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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., 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

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: U.S. ready for unilateral sanctions against North Korea

The Trump administration is moving toward unilaterally tightening sanctions on North Korea, targeting Chinese companies and banks the U.S. says are funneling cash into Pyongyang’s weapons program......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 10th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: U.S. pushes U.N. for new sanctions against North Korea

After Pyongyang’s missile launch, the Security Council holds an emergency meeting where the U.S. says it plans to introduce a resolution that would seek to cut off major sources of currency, restrict oil flows and target senior officials in North Korea.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 6th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: U.S. warns North Korea only ‘self-restraint’ is preventing war

The U.S. warned North Korea that it is ready to fight if provoked, as Pyongyang claimed another weapons-development breakthrough following its launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile a day earlier......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 5th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: U.S. warns it’s ready for war as North Korea ups the stakes

The U.S. warned North Korea that it is ready to fight if provoked, as Pyongyang claimed another weapons-development breakthrough following its launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile a day earlier......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 5th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: U.S. calls for action after North Korea successfully launches long-range missile

The U.S. Army says its commitment to South Korea’s defense is “ironclad,” as the U.S. calls for global action against North Korea, which has successfully fired a ballistic missile capable of reaching the continental U.S......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 5th, 2017