President Donald Trump announced Monday that the U.S. will designate North Korea as a state sponsor of terror amid heightened nuclear tensions on the Korean peninsula.
Concerns about radiation and contamination are on the rise on the Korean Peninsula. But claims by North Korean refugees are hard to prove.
President Donald Trump announced Monday that the United States will designate North Korea as a state sponsor of terror amid heightened nuclear tensions on the Korean peninsula. Trump said the designation will impose further penalties on the country. He called it a long overdue step and part of the U.S.' "maximum pressure campaign" against the North. … Click to Continue »
Cross-posted from TomDispatch.com Speaking of the situation on the Korean peninsula, he predicted that there would be “the
His comments appeared to be a nod to the deployment of three Navy aircraft carrier groups to the Korean Peninsula last month.
For logical and traceable reasons, the chances of war on the Korean peninsula have moved beyond “possible” and now solidly into “likely” territory. The combined actions, decisions, and positions of Presidents George W. Bush, Obama, and...Show More Summary
Nuclear escalation on the Korean Peninsula would have gone terribly for everyone involved. The United States would have caused dreadful pain to uncertain strategic advantage, potentially pushing the Communist powers to escalate. The physical and human terrain of Korea would have endured awful suffering.
For multiple days in 1770, a swath of sky over Japan, the Korean Peninsula, and the eastern coast of China looked as if it had been set ablaze, illuminated in a scorching red light. No one knew what caused it, and we only knew it happened thanks to a few scant recordings that survived the intervening centuries. Show More Summary
It's the largest display of U.S. naval strength in the Western Pacific in a decade
North Korea says the unprecedented deployment of three US aircraft carrier groups "taking up a strike posture" around the Korean peninsula is making it impossible to predict when nuclear war will break out, the AP reports. North Korea's UN ambassador, Ja Song Nam, said in a letter to Secretary-General Antonio...
North Korea is furious about recent U.S. military drills in the Pacific.
North Korea warned Monday that the unprecedented deployment of three U.S. aircraft carrier groups "taking up a strike posture" around the Korean peninsula is making it impossible to predict when … Click to Continue »
The four-day drills are set to conclude Tuesday.
South Korea said its military is maintaining combat readiness.
North Korea said on Saturday that U.S. President Donald Trump's first trip to Asia showed he was a "destroyer" and he had begged for war on the Korean peninsula. "Trump, during his visit, laid bare his true nature as destroyer of world...Show More Summary
North Korea said on Saturday that the comments President Trump has made during his trip through Asia "begged for a nuclear war on the Korean peninsula." Read more...
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea said on Saturday that U.S. President Donald Trump's first trip to Asia showed he was a "destroyer" and he had begged for war on the Korean peninsula.
Kyle Mizokami Security, Asia It would be a bloody affair. In the event of a conflict on the Korean Peninsula, U.S. and South Korean forces will root and and destroy the regime of Kim Jong-un. The need to properly secure the country’s weapons of mass destruction will necessitate an invasion of North Korea, much of which will come by sea. Show More Summary
Pope Francis is seeking to defuse rising nuclear tensions on the Korean peninsula and boost support for disarmament efforts with a Vatican conference that brings together 11 Nobel Peace prize … Click to Continue »
The president's speech address came after he failed to visit the demilitarized zone dividing the Korean peninsula leaving South Korean President Moon Jae-In waiting for him.