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North Korea's Nuclear Programme, less than the cost of one US Aircraft Carrier

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — When North Korea decided to go nuclear, it committed to a huge investment in a program that would bring severe sanctions and eat up precious resources that could have been spent boosting the nation’s quality of life. 783 more words

Review Article

Russia Holding Up United Nations Security Council Discussion on North Korea, Says Last Missile Test May Not Have Been an ICBM -- "Choosing not to believe" the physics

By REUTERS

JULY 19, 2017, 11:57 P.M. E.D.T.

UNITED NATIONS — The United States and Russia are waging rival campaigns at the United Nations Security Council over the type of ballistic missile fired by North Korea earlier this month as the U.S. 1,572 more words

Is U.S. taxpayer money indirectly funding the North Korean missile program?

Adam Mayer
@adamfmayer

North Korea’s successful test launch of a mid-range ICBM (Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile) is a stunning development in the global power struggle. North Korea, a nuclear armed country ruled by an outlandish, brutal dictator with fervent subscription to “ 2,330 more words

Foreign Policy

South Korea seeks talks with North to ease mounting tensions

AFP

© POOL/AFP/File | Talks between North and South Korea are rare, and usually take place at Panmunjom, a truce village on the heavily fortified frontier that separates the two countries, where solders from both sides face off… 344 more words

South Korea proposes military, family reunion talks with North Korea

South Korea on Monday proposed military talks with North Korea this week, the first government-level talks since late 2015, in an effort to halt hostile activities near their joint border and after a series of missile tests by the North in recent weeks. 426 more words

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The Case Against Attacking North Korea

Crispin Rovere and I discuss foreign policy all the time. Usually on Twitter. Virtually always on opposite ends of the argument. Not surprisingly, we again disagree over how the United States should respond to North Korea’s first test of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) last week. 156 more words

N. Korea likely has more plutonium than previously thought: monitor

AFP

© AFP/File | People watch a television news broadcast showing a North Korean announcer reading a statement on the country’s new ICBM test, at a railway station in Seoul on July 4, 2017… 402 more words