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Weapons experts say Trump’s current plan to denuclearize North Korea is likely to fail — here’s what they think he should do instead...
The Trump administration says it wants to pursue a plan for complete, verifiable, and irreversible denuclearization with North Korea. Responding to the president's push for peace, experts on nuclear weapons drafted a three-step, 10-year plan.
A South Korean special adviser previously said Kim Jong Un wanted to modernize his economy with iconic brands, such as a McDonald's and a Trump Tower.
While North Korea's destruction of its test site is meant as a show of good will, it has been done in a particularly authoritarian way. South Korean journalists had been excluded from the trip until the last minute in protest over a US-South Korean military drill.
The US reportedly called Kim Jong Un’s bluff by demanding its nukes — and North Korea is flipping out
Media from Pyongyang on Tuesday complained about a host of issues, from the US demanding unilateral and complete denuclearization of North Korea, to certain unsavory comments made by Trump officials, and to US and South Korean military exercises.
As part of the Panmunjom Declaration for peace, South Korea unveiled a massive railway project that could theoretically allow North Korea to become an important connector for trade between East Asia and Europe.
North Korea thumps the US for thinking sanctions drove its denuclearization pledge, and says the suggestion could take peace talks ‘back to squa...
A spokesperson for the foreign ministry said US claims that sanctions focused on crippling the country's nuclear weapons program drove the country to seek peace talks is a "dangerous attempt to ruin" current dialogue. Korea expert Robert Kelly agrees, saying Pyongyang's ICBM is the driving factor.
But Washington and Pyongyang likely have two different visions of what denuclearization looks like.
Japan is slipping into the background as China, South Korea, and the US take the lead on North Korea talks
Beijing contacted both Washington and Seoul about Kim's visit but Tokyo was left scrambling to contact the Chinese government.
Kim said it was the wish of his father and grandfather, his two predecessors, to achieve denuclearization and that the issue "can be resolved."
North Korea tested 23 missiles last year, including a missile capable of reaching the United States mainland.