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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: 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

The Wall Street Journal: North Korean quake suggests underground nuclear test

A magnitude 5.3 earthquake hit close to North Korea’s nuclear test site early Friday, a U.S. monitoring service said, possibly indicating North Korea has conducted a fifth nuclear test......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 8th, 2016

The Wall Street Journal: Evacuations after tunnel collapse at Hanford nuclear facility

The roof over part of an underground tunnel containing radioactive materials collapsed at a former nuclear-weapons production site in a remote part of Washington state, prompting an emergency declaration and evacuation of some employees, officials said......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 9th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: North Korea arrests American university professor in Pyongyang

North Korea has arrested a U.S. citizen in Pyongyang, according to people familiar with the matter, adding another potential flashpoint with the U.S. at a time of increasingly heated rhetoric......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 23rd, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Trump says U.S. will respond to North Korea itself if China doesn’t act

President Donald Trump has signed off on a policy approach to North Korea that involves increased economic and political pressure while military options remain under consideration longer term, a senior U.S. official said......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 12th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: China wants a peaceful solution to North Korea threat, Xi tells Trump

As the U.S. presses China for more action to blunt the threat from North Korea, Chinese President Xi Jinping spoke by phone with his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump and reiterated that China hopes for a peaceful solution of the issue......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 12th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: North Korea tests another ballistic missile ahead of U.S.-China talks

North Korea launched a medium-range ballistic missile off the east coast of the Korean Peninsula on Wednesday morning, as U.S. President Donald Trump prepared for his first meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 4th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: U.S. building case linking North Korea to $81 million robbery from N.Y. Fed

Federal prosecutors are building potential cases that would accuse North Korea of directing the theft of $81 million from Bangladesh’s account at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York last year, according to people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 22nd, 2017

North Korea Has Doubled Size of Uranium-Enrichment Facility, IAEA Chief Says

Yukiya Amano, director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, cast doubt on the chances of striking an Iran-type deal with North Korea, which he said is rapidly advancing its capacity to produce nuclear weapons......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMar 20th, 2017