Pentagon chief Mattis disputes suggestions that he and Trump do not see eye-to-eye - Washington Post

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis disputed Thursday that there is daylight between him and President Trump on key issues while acknowledging there is little he can do about such characterizations. Mattis, speaking to reporters at the Pentagon, cited several ...

North Korean ambassador summoned by the UK - BBC News

A government minister has held a face-to-face meeting with North Korea's ambassador to condemn the country's latest missile test. Mark Field, Britain's minister for Asia and the Pacific, summoned the ambassador after North Korea fired a missile over ...

August 31, 2017 - Voice of America

This handout photo provided by South Korean Defense Ministry in Seoul shows South Korean F-15K fighter jets and U.S. F-35B stealth jet fighters flying over South Korea during a joint military drill aimed at countering North Korea's latest missile test.

US flies bombers, fighters in show of force against N. Korea - Yahoo News Canada (blog)

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — The United States flew some of its most advanced warplanes in bombing drills with ally South Korea on Thursday, a clear warning after North Korea launched a midrange ballistic missile designed to carry nuclear bombs over ...

Lawmakers propose resolution calling for S. Korea's nuclear armament amid NK threats - Yonhap News

SEOUL, Aug. 31 (Yonhap) -- A group of conservative opposition lawmakers on Thursday proposed a parliamentary resolution calling for South Korea's nuclear armament, saying it must not condone North Korea's nuclear "monopoly." The 26 lawmakers of the ...

Donald Trump rejects diplomacy with North Korea - Deutsche Welle

Donald Trump and his defense secretary have sent mixed messages on North Korea, with Trump saying "talking is not the answer." The confusion raises questions over whether the US has a plan to deal with the crisis. Donald Trump and James Mattis ...

Japan pushes US to propose new UN sanctions on N. Korea - Asahi Shimbun

UNITED NATIONS--Japan pushed the United States on Wednesday to propose new United Nations Security Council sanctions on North Korea, which diplomats said could target the country's laborers working abroad, oil supply and textile exports. The United ...