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North Korea


No lesson from Iran: Finally the North Korea lost to US

1397/3/22 | 04:33
US President Donald Trump and North Korea leader Kim Jong-un have met at the Capella Hotel on Singapore's Sentosa Island for the historic summit.  The first-ever meeting between a US president and a North Korean leader began at 9 a.m. Tuesday local time with a handshake, producing images that were carried live on television across the United States and beyond.  The two leaders met one-on-one, accompanied by translators, for about an hour.  Trump and Kim speak to media The two leaders addressed the media before walking into their one-on-one ...

Trump Says Military ‘Ready’ After Quitting Kim Meeting

1397/3/4 | 04:33
President Donald Trump has called off a landmark summit with North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong Un, raising fears that the alternative to diplomacy is military action against the reclusive, nuclear-armed state. In a letter addressed directly to "His Excellency Kim Jong Un," Trump cited a recent statement carried earlier Thursday by the official Korean Central News Agency as the reason he canceled what would have been the first meeting between a sitting U.S. president and North Korean supreme leader, slated to take place June 12 in Singapore. The ...

North Korea threatens to cancel Trump meeting

1397/2/26 | 04:33
  North Korea has threatened to cancel an unprecedented summit between its leader Kim Jung-un and US President Donald Trump. Washington will "have to undertake careful deliberations about the fate of the planned North Korea-US summit in light of this provocative military" said the North's official news agency KCNA on Tuesday. "This exercise, targeting us, which is being carried out across South Korea, is a flagrant challenge to the Panmunjom Declaration and an intentional military provocation running counter to the positive political ...

US Considers Opening Embassy in Pyongyang

1397/1/25 | 04:33
  One big incentive that the United States may offer to North Korea during the upcoming summit is the possibility of opening an American Embassy in Pyongyang, the first time the US would have ever had such an embassy post.   The summit, during which President Trump and Kim Jong-un will meet, is set for either May or early June. With officials insisting they won’t give North Korea anything without permanent denuclearization, officials are scrambling to find something they can offer as a confidence-building measure in the talks. Having ...

John Bolton may push Pakistan to the orbit of Iran-Russia-China

1397/1/18 | 04:33
  Pakistan, a country that's long been a thorn in Washington’s side, could also be affected due to President Donald Trump’s choice to tap John Bolton as national security adviser who is widely expected to produce more hawkish U.S. foreign policy on North Korea and Iran. The three countries, which are currently experiencing frosty ties with Washington, have steadily increased their influence in Pakistan in recent months. Moscow and Islamabad have been ramping up military and energy cooperation while Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad ...

Increasing US wrath: Why alienating Pakistan is more dangerous?

1397/1/8 | 04:33
    The Trump administration has been looking into a range of new options to incrementally pressure Pakistan into acting against militants, Foreign Policy reported.   According to the American publication, White House functionaries are weighing unprecedented penalties including revoking the country’s major non-NATO ally status, permanently cutting off military aid and imposing a visa bars on Pakistani government officials.   However, the magazine claimed the suggestions stimulated internal debate in Washington circles ...

U.S. War With Iran, North Korea More Likely With Bolton

1397/1/5 | 04:33
  President Donald Trump's decision to oust former national security adviser H.R. McMaster in favor of John Bolton in the latest major White House shake-up has experts concerned that the U.S. is positioning itself for conflict with North Korea and Iran. Bolton, a hawkish hard-line conservative who served as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations under former President George W. Bush, has earned himself a reputation for advocating for aggressive foreign policy. Bolton's appointment was announced just two days after the 15th anniversary of ...

Pentagon warns 10,000 US soldiers 'will die’ in opening days of North Korea war

1396/12/12 | 04:33
  US military chiefs have reportedly warned that a war with North Korea could result in the death or injury of around 10,000 American soldiers in just the opening days, with the number far exceeding the total 7,000 killed in fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan. The revelation emerged on Thursday after top military leaders in the United States attended a classified gathering in Hawaii to raise their concerns and discuss various scenarios that would arise in the early stages of a prospective US-North Korea conflict. Pentagon officials in the ...

N Korea rejects chemical links to Syria as ‘mean US trick’

1396/12/11 | 04:33
  North Korea has dismissed reports of its cooperation with Syria over chemical weapons, saying such claims are mere US fabrications meant to put more pressure on Pyongyang and justify the American military intervention in Syria. “As we have clearly said several times, our republic does not develop, produce, and stockpile chemical weapons and opposes chemical weapons themselves,” the state-run television KRT cited a spokesman at the North Korean Foreign Ministry’s research institute of American studies as saying Friday. Western ...

North Korean leader’s sister arrives in South for Olympics in historic visit

1396/11/21 | 04:33
  North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s sister has arrived in South Korea on a three-day visit, becoming the first member of her family to visit the rival South in more than 60 years amid a rapprochement. As part of a high-level delegation attending the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in South Korea, Kim Yo-jong arrived on her brother’s private jet in the country on Friday. She was received by a group of South Korean officials, including Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon, at a meeting room at the Incheon International ...

North Korea mocks US threats with military parade

1396/11/20 | 04:33
North Korea has held a major parade a day before the opening of the Winter Olympics in the South, in a clear warning to the United States that any act of invasion would be met with the toughest response possible. State television broadcast recorded videos of the Thursday parade in Pyongyang’s Kim Il-sung Square, with leader of the country Kim Jong-un overseeing the extravagant event. The parade was held after Kim accepted to dispatch a group of North Korean athletes to the Winter Olympics in the South. He has also sent his sister, one of ...

Is Trump Talking Himself Into War With Iran, N Korea?

1396/11/18 | 04:33
  Neatly defining President Trump’s foreign policy has never been easy, characterized as it is by contradictory impulses, fragmentary ideas, and strains of paradox. However, on the two most arresting national security issues at the top of Trump’s agenda—Iran and North Korea—his approach is plain: aggressive confrontation is good; diplomacy is bad. The problem is that, even if Trump himself is not determined to go to war with either of these countries, he is making it far more likely. Last month, Trump once again waived nuclear-related ...

UN warns sanctions starving North Korea children to death

1396/11/11 | 04:33
The United Nations Children’s Fund has warned that hundreds of thousands of children could starve as a result of sanctions on North Korea. UNICEF said the inability of humanitarian staff to deliver aid there had put many children in lethal malnutrition condition. Manuel Fontaine, director of UNICEF emergency programs worldwide, said Tuesday that an estimated 60,000 children face lethal starvation in North Korea mainly due to economic sanctions imposed over the country’s missile and nuclear programs. “We are projecting that at some point ...

The North calls for unification of all Koreans without foreign aid

1396/11/5 | 04:33
North Korea has called on "all Koreans at home and abroad" to make a "breakthrough" for unification without foreign assistance. The rare announcement, which was made via the official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on Thursday morning, called on all Koreans to "promote contact, travel and cooperation between North and South Korea." It added that the North will "smash" all obstacles on the path towards the reunification of the Korean Peninsula, while stressing that military tensions on the peninsula were the "fundamental obstacle" for the ...

North Korea ‘a handful of months’ away from attacking US: CIA chief

1396/11/4 | 04:33
US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director Mike Pompeo has warned that North Korea is moving "ever closer" to putting Americans at risk and is only “a handful of months” way from being able to launch a nuclear attack on the United States. "North Korea is ever closer to being able to hold America at risk," the CIA chief said at the American Enterprise Institute, a conservative-leaning think tank in Washington, on Tuesday. Pompeo said he had earlier expressed alarm about Pyongyang being “a handful of months” away from the ability to ...

Japanese capital holds evacuation drills in face of North Korean missile attack

1396/11/3 | 04:33
People in Tokyo have taken part in the Japanese capital's first missile evacuation drill to prepare for a North Korean missile attack. Around 300 people took part in the staged event which was held on Monday in the vicinity of the city's baseball stadium and an underground station. During the drill people were instructed via loudspeakers how and where to take shelter in the event of an attack. Despite hopes that the North's participation in next month's Winter Olympics in South Korea will reduce tensions in the region, Japan believes the threat ...

Indian clandestine support for Korean nukes

1396/11/1 | 04:33
The Occident has been accusing Pakistan for alleged nuclear proliferation. Despite the concrete steps taken by Pakistan after the identification of the Dr AQ Khan network in 2004 and establishing security checks and balances comparable to developed countries’ nuclear programs, Pakistan continues to be whipped and sordid assumptions are made of ragtag militia making away with nuclear devices from Pakistan’s arsenal and threatening the world.   With the rise of North Korean nuclear devices and the war of words between US President Donald ...

North Korean logistical delegation arrives in Seoul

1396/11/1 | 04:33
  A team of North Korean logistical officials have arrived in the South after briefly canceling their trip in a move which shed doubts on Pyongyang's participation in the upcoming Winter Olympics. According to South Korean broadcaster YTN on Sunday, the delegation arrived in Seoul then boarded a train to Pyeongchang, where the games will be held in February. The team of seven officials is lead by the head of North's Samjiyon Orchestra Hyon Song-wol, and is tasked with checking venues for performances by a North Korean art troupe during ...

North, South Korea to march under 'unified flag' at Winter Olympics

1396/10/28 | 04:33
  North and South Korean athletes have agreed to march under a "unified flag" at next month's Winter Olympics, in what seems to be a historic breakthrough after years of diplomatic tension between the two neighbors. South Korea's unification ministry said Wednesday that the two sides had agreed on a range of joint activities for the games, which are slated to be held in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Under the agreement, Pyongyang will send a 550-member delegation, including 230 cheerleaders, 140 artists and 30 taekwondo players for a series ...

US attacking North Korea would be like trying to get rid of Allah: Retired South Korean General

1396/10/26 | 04:33
A U.S. attack on North Korea would be countered by indoctrinated soldiers fighting with religious fervor on behalf of their leader, Kim Jong Un, who has developed a cult following, a retired South Korean general said.     "I try to explain to the Americans: If we have to go into North Korea, it is not going to be like going into Iraq or Afghanistan. It’s not going to be like toppling [ex-Iraqi President Saddam] Hussein,” retired Lieutenant General In-Bum Chun said at a London think tank event Wednesday. “This would be more ...

‘Congress must take Trump’s finger off nuke button’

1396/10/22 | 04:33
Seventeen former US nuclear launch officers have called on Congress to curb President Donald Trump’s ability to launch nuclear weapons, saying the United States cannot afford to have “a petulant and foolish commander-in-chief.” The former United States Air Force officers wrote in an open letter to Congress on Thursday that they were increasingly alarmed by the president’s temperament, saying they are more worried about Trump now than before he took office. “In the final weeks of the presidential election, we sounded our alarm over ...

Trump Team Debates Limited Strikes on North Korea

1396/10/20 | 04:33
North and South Korea have gotten together for their first direct talks in over two years, which is raising hopes of improved relations and reduced tensions after a solid year of war rhetoric. The Trump Administration may have other ideas, however.   Reports from the Wall Street Journal say that a team within the administration continues to debate the possibility of carrying out a unilateral US attack on North Korea just out of the blue, arguing they could get away with a “limited” strike without starting a full-scale war that would ...

Does Pakistan want to be another North Korea? McMaster’s covert warning

1396/10/16 | 04:33
  The United States National Security Advisor H R McMaster stated that Pakistan is a country with tremendous human – economic potential and does not wish to see it turn into a pariah state like North Korea that uses its nuclear weapons as a leverage.   In an interview with Voice of America, McMaster remarked that the US President is frustrated with Pakistan’s double standards while targeting terrorists.   “Pakistan continues to provide support for terrorist groups as an arm of their foreign policy and targets them selectively,” ...

North Korea agrees to high-level talks: South

1396/10/15 | 04:33
North Korea has agreed to hold high-level talks with South Korea next week, Seoul says, increasing hopes of a peaceful end to a long-running military standoff that also involves the United States. The South Korean Unification Ministry, which oversees relations with the North, said Friday that Pyongyang had officially informed Seoul of the decision. Officials from the two countries will meet in Panmunjom, the truce village located within the heavily fortified Demilitarized Zone that divides the Korean Peninsula. Ministry spokesman Baek Tae-Hyun ...

Trump boasts of bigger 'nuclear button' than Kim Jong-un's

1396/10/13 | 04:33
US President Donald Trump has made a sharp retort to the North Korean leader’s recent threat that he had a nuclear button on his desk, saying his nuclear button "is a much bigger & more powerful one than his.” "North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un just stated that the 'Nuclear Button is on his desk at all times.' Will someone from his depleted and food starved regime please inform him that I too have a Nuclear Button, but it is a much bigger & more powerful one than his, and my Button works!" Trump said in a tweet on Tuesday. The US ...

North Korea says all of US mainland within nuclear reach

1396/10/11 | 04:33
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un says his country has developed the capability to hit all of US mainland with its nuclear weapons, and that the "nuclear launch button" is on his desk. During a televised New Year’s day speech on Monday, Kim said,"These weapons will be used only if our security is threatened." "The entire United States is within range of our nuclear weapons, and a nuclear button is always on my desk. This is reality, not a threat," he added. "This year we should focus on mass producing nuclear warheads and ballistic missiles ...

A diplomatic blunder: The end of US supremacy in South Asia

1396/10/10 | 04:33
  Tillerson’s Oped in New York Times titled “I am proud of our diplomacy” hits at many birds with one stone, implicating Pakistan, along with China, Russia and North Korea.   Tillerson’s advice on Pakistan is nothing we haven’t heard in the last few months- repeated remarks have been made since President Trump’s speech on Pakistan late august- with the scathing The National Security Strategy report-Pakistan has had enough reminders and patronising advice on how it needs to sacrifice more. It seems that US might itself be ...

US Drill Practices Invading North Korea, Taking Their Nukes

1396/9/28 | 04:33
North Korea is constantly expressing concern about the growing number of US military drills along their border, and while US officials have insisted such drills are routine, it’s hard not to see the nature of them as inherently hostile toward the North Korean government.   The most recent drill, entitled “Warrior Strike,” was a four day simulation of a joint US-South Korea ground invasion of North Korea involving locating and seizing all of North Korea’s nuclear weapons.   Such an operation would be seen as the threat of ...

Who like North Korea: Kim Jong Un finds grateful fans in Gaza

1396/9/28 | 04:33
  An unusual sight welcomes patrons of a shawarma restaurant in Gaza’s Jabaliya refugee camp. A poster showing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un next to a North Korean and a Palestinian flag announces a special offer: an 80 percent discount to North Korean customers.   While there are no North Koreans in Gaza, the gesture is meant to show gratitude toward the country for condemning President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem, a city holy to Jews, Muslims and Christians, as the capital of Israel.   “We are ...

An English expert claims: World War III will begin in the next 9 months

1396/9/14 | 04:33
An expert on the Studies of North Korea claims that Pyongyang will trigger the outbreak of the Third World War some time in the next 9 months.   Gordon Chang, a British expert on the Korean Peninsula, said in an exclusive interview with the Express newspaper: “It is likely that in 2018 continued pressure from the government of Donald Trump on North Korean leader Kim Jong-un leads into the start of another world war .”   “North Korea will become a dangerous state for the next 9 months. Firstly, because of the massive US sanctions ...

Will North Korea's Kim Jong Un destroy the environment with his nuclear bombs?

1396/9/13 | 04:33
North Korea’s pursuit to successfully launch a long-range nuclear missile brings about a number of questions. Among the many curiosities, lies the question: how will the bombs affect the environment? Although Kim Jong Un has yet to impact the United States’ physical environment, his nuclear tests have already caused extensive damage on his own soil. Testing at the country’s Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Facility have caused a majority of the trees—about 80 percent—in the area to die, according to defectors from the region. The defectors—who ...

Russia is preparing for North Korea war as tension rises

1396/9/11 | 04:33
Russia is making preparations in case the diplomatic crisis around North Korea’s nuclear testing escalates into a fully fledged armed conflict, the head of Moscow’s Security Council said on Friday.   North Korea and the U.S. have threatened one another with war over Pyongyang’s decision to defy international appeals and continue developing nuclear weapons. Russia and China, who have provided trade lifelines to a globally isolated regime in North Korea, have also opposed its weapons programme but have been reluctant to back either ...

North Korea tests fires another ballistic missile

1396/9/8 | 04:33
  North Korea has launched a ballistic missile, the US, South Korea and Japan have confirmed. "North Korea launched an unidentified ballistic missile eastward from the vicinity of Pyongsong, South Pyongan Province, at dawn today," said a statement by the South's Joint Chiefs of Staff. It added that Seoul and the Washington were analyzing the projectiles' trajectory. "We detected a probable missile launch from North Korea. We are in the process of assessing the situation and will provide additional details when available," said Pentagon ...

North Korean media called Trump a “rabid dog” and sentenced him to death

1396/9/2 | 04:33
  The North Korean newspaper, KCNA, has warned that the United States is on its way to hell.The North Korean governmental media, KCNA, wrote in an article about the US President, Donald Trump, that he amasses war hardware in the waters off the Korean peninsula.   According to the state-controlled media outlet, Rodong Sinmun, the US military presence in the Korean Peninsula waters and the joint military exercise with South Korea proves that the US is set to eradicate North Korea.   The article goes on to say that “Trump must ...

US Claims North Korea Behind FALLCHILL Malware

1396/8/26 | 04:33
With no obvious reason for the move, the Department of Homeland Security and FBI have released a new technical alert surrounding the FALLCHILL malware system, blaming the North Korean government for it.   The report claims FALLCHILL is part of a remote hacking system, and offers some IP addresses related to the activity. While they assert this is North Korea’s, they offered as usual no real evidence of that being the case.   The US has regularly singled out major hacking attacks as being the fault of whatever nation they happen ...

Anti-US President Trump protest rock South Korean capital

1396/8/17 | 04:33
  Hundreds of people have gathered in the center of Seoul to protest against US President Donald Trump’s two-day visit to the country.     According to Yonhap news agency protestors calling themselves “Collective Action for ‘No Trump,'” gathered in the central Gwanghwamun Square to stage a rally denouncing the US president’s visit to South Korea.   The demonstrators accused Trump of escalating tensions on the Korean peninsula with his provocative rhetoric, forcing South Korea into buying armaments and attempting ...

US Quietly Pursues Direct Diplomacy With North Korea

1396/8/12 | 04:33
  President Trump has not only repeatedly ruled out diplomacy with North Korea, he has also repeatedly mocked the very idea of diplomacy in general as a “waste of time,” insisting North Korea “only understands one thing.”   Despite repudiating talks several times, the US is continuing to participate in direct diplomacy with North Korea through the “New York channel,” where negotiators deal with North Korea’s diplomats to the United Nations.   This is in keeping with comments in mid-October by Secretary of State ...

Even Without Nukes, Korea War Would Kill 300,000 in Days

1396/8/9 | 04:33
  When everyone talks about the possibility of a US attack on North Korea, the major focus is on North Korea’s fledgling nuclear weapons program, and the possibility of retaliatory nuclear strikes against densely populated cities, causing unimaginable destruction.   Assessments of what could happen in this war, however, note that the danger extends far beyond nuclear weapons, and that even in a nuclear-free war, massive exchanges of conventional fire would result in the deaths of as many as 300,000 people in just the first few ...

Qatar is like North Korea, says former US strategist

1396/8/5 | 04:33
  Former White House strategist Steve Bannon said on Monday that events surrounding Qatar and North Korea are of equal importance, Washington Examiner reported. “I think the single most important thing that’s happening in the world is the situation in Qatar,” Bannon said at the Hudson Institute. “What’s happening in Qatar is every bit as important as what’s happening in North Korea,” Bannon continued. Bannon overtly supported the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia’s position for levying a siege on Qatar. The UAE and ...

North Korea: Take hydrogen bomb test threat ‘literally’

1396/8/4 | 04:33
A high-ranking North Korean official has warned that Pyongyang’s threats of testing a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific Ocean should be taken "literally."  During a Wednesday interview with CNN, the North Korean Foreign Ministry official, Ri Yong-pil, stressed that his country "has always brought its words into action." While addressing the United Nations General Assembly last month, North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho announced that the North may test a powerful hydrogen bomb in the near future. The announcement was made shortly after ...

Repeated nuclear tests at North Korean peak can cause mount to collapse: Report

1396/7/29 | 04:33
  North Korean Mount Mantap, under which a series of nuclear tests were conducted, appears to have suffered serious geological damage, known as “tired mountain syndrome,” a report says. According to a Friday report by The Washington Post, six nuclear explosions since 2006 have so far been carried out at the Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Facility, based underneath the 2,200-meter-high peak in the northeast of North Korea. The fifth nuclear test, which caused an enormous detonation, was conducted in September last year and triggered a 6.3-magnitude ...

North Korea threatens to launch ‘unimaginable’ strike on US

1396/7/28 | 04:33
  North Korea has threatened to launch an “unimaginable” strike on the United States as massive joint US-South Korean naval drills are underway off the Korean Peninsula, involving colossal American aircraft carrier the USS Ronald Reagan. “The US is running amok by introducing under our nose the targets we have set as primary ones. The US should expect it would face [an] unimaginable strike at an unimaginable time,” said a government statement carried by the North's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on Thursday.  What Pyongyang ...

Diplomacy with Pyongyang 'until the first bomb drops,' Tillerson vows

1396/7/24 | 04:33
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson praises his boss’s policy towards North Korea, vowing to continue diplomacy “until the first bomb drops.” The US top diplomat made the comments in an interview with CNN on Sunday. "Those diplomatic efforts will continue until the first bomb drops," Tillerson said. "The president has also made clear to me that he wants this solved diplomatically… He is not seeking to go to war." Since US President Donald Trump assumed office in January, his administration has been battered by various scandals and ...

Egypt becomes pawn in Trump’s N. Korea offensive

1396/7/23 | 04:33
  Egypt has become the latest victim of Donald Trump’s North Korean Judea War over its close relations with Pyongyang. In late August, 2017, Trump cut US$95 million and suspended US$205 million military aid to Egypt – part of Washington’s bribe of US$1.3 billion for Egypt establishing diplomatic relations  with the Zionist regime in January 1980 followed by Jordan in 1994.      Egypt became the first Arab country to accept the Jewish occupation of Palestine – the policy is part of current military dictator Gen. Abd al-Fattah ...

UK ‘preparing for war with North Korea’

1396/7/19 | 04:33
  British defence officials have reportedly been instructed to draw up plans in preparation for potential conflict with North Korea.   North Korea has conducted six nuclear tests in recent weeks and launched two missiles over Japan, increasing already fraught tensions between the US and its allies.   One military scenario could see the UK’s new aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth brought into early service, reports The Independent.   “We have plenty of ships to send – the Type-45 destroyers, the Type-23 frigates,” ...

Trump hints at military intervention against N Korea

1396/7/18 | 04:33
  North Korean tensions seems to be still mounting with the US president referring more and more to the final resort of the US apparatus to solve the issue; military option.     Donald Trump took to twitter once more to assert the fact that “only one thing will work” as with North Korea. The US president is hinting at the futility of all negotiations with Pyongyang and finds military intervention the only way to resolve the tension.   Trump further added that long years of negotiations with the country reached no effective ...

Trump rejects diplomacy with N Korea, hints at military action

1396/7/16 | 04:33
  US President Donald Trump has rejected diplomatic means for dealing with North Korea’s escalating missile and nuclear weapon testing, suggesting that a military response is the only option against Pyongyang. “Sorry, but only one thing will work,” Trump wrote in a Saturday tweet after insisting that US authorities have negotiated and signed agreements with Pyongyang in the past quarter of a century to no avail. Trump's latest tweet outburst regarding the North Korea issue raises fears of potential US military action against the ...

China ousts all North Korean companies

1396/7/12 | 04:33
  The Chinese authorities announced the closure of all North Korean companies on the territory of China against the backdrop of UN sanctions against Pyongyang due to continuing nuclear tests in the DPRK, a message posted on the official website of the Ministry of Commerce of China said.   Officials with the Chinese department said that all legal entities from North Korea, including joint ventures with the participation of Chinese capital in the country and beyond, should be closed until the end of 2017. Last week, pursuant to the ...

North Korea Would be Stupid to Trust the US

1396/7/11 | 04:33
  To many mainstream pundits, the solution to the crisis in Korea is for U.S. officials to sit down and “talk” to North Korea in the hopes of negotiating a mutually beneficial agreement.     While it won’t guarantee that a deal will be worked out, they say, “talking” is the only chance there is to resolve the crisis.     They ignore an important point: Any deal that would be reached would involve trusting the U.S.  government to keep its end of the bargain. And trusting the U.S. government would be ...

North Korea may trigger Eruption of Active Volcano with their Nuke Tests

1396/7/10 | 04:33
  Scientists around the world are watching the activity of Paektu volcano, which is located on the border of China and North Korea.   On September 26, scientists of the Korean Geological Institute initiated an international scientific conference, in which leading seismologists took part.   Paektu Mount is considered a shrine among the people of North Korea (DPRK).The volcano has started showing signs of activity recently, having caused concerns among scientists in China, South Korea and Japan. Famous volcanologist Richard ...