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

Peace Progress: North Korea Will Send Team To Winter Games As Seoul Prepares To Lift Some Sanctions

A day after the Wall Street Journal reported that the US officials are debating whether it’d be possible to mount a limited military strike against the North without provoking a nuclear response (maybe but who’d want.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 9th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: North and South Korea kick off first direct talks in two years

South and North Korea started their first official face-to-face talks in two years on Tuesday, with hopes that discussions could ease tensions on the peninsula stemming from Pyongyang’s nuclear-weapons program......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 8th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: South Korea offers to hold high-level talks with North over Olympics

Seoul’s Unification Minister on Tuesday proposed talks with North Korea over its possible involvement in next month’s Winter Olympics in South Korea—and Pyongyang’s nuclear program......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 2nd, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Hawaii to test missile-warning siren after latest North Korean launch

As North Korea launched a new missile test after a brief hiatus, officials in Hawaii said the state will resume testing a Cold War-era nuclear warning siren this week......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 28th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: China to send envoy to North Korea after Trump’s visit to Beijing

China said it would send a special envoy to North Korea, according to the official Xinhua News Agency, days after U.S. President Donald Trump pushed for more action from Beijing to pressure Pyongyang over its nuclear program......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 15th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: B-1 bombers skirt North Korea, which accuses U.S. of ‘seeking to ignite a nuclear war’

Two U.S. B-1B bombers flew near North Korea on Thursday, alongside Japanese and South Korean jet fighters, provoking anger from Pyongyang ahead of President Donald Trump’s closely watched trip to Asia......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 2nd, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Mattis warns military to be ready if diplomacy fails with North Korea

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said the U.S. is using diplomacy and economic pressure to turn back North Korea’s nuclear weapons program, but cautioned a gathering of Army officers and troops that they need to be ready in case negotiations fail.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 9th, 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