rules: What the North Korean leader's unexpected directions for his country mean for the US - Christian Science Monitor

After his nearly six years in power, it's clear there are some significant differences between Kim Jong-un and his forebears, and that he is exhibiting a ruling style that has evolved in unexpected ways. A photo released by the North Korean government ...and more »

Can the world live with a nuclear North Korea? - BBC News

This is, by any standards, the most provocative of North Korea's recent missile tests. Launching a rocket over Japanese territory - with at least the possibility that it could break up and deposit debris on Japanese soil - shows that Pyongyang is ...and more »

As North Korean missile threat grows, Japan's defensive capabilities fail to keep up - The Japan Times

The Japanese government has insisted that it is taking necessary steps to counter North Korea's missile threat, but the ballistic missile that flew over northern Japan on Tuesday exposed the limits to which the country can fully prepare for the highly ...and more »

North Korea fires missile over Japan in 'unprecedented threat' - BBC News

North Korea has fired a missile over Japan in a move Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called an "unprecedented" threat to his country and US President Donald Trump said was an act of "contempt". The missile, launched early on Tuesday Korean time, flew over ...and more »

North Korean leader says more to come as UN condemns missile launch over Japan - The Japan Times

North Korea said Wednesday that the missile it launched over Japan on Tuesday was an intermediate-range Hwasong-12 and that the drill — meant to counter U.S.-South Korean war games — had involved military units “tasked with striking the bases” of ...and more »

Analysis: Should the US set a 'red line' for North Korea? - PBS NewsHour

North Korea fired a missile that crossed over Japan before landing in the sea on Tuesday. Pyongyang called it the “first step” in its military operations in the Pacific. Following the test, President Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday that “Talking is not ...and more »

North Korea missile tests didn't fail, US military says in revised report - Fox News

North Korea fired three short-range missiles on Saturday -- all successful -- despite earlier reports suggesting failure, according to the U.S. military. Seoul's Joint Chiefs of Staff said the projectiles fired from the North's eastern coast flew about ...and more »

Talking to North Korea is 'not the answer,' Trump says, conflicting with Rex Tillerson - ABC News

President Donald Trump, responding to North Korea's latest missile launch, tweeted this morning that talking to North Korea is "not the answer." Interested in Donald Trump? Add Donald Trump as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Donald Trump ...and more »

North Korea: What are the military options? - BBC News

US President Donald Trump said "we'll see" when asked if he was going to attack North Korea after the secretive state claimed to have successfully tested a hydrogen bomb. So what could military action against Kim Jong-un's regime actually look like ...and more »

As it launches another missile, we must realise there are no easy options for dealing with North Korea - The Conversation AU

North Korea launches another missile – its 18th for the year and 80th since Kim Jong-un assumed power in 2011. This time it travels over Japan itself. The “international community” expresses outrage. Australia echoes these imprecations – at a distance ...and more »