The National Defense University, an institution funded by the U.S. Department of Defense, has published a journal article suggesting Washington should share its nuclear tactical missiles with Japan and South Korea to deter North Korea’s growing nuclear threat to East Asia and the U.S.
The U.S. Marshals Service, which has custody of the North Korean-owned ship Wise Honest, is reviewing how to sell the seized vessel as ordered by a federal court that has yet to decide officially if the Otto Warmbier family will receive the sale proceeds.
A high-level North Korean defector who delivered millions of dollars to Pyongyang’s elite as a trusted, overseas trader, suggests the Kim regime is employing state-sponsored strategies to elude international sanctions on oil needed to maintain its military and economy.
President Donald Trump may have jumpstarted a new round of working-level talks with Pyongyang at his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, but experts say their handshake is meaningless unless negotiators make a headway in bridging the countries’ divergent approaches toward denuclearization.
The sudden summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arose out of their common desire for "perpetuating the illusion of denuclearization" even though their divergent definitions of denuclearization remain unchanged, said experts.
Lack of information sharing, coordination hampering current sanctions enforcement, experts say, but a multilateral coalition could be opposed or weakened by China and Russia 'given their interests in continuing to evade sanctions'