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North Korea Nuclear Test

U.S. Bombers Fly Over South Korea For Second Time Since North's Nuclear Test

Reuters | Willa Frej | Posted 09.21.2016 | World

OSAN, SOUTH KOREA ― Two U.S. supersonic bombers flew over South Korea on Wednesday, with one of them landing at an air base 40 km (25 miles) south o...

North Korea Ready For Another Nuclear Test, South Korea Says

Reuters | Willa Frej | Posted 09.12.2016 | World

North Korea is ready to conduct an additional nuclear test at any time, South Korea’s Defense Ministry said on Monday, three days after the reclusiv...

House Of Representatives Backs Broader North Korea Sanctions After Alleged Nuclear Test

Reuters | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.12.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Jan 12 (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives voted nearly unanimously on Tuesday to pass legislation that would broaden sanctions ...

Why Russia and China Won't Curb North Korea Any More Than the U.S. Will Curb Saudi Arabia

Artyom Lukin | Posted 01.07.2016 | World
Artyom Lukin

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia -- Russia's and China's stances on North Korea are not so much different from how the United States treats Saudi Arabia -- a brutal regime sponsoring the ideology of violent jihadism, but one with which Washington needs to maintain friendship for realpolitik reasons.

Let's Use What North Korea Is Most Afraid of: Ideological Warfare

Jieun Baek | Posted 01.07.2016 | World
Jieun Baek

The best reprisal to this recent nuclear test is the kind of 21st century offensive North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's regime fears most: information fracking. The U.S. must mobilize an analogous mix of knowledge, innovation and radical techniques to frack North Korea with pressurized bursts of foreign information and democratic ideas. Ideological warfare is North Korea's Achilles' heel. So let's target it.

Republicans Blame Obama, Clinton For North Korea Nuclear Test

Reuters | Igor Bobic | Posted 01.06.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Jan 6 (Reuters) - Republican U.S. presidential candidates on Wednesday blamed President Barack Obama's "failed" foreign policy for North K...

North Korea Says It Successfully Tested Hydrogen Nuclear Bomb

Reuters | Kelly Chen | Posted 01.06.2016 | World

SEOUL, Jan 6 (Reuters) - North Korea said it successfully tested a miniaturized hydrogen nuclear bomb on Wednesday, prompting skepticism among experts...

UN Advocates Prosecuting North Korea for Gross Rights Abuses

Evelyn Leopold | Posted 01.18.2015 | World
Evelyn Leopold

A key U.N. panel condemned human rights atrocities in North Korea and recommended the Security Council refer the abuses to the International Criminal Court -- but that isn't going to happen in the foreseeable future.

U.S. Intelligence Agencies Were Completely Wrong About North Korea

The New York Times | Posted 04.25.2014 | World

Almost everything American intelligence agencies and North Korea-watchers thought they understood two years ago about Kim Jong-un, the North’s young...

LOOK: Satellite Images Appear To Show New Tunneling At NKorean Nuke Test Site

Agence France Presse | | Posted 08.25.2013 | World

Satellite imagery has revealed new tunneling work at North Korea's nuclear test site, but nothing that points to an imminent detonation, a US research...

The Smoking Gun In NKorea Nuclear Test Possibly Found

Reuters | Posted 06.23.2013 | World

By Fredrik Dahl VIENNA, April 23 (Reuters) - Radioactive gases that could have come from North Korea's nuclear test in February have ...

SKorea: Possibility Of NKorea Missile Launch 'Very High'

Reuters | Posted 06.10.2013 | World

By Daum Kim and Phil Stewart SEOUL/WASHINGTON, April 10 (Reuters) - South Korea said on Wednesday there was "very high" probability th...

The Daily Szep -- Kim Jong Un's Nuclear Warhead

Paul Szep | Posted 06.09.2013 | Politics
Paul Szep


WATCH: New NKorea Video Shows Obama In Flames

Posted 02.19.2013 | World

Weeks after a North Korean video showed an American city razed and ablaze, the hermit kingdom has reportedly released another inflammatory piece of pr...

NKorea Threatens South With 'Final Destruction'

Reuters | Posted 04.21.2013 | World

GENEVA, Feb 19 (Reuters) - North Korea threatened South Korea with "final destruction" during a debate at the U.N Conference on Disarmament on Tuesd...

Ending the Nuclear Weapons Age

Aaron Gray-Block | Posted 05.13.2013 | World
Aaron Gray-Block

This latest crisis has highlighted the weakness of the non-proliferation treaty and underscores the dangerous connection between nuclear research, nuclear power and nuclear weapons.

Graduation Day In 'The Scariest Place On Earth'

Agence France Presse | | Posted 04.18.2013 | World

Shadowed by a nuclear test, guarded by armed soldiers and with a two-star general handing out prizes, Kim Min-Jung's elementary school graduation was ...

Google Maps Reveals Exact Site Of North Korea’s Nuclear Test

The Washington Post | Max Fisher | Posted 02.13.2013 | World

A sudden and unexpected earthquake inside the North Korean mountains late on Tuesday night, U.S. East Coast time, was a nuclear weapons test, the coun...

After the Nuclear Test: Countering the Threat From North Korea

Donald Gross | Posted 04.14.2013 | World
Donald Gross

Now that China has moved to align its approach toward North Korea more closely with the U.S., Washington should focus on taking a new diplomatic effort to achieve significant progress on nuclear and missile issues with Pyongyang through both further sanctions and new incentives.

U.S. Received Notice Ahead Of N. Korean Nuclear Test

Reuters | Posted 04.14.2013 | World

(Adds details on Kerry's calls to Asian counterparts) WASHINGTON, Feb 12 (Reuters) - North Korea had advised the U.S. State Department...

David Wood

North Korea Nuclear Test Should Prompt New Arms Reductions, Expert Says | David Wood | Posted 02.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With an arsenal that could rain down hundreds of devastating nuclear warheads on North Korea, the United States can afford to react calm...

White House: N.Korea Test 'Constitutes A Threat' To U.S. Security

Posted 02.12.2013 | Politics

The White House issued the following statement on Feb. 12, 2013 on North Korea's announcement of a third nuclear test: North Korea announced today ...

Obama: Pyongyang's Nuclear Program A Global Threat

Reuters | Posted 04.13.2013 | World

By Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON, Feb 12 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama said a nuclear test by North Korea was a "highly provoca...

UN Security Council To Discuss Possible Sanctions Against N.Korea

Reuters | Louis Charbonneau | Posted 04.13.2013 | World

UNITED NATIONS, Feb 12 (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned as "deplorable" North Korea's nuclear test on Tuesday, and U.N. dipl...

North Korea Defies World, Conducts Nuclear Test

Reuters | David Chance and Jack Kim | Posted 04.14.2013 | World

SEOUL, Feb 12 (Reuters) - North Korea conducted its third nuclear test on Tuesday in defiance of existing U.N. resolutions, angering the United Stat...