North Korea Fires a Ballistic Missile, in a Further Challenge to Trump

The North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, with two scientists — Ri Hong-sop, second from left, and Hong Sung-mu, right — in Pyongyang in September. CreditKorean Central News Agency WASHINGTON — North Korea fired an intercontinental ballistic missile on Tuesday that flew … Read More

U.S. General and South Korean Leader Push for Diplomacy on North Korea

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SEOUL, South Korea — Emphasizing diplomacy and sanctions over war, the top American general and South Korea’s president said on Monday that they hoped to avoid armed conflict with North Korea, as China vowed to enforce new United Nations penalties. … Read More

War With North Korea Not Imminent, Officials Say, but U.S. Would Still Win

A day after President Trump threatened North Korea with “fire and fury,” his top diplomat and defense chief sent a more nuanced message on Wednesday, reinforcing the capacity of the United States to win any war while reassuring Americans that … Read More