Tag Archives: North Korea

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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POLL: 84% Believe Trump Willing To Strike North Korea

Just out from Pew Research: As Donald Trump sets off on his visit to Asia, the public has become increasingly concerned over North Korea’s capability and its willingness to use nuclear weapons against the United States. About seven-in-ten Americans (71%) say the U.S. should take North Korea’s nuclear threats “very seriously,” up from 56% in 2013. And more say North …

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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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POLL: Majority Believe Trump’s Taunting Of North Korean Leader Is Escalating Threat Of Nuclear War

The Associated Press reports: North Korea’s nuclear weapons development is spooking most Americans, and two-thirds of them say President Donald Trump’s war of words with the isolated nation’s leader is making the situation worse. Less than 1 in 10 thinks Trump’s comments are making it better. Those are the findings of a poll by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public …

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REPORT: Rex Tillerson’s “Moron” Comment Came After Trump Demanded 10-Fold Increase In Nuclear Arsenal

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump said he wanted what amounted to a nearly tenfold increase in the U.S. nuclear arsenal during a gathering this past summer of the nation’s highest ranking national security leaders, according to three officials who were in the room. Trump’s comments, the officials said, came in response to a briefing slide he was shown that …

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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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Trump Again Threatens War With North Korea

Reuters reports: U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday said “only one thing will work” in dealing with North Korea after previous administrations had talked to Pyongyang without results. Trump did not make clear to what he was referring, but his comments seemed to be a further suggestion that military action was on his mind. Earlier this week, during a meeting …

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Trump Ominously Warns Of “Calm Before The Storm” After Dinner With Senior Pentagon Leaders [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump delivered a foreboding message Thursday night, telling reporters as he posed for photos with his senior military leaders that this might be “the calm before the storm.” White House reporters were summoned suddenly Thursday evening and told the president had decided he wanted the press to document a dinner he was holding with …

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

The Hill reports: White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders will answer questions from reporters Monday afternoon. It’s the first briefing since President Trump attacked NFL players who kneel during the national anthem. “Wouldn’t you love to see one of these NFL owners, when somebody disrespects our flag, to say, ‘Get that son of a bitch off the field right …

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North Korea: Trump Has Clearly Declared War On Us

The Associated Press reports: North Korea’s top diplomat said Monday that President Donald Trump’s tweet that leader Kim Jong Un “won’t be around much longer” was a declaration of war against his country by the United States. Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho told reporters that what he called Trump’s “declaration of war” gives North Korea “every right” under the U.N. …

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North Korean Foreign Minister: Trump’s “Rocket Man” Insult Only Makes Our Missile Attack More Inevitable

The New York Daily News reports: President Trump’s recent insults against North Korea have only made it likelier the U.S. will be attacked, the country’s foreign minister warned Saturday. “Due to his lacking of basic common knowledge and proper sentiment, he tried to insult the supreme dignity of my country by referring (to it as) a ‘rocket,’” Foreign Minister Ri …

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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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