Diplomacy really can work against North Korea. Here’s why.


On Wednesday, after North Korea fired a missile over Japan, President Trump announced that “talking to Pyongyang was not the answer.” Minutes later, his secretary of defense told reporters that “we’re never out of diplomatic solutions.” As a US bombers drill over Korean peninsula after latest North Korea launch

US, South Korean and Japanese warplanes carry out show of force against North Korea

U.S., Japanese and South Korean warplanes carried out a show of force against North Korea, as Russia warned the United States that new sanctions against the reclusive nation would be “dangerous.” Two U.S. B-1B supersonic bombers from Andersen Air …US bombers drill over Korean peninsula after latest North Korea launch

North Korea: US ‘never out of diplomatic solutions’

US Defence Secretary James Mattis has said the US is “never out of diplomatic solutions” in dealing with North Korea. It comes after President Donald Trump tweeted that “talking is not the answer” to the country’s military ambitions. Russia has also Trump Says He Will Not Talk to North Korea. …

Did the US Really Pay North Korea ‘Extortion Money’ for 25 Years? Fact-Checking Trump’s Tweet

President Donald Trump dedicated his first tweet of the day on Wednesday to the ongoing tensions on the Korean Peninsula, claiming that “talking is not the answer” in dealing with the North Korean regime. “The U.S. has been talking to North Korea, and …Futures point to a higher open as Wall …

Trump Is Right. Nuclear Talks With North Korea Are Pointless.

Here’s a shocker. On Wednesday morning Donald Trump tweeted something that was mostly true: “The U.S. has been talking to North Korea, and paying them extortion money, for 25 years. Talking is not the answer!” Technically the U.S. government stopped …N. Korea threatens S. Korean reporters over book review

US bombers drill over Korean peninsula after latest North Korea launch

SEOUL/TOKYO (Reuters) – South Korea said its air force conducted an exercise with two U.S. nuclear-capable bombers above the Korean peninsula on Thursday, two days after a North Korean missile fired over Japan sharply raised tensions. The drills …Global stocks mixed after China factory, Wall Street gains

Don’t be surprised by North Korea’s missiles. They’re doing what they said they would.

TOKYO — Armchair experts on North Korea – and a fair few who watch from their desks too – like to write off Kim Jong Un as unpredictable. Who knows what this nuclear-armed madman might do next, the refrain goes. But anyone who’s surprised by the last …US fighter jets stage …

North Korea says US is driving peninsula to ‘explosion’

CNBCNorth Korea says US is driving peninsula to ‘explosion’CNBCNorth Korea accused the United States on Tuesday of driving the Korean peninsula towards “an extreme level of explosion” and declared that it was justified in responding with “tough counter-measures.” Han Tae Song, North Korea’s ambassador to the U.N. …and more »