Tag Archives: North Korea

Kim Jong-Un To Trump: Don’t Test Our Patience

The Associated Press reports: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said Tuesday he hopes to extend his high-stakes nuclear summitry with President Donald Trump into 2019, but also warned Washington not to test North Koreans’ patience with sanctions and pressure. During his televised New Year’s speech, Kim said he’s ready to meet with Trump at any time to produce an …

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Trump Calls Report Of Secret Missile Sites “Fake News”

Mediaite reports: Taking again to Twitter to bash The New York Times, President Donald Trump claimed without evidence that the outlet’s report that North Korea is secretly beefing up its ballistic missile program was false. In its article, the Times used satellite images to reveal that the regime appeared to be “engaged in a great deception.” “It has offered to …

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Satellites Spot Secret North Korean Nuclear Missile Sites

The Associated Press reports: U.S. analysts said Monday they have located more than half of an estimated 20 secret North Korean missile development sites, highlighting the challenge the Trump administration faces in ensuring that North Korea complies with any eventual agreement to end its nuclear and missile programs. The findings, which were released amid signs the administration’s negotiations with the …

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North Korea Threatens To Resume Nuclear Program

The Associated Press reports: North Korea has warned it could revive a state policy aimed at strengthening its nuclear arsenal if the United States does not lift economic sanctions against the country. The statement released by the Foreign Ministry Friday evening came amid a sense of unease between Washington and Seoul over the use of sanctions and pressure to get …

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REPORT: North Korean Hackers Have Stolen Hundreds Of Millions From Banking Systems Of 11 Countries

The Associated Press reports: North Korea’s nuclear and missile tests have stopped, but its hacking operations to gather intelligence and raise funds for the sanction-strapped government in Pyongyang may be gathering steam. U.S. security firm FireEye raised the alarm Wednesday over a North Korean group that it says has stolen hundreds of millions of dollars by infiltrating the computer systems …

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Trump: Kim Jong-Un And I Fell In Love [VIDEO]

Newsweek reports: President Donald Trump again described his warm relationship with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un at a rally in Wheeling, West Virginia, Saturday, saying: “We fell in love.” Trump began by talking of the massive threat that North Korea posed before he took office in January 2017. But, he said, his ability to develop a warm relationship with …

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North Korea Says “No Way” To Disarming Nukes First

CBS News reports: North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho told the United Nations General Assembly on Saturday that there is “no way” his nation will ever disarm its nuclear weapons first if it can’t trust Washington. “Without any trust in the U.S. there will be no confidence in our national security and, under such circumstances, there is no way …

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North Korea Pledges To Close Nuclear Missile Site

Reuters reports: North Korea said on Wednesday it would permanently abolish its key missile facilities in the presence of foreign experts, the latest gesture by leader Kim Jong Un to revive faltering talks with Washington over his country’s nuclear program. Speaking at a joint news conference in Pyongyang, Kim and South Korean President Moon Jae-in said they agreed to turn …

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Lindsey Graham: Trump And I Seriously Considered Pulling US Military Dependents Out Of South Korea

Politico reports: Sen. Lindsey Graham confirmed on Sunday “there was a point in time” when he and President Donald Trump had seriously discussed pulling U.S. military dependents out of South Korea — a move that would have been widely seen as a precursor to military action on the peninsula. The South Carolina Republican said that at the time, “it looked …

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Trump Tells Pompeo To Cancel North Korea Trip, Sends “Warmest Regards, Deep Respect To Chairman Kim”

Politico reports: President Donald Trump on Friday asked Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to cancel an upcoming trip to North Korea, arguing on Twitter that the United States has not made “sufficient progress” on denuclearization talks. Pompeo said Thursday that he would be traveling to North Korea next week. On Friday, Trump partly blamed China for the stalled momentum. North …

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North Korea Blasts “Regrettable” Talks With Pompeo

Reuters reports: North Korea says high-level talks with a U.S. delegation led by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo were “regrettable” and has accused Washington of trying to unilaterally pressure the country into abandoning its nukes. The statement by an unnamed North Korean Foreign Ministry spokesman on Saturday came hours after Pompeo concluded two days of talks with North Korean officials …

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Trump To Gift Kim Jong-Un With “Rocket Man” CD

The Guardian reports: When Mike Pompeo meets Kim Jong-un in Pyongyang, he will reportedly attempt to smooth a path towards denuclearisation with a gift that playfully references a low point in relations between the North Korean leader and Donald Trump: a CD of Elton John’s Rocket Man. The US secretary of state will present Kim with the CD along with …

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Trump: If Not For Me, We’d Be At War With North Korea

The Washington Post reports: President Trump said Tuesday that the United States would be at war with North Korea without his efforts and that conversations with the nation’s leaders are “going well” — an assessment at odds with recent reports that North Korea is working to conceal key aspects of its nuclear weapons program. The president’s comments in a morning …

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Satellite Images Raise Alarms About NK Nukes

The Hill reports: Satellite images showing North Korea making substantial improvements to one of its nuclear research facilities are raising alarms that the regime has little interest in actually giving up its nuclear arsenal. Just two weeks after President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un signed a deal committing the U.S. to security guarantees in exchange for North …

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Trump Tells Huckabee: The Media’s Coverage Of My Summit With Kim Was “Almost Treasonous” [VIDEO]

The Christian Post reports: President Trump told former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee in an interview that mainstream media’s coverage of his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was “almost treasonous.” He also revealed that evangelicals are more thankful than Jews for moving the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem. On his show on Trinity Broadcasting Network that aired Saturday, Huckabee …

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Trump Replaces West Wing Photos Of French President With Photos Of North Korean Dictator Kim Jong-Un

Newsweek reports: President Donald Trump’s warm relations with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un have now extended to the decoration of the White House, with photos of the two men’s historic meeting last week adorning the West Wing. And, in a move that symbolically resembles the president’s cooler relations with the United States’s chief allies, the photos of Trump and …

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POLL: GOP Voters Favor Dictator Kim Over Nancy Pelosi

The Daily Beast reports: The poll of roughly 1,000 adults aged 18 and over was conducted June 14-15, shortly after President Trump’s historic summit with the North Korea dictator. According to the results, 19 percent of Republicans indicated they had a favorable view of Kim with 68 percent saying they had an unfavorable view (12 percent of voters overall had …

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Hair Furor: When Kim Speaks, His People Sit Up At Attention, I Want My People To Do The Same [VIDEO]

CBS News reports: President Trump declared in a spur-of-the-moment interview with “Fox and Friends” Friday morning that he wants people to sit at attention for him like they do for North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. Kim stands accused of leading a murderous regime that starves its own people. But Mr. Trump has heaped praise on Kim since meeting with …

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NORTH KOREA: State TV Shows Trump Saluting A North Korean Military Officer Because Of Course [VIDEO]

And again we say “OMG if Obama had done this?” North Korean state media early Tuesday broadcast the first video of President Trump’s historic summit with Kim Jong Un in the country, including footage of Trump saluting a North Korean officer. In parts of the lengthy, 42-minute long video from North Korea’s KCTV news channel, Kim can be seen shaking …

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Mike Pompeo Explodes At Reporter For “Insulting And Ridiculous” Question On Verifying NK Denuclearization

You will NOT question Glorious Leader or his minions: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blasted a reporter on Wednesday when the journalist asked why the denuclearization of North Korea was not in the agreement signed between President Trump and Kim Jong Un. “The president said it will be verified,” the reporter asked Pompeo in South Korea, to which Pompeo said. …

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