The US will send F-22 Raptor stealth fighter jets to South Korea for a joint drill, reports said Friday, in a new show of force aimed at Pyongyang. Six fighter jets, normally based in Okinawa, Japan, will be deployed to the South for a five-day joint military exercise, Vigilant Ace, starting December 4, local media reported. Show More Summary
Doug Bandow Security, Asia Redesignating Pyongyang as a state sponsor of terrorism is a political act, a declaration that the DPRK is on Washington’s naughty list. President Donald Trump demonstrated his contempt for the law in naming North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism. Show More Summary
TAIPEI/BEIJING (Reuters) - Air China Ltd has indefinitely suspended flights between Beijing and Pyongyang, citing poor demand as North Korea faces growing sanctions from the United States over its nuclear weapons and missile programs. Show More Summary
Follow filmmaker Jackson Kingsley to get a glimpse of what life is like in North Korea, a country rarely seen by foreigners. Britain’s fastest snowboarder Jamie Barrow is our guide around the DPRK’s capital city Pyongyang before he heads up to the slopes of Masikryong. The post Video of the week: Inside North Korea’s luxury ski resort appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
On its own, Donald Trump returning North Korea to the list of states sponsoring terrorism makes sense. One more gentle tightening of the vice on Pyongyang is the sort of move we’d expect from the United States at this perilous point: cautious and incremental. One more, ever-so-calculated move in a chess game where everyone is careful not to knock over any of the pieces.
Pyongyang pledges to further enhance its nuclear arms programme after being re-listed as a state sponsor of terrorism.
The United States unveiled new economic sanctions Tuesday targeting North Korean shipping and Chinese traders doing business with Pyongyang. The measures came a day after President Donald Trump declared North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism and warned of a string of new measures against its banned nuclear program. Show More Summary
Monday’s announcement that the United States would label North Korea a “state sponsor of terrorism” may see a heated response from Pyongyang. For months, President Trump and North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong Un have been trading insults and threats, raising concerns about an open military confrontation to halt Pyongyang’s missile and nuclear programs. Most […]
The Philippines says only "some" Asia-Pacific leaders condemned North Korea's development of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles when they gathered for an annual summit in Manila last week despite President … Click to Continue »
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea and Japan on Tuesday welcomed U.S. President Donald Trump putting North Korea back on a list of state sponsors of terrorism, saying it would ramp up pressure on Pyongyang to denuclearize the Korean peninsula.
Donald Trump has announced he will declare North Korea a state sponsor of terror, amid rising tensions with Pyongyang’s isolated regime. The US President said the designation will impose further penalties on Kim Jong-un’s regime, saying it was a long-overdue step and part of a “maximum pressure campaign” against the North. Show More Summary
President Trump put North Korea back on a U.S. list of “state sponsors of terrorism” Monday, a largely symbolic move that administration officials said will increase pressure on Pyongyang to give up its nuclear weapons arsenal. Trump said the designation will be followed Tuesday by a new round...
The U.S. government redesignated North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism on Monday. The move, announced by President Trump during a brief photo op at a Cabinet meeting, was designed to put pressure on Pyongyang's nuclear weapons program. “It should have happened a long time ago,” Trump told reporters. “It should have happened years […]
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Monday declared North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism, a designation that allows the United States to impose additional sanctions and risks inflaming tensions over Pyongyang's nuclear weapons and missile programs.
President Trump said Monday that he intends to declare North Korea a state sponsor of terror. Trump called the move a long overdue step and part of the US "maximum pressure campaign" against Pyongyang, per the AP. North Korea was last on the US list of state sponsors of terror...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump designated North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism on Monday, allowing the United States to impose additional sanctions and penalties against Pyongyang as it continues to pursue nuclear weapons programs. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
President Trump on Monday announced that he has re-designated North Korea as a state sponsor of terror, a move aimed at increasing pressure on Pyongyang a decade after the George W. Bush administration removed the rogue nation from the list. Trump made his decision public during a brief photo op at a Cabinet meeting, calling […]
Trump’s address to the South Korean parliament is breathing new life into Pyongyang’s anti-U.S. propaganda.
A high-level Chinese envoy has wrapped up a four-day trip to North Korea after meeting with top officials in Pyongyang. Song Tao, the highest-ranking official to go to Pyongyang in … Click to Continue »
North Korea's foreign minister is to visit Cuba on Monday in a trip that comes at a time when both Pyongyang and Havana have strained relations with Washington. Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho will meet with his Cuban counterpart Bruno Rodriguez...Show More Summary