Tag Archives: Kim Jong-Un

North Korean State Media Mocks “Psychopath” Trump

The Associated Press reports: North Korea’s state-run media say U.S. President Donald Trump’s tweet about having a bigger nuclear button than leader Kim Jong Un’s is the “spasm of a lunatic.” A summary of the commentary by North Korea’s official news agency described the tweet as “the spasm of a lunatic.” “The spasm of Trump in the new year reflects ...

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Trump Attacks “Fake News” Wall Street Journal

The Washington Post reports: President Trump claimed Sunday that the Wall Street Journal deliberately misquoted him as saying he probably has a good relationship with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The White House is disputing the newspaper’s story from an interview last week in which Trump claimed some success in countering the nuclear threat from North Korea and said ...

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HAWAII: False Nuclear Attack Alert Spawns Panic

The New York Times reports: An early-morning emergency alert mistakenly warning of an incoming ballistic missile attack was dispatched to cellphones across Hawaii early Saturday morning, setting off widespread panic in a state that was already on high emotional alert because of escalating tensions between the United States and North Korea. Officials recalled the alert about 40 minutes after it ...

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CDC To Give Briefing On Nuclear Detonations

Just in case, right? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has scheduled a briefing for later this month on how to plan and prepare for a nuclear detonation. The briefing, for CDC employees, is part of a monthly series at the agency meant to “further strengthen CDC’s common scientific culture and foster discussion and debate on major public ...

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Trump Takes Credit For Dialogue Between Koreas

Politico reports: President Donald Trump on Thursday suggested that he’s responsible for the current thawing of diplomatic relations between North Korea and South Korea. On Wednesday, North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un reopened a key cross-border communication channel. The Associated Press reported that South Korea confirmed that officials from both countries a 20-minute conversation discussing the lines of communication. Earlier ...

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White House Insiders Fear We’ll Blunder Into War

Axios reports: President Trump’s boast last night that he has a “bigger & more powerful” Nuclear Button (caps, Trump’s) than North Korea has some administration insiders worried that we could blunder into war. What they’re saying: “Every war in history was an accident,” said one administration insider. “You just don’t know what’s going to send him over the edge.” The ...

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Trump Again Threatens North Korea With Nuclear War

The New York Times reports: President Trump again raised the prospect of nuclear war with North Korea on Tuesday night, boasting that he commands a “much bigger” and “more powerful” arsenal of devastating weapons than the outlier government in Asia. Mr. Trump’s combative response to a statement made in recent days by Mr. Kim raised the temperature in the brewing ...

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Kim Jong-Un: The Nuclear Button Is Always On My Desk

CNN reports: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un held out a rare olive branch to the country’s southern neighbor Monday, offering talks over sending a delegation to the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang next month. Kim struck an unusually conciliatory note in his annual New Year’s Day address, declaring his wish “for peaceful resolution with our southern border.” He nevertheless couched ...

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Lindsey Graham: If North Korea Tests Another Nuke, There’s A 70% Chance Trump Will Order An Attack

The Atlantic reports: It’s become a grim ritual in Washington foreign-policy circles to assess the chances that the United States and North Korea stumble into war. But on Wednesday Lindsey Graham did something different: He estimated the odds that the Trump administration deliberately strikes North Korea first, to stop it from acquiring the capability to target the U.S. mainland with ...

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Nobel Peace Prize Winners Warn: Mankind’s Destruction By Nuclear War Is “Only One Impulsive Tantrum Away”

Agence France-Presse reports: Mankind’s destruction caused by a nuclear war is just one “impulsive tantrum away”, the winners of the Nobel Peace Prize, the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), warned on Sunday as the United States and North Korea exchange threats over the nation’s nuclear tests. “Will it be the end of nuclear weapons, or will it be ...

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Pentagon: Today’s North Korean Missile Launch Could Have Reached Anywhere In The World [VIDEO]

CNN International reports: North Korea fired what the US military believes to be an intercontinental ballistic missile on Tuesday as the Pentagon confirmed that it detected and tracked a single North Korean projectile at 1:17 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. “The missile was launched from Sain Ni, North Korea, and traveled about 1,000 kilometers before splashing down in the Sea of ...

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Trump Declares North Korea To Be A “State Sponsor Of Terrorism” Hours After They Call Him An “Old Lunatic”

Trump just announced that he is declaring North Korea to be a “state sponsor of terrorism. This can’t be related to what North Korea said earlier today, right? North Korean state-media lashed out at President Trump as an “old lunatic” who offered a “load of rubbish” about the reclusive regime during his recent swing through Asia. “A load of rubbish ...

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Trump: Kim Jong-Un Is Short And Fat

USA Today reports: President Trump took time off from his morning in Vietnam to exchange insults with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. At a news conference a few hours later, Trump said that while it would be “a good thing” if he and Kim became friends — “I think anything is a possibility; strange things happen in life” — ...

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Hawaii To Begin Monthly Tests Of Nuclear Attack Warning Siren Due To North Korean Threats [VIDEO]

The Honolulu Star Advertiser reports: The North Korean nuclear threat will soon enter Hawaii living rooms a little more forcefully as the state adds an “attack warning” wavering-tone siren to its monthly “attention alert” tests for hurricanes, tsunamis and earthquakes. At 11:45 a.m. Dec. 1, during regular siren tests on the first business day of each month, 50 seconds of ...

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John Kerry: It Was Trump’s Rhetoric That Made North Korea Decide “Hey, We Need A Nuclear Bomb”

The Hill reports: Former Secretary of State John Kerry said in an interview scheduled to air Monday that President Trump’s rhetoric has given North Korea a reason to say it needs to acquire a nuclear weapon. “I think what the president needs to do is make sure he’s not feeding into North Korea’s fear of regime change, or of you ...

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VIRAL VIDEO: Fake Kim Jong-Un Tours Manhattan

Mediaite reports: A new video out today by Youtube prankster QPark, features the “Supreme Leader of North Korea” roaming the streets of NYC… or at least a lot of people throughout NYC were gullible enough to believe that. Strolling through Harlem down to the Empire State Building, all the way to Koreatown, the fake Kim Jong-Un was accompanied by an ...

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REPORT: North Korean Hackers Steal US War Plans

The BBC reports: Hackers from North Korea are reported to have stolen a large cache of military documents from South Korea, including a plan to assassinate North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un. Rhee Cheol-hee, a South Korean lawmaker, said the information was from his country’s defence ministry. The compromised documents include wartime contingency plans drawn up by the US and South ...

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Jimmy Carter Offers To Meet With Kim Jong-Un

The Guardian reports: Jimmy Carter has reportedly said he is willing to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in a bid to defuse tensions over Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile programmes, and bring “permanent peace” to the Korean peninsula. In an intervention that is likely to irritate Donald Trump, the 93-year-old former president told a South Korean academic that he was ...

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Kim Jong Un: Deranged Trump Insulted Me In Front Of The World And Will Pay Dearly For His Rudeness

The Associated Press reports: North Korea state news agency: Kim Jong Un calls Trump “deranged,” says he will “pay dearly” for his threats. The announcement from the news agency comes after North Korea’s foreign minister mad a comment, “the sound of a dog barking” in regards to President Donald Trump’s threat to destroy his country. The comments are the North’s ...

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Trump Threatens To “Totally Destroy” North Korea, Calls Kim Jong-Un “Rocket Man” In UN Address [VIDEO]

The New York Times reports: If the United States is “forced to defend itself and its allies, we will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea,” President Trump told the gathering. In his address to the General Assembly on Tuesday morning, Mr. Trump denounced North Korea and its leader, Kim Jong-un, saying the nation “threatens the entire world ...

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