Daniel R. DePetris Security, Asia Pyongyang doesn't have enough firepower to inflict permanent damage. Iran’s regional aggression. Budget turmoil at home. Domestic politics. An establishment in Washington resistant to reform. Ongoing wars in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration intends to develop a "state of the art" missile defense system to protect against attacks from Iran and North Korea, the White House said in a policy position posted on its website on Friday.
Donald Trump is commander of the American nuclear arsenal, and Kim Jong Un has announced that North Korea is in the “final stage” of perfecting an intercontinental ballistic missile that could travel 5,900 miles, reaching the U.S. West Coast. Is Los Angeles on the target list? The best fragmentary...
Donald Trump is no fan of China. In a December speech, he accused the country of “massive theft of intellectual property, putting unfair taxes on our companies, not helping with the menace of North Korea like they should, and the at-will and massive devaluation of their currency and product dumping.” “Other than that,” he said, “they’ve […]
Kyle Mizokami Security, Asia The threat we are forgetting about? Would North Korea chance using chemical weapons? The deterioration of the conventional North Korean military makes the use of gas more necessary than ever. The KPA has...Show More Summary
Experts weigh in on four foreign policy areas where Trump's administration might run into trouble.
China is demanding South Korea not defend itself from North Korean missiles and nuclear weapons, which Beijing has helped Pyongyang develop.
North Korea is preparing to test new rockets, a report said Thursday, after its leader Kim Jong-Un said the country was in the final stages of developing inter-continental ballistic missiles. Pyongyang’s missile programme and its pursuit of nuclear arms have seen it repeatedly sanctioned by the UN Security Council. Quoting high-level South Korean officials and
There are indications Pyongyang may be preparing for a missile test in the coming days or weeks, U.S. officials report.
President Barack Obama should really focus on packing his bags and exiting the White House instead of North Korea’s human rights issues, said North Korean news outlet Korean Central News
Reuters reports: The United States has seen indications that North Korea may be preparing for a new missile test-launch in the coming days or weeks, U.S. officials said on Thursday, in what could be an early test of President-elect Donald Trump’s administration. Show More Summary
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And Trump is getting the nuclear codes on Friday.
The next president has managed to put himself on a collision course with Pyongyang. Can he cut a deal to stop it?
The United States military is closely monitoring activity out of North Korea that indicates a possible ballistic missile test on Friday....
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is seeing activity in North Korea that indicates a possible future ballistic missile test, although the timing of the test and range of the missile remain unclear, U.S. officials told Reuters on Thursday.
North Korea may soon test-launch an new intercontinental ballistic missile, possibly to coincide with the inauguration of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, South Korean media reported on Thursday. Citing unnamed military officials,Show More Summary
By Paul McLeary with Adam Rawnsley Empty seats. President-elect Donald Trump will enter the White House Friday with most national security positions still vacant, after a disorganized transition that has stunned and disheartened career government officials. “I’ve never seen anything like this,” one career government official told FP’s Dan De Luce and John Hudson. The...
Click here for reuse options! Between North Korea, the Middle East, China, and The Baltics, our president elect is in way over his head. Within months of taking office, President Donald Trump is likely to face one or more major international crises, possibly entailing a risk of nuclear escalation. Show More Summary