Warning Signs from Pyongyang

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Since the April 12 address to the Supreme People’s Assembly (SPA) in which Kim Jong Un took a tougher line toward both Seoul and Washington for continuing military exercises, Pyongyang media have been notching up criticism of South Korea. Over … Read More

Putin And Kim Announce The U.S. Is Irrelevant

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The summit between Vladimir Putin and Kim Jong-un is over. And their message was clear. The U.S. is welcome at the negotiating table but they are not necessary to resolving the situation. Russia, however, is. Kim went to Vladivostok to build … Read More

Kim supervises test launch of “new tactical guided weapon”

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N. Korean leader refrains from remarks directed toward US. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un oversees flight drills of combat pilots of Unit 1017 of the Air and Anti-aircraft Force of the Korean People‘s Army on Apr. 16, as reported by … Read More

Moon calls for 4th inter-Korean summit

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President Moon Jae-in on Monday called for another inter-Korean summit, saying that Pyongyang and Washington have expressed willingness to continue dialogue and that Seoul needs to lay the foundation for bigger results. “The Korean Peninsula peace process has entered the … Read More

Kim Jong Un says he’s open to another summit with Trump

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PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says he’s open to having a third summit with President Donald Trump if the United States could offer mutually-acceptable terms for an agreement by the end of the year. Pyongyang’s official … Read More

North Korea’s Kim says must deliver ‘serious blow’ to those imposing sanctions – KCNA

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SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said his country needs to deliver a “serious blow” to those imposing sanctions by ensuring its economy is more self-reliant, state media Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said on Thursday. It … Read More

South Korean president to meet Trump to resolve impasse with North Korea

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President Moon Jae-in is scheduled to meet Donald Trump next week CREDIT: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP Donald Trump, the US president, is to meet Moon Jae-in, the South Korean leader, next week in Washington in a renewed effort to revive stalled negotiations with North … Read More

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

Moon hopeful over DPRK-US nuclear deal

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in expressed hope yesterday that the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and the United States will continue their talks to strike a deal on denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. Moon made the remarks during a plenary … Read More

Weekly Update from Mark Armstrong – 1 March 2019

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Greetings from Tyler,   It’s been said before, but demand for racist hate crimes exceeds the supply. Media soberly reports the heinous incidents until they’re proven to have been a hoax by irrefutable evidence, then they drop them like a … Read More

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