Tag: Pyongyang

Trump’s outrageous rhetoric may have scared N. Korea to talks

AFP | US President Donald Trump's notoriously threatening rhetoric towards nuclear-armed North Korea -- which has drawn comparisons with Richard Nixon's "madman theory" of diplomacy...

Who is capable of preventing nuclear war before Olympics?

Sophie Mangal | A petition appealing to the DPRK’s (Democratic People’ Republic of Korea) authorities to stop testing weapons of mass destruction (WMD) during the...

Rocket Man’s New Years nuclear threat

AFP | North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un warned the United States Monday he has a "nuclear button" on his table but offered an apparent olive...

North Korea set to launch satellite: report

AFP | North Korea is preparing to launch a satellite, a Seoul newspaper said Tuesday, as outside observers warn that the nuclear-armed regime's space programme...

Rare U.N. visit to North Korea ignites hope of mediation role

Reuters | United Nations political affairs chief Jeffrey Feltman arrived in North Korea on Tuesday for a rare visit that some analysts and diplomats hope...

Trump pressurizing East Asia to accept US policies in region?

Dr Zafar Jaspal | President Donald Trump is on his East Asia trip. The primary objective of the tour is trade and investment. However, the...

Is South Korea’s alliance with United States worth It?

Jacob G. Hornberger | With President Trump being accompanied by three U.S. carrier groups during his trip to Korea, South Koreans should pull a “Brexit”...

Trump issues a warning to North Koreans standing on their doorstep

President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned North Korea he was prepared to use the full range of US military power to stop any attack, but in...

Why should North Korea not trust the US?

Jacob G. Hornberger | To many mainstream pundits, the solution to the crisis in Korea is for U.S. officials to sit down and “talk” to North...

What is behind Donald Trump’s UN General Assembly speech?

Haneul Na’avi | US president Donald Trump’s intimidating, hawkish UN General Assembly speech was, at best, an unflinching reaffirmation to US jingoism, despite his election...

The risks of military engagement against North Korea

Jonathan Augustine | The $20 million we spend daily maintaining the US nuclear arsenal could instead be used to provide $1,000 per day for every one...

Trump’s Italian mafia style warning to ‘Rogue’ states

Ousama Khursheed |  There’s a custom within the Italian mafia that has gained notoriety and widespread recognition due to its frequent use in mass media....

Twitterman threatened DPRK at UNGA, how will Rocketman respond?

News Analysis |  US President Donald Trump has said that he will have no option but to completely destroy North Korea, should his country and...

Haley says that Pyongyang will be destroyed if it doesn’t change...

News Analysis |  US envoy to the UN, Nikki Haley has warned North Korea of destruction if it does not stop its reckless behavior because...

Kim roars again as Trump looks at military options

News Analysis | North Korea's top man, Kim Jong Un has pledged to continue efforts to achieve the country's nuclear goals which are aimed at...

Pyongyang does what it says: One more missile flies over Japan!

News Analysis | A day after threatening to sink Japan, North Korea fired a ballistic missile over the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido on Friday....

We will ‘sink’ Japan and reduce the US to ‘Ashes and...

News Analysis | In an outrageous threat to the US and its ally Japan, Pyongyang has threatened to sink Japan and reduce the US to...

It is “we will do more” vs “we will inflict you...

News Analysis | North Korea and the US are edging towards a dangerous clash. A day after the UNSC slapped Pyongyang with sanctions, both countries...

Pyongyang warns Washington of ‘pain and suffering’

News Analysis | North Korea has warned the US of dire consequences if UNSC ratifies punitive sanctions against the country on Monday, adding further fuel...

Chaos of the Trump era is never-ending

M K Bhadrakumar | More vitriolic stuff is appearing in print pointing toward the US State Secretary Rex Tillerson leaving the ship. The National Interest carried...

North Korea’s hydrogen bomb and Trump’s war mongering: A dangerous combination

Dr. Zafar Jaspal | The Korean Peninsula's strategic environment has become complex, ambiguous and unpredictable. The recent developments in the North East Asia have increased...

The Nuclear Crisis reaches a tipping point as Putin warns against...

News analysis | Russian President, Vladimir Putin has warned against the imposition of tougher sanctions and military pressure on Pyongyang as he feels that instead of...

Pyongyang tests a Hydrogen Bomb: the Peninsula is on the edge

News Analysis | Pyongyang has successfully tested a Hydrogen Bomb today raising the current crisis many notches up the escalation ladder. The state television has said...

North Korea undeterred despite Tillerson’s optimism for talks

News Analysis | The nuclear brinkmanship on the Korean peninsula doesn't seem to abate as Pyongyang decided to ramp-up the production of solid-fuel rocket engines...

Korean Peninsula: Nuclear flash point

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | The tension between Washington and Pyongyang is heading for a disastrous nuclear crisis. The increasing bellicose rhetoric between President Donald...

US-Russia cooperation: A necessity in the wake of North Korean jingoism

M K Bhadrakumar | The Ukraine crisis — and Russian-American relations — reaches an inflection point with the assessment made by the International Institute of...

Moon prefers ‘sunshine policy’ to war with North Korea

M K Bhadrakumar | I seldom write a consecutive blog on the same topic but an exception is in order because I received a few...

Defying global pressure: North Korea fires new land-to-ship missiles

Ju-min Park and Soyoung Kim | Seoul - North Korea fired what appeared to be several land-to-ship missiles off its east coast on Thursday, South...

After MOAB, USA reveals GMD: Which state will be used as...

Dr. Zafar N. Jaspal | Since his election, President Trump has been signaling to solidify United States military muscle. He has exhibited leaning towards the new...

Will Trump be left standing alone against North Korea?

M. K. Bhadrakumar | On Tuesday, even as Moon Jae-in got elected as South Korea’s next president, in faraway Oslo, North Korean and American representatives sat...

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