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The Wall Street Journal: North Korea has expanded its enriched uranium facility, U.N. nuclear inspector says

North Korea has doubled the size of its facility for enriching uranium in recent years, according to the United Nations’ top nuclear inspector, who voiced doubt that a diplomatic agreement can end leader Kim Jong Un’s weapons programs.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 20th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: U.S. again says North Korea must give up nukes, hints at military strike

The White House on Sunday reiterated its position that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un must give up his nuclear weapons, days after President Donald Trump hinted again at a military strike on the North......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 17th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: North Korea is getting ready for another possible ICBM launch, says South Korea

North Korea is making preparations for the possible launch of another intercontinental ballistic missile, South Korea’s Defense Ministry said Monday, just one day after Pyongyang detonated a nuclear device......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 4th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: North Korea hails ‘perfect success’ of nuclear test triggering magnitude-6.3 earthquake

Test came hours after Kim Jong Un showed off what he described as a hydrogen bomb capable of being mounted on an ICBM......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 3rd, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: North Korea claims to have hydrogen bomb—threatens to knock out U.S. electrical grid

North Korea said it has “succeeded in making a more developed” hydrogen bomb and mounting it on the tip of a long-range missile, and threatened a high-altitude nuclear blast that experts fear could wipe out electrical networks in the U.S......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 2nd, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: U.S. presses China, other nations to help rein in North Korea

Trump administration officials urged China and other nations to band together to confront North Korea over its nuclear and ballistic-missile ambitions, with Vice President Mike Pence declaring “all options are on the table” to rein in Pyongyang......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 30th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Hawaii adopts emergency plan for North Korea missile attack

Hawaiian officials adopt the motto of better safe than sorry when it comes to the threat of a nuclear weapons attack......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 21st, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: U.S., Russia clash at U.N. over approach to North Korea threat

The U.S. and Russia clashed at the United Nations Security Council over how to respond to North Korea’s nuclear-weapons program, a confrontation throwing into doubt U.S. hopes for an international diplomatic solution to the burgeoning crisis......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 6th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: North Korea claims successful test firing of an ICBM

North Korea said it successfully test-launched an intercontinental ballistic missile, claiming a major advance in its attempt to threaten the U.S. with a nuclear-tipped weapon......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 4th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: North Korea launches second ballistic missile in little over a week

North Korea successfully launched its second ballistic missile in a little more than a week, ramping up the pace of its testing as it seeks to develop the ability to target the continental U.S. with a nuclear-tipped weapon......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 21st, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: South Korea’s new president may complicate ties with U.S.

South Korean voters chose a forceful advocate for closer ties with North Korea and China to succeed their impeached president, complicating U.S. efforts to isolate Pyongyang and rein in its nuclear-weapons program......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 9th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: U.S. open to talks with North Korea, Tillerson says

The Trump administration said Thursday that it is not seeking to overthrow North Korean leader Kim Jong Un over his nuclear weapons program and would consider holding talks, if Pyongyang pursues “the right agenda.”.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 27th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Trump urges U.N. to ‘solve the problem’ of North Korea’s weapons program

President Donald Trump said the United Nations Security Council must adopt new and stronger sanctions on North Korea, telling visiting U.N. diplomats that “it’s time to solve the problem” posed by the country’s nuclear-weapons program......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 25th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Peace with North Korea remains possible thanks to China, Pence says

A peaceful end to growing tensions over North Korea’s nuclear and ballistic-missile ambitions remains possible thanks to China, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said Saturday in Australia......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 22nd, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Tillerson compares Iran nuclear deal with failed North Korea policy

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the nuclear agreement with Iran risks repeating mistakes of past U.S. policy toward North Korea, underscoring a tough Trump administration line against both countries......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 19th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: North Korea defiant as U.S. carrier group approaches

North Korea said that it was “not frightened” by the U.S. strike on its allies in Syria, and vowed to beef up its nuclear force as U.S. Navy ships make their way to waters near the Asian nation......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 9th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Satellite images show North Korea may be planning nuclear test

North Korea may be preparing to test another nuclear device as President Donald Trump prepares to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping next month, in a summit that is expected to focus on containing North Korea’s weapons program.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 28th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Tillerson rips ‘failed approach’ to North Korea, says U.S. will pressure China

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson slammed “20 years of failed approach” to North Korea and indicated the U.S. would take a more assertive stance with China to tackle Pyongyang’s nuclear threat......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 16th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: In Korea, Mattis vows ‘effective and overwhelming’ nuclear response

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis promised an “effective and overwhelming” response to any use of nuclear weapons, in firm remarks aimed at North Korea at the end of a two-day trip to South Korea......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 3rd, 2017

Is China Using North Korea For Nuclear Blackmail Against The US?

A Wall Street Journal article recently stated that “Some White House officials believe that if Mr. Trump follows through on campaign vows to label China a currency manipulator and slaps Chinese imports with hefty tariffs, Chinese President Xi Jinping wi.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesNov 23rd, 2016

The Wall Street Journal: Defiant North Korea carries out fifth nuclear test

Pyongyang declared a successful test hours after the U.S. Geological Survey detected a magnitude 5.3 earthquake near North Korea’s nuclear test site and after President Barack Obama wrapped up a tour of Asia......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 9th, 2016