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NKorea: US Offering to Restart Nuclear Talks in December

NKorea: US Offering to Restart Nuclear Talks in December

North Korea on Thursday said the United States has proposed a resumption of stalled nuclear negotiations in December as they approach an end-of-year deadline set by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for the Trump administration to offer an acceptable deal to salvage the... Read full article: NKorea: US Offering to Restart Nuclear T...→

NKorea: US Offering to Restart Nuclear Talks in December

NKorea: US Offering to Restart Nuclear Talks in December

North Korea on Thursday said the United States has proposed a resumption of stalled nuclear negotiations in December as they approach an end-of-year deadline set by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for the Trump administration to offer an acceptable deal to salvage the... Read full article: NKorea: US Offering to Restart Nuclear T...→

North Korea names new foreign minister in likely shift further away from US talks

North Korea names new foreign minister in likely shift further away from US talks

North Korea confirmed its named a new top diplomat in what analysts say is the latest sign of a shift away from talks with the U.S. over its nuclear weapons program. Read full article: North Korea names new foreign minister i...→

White House: US Has Asked North Korea to Resume Talks, Axios Reports

White House: US Has Asked North Korea to Resume Talks, Axios Reports

White House national security adviser Robert O'Brien said the United States had reached out to North Korea seeking to resume talks, according to an interview published on Sunday by Axios.O'Brien also said it was a "positive" sign that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had not... Read full article: White House: US Has Asked North Korea to...→

North Korea says Trump's birthday message to Kim not enough to restart nuke talks

North Korea says Trump's birthday message to Kim not enough to restart nuke talks

“Although Chairman Kim Jong Un has good personal feelings about President Trump, they are, in the true sense of the word, ‘personal’,” foreign ministry adviser Kim Kye Gwan said Saturday. Read full article: North Korea says Trump's birthday messag...→

North Korea's Kim touts strategic weapon amid stall in talks

North Korea's Kim touts strategic weapon amid stall in talks

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has expressed frustration over stalled nuclear negotiations and warned that his country will soon show to the world a new strategic weapon Read full article: North Korea's Kim touts strategic weapon...→

North Korea's Kim touts strategic weapon amid stall in talks

Expressing deep frustration over stalled nuclear talks, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un warned of unspecified “shocking” action and that his country will soon reveal a new “strategic weapon”... Read full article: North Korea's Kim touts strategic weapon...→

John Bolton says North Korea

John Bolton says North Korea "jiving" Trump, thinks president is "desperate" for a nuclear weapons deal

The former national security advisor said he does not think North Korea will ever voluntarily surrender its nuclear weapons, regardless of what Kim Jong Un tells Trump. Read full article: John Bolton says North Korea "jiving" Tr...→

US Says it Won't Accept North Korea-Set Nuclear Deadline

A senior U.S. diplomat said Monday that Washington won't accept a year-end deadline set by North Korea to make concessions in stalled nuclear talks and urged Pyongyang to return to a negotiating table immediately."On this point, let me be absolutely clear: The United States... Read full article: US Says it Won't Accept North Korea-Set ...→

US Says It Won’t Accept North Korea-Set Nuclear Deadline

A senior U.S. diplomat said Monday that Washington won’t accept a year-end deadline set by North Korea to make concessions in stalled nuclear talks and urged Pyongyang to return to a negotiating table immediately. “On this point, let me be Read full article: US Says It Won’t Accept North Korea-Set ...→

US says it won’t accept North Korea-set nuclear deadline

US says it won’t accept North Korea-set nuclear deadline

The U.S. special representative for North Korea says Washington won’t accept a year-end deadline set by Pyongyang to make concessions in stalled nuclear talks Read full article: US says it won’t accept North Korea-set ...→

Taliban breach walls at American airfield days after Afghan peace talks restart

Taliban breach walls at American airfield days after Afghan peace talks restart

Days after talks resumed between the United States and Taliban negotiators to end America's longest-running war, an American convoy near Bagram Airfield was targeted by a car bomb. Read full article: Taliban breach walls at American airfiel...→

Prolific River North art gallery to close at end of December

Prolific River North art gallery to close at end of December

Andrew Bae Gallery focused on showcasing artwork from emerging Asian artists, giving them exposure and allowing viewers to follow their development. Read full article: Prolific River North art gallery to clos...→

North Korea warns of ‘bigger threat and harsh suffering’ over nuclear talks deadline

North Korea warns of ‘bigger threat and harsh suffering’ over nuclear talks deadline

North Korea expressed its displeasure over the stalled nuclear negotiations with the United States, warning of a “bigger threat and harsh suffering” if Washington ignores the end-of-year deadline set by Kim Jong Un. Read full article: North Korea warns of ‘bigger threat and ...→

Harry Kazianis: North Korea-US nuclear showdown coming  – unless Kim takes these steps

Harry Kazianis: North Korea-US nuclear showdown coming – unless Kim takes these steps

Kim has repeatedly declared a year-end deadline for progress on stalled talks with the U.S. And the end of the year is approaching fast.  Read full article: Harry Kazianis: North Korea-US nuclear s...→

Transcript: North Korea expert Sue Mi Terry talks with Michael Morell on

Transcript: North Korea expert Sue Mi Terry talks with Michael Morell on "Intelligence Matters"

This week, on the "Intelligence Matters" podcast Michael Morell talks with CSIS senior Korea fellow Sue Mi Terry about why the U.S. and the North are at a stalemate after months of negotiations and three Trump-Kim summits Read full article: Transcript: North Korea expert Sue Mi Te...→

North Korea nuclear test equivalent to '17 times the size' of Hiroshima

North Korea nuclear test equivalent to '17 times the size' of Hiroshima

The North Korea nuclear test in early September 2017 was so powerful that it resulted in an entire mountain being lifted off the ground and was the equivalent of "17 times the size of the bomb dropped on Hiroshima," according to a new study. Read full article: North Korea nuclear test equivalent to '...→

NKorea say US offered to resume nuclear talks in December

NKorea say US offered to resume nuclear talks in December

North Korea says the United States has proposed a resumption of stalled nuclear negotiations in December Read full article: NKorea say US offered to resume nuclear ...→

SKorea: US 'Very Actively' Asking NKorea to Return to Talks

The United States is “very actively” trying to persuade North Korea to come back to negotiations, South Korea’s national security adviser said on Sunday, as a year-end North Korean deadline for U.S. flexibility approaches. Read full article: SKorea: US 'Very Actively' Asking NKorea...→

US ambassador ‘surprised’ North Korea didn’t send threatened ‘Christmas gift’ as nuclear deadline closed

US ambassador ‘surprised’ North Korea didn’t send threatened ‘Christmas gift’ as nuclear deadline closed

The U.S. Ambassador to South Korea said Thursday he was “surprised” and “glad” that North Korea failed to deliver its threatened “Christmas gift” to the U.S. after Kim Jong Un’s end-of-year deadline to settle nuclear negotiations with the Trump administration passed without a compromise. Read full article: US ambassador ‘surprised’ North Korea di...→

North Korea says Trump birthday greeting to Kim won’t restart nuke talks

North Korea says Trump birthday greeting to Kim won’t restart nuke talks

North Korea thinks new nuclear talks with the US are simply Kimpossible. A rep for the country batted down the idea that a birthday greeting from President Trump to leader Kim Jong Un would restart… Read full article: North Korea says Trump birthday greeting...→

North Korea: Trump’s Birthday Greeting Not Enough to Resume Talks

North Korea: Trump’s Birthday Greeting Not Enough to Resume Talks

North Korean official on Saturday said that the U.S. and South Korea are dreaming if they think that President Donald Trump’s sending a birthday message would get leader Kim Jong Un back to the negotiating table. North Korean Foreign Ministry adviser Kim Kye Gwan repeated the North’s deep frustrations over stalled nuclear negotiations with the Trump administration and stressed that the country will never fully deal away its nuclear capabilities for ending U.S.-led sanctions despite its economic difficulties. Read full article: North Korea: Trump’s Birthday Greeting N...→

North Korea signals end of nuclear-test suspension, promises 'new' weapon

North Korea signals end of nuclear-test suspension, promises 'new' weapon

Kim also appeared to leave the door open to diplomacy, suggesting that tests would only resume if Washington did not change its policies. Read full article: North Korea signals end of nuclear-test ...→

North Korea Is No Longer Bound by Nuclear Test Moratorium, Kim Says

North Korea Is No Longer Bound by Nuclear Test Moratorium, Kim Says

Kim Jong-un said North Korea was free of a self-imposed pause on testing nuclear weapons and long-range missiles, which President Trump had called a diplomatic victory. Read full article: North Korea Is No Longer Bound by Nuclea...→

Stephen Biegun, U.S. envoy to North Korea, snubbed on nuclear talks

Stephen Biegun, U.S. envoy to North Korea, snubbed on nuclear talks

The stage is set for a return to U.S.-North Korea brinkmanship, with Pyongyang ignoring repeated offers from the Trump administration to restart stalled nuclear talks, while China and Russia are press Read full article: Stephen Biegun, U.S. envoy to North Kore...→

US says it won’t accept North Korea-set nuclear deadline | WTOP

US says it won’t accept North Korea-set nuclear deadline | WTOP

A senior U.S. diplomat said Monday that Washington won’t accept a year-end deadline set by North Korea to make concessions in stalled nuclear talks and urged Pyongyang to return to a negotiating table immediately. Read full article: US says it won’t accept North Korea-set ...→

US Says It Won’t Accept North Korea-Set Nuclear Deadline

US Says It Won’t Accept North Korea-Set Nuclear Deadline

A senior U.S. diplomat said Monday that Washington won’t accept a year-end deadline set by North Korea to make concessions in stalled nuclear talks and urged Pyongyang to return to a negotiating table immediately. “On this point, let me be absolutely clear: The United States does not have a deadline,” Stephen Biegun, the U.S. special representative for North Korea, told… Read full article: US Says It Won’t Accept North Korea-Set ...→

NKorea Conducts New Test at Rocket Site, Aims to 'Overpower US Nuclear Threats'

NKorea Conducts New Test at Rocket Site, Aims to 'Overpower US Nuclear Threats'

North Korea said it had successfully conducted another test at a satellite launch site, the latest in a string of developments aimed at "restraining and overpowering the nuclear threat of the U.S.," state news agency KCNA reported on Saturday.The test was conducted on... Read full article: NKorea Conducts New Test at Rocket Site,...→

Putin, Zelensky Meet in Paris to Restart Ukraine Peace Talks

Putin, Zelensky Meet in Paris to Restart Ukraine Peace Talks

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy meet in Paris to restart stalled peace talks. Read full article: Putin, Zelensky Meet in Paris to Restart...→

North Korea threatens U.S. as deadline for nuclear talks nears

North Korea threatens U.S. as deadline for nuclear talks nears

North Korea is dialing up the pressure on the U.S. to salvage nuclear negotiations. President Trump insisted he still had confidence in North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Elizabeth Palmer reports. Read full article: North Korea threatens U.S. as deadline f...→

North Korea warns US will choose its 'Christmas gift' if Trump fails to meet looming nuclear deadline

North Korea warns US will choose its 'Christmas gift' if Trump fails to meet looming nuclear deadline

The North Korean foreign ministry said on Tuesday that Washington would decide what “Christmas gift” it would receive if the United States fails to change its “hostile policies” on denuclearization before the end of the year, according to the state-run Korean Central News Agency. Read full article: North Korea warns US will choose its 'Ch...→

UN chief to prepare ground for Cyprus peace talks restart

UN chief to prepare ground for Cyprus peace talks restart

The head of the United Nations is seeking to inject momentum into efforts to revitalize moribund talks on reunifying ethnically split Cyprus, saying he will continue work on finalizing terms for a fresh round of negotiations Read full article: UN chief to prepare ground for Cyprus pe...→

North Korea nuclear test was ‘17 times the size’ of Hiroshima

North Korea nuclear test was ‘17 times the size’ of Hiroshima

The North Korea nuclear test in early September 2017 was so powerful that it resulted in an entire mountain being lifted off the ground and was the equivalent of “17 times the size of the bom… Read full article: North Korea nuclear test was ‘17 times t...→

North Korea's 2017 nuclear explosion was Equal to 17 Hiroshima bombs, study suggests

North Korea's 2017 nuclear explosion was Equal to 17 Hiroshima bombs, study suggests

Scientists have used satellite data to determine the size of the bomb North Korea detonated in 2017. Results suggest it could have been twice as powerful as U.S. intelligence predicted at the time. Read full article: North Korea's 2017 nuclear explosion was...→

Dark Side of the Yule Comes to North Shore in December

Dark Side of the Yule Comes to North Shore in December

Christmas Meets Classic Rock in Classical Blast’s live holiday concert, Dark Side of the Yule. The show melds Christmas and rock music in ways never heard before, with music by bands like Metallica, Evanescence, Pink Floyd, Beatles, Simon & Garfunkel and so many others, all mashed with holiday classics, baroque carols, classical and originals. Is it Christmas, is it rock, is it pop, is it traditional? It’s all of the above and more, all rolled into a series of musical stories that explore a few of the holiday season’s darker themes. No worries, everyone see the light by the end! Read full article: Dark Side of the Yule Comes to North Sho...→

Trump reaches out to North Korea in bid to resume nuclear talks

Trump reaches out to North Korea in bid to resume nuclear talks

The Trump administration has reached out to North Korea in hopes of resuming denuclearization talks, a report said. National security adviser Robert O’Brien told Axios that the administration “reac… Read full article: Trump reaches out to North Korea in bid ...→

North Korea says Trump birthday greeting not enough to restart talks

North Korea says Trump birthday greeting not enough to restart talks

North Korea on Saturday said that a Happy Birthday greeting from President Trump was not enough to bring Pyongyang back to the negotiating table -- saying that a good relationship between Trump and dictator Kim Jong Un was just “personal.” Read full article: North Korea says Trump birthday greeting...→

North Korea: Trump’s Birthday Greeting Not Enough to Resume Talks

North Korea: Trump’s Birthday Greeting Not Enough to Resume Talks

North Korean official on Saturday said that the U.S. and South Korea are dreaming if they think that President Donald Trump’s sending a birthday message would get leader Kim Jong Un back to the negotiating table. North Korean Foreign Ministry adviser Kim Kye Gwan repeated the North’s deep frustrations over stalled nuclear negotiations with the Trump administration and stressed that the country will never fully deal away its nuclear capabilities for ending U.S.-led sanctions despite its economic difficulties. Read full article: North Korea: Trump’s Birthday Greeting N...→

North Korea analyst accuses Trump of lying over claim Kim Jong Un signed nuclear weapons

North Korea analyst accuses Trump of lying over claim Kim Jong Un signed nuclear weapons "contract"

President Donald Trump said he thinks North Korea's Kim Jong Un is a "man of his word" after the despot warned the world that Pyongyang will soon have a "new strategic weapon." Read full article: North Korea analyst accuses Trump of lyi...→

Automakers Urge California, US to Restart Mileage Talks

Major automobile manufacturers urged the Trump administration and California on Thursday to restart negotiations over vehicle mileage standards to prevent a lengthy legal battle, warning that moving ahead with two sets of standards would cr Read full article: Automakers Urge California, US to Restar...→

US envoy urges North Korea to restart nuclear talks

US envoy urges North Korea to restart nuclear talks

A top US diplomat on Monday urged North Korea to return to the negotiating table to restart halted denuclearization talks as tensions between the US and Pyongyang continued to boil. “Let me speak d… Read full article: US envoy urges North Korea to restart nu...→

U.S. pleads with North Korea to restart nuclear talks

U.S. pleads with North Korea to restart nuclear talks

"It is time for us to do our jobs. Let's get this done," the U.S. envoy to North Korea said. Read full article: U.S. pleads with North Korea to restart ...→

US says it won't accept North Korea-set nuclear deadline

US says it won't accept North Korea-set nuclear deadline

The U.S. special representative for North Korea says Washington won't accept a year-end deadline set by Pyongyang to make concessions in stalled nuclear talks Read full article: US says it won't accept North Korea-set ...→

North Korea defector warns Donald Trump on Kim Jong-un, nuclear weapon

North Korea defector warns Donald Trump on Kim Jong-un, nuclear weapon

A high-level defector from Kim Jong-un's regime has sent a letter to President Trump warning that he has been Read full article: North Korea defector warns Donald Trump ...→

North Korea says denuclearization is off the table in talks with US

North Korea says denuclearization is off the table in talks with US

In a reference to President Trump’s 2020 re-election bid, Ambassador Kim Song said the “sustained and substantial dialogue” sought by the US was a “time-saving trick” to suit the nation’… Read full article: North Korea says denuclearization is off...→

North Korea says U.S. must chose

North Korea says U.S. must chose "Christmas gift" as nuclear diplomacy deadline nears

Kim Jong Un's regime has warned it will chose a "new path" if the U.S. doesn't offer new terms for a nuclear disarmament deal by the end of the year. Read full article: North Korea says U.S. must chose "Christ...→

Biegun sees no ‘meaningful or verifiable’ pullback on North Korea nuclear weapons program

Biegun sees no ‘meaningful or verifiable’ pullback on North Korea nuclear weapons program

Fifteen months after President Trump’s diplomatic outreach to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, the U.S. has yet to see “meaningful or verifiable” evidence that Pyongyang has begun to scale back its nuclear weapons program, the State Department’s point man on talks with North Korea told Congress on Wednesday. Read full article: Biegun sees no ‘meaningful or verifiable...→

North Korea ‘not interested’ in U.S. talks without more concessions

North Korea ‘not interested’ in U.S. talks without more concessions

North Korea says it is not “interested” in additional denuclearization negotiations with the U.S. without more concessions from Washington, just one day after President Trump hinted at upcoming talks with Pyongyang with a tweet that read in part, “See you soon!” Read full article: North Korea ‘not interested’ in U.S. tal...→

NKorea say US offered to resume nuclear talks in December

North Korea says the United States has proposed a resumption of stalled nuclear negotiations in December Read full article: NKorea say US offered to resume nuclear ...→

Signs point to renewed talks between U.S., North Korea

Signs point to renewed talks between U.S., North Korea

There was no substantial meeting between U.S. and North Korean officials at a key nuclear nonproliferation conference in Moscow over the weekend, but signs are emerging that talks between the two sides could resume in coming weeks. Read full article: Signs point to renewed talks between U.S...→

North Korea names new foreign minister in likely shift further away from US talks

North Korea names new foreign minister in likely shift further away from US talks

North Korea confirmed its named a new top diplomat in what analysts say is the latest sign of a shift away from talks with the U.S. over its nuclear weapons program. Read full article: North Korea names new foreign minister i...→

Trump reaches out to North Korea in bid to resume nuclear talks

Trump reaches out to North Korea in bid to resume nuclear talks

The Trump administration has reached out to North Korea in hopes of resuming denuclearization talks, a report said. National security adviser Robert O’Brien told Axios that the administration “reac… Read full article: Trump reaches out to North Korea in bid ...→

North Korea says Trump birthday greeting to Kim won’t restart nuke talks

North Korea says Trump birthday greeting to Kim won’t restart nuke talks

North Korea thinks new nuclear talks with the US are simply Kimpossible. A rep for the country batted down the idea that a birthday greeting from President Trump to leader Kim Jong Un would restart… Read full article: North Korea says Trump birthday greeting...→

North Korea says Trump's birthday message to Kim not enough to restart nuke talks

North Korea says Trump's birthday message to Kim not enough to restart nuke talks

“Although Chairman Kim Jong Un has good personal feelings about President Trump, they are, in the true sense of the word, ‘personal’,” foreign ministry adviser Kim Kye Gwan said Saturday. Read full article: North Korea says Trump's birthday messag...→

North Korea: Trump’s Birthday Greeting Not Enough to Resume Talks

North Korea: Trump’s Birthday Greeting Not Enough to Resume Talks

North Korean official on Saturday said that the U.S. and South Korea are dreaming if they think that President Donald Trump’s sending a birthday message would get leader Kim Jong Un back to the negotiating table. North Korean Foreign Ministry adviser Kim Kye Gwan repeated the North’s deep frustrations over stalled nuclear negotiations with the Trump administration and stressed that the country will never fully deal away its nuclear capabilities for ending U.S.-led sanctions despite its economic difficulties. Read full article: North Korea: Trump’s Birthday Greeting N...→

North Korea signals end of nuclear-test suspension, promises 'new' weapon

North Korea signals end of nuclear-test suspension, promises 'new' weapon

Kim also appeared to leave the door open to diplomacy, suggesting that tests would only resume if Washington did not change its policies. Read full article: North Korea signals end of nuclear-test ...→

North Korea's Kim touts strategic weapon amid stall in talks

Expressing deep frustration over stalled nuclear talks, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un warned of unspecified “shocking” action and that his country will soon reveal a new “strategic weapon”... Read full article: North Korea's Kim touts strategic weapon...→

Automakers Urge California, US to Restart Mileage Talks

Major automobile manufacturers urged the Trump administration and California on Thursday to restart negotiations over vehicle mileage standards to prevent a lengthy legal battle, warning that moving ahead with two sets of standards would cr Read full article: Automakers Urge California, US to Restar...→

Stephen Biegun, U.S. envoy to North Korea, snubbed on nuclear talks

Stephen Biegun, U.S. envoy to North Korea, snubbed on nuclear talks

The stage is set for a return to U.S.-North Korea brinkmanship, with Pyongyang ignoring repeated offers from the Trump administration to restart stalled nuclear talks, while China and Russia are press Read full article: Stephen Biegun, U.S. envoy to North Kore...→

US Says it Won't Accept North Korea-Set Nuclear Deadline

A senior U.S. diplomat said Monday that Washington won't accept a year-end deadline set by North Korea to make concessions in stalled nuclear talks and urged Pyongyang to return to a negotiating table immediately."On this point, let me be absolutely clear: The United States... Read full article: US Says it Won't Accept North Korea-Set ...→

U.S. pleads with North Korea to restart nuclear talks

U.S. pleads with North Korea to restart nuclear talks

"It is time for us to do our jobs. Let's get this done," the U.S. envoy to North Korea said. Read full article: U.S. pleads with North Korea to restart ...→

US Says It Won’t Accept North Korea-Set Nuclear Deadline

US Says It Won’t Accept North Korea-Set Nuclear Deadline

A senior U.S. diplomat said Monday that Washington won’t accept a year-end deadline set by North Korea to make concessions in stalled nuclear talks and urged Pyongyang to return to a negotiating table immediately. “On this point, let me be absolutely clear: The United States does not have a deadline,” Stephen Biegun, the U.S. special representative for North Korea, told… Read full article: US Says It Won’t Accept North Korea-Set ...→

US says it won’t accept North Korea-set nuclear deadline

US says it won’t accept North Korea-set nuclear deadline

The U.S. special representative for North Korea says Washington won’t accept a year-end deadline set by Pyongyang to make concessions in stalled nuclear talks Read full article: US says it won’t accept North Korea-set ...→

North Korea defector warns Donald Trump on Kim Jong-un, nuclear weapon

North Korea defector warns Donald Trump on Kim Jong-un, nuclear weapon

A high-level defector from Kim Jong-un's regime has sent a letter to President Trump warning that he has been Read full article: North Korea defector warns Donald Trump ...→

Putin, Zelensky Meet in Paris to Restart Ukraine Peace Talks

Putin, Zelensky Meet in Paris to Restart Ukraine Peace Talks

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy meet in Paris to restart stalled peace talks. Read full article: Putin, Zelensky Meet in Paris to Restart...→

Prolific River North art gallery to close at end of December

Prolific River North art gallery to close at end of December

Andrew Bae Gallery focused on showcasing artwork from emerging Asian artists, giving them exposure and allowing viewers to follow their development. Read full article: Prolific River North art gallery to clos...→

North Korea says U.S. must chose

North Korea says U.S. must chose "Christmas gift" as nuclear diplomacy deadline nears

Kim Jong Un's regime has warned it will chose a "new path" if the U.S. doesn't offer new terms for a nuclear disarmament deal by the end of the year. Read full article: North Korea says U.S. must chose "Christ...→

North Korea warns US will choose its 'Christmas gift' if Trump fails to meet looming nuclear deadline

North Korea warns US will choose its 'Christmas gift' if Trump fails to meet looming nuclear deadline

The North Korean foreign ministry said on Tuesday that Washington would decide what “Christmas gift” it would receive if the United States fails to change its “hostile policies” on denuclearization before the end of the year, according to the state-run Korean Central News Agency. Read full article: North Korea warns US will choose its 'Ch...→

Harry Kazianis: North Korea-US nuclear showdown coming  – unless Kim takes these steps

Harry Kazianis: North Korea-US nuclear showdown coming – unless Kim takes these steps

Kim has repeatedly declared a year-end deadline for progress on stalled talks with the U.S. And the end of the year is approaching fast.  Read full article: Harry Kazianis: North Korea-US nuclear s...→

Biegun sees no ‘meaningful or verifiable’ pullback on North Korea nuclear weapons program

Biegun sees no ‘meaningful or verifiable’ pullback on North Korea nuclear weapons program

Fifteen months after President Trump’s diplomatic outreach to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, the U.S. has yet to see “meaningful or verifiable” evidence that Pyongyang has begun to scale back its nuclear weapons program, the State Department’s point man on talks with North Korea told Congress on Wednesday. Read full article: Biegun sees no ‘meaningful or verifiable...→

North Korea nuclear test was ‘17 times the size’ of Hiroshima

North Korea nuclear test was ‘17 times the size’ of Hiroshima

The North Korea nuclear test in early September 2017 was so powerful that it resulted in an entire mountain being lifted off the ground and was the equivalent of “17 times the size of the bom… Read full article: North Korea nuclear test was ‘17 times t...→

North Korea nuclear test equivalent to '17 times the size' of Hiroshima

North Korea nuclear test equivalent to '17 times the size' of Hiroshima

The North Korea nuclear test in early September 2017 was so powerful that it resulted in an entire mountain being lifted off the ground and was the equivalent of "17 times the size of the bomb dropped on Hiroshima," according to a new study. Read full article: North Korea nuclear test equivalent to '...→

NKorea say US offered to resume nuclear talks in December

North Korea says the United States has proposed a resumption of stalled nuclear negotiations in December Read full article: NKorea say US offered to resume nuclear ...→

Dark Side of the Yule Comes to North Shore in December

Dark Side of the Yule Comes to North Shore in December

Christmas Meets Classic Rock in Classical Blast’s live holiday concert, Dark Side of the Yule. The show melds Christmas and rock music in ways never heard before, with music by bands like Metallica, Evanescence, Pink Floyd, Beatles, Simon & Garfunkel and so many others, all mashed with holiday classics, baroque carols, classical and originals. Is it Christmas, is it rock, is it pop, is it traditional? It’s all of the above and more, all rolled into a series of musical stories that explore a few of the holiday season’s darker themes. No worries, everyone see the light by the end! Read full article: Dark Side of the Yule Comes to North Sho...→

SKorea: US 'Very Actively' Asking NKorea to Return to Talks

The United States is “very actively” trying to persuade North Korea to come back to negotiations, South Korea’s national security adviser said on Sunday, as a year-end North Korean deadline for U.S. flexibility approaches. Read full article: SKorea: US 'Very Actively' Asking NKorea...→

US ambassador ‘surprised’ North Korea didn’t send threatened ‘Christmas gift’ as nuclear deadline closed

US ambassador ‘surprised’ North Korea didn’t send threatened ‘Christmas gift’ as nuclear deadline closed

The U.S. Ambassador to South Korea said Thursday he was “surprised” and “glad” that North Korea failed to deliver its threatened “Christmas gift” to the U.S. after Kim Jong Un’s end-of-year deadline to settle nuclear negotiations with the Trump administration passed without a compromise. Read full article: US ambassador ‘surprised’ North Korea di...→

White House: US Has Asked North Korea to Resume Talks, Axios Reports

White House: US Has Asked North Korea to Resume Talks, Axios Reports

White House national security adviser Robert O'Brien said the United States had reached out to North Korea seeking to resume talks, according to an interview published on Sunday by Axios.O'Brien also said it was a "positive" sign that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had not... Read full article: White House: US Has Asked North Korea to...→

North Korea says Trump birthday greeting not enough to restart talks

North Korea says Trump birthday greeting not enough to restart talks

North Korea on Saturday said that a Happy Birthday greeting from President Trump was not enough to bring Pyongyang back to the negotiating table -- saying that a good relationship between Trump and dictator Kim Jong Un was just “personal.” Read full article: North Korea says Trump birthday greeting...→

North Korea: Trump’s Birthday Greeting Not Enough to Resume Talks

North Korea: Trump’s Birthday Greeting Not Enough to Resume Talks

North Korean official on Saturday said that the U.S. and South Korea are dreaming if they think that President Donald Trump’s sending a birthday message would get leader Kim Jong Un back to the negotiating table. North Korean Foreign Ministry adviser Kim Kye Gwan repeated the North’s deep frustrations over stalled nuclear negotiations with the Trump administration and stressed that the country will never fully deal away its nuclear capabilities for ending U.S.-led sanctions despite its economic difficulties. Read full article: North Korea: Trump’s Birthday Greeting N...→

North Korea's Kim touts strategic weapon amid stall in talks

North Korea's Kim touts strategic weapon amid stall in talks

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has expressed frustration over stalled nuclear negotiations and warned that his country will soon show to the world a new strategic weapon Read full article: North Korea's Kim touts strategic weapon...→

North Korea analyst accuses Trump of lying over claim Kim Jong Un signed nuclear weapons

North Korea analyst accuses Trump of lying over claim Kim Jong Un signed nuclear weapons "contract"

President Donald Trump said he thinks North Korea's Kim Jong Un is a "man of his word" after the despot warned the world that Pyongyang will soon have a "new strategic weapon." Read full article: North Korea analyst accuses Trump of lyi...→

North Korea Is No Longer Bound by Nuclear Test Moratorium, Kim Says

North Korea Is No Longer Bound by Nuclear Test Moratorium, Kim Says

Kim Jong-un said North Korea was free of a self-imposed pause on testing nuclear weapons and long-range missiles, which President Trump had called a diplomatic victory. Read full article: North Korea Is No Longer Bound by Nuclea...→

John Bolton says North Korea

John Bolton says North Korea "jiving" Trump, thinks president is "desperate" for a nuclear weapons deal

The former national security advisor said he does not think North Korea will ever voluntarily surrender its nuclear weapons, regardless of what Kim Jong Un tells Trump. Read full article: John Bolton says North Korea "jiving" Tr...→

US envoy urges North Korea to restart nuclear talks

US envoy urges North Korea to restart nuclear talks

A top US diplomat on Monday urged North Korea to return to the negotiating table to restart halted denuclearization talks as tensions between the US and Pyongyang continued to boil. “Let me speak d… Read full article: US envoy urges North Korea to restart nu...→

US says it won’t accept North Korea-set nuclear deadline | WTOP

US says it won’t accept North Korea-set nuclear deadline | WTOP

A senior U.S. diplomat said Monday that Washington won’t accept a year-end deadline set by North Korea to make concessions in stalled nuclear talks and urged Pyongyang to return to a negotiating table immediately. Read full article: US says it won’t accept North Korea-set ...→

US Says It Won’t Accept North Korea-Set Nuclear Deadline

A senior U.S. diplomat said Monday that Washington won’t accept a year-end deadline set by North Korea to make concessions in stalled nuclear talks and urged Pyongyang to return to a negotiating table immediately. “On this point, let me be Read full article: US Says It Won’t Accept North Korea-Set ...→

US says it won't accept North Korea-set nuclear deadline

US says it won't accept North Korea-set nuclear deadline

The U.S. special representative for North Korea says Washington won't accept a year-end deadline set by Pyongyang to make concessions in stalled nuclear talks Read full article: US says it won't accept North Korea-set ...→

NKorea Conducts New Test at Rocket Site, Aims to 'Overpower US Nuclear Threats'

NKorea Conducts New Test at Rocket Site, Aims to 'Overpower US Nuclear Threats'

North Korea said it had successfully conducted another test at a satellite launch site, the latest in a string of developments aimed at "restraining and overpowering the nuclear threat of the U.S.," state news agency KCNA reported on Saturday.The test was conducted on... Read full article: NKorea Conducts New Test at Rocket Site,...→

Taliban breach walls at American airfield days after Afghan peace talks restart

Taliban breach walls at American airfield days after Afghan peace talks restart

Days after talks resumed between the United States and Taliban negotiators to end America's longest-running war, an American convoy near Bagram Airfield was targeted by a car bomb. Read full article: Taliban breach walls at American airfiel...→

North Korea says denuclearization is off the table in talks with US

North Korea says denuclearization is off the table in talks with US

In a reference to President Trump’s 2020 re-election bid, Ambassador Kim Song said the “sustained and substantial dialogue” sought by the US was a “time-saving trick” to suit the nation’… Read full article: North Korea says denuclearization is off...→

North Korea threatens U.S. as deadline for nuclear talks nears

North Korea threatens U.S. as deadline for nuclear talks nears

North Korea is dialing up the pressure on the U.S. to salvage nuclear negotiations. President Trump insisted he still had confidence in North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Elizabeth Palmer reports. Read full article: North Korea threatens U.S. as deadline f...→

North Korea warns of ‘bigger threat and harsh suffering’ over nuclear talks deadline

North Korea warns of ‘bigger threat and harsh suffering’ over nuclear talks deadline

North Korea expressed its displeasure over the stalled nuclear negotiations with the United States, warning of a “bigger threat and harsh suffering” if Washington ignores the end-of-year deadline set by Kim Jong Un. Read full article: North Korea warns of ‘bigger threat and ...→

UN chief to prepare ground for Cyprus peace talks restart

UN chief to prepare ground for Cyprus peace talks restart

The head of the United Nations is seeking to inject momentum into efforts to revitalize moribund talks on reunifying ethnically split Cyprus, saying he will continue work on finalizing terms for a fresh round of negotiations Read full article: UN chief to prepare ground for Cyprus pe...→

Transcript: North Korea expert Sue Mi Terry talks with Michael Morell on

Transcript: North Korea expert Sue Mi Terry talks with Michael Morell on "Intelligence Matters"

This week, on the "Intelligence Matters" podcast Michael Morell talks with CSIS senior Korea fellow Sue Mi Terry about why the U.S. and the North are at a stalemate after months of negotiations and three Trump-Kim summits Read full article: Transcript: North Korea expert Sue Mi Te...→

North Korea ‘not interested’ in U.S. talks without more concessions

North Korea ‘not interested’ in U.S. talks without more concessions

North Korea says it is not “interested” in additional denuclearization negotiations with the U.S. without more concessions from Washington, just one day after President Trump hinted at upcoming talks with Pyongyang with a tweet that read in part, “See you soon!” Read full article: North Korea ‘not interested’ in U.S. tal...→

North Korea's 2017 nuclear explosion was Equal to 17 Hiroshima bombs, study suggests

North Korea's 2017 nuclear explosion was Equal to 17 Hiroshima bombs, study suggests

Scientists have used satellite data to determine the size of the bomb North Korea detonated in 2017. Results suggest it could have been twice as powerful as U.S. intelligence predicted at the time. Read full article: North Korea's 2017 nuclear explosion was...→

NKorea say US offered to resume nuclear talks in December

NKorea say US offered to resume nuclear talks in December

North Korea says the United States has proposed a resumption of stalled nuclear negotiations in December Read full article: NKorea say US offered to resume nuclear ...→

Signs point to renewed talks between U.S., North Korea

Signs point to renewed talks between U.S., North Korea

There was no substantial meeting between U.S. and North Korean officials at a key nuclear nonproliferation conference in Moscow over the weekend, but signs are emerging that talks between the two sides could resume in coming weeks. Read full article: Signs point to renewed talks between U.S...→

North Korea names new foreign minister in likely shift further away from US talks

North Korea names new foreign minister in likely shift further away from US talks

North Korea confirmed its named a new top diplomat in what analysts say is the latest sign of a shift away from talks with the U.S. over its nuclear weapons program. Read full article: North Korea names new foreign minister i...→

US ambassador ‘surprised’ North Korea didn’t send threatened ‘Christmas gift’ as nuclear deadline closed

US ambassador ‘surprised’ North Korea didn’t send threatened ‘Christmas gift’ as nuclear deadline closed

The U.S. Ambassador to South Korea said Thursday he was “surprised” and “glad” that North Korea failed to deliver its threatened “Christmas gift” to the U.S. after Kim Jong Un’s end-of-year deadline to settle nuclear negotiations with the Trump administration passed without a compromise. Read full article: US ambassador ‘surprised’ North Korea di...→

Trump reaches out to North Korea in bid to resume nuclear talks

Trump reaches out to North Korea in bid to resume nuclear talks

The Trump administration has reached out to North Korea in hopes of resuming denuclearization talks, a report said. National security adviser Robert O’Brien told Axios that the administration “reac… Read full article: Trump reaches out to North Korea in bid ...→

White House: US Has Asked North Korea to Resume Talks, Axios Reports

White House: US Has Asked North Korea to Resume Talks, Axios Reports

White House national security adviser Robert O'Brien said the United States had reached out to North Korea seeking to resume talks, according to an interview published on Sunday by Axios.O'Brien also said it was a "positive" sign that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had not... Read full article: White House: US Has Asked North Korea to...→

North Korea says Trump birthday greeting to Kim won’t restart nuke talks

North Korea says Trump birthday greeting to Kim won’t restart nuke talks

North Korea thinks new nuclear talks with the US are simply Kimpossible. A rep for the country batted down the idea that a birthday greeting from President Trump to leader Kim Jong Un would restart… Read full article: North Korea says Trump birthday greeting...→

North Korea says Trump birthday greeting not enough to restart talks

North Korea says Trump birthday greeting not enough to restart talks

North Korea on Saturday said that a Happy Birthday greeting from President Trump was not enough to bring Pyongyang back to the negotiating table -- saying that a good relationship between Trump and dictator Kim Jong Un was just “personal.” Read full article: North Korea says Trump birthday greeting...→

North Korea says Trump's birthday message to Kim not enough to restart nuke talks

North Korea says Trump's birthday message to Kim not enough to restart nuke talks

“Although Chairman Kim Jong Un has good personal feelings about President Trump, they are, in the true sense of the word, ‘personal’,” foreign ministry adviser Kim Kye Gwan said Saturday. Read full article: North Korea says Trump's birthday messag...→

North Korea: Trump’s Birthday Greeting Not Enough to Resume Talks

North Korea: Trump’s Birthday Greeting Not Enough to Resume Talks

North Korean official on Saturday said that the U.S. and South Korea are dreaming if they think that President Donald Trump’s sending a birthday message would get leader Kim Jong Un back to the negotiating table. North Korean Foreign Ministry adviser Kim Kye Gwan repeated the North’s deep frustrations over stalled nuclear negotiations with the Trump administration and stressed that the country will never fully deal away its nuclear capabilities for ending U.S.-led sanctions despite its economic difficulties. Read full article: North Korea: Trump’s Birthday Greeting N...→

North Korea: Trump’s Birthday Greeting Not Enough to Resume Talks

North Korea: Trump’s Birthday Greeting Not Enough to Resume Talks

North Korean official on Saturday said that the U.S. and South Korea are dreaming if they think that President Donald Trump’s sending a birthday message would get leader Kim Jong Un back to the negotiating table. North Korean Foreign Ministry adviser Kim Kye Gwan repeated the North’s deep frustrations over stalled nuclear negotiations with the Trump administration and stressed that the country will never fully deal away its nuclear capabilities for ending U.S.-led sanctions despite its economic difficulties. Read full article: North Korea: Trump’s Birthday Greeting N...→

North Korea's Kim touts strategic weapon amid stall in talks

North Korea's Kim touts strategic weapon amid stall in talks

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has expressed frustration over stalled nuclear negotiations and warned that his country will soon show to the world a new strategic weapon Read full article: North Korea's Kim touts strategic weapon...→

North Korea signals end of nuclear-test suspension, promises 'new' weapon

North Korea signals end of nuclear-test suspension, promises 'new' weapon

Kim also appeared to leave the door open to diplomacy, suggesting that tests would only resume if Washington did not change its policies. Read full article: North Korea signals end of nuclear-test ...→

North Korea analyst accuses Trump of lying over claim Kim Jong Un signed nuclear weapons

North Korea analyst accuses Trump of lying over claim Kim Jong Un signed nuclear weapons "contract"

President Donald Trump said he thinks North Korea's Kim Jong Un is a "man of his word" after the despot warned the world that Pyongyang will soon have a "new strategic weapon." Read full article: North Korea analyst accuses Trump of lyi...→

North Korea's Kim touts strategic weapon amid stall in talks

Expressing deep frustration over stalled nuclear talks, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un warned of unspecified “shocking” action and that his country will soon reveal a new “strategic weapon”... Read full article: North Korea's Kim touts strategic weapon...→

North Korea Is No Longer Bound by Nuclear Test Moratorium, Kim Says

North Korea Is No Longer Bound by Nuclear Test Moratorium, Kim Says

Kim Jong-un said North Korea was free of a self-imposed pause on testing nuclear weapons and long-range missiles, which President Trump had called a diplomatic victory. Read full article: North Korea Is No Longer Bound by Nuclea...→

Automakers Urge California, US to Restart Mileage Talks

Major automobile manufacturers urged the Trump administration and California on Thursday to restart negotiations over vehicle mileage standards to prevent a lengthy legal battle, warning that moving ahead with two sets of standards would cr Read full article: Automakers Urge California, US to Restar...→

John Bolton says North Korea

John Bolton says North Korea "jiving" Trump, thinks president is "desperate" for a nuclear weapons deal

The former national security advisor said he does not think North Korea will ever voluntarily surrender its nuclear weapons, regardless of what Kim Jong Un tells Trump. Read full article: John Bolton says North Korea "jiving" Tr...→

Stephen Biegun, U.S. envoy to North Korea, snubbed on nuclear talks

Stephen Biegun, U.S. envoy to North Korea, snubbed on nuclear talks

The stage is set for a return to U.S.-North Korea brinkmanship, with Pyongyang ignoring repeated offers from the Trump administration to restart stalled nuclear talks, while China and Russia are press Read full article: Stephen Biegun, U.S. envoy to North Kore...→

US envoy urges North Korea to restart nuclear talks

US envoy urges North Korea to restart nuclear talks

A top US diplomat on Monday urged North Korea to return to the negotiating table to restart halted denuclearization talks as tensions between the US and Pyongyang continued to boil. “Let me speak d… Read full article: US envoy urges North Korea to restart nu...→

US Says it Won't Accept North Korea-Set Nuclear Deadline

A senior U.S. diplomat said Monday that Washington won't accept a year-end deadline set by North Korea to make concessions in stalled nuclear talks and urged Pyongyang to return to a negotiating table immediately."On this point, let me be absolutely clear: The United States... Read full article: US Says it Won't Accept North Korea-Set ...→

US says it won’t accept North Korea-set nuclear deadline | WTOP

US says it won’t accept North Korea-set nuclear deadline | WTOP

A senior U.S. diplomat said Monday that Washington won’t accept a year-end deadline set by North Korea to make concessions in stalled nuclear talks and urged Pyongyang to return to a negotiating table immediately. Read full article: US says it won’t accept North Korea-set ...→

U.S. pleads with North Korea to restart nuclear talks

U.S. pleads with North Korea to restart nuclear talks

"It is time for us to do our jobs. Let's get this done," the U.S. envoy to North Korea said. Read full article: U.S. pleads with North Korea to restart ...→

US Says It Won’t Accept North Korea-Set Nuclear Deadline

A senior U.S. diplomat said Monday that Washington won’t accept a year-end deadline set by North Korea to make concessions in stalled nuclear talks and urged Pyongyang to return to a negotiating table immediately. “On this point, let me be Read full article: US Says It Won’t Accept North Korea-Set ...→

US Says It Won’t Accept North Korea-Set Nuclear Deadline

US Says It Won’t Accept North Korea-Set Nuclear Deadline

A senior U.S. diplomat said Monday that Washington won’t accept a year-end deadline set by North Korea to make concessions in stalled nuclear talks and urged Pyongyang to return to a negotiating table immediately. “On this point, let me be absolutely clear: The United States does not have a deadline,” Stephen Biegun, the U.S. special representative for North Korea, told… Read full article: US Says It Won’t Accept North Korea-Set ...→

US says it won't accept North Korea-set nuclear deadline

US says it won't accept North Korea-set nuclear deadline

The U.S. special representative for North Korea says Washington won't accept a year-end deadline set by Pyongyang to make concessions in stalled nuclear talks Read full article: US says it won't accept North Korea-set ...→

US says it won’t accept North Korea-set nuclear deadline

US says it won’t accept North Korea-set nuclear deadline

The U.S. special representative for North Korea says Washington won’t accept a year-end deadline set by Pyongyang to make concessions in stalled nuclear talks Read full article: US says it won’t accept North Korea-set ...→

NKorea Conducts New Test at Rocket Site, Aims to 'Overpower US Nuclear Threats'

NKorea Conducts New Test at Rocket Site, Aims to 'Overpower US Nuclear Threats'

North Korea said it had successfully conducted another test at a satellite launch site, the latest in a string of developments aimed at "restraining and overpowering the nuclear threat of the U.S.," state news agency KCNA reported on Saturday.The test was conducted on... Read full article: NKorea Conducts New Test at Rocket Site,...→

North Korea defector warns Donald Trump on Kim Jong-un, nuclear weapon

North Korea defector warns Donald Trump on Kim Jong-un, nuclear weapon

A high-level defector from Kim Jong-un's regime has sent a letter to President Trump warning that he has been Read full article: North Korea defector warns Donald Trump ...→

Taliban breach walls at American airfield days after Afghan peace talks restart

Taliban breach walls at American airfield days after Afghan peace talks restart

Days after talks resumed between the United States and Taliban negotiators to end America's longest-running war, an American convoy near Bagram Airfield was targeted by a car bomb. Read full article: Taliban breach walls at American airfiel...→

Putin, Zelensky Meet in Paris to Restart Ukraine Peace Talks

Putin, Zelensky Meet in Paris to Restart Ukraine Peace Talks

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy meet in Paris to restart stalled peace talks. Read full article: Putin, Zelensky Meet in Paris to Restart...→

North Korea says denuclearization is off the table in talks with US

North Korea says denuclearization is off the table in talks with US

In a reference to President Trump’s 2020 re-election bid, Ambassador Kim Song said the “sustained and substantial dialogue” sought by the US was a “time-saving trick” to suit the nation’… Read full article: North Korea says denuclearization is off...→

Prolific River North art gallery to close at end of December

Prolific River North art gallery to close at end of December

Andrew Bae Gallery focused on showcasing artwork from emerging Asian artists, giving them exposure and allowing viewers to follow their development. Read full article: Prolific River North art gallery to clos...→

North Korea threatens U.S. as deadline for nuclear talks nears

North Korea threatens U.S. as deadline for nuclear talks nears

North Korea is dialing up the pressure on the U.S. to salvage nuclear negotiations. President Trump insisted he still had confidence in North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Elizabeth Palmer reports. Read full article: North Korea threatens U.S. as deadline f...→

North Korea says U.S. must chose

North Korea says U.S. must chose "Christmas gift" as nuclear diplomacy deadline nears

Kim Jong Un's regime has warned it will chose a "new path" if the U.S. doesn't offer new terms for a nuclear disarmament deal by the end of the year. Read full article: North Korea says U.S. must chose "Christ...→

North Korea warns of ‘bigger threat and harsh suffering’ over nuclear talks deadline

North Korea warns of ‘bigger threat and harsh suffering’ over nuclear talks deadline

North Korea expressed its displeasure over the stalled nuclear negotiations with the United States, warning of a “bigger threat and harsh suffering” if Washington ignores the end-of-year deadline set by Kim Jong Un. Read full article: North Korea warns of ‘bigger threat and ...→

North Korea warns US will choose its 'Christmas gift' if Trump fails to meet looming nuclear deadline

North Korea warns US will choose its 'Christmas gift' if Trump fails to meet looming nuclear deadline

The North Korean foreign ministry said on Tuesday that Washington would decide what “Christmas gift” it would receive if the United States fails to change its “hostile policies” on denuclearization before the end of the year, according to the state-run Korean Central News Agency. Read full article: North Korea warns US will choose its 'Ch...→

Harry Kazianis: North Korea-US nuclear showdown coming  – unless Kim takes these steps

Harry Kazianis: North Korea-US nuclear showdown coming – unless Kim takes these steps

Kim has repeatedly declared a year-end deadline for progress on stalled talks with the U.S. And the end of the year is approaching fast.  Read full article: Harry Kazianis: North Korea-US nuclear s...→

UN chief to prepare ground for Cyprus peace talks restart

UN chief to prepare ground for Cyprus peace talks restart

The head of the United Nations is seeking to inject momentum into efforts to revitalize moribund talks on reunifying ethnically split Cyprus, saying he will continue work on finalizing terms for a fresh round of negotiations Read full article: UN chief to prepare ground for Cyprus pe...→

Biegun sees no ‘meaningful or verifiable’ pullback on North Korea nuclear weapons program

Biegun sees no ‘meaningful or verifiable’ pullback on North Korea nuclear weapons program

Fifteen months after President Trump’s diplomatic outreach to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, the U.S. has yet to see “meaningful or verifiable” evidence that Pyongyang has begun to scale back its nuclear weapons program, the State Department’s point man on talks with North Korea told Congress on Wednesday. Read full article: Biegun sees no ‘meaningful or verifiable...→

Transcript: North Korea expert Sue Mi Terry talks with Michael Morell on

Transcript: North Korea expert Sue Mi Terry talks with Michael Morell on "Intelligence Matters"

This week, on the "Intelligence Matters" podcast Michael Morell talks with CSIS senior Korea fellow Sue Mi Terry about why the U.S. and the North are at a stalemate after months of negotiations and three Trump-Kim summits Read full article: Transcript: North Korea expert Sue Mi Te...→

North Korea nuclear test was ‘17 times the size’ of Hiroshima

North Korea nuclear test was ‘17 times the size’ of Hiroshima

The North Korea nuclear test in early September 2017 was so powerful that it resulted in an entire mountain being lifted off the ground and was the equivalent of “17 times the size of the bom… Read full article: North Korea nuclear test was ‘17 times t...→

North Korea ‘not interested’ in U.S. talks without more concessions

North Korea ‘not interested’ in U.S. talks without more concessions

North Korea says it is not “interested” in additional denuclearization negotiations with the U.S. without more concessions from Washington, just one day after President Trump hinted at upcoming talks with Pyongyang with a tweet that read in part, “See you soon!” Read full article: North Korea ‘not interested’ in U.S. tal...→

North Korea nuclear test equivalent to '17 times the size' of Hiroshima

North Korea nuclear test equivalent to '17 times the size' of Hiroshima

The North Korea nuclear test in early September 2017 was so powerful that it resulted in an entire mountain being lifted off the ground and was the equivalent of "17 times the size of the bomb dropped on Hiroshima," according to a new study. Read full article: North Korea nuclear test equivalent to '...→

North Korea's 2017 nuclear explosion was Equal to 17 Hiroshima bombs, study suggests

North Korea's 2017 nuclear explosion was Equal to 17 Hiroshima bombs, study suggests

Scientists have used satellite data to determine the size of the bomb North Korea detonated in 2017. Results suggest it could have been twice as powerful as U.S. intelligence predicted at the time. Read full article: North Korea's 2017 nuclear explosion was...→

NKorea say US offered to resume nuclear talks in December

North Korea says the United States has proposed a resumption of stalled nuclear negotiations in December Read full article: NKorea say US offered to resume nuclear ...→

NKorea say US offered to resume nuclear talks in December

NKorea say US offered to resume nuclear talks in December

North Korea says the United States has proposed a resumption of stalled nuclear negotiations in December Read full article: NKorea say US offered to resume nuclear ...→

Dark Side of the Yule Comes to North Shore in December

Dark Side of the Yule Comes to North Shore in December

Christmas Meets Classic Rock in Classical Blast’s live holiday concert, Dark Side of the Yule. The show melds Christmas and rock music in ways never heard before, with music by bands like Metallica, Evanescence, Pink Floyd, Beatles, Simon & Garfunkel and so many others, all mashed with holiday classics, baroque carols, classical and originals. Is it Christmas, is it rock, is it pop, is it traditional? It’s all of the above and more, all rolled into a series of musical stories that explore a few of the holiday season’s darker themes. No worries, everyone see the light by the end! Read full article: Dark Side of the Yule Comes to North Sho...→

Signs point to renewed talks between U.S., North Korea

Signs point to renewed talks between U.S., North Korea

There was no substantial meeting between U.S. and North Korean officials at a key nuclear nonproliferation conference in Moscow over the weekend, but signs are emerging that talks between the two sides could resume in coming weeks. Read full article: Signs point to renewed talks between U.S...→

SKorea: US 'Very Actively' Asking NKorea to Return to Talks

The United States is “very actively” trying to persuade North Korea to come back to negotiations, South Korea’s national security adviser said on Sunday, as a year-end North Korean deadline for U.S. flexibility approaches. Read full article: SKorea: US 'Very Actively' Asking NKorea...→