The Daily Kos reports: When you take the position of press secretary in the Trump White House, the first thing they teach you is highly selective editing. Presidents have always been clear to deter threats: “We could, obviously, destroy...Show More Summary
With President Trump demeaning North Korea’s leader as “Rocket Man” and threatening to “totally destroy” North Korea, tensions over Kim Jong Un’s nuclear missile program grow worse, as Dennis J Bernstein reports. By Dennis J Bernstein The United Nations Security…Read more ?
North Korea’s launch of a Hwasong-12 IRBM over Japan on 28 August, a second launch on 15 September (once again overflying Japan), and its test of what is either a boosted fission weapon or an early generation thermonuclear weapon on 3 September have accelerated the rush towards a major military crisis on the Korean peninsula. Show More Summary
At the United Nations Tuesday, Donald Trump's incendiary North Korea remarks pushed the word even further from a peaceful outcome.
On Tuesday, in his first speech in front of the UN General Assembly, President Trump threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea and its "rocket man" Kim Jong Un. That, understandably, got people talking. The Hill reports ABC's chief foreign correspondent accused trump of using "WWE rhetoric" to lob an "immoral...
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump escalated his standoff with North Korea over its nuclear challenge on Tuesday, threatening to "totally destroy" the country of 26 million people and mocking its leader, Kim Jong Un, as a "rocket man."
As heads of state gather at the annual United Nations General Assembly this week, we asked North Korea experts to answer some frequently asked questions. Here are the experts, followed by the answers to our questions
When Donald Trump said there are "long gas lines" in North Korea, he probably didn't realize most North Koreans don't have cars.
On Tuesday, President Trump threatened to exterminate more than 25 million people on the floor of the United Nations General Assembly. Making no distinction between the regime of Kim Jong-un and the North Korean people, Trump said that if the U.S. “is forced to defend itself or its allies, we will have no choice but to totally destroy North […]
In a tweet posted on Tuesday morning, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders cited a strange source when coming up with endorsements for President Donald Trump’s threats that he could “destroy” North Korea. Presidents have always been clear to deter threats: “We could,...
Robert Farley Security, Asia What would war look like? In this situation, North Korea would hope that the prospect of war against China (and perhaps Russia) would deter the United States from pursuing the liberation of South Korea.Show More Summary
President Trump threatened to “totally destroy” North Korea, and said that Iran masked a corrupt dictatorship under “the false guise of a democracy.”
President Trump's threat to "totally destroy" North Korea recalls the 1950s, when American bombers did exactly that
Donald Trump delivered his first speech to the United Nations General Assembly, in which he said "Rocket Man" Kim Jong-un is on a "suicide mission," and the U.S. would "totally destroy" North Korea if necessary. The post Donald Trump sounds off on North Korea in UN address appeared first on Macleans.ca.
BEIJING – In Donald Trump’s struggles to confront the escalating threat of North Korea’s nuclear program, one factor has always loomed large: China. Trump believes Beijing, Pyongyang’s chief ally, could take advantage of its political...Show More Summary
During his first speech in front of the U.N. General Assembly, President Trump promised that the U.S. might have to “totally destroy” North Korea if it is threatened by its regime. Trump also went after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, stating the “rocket man is on a suicide mission for himself.”
China has historically been North Korea's biggest trading partner — and it's not even close. Business Insider put together two charts comparing North Korea's imports and exports by country using 2015 data from t he Observatory of Economic...Show More Summary
In his address to the United Nations General Assembly today, Donald Trump threatened to destroy North Korea if the country’s dictator Kim Jong Un continued his provocative behavior. Said Trump: “The United States has great strength and pa… Read The post Trump Threatens to ‘Totally Destroy’ North Korea and Its ‘Rocket Man’ Dictator: WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.
President Trump stood in front of the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday morning to warn of North Korea’s total destruction if it threatened the US with force. “The United States has great strength and patience, but if it is forced to defend itself, or it’s allies,” he said, “We will have no choice but […]
Malcolm Davis Security, Asia Does Kim have it? North Korea’s launch of a Hwasong-12 IRBM over Japan on 28 August, a second launch on 15 September (once again overflying Japan), and its test of what is either a boosted fission weapon...Show More Summary