President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed on Friday to expand sanctions against North Korea for its continued development of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles, the White House said in a statement.
North Korea flight tested a new intermediate-range missile the Pentagon assesses was practice for the reentry of a nuclear warhead into the atmosphere, according to defense officials.
North Korea fired a ballistic missile on Sunday in defiance of calls to rein in its weapons program, days after a new leader in its old rival South Korea came to power pledging to engage it in dialogue.
The State Department issued reports this week warning Americans not to travel to North Korea, where the regime in Pyongyang is stepping up detentions and military provocations.
Sen. Dan Sullivan (R., Alaska) will introduce legislation as early as next week to authorize the deployment of dozens of additional ballistic missile interceptors in the U.S. Pacific as part of an effort to confront an increasingly aggressive North Korea.
Under threat of military action from an unpredictable US President Donald Trump, China appears to be stepping up efforts to prevent North Korea from conducting a major military provocation.
North Korea detained an American professor over the weekend on charges of committing “hostile acts” against the regime, state run media reported Sunday.
Singapore—Elites in North Korea increasingly disapprove of the Kim Jong Un regime, according to a report released by the RAND corporation.
U.S. special operations forces are set to conduct operations against North Korean nuclear, missile, and other weapons of mass destruction sites in any future conflict, the commander of Special Operations Command told Congress Tuesday.