With tensions between the U.S. and North Korea at an all-time high, there are genuine fears that Kim Jong-un’s determination to become a nuclear force could lead to war. Throughout 2017, the North Korean military has continued to conduct missile tests each more successful than the last. Show More Summary
North Korea’s recent missile tests have shown to the rest of the world that Kim Jong-un’s hermit country is not planning to take a diplomatic approach with the United States of America. The growing tension between Washington and Pyongyang is escalating with each passing day but according to U.S. Show More Summary
Doug Bandow Security, Asia The more administration officials say war is going to happen, the more urgent it is for the DPRK to perfect its missile and nuclear technology. One of the chief fears about North Korea’s possession of nuclear weapons is the increased risk of a conflict no one wants. Show More Summary
North Korea released footage of an arms and munitions industry conference that appears to show former leader Kim Jong-il inspecting one of the country's first ever atomic bombs. Twitter Kim Jong-un inspects claimed hydrogen bomb in September 2017. (Getty) Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
One of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s top aides has disappeared from public life, prompting speculation that he may have been executed. General Hwang Pyong-so was once at the heart of Kim’s inner circle within the Workers’ Party Central Committee. Show More Summary
Kim Jong-Un has vowed to make North Korea the "world's strongest nuclear power," state media reported Wednesday, as the reclusive nation shows little sign of reining in a weapons programme fuelling global alarm. The North has rattled...Show More Summary
Zachary Keck Security, Asia And you were afraid of Kim Jong-un. Even more troubling, he seemed to welcome a nuclear holocaust as a means of promoting communism worldwide. At one point, Mao confided to Indian prime minister Jawaharlal...Show More Summary
Kim Jong-Un really is a nutcase; he thinks he can control the weather: North Korean state media’s latest claim says that its leader, Kim Jong Un, can control the weather.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said that the Unites States is willing to talk to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un without “precondition”. ….” Tillerson added that North Korea has “too much invested” in their nuclear weapons programme and said US...
It's tough to maintain a healthy national economy when most banks on the planet won't accept your business. That's the dilemma facing North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, as mounting economic sanctions cut his country out of the world economy. Show More Summary
North Korean state media claims he climbed a 8,500-foot mountain in snowy conditions.
A press release from the DPRK announced that leader Kim Jong-Un and aides hiked up Mt. Paektu, on the Korea-Chinese border, to celebrate the 2,744m mountain's significance in the republic's history. Nice shoes, Jong-Un!
New reports highlight that nuclear weapons are just one of several threats posed by Kim Jong-un’s regime.
The most famous whistleblower in America says we are in for colossal damage. Could tension between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un bring us to the brink of nuclear war? As tensions ramp up, we discuss what nuclear...Show More Summary
The Trump administration’s threats of war will not make Kim Jong-un back down.
A painting of Donald Trump dressed as Wonder Woman and defeating "Rocket Man" -- North Korea's Kim Jong-Un -- is a star attraction at international art festival Art Basel, which opens Thursday in Miami Beach. Also on display at the fair...Show More Summary
Fifty-six percent of those asked described the relationship with the U.S. as bad or very bad.