Trump officials privately bracing for North Korea’s next move

Washington (CNN)The Trump administration is privately discussing how to respond should North Korea decide to conduct a satellite launch as talks between Washington and Pyongyang appear to be at another impasse, CNN has learned. Rhetoric between the two countries has … Read More

How U.S. Intelligence Agencies Underestimated North Korea

Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader, with the Hwasong-15 missile in a photo released by the government news agency in November. CreditKorean Central News Agency WASHINGTON — At the start of Donald Trump’s presidency, American intelligence agencies told the new administration … Read More

Russia won’t heed US request to break ties with North Korea, Lavrov says

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Russia’s foreign minister Sergey Lavrov has rejected a U.S. call to cut ties with North Korea. He said the U.S. appears to be provoking Pyongyang, one day after President Donald Trump promised to impose fresh sanctions on the country in … Read More