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Despite Missile Launches, North Korea Deal Still Possible Says Turner

Posted by Theresa Hitchens on


There is “a significant opportunity for the United States to come to the table and negotiate with North Korea and at least begin the steps to take the program back,” says Ranking HASC Member Mike Turner.

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First UN Mil-Mil Talks With North Korea In 11 years; What They Mean

Posted by Colin Clark on


  WASHINGTON: Most observers of President Trump’s North Korean diplomacy are understandably skeptical of whether the Hermit Kingdom is any closer to curbing expansion of its nuclear arsenal. But presumptive commander of UN Korean Forces did present evidence today to the Senate Armed Services Committee that the temperature of conflict on the Korean peninsula really… Keep reading →

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North Korean Denuclearization Potentially Moving In ‘Positive Direction’: Gen. Hyten

Posted by Colin Clark on


“Things are moving (in) a positive direction,” Gen. Hyten said of North Korean, while Russia’s new 2-megaton underwater drone “does not change” the strategic balance.

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‘North Korea Is A Cyber Super Power:’ Former ROK Commander

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HONOLULU:  More than 3.5 million Americans and South Koreans could be casualties should North Korea attack Camp Humphrey, the huge American military base. The camp, thought to be the most likely target for a North Korean nuclear weapon should war occur, is south of the South Korean capital, Seoul, but if Kim Jong Un used… Keep reading →

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VCJCS Selva: North Korea Hasn’t Demonstrated Key Tech To Nuke US Yet

Posted by Colin Clark on


WASHINGTON: North Korea has cut the warning time America has to a “dozen minutes or so” before an ICBM launch because of the mobile launch trucks it’s using, according to the Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs. “We may have gone from tens of minutes to up to an hour (previously) to a dozen minutes… Keep reading →

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How To Avoid War With North Korea

Posted by Michael Krepon on


Donald Trump spirals downward. As long as he remains in the White House, we are called upon to do everything in our power to limit the damage he can do. Above all, there is the need to prevent a war of choice to disarm North Korea of its nuclear weapons. There are many reasons to… Keep reading →

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Nuclear Weapons ‘Socializing’ North Korea? Time To Pressure Russia

Posted by Colin Clark on


WASHINGTON: As the Japanese reacted vigorously today to North Korea’s firing of a missile over the northern island of Hokkaido, the head of the Air Force’s Air Command and Staff College argued in an article that the possession of nuclear weapons is actually helping to restrain Kim Jong-un’ s actions. In his article, James Forsyth, dean… Keep reading →

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Korean War 2.0? The Signs To Watch

Posted by Mark Cancian on


After threatening to rain four missiles around Guam, North Korea’s pudgy leader, Kim Jong-un appeared to back off today. The (spoof) official North Korean News Agency issued a fabulous tweet describing it, declaring: “Esteemed General Kim Jong-Un reprieves US colony of Guam, citing concern for ocelots and sea turtles. Fate of Los Angeles remains unclear.”… Keep reading →

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Kim Jong-un Has Much To Teach Pentagon About Speed: Gen. Hyten

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


HUNTSVILLE, ALA.: The morning the news broke that North Korea could tip its ICBMs with nuclear warheads, the US general in charge of strategic deterrence said we could a learn a lot from Kim Jong-un. America prides itself on innovation, but today, said Gen. John Hyten, in matters military, our adversaries are innovating faster because… Keep reading →

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North Korea Won’t Give Nukes Up ‘At Any Price:’ Top Korea Intel Officer

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OMAHA: The deep fissures over how to solve our knottiest national security problem, North Korea’s development of nuclear weapons, were on full display here this afternoon as the government’s top expert said Kim Jong-un “does not intend to negotiate those capabilities away at any price.” Markus Garlauskas, the North Korea officer for the Director of… Keep reading →

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