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Democratic lawmakers: Trump lacks legal authority for N Korea ‘bloody nose’ strike

07-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Defense News | 6:00 AM

Eighteen Senate Democrats are warning US President Donald Trump that he lacks the legal authority to pre-emptively strike North Korea. “Like many, we are deeply [...]
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Democratic senators say Trump lacks authority for military strike against N Korea

07-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Politico | 6:00 AM

Nearly 20 Democratic senators, led by Sen. Martin Heinrich of New Mexico, warned President Donald Trump in a letter Monday that he lacks “congressional” authority [...]
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Korean Exchange Halts Trading Over KYC Concerns

07-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Coindesk | 6:00 AM

South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Coinpia has announced it will suspend both trading and deposits after it was unable to carry out a customer identification system in line [...]
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Satellite images reveal new N Korean bases for fleet of assault hovercraft

07-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Telegraph | 6:00 AM

North Korea is developing bases for its fleet of assault hovercraft that will be able to deploy elite special forces troops on South Korean soil in half an hour. The rogue [...]
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N. Korea’s army parade seeks to steal South’s Olympic thunder

07-Feb-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s planned military parade on the eve of the South’s Winter Olympics is a carefully calculated move to use the global spotlight on the peninsula to [...]
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Korean intelligence says N Korean hackers possibly behind Coincheck heist: sources

07-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s intelligence agency told lawmakers North Korean hackers could have been behind the $530 million theft of virtual coins from a Japanese cryptocurrency [...]
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N Korean cheering group to arrive in South for Olympics

07-Feb-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A North Korean delegation, including 229 members of a state-trained cheering group, will arrive in South Korea on Wednesday for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, officials [...]
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Pence trip to Asia, Olympics aimed at countering NKorea

07-Feb-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

US vice President Mike Pence said he has not ruled out the possibility of meeting with North Korean officials at the upcoming Olympics in South Korea. “Let me say [...]
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Pence heads to Olympics with stern message for N Korea

Pence heads to Olympics with stern message for N Korea

07-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US vice President Mike Pence arrived in Japan on Tuesday at the start of an Asia trip that takes him to the Winter Olympics in South Korea, saying he had no plans to talk to [...]
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N Korean Hackers May Have Stolen $530 Million From a Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchange

07-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Fortune | 6:00 AM

North Korean hackers may have been responsible for the largest cryptocurrency heist to date, Reuters reports. Last month, hackers stole $530 million in virtual currency from [...]
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USS Pueblo: Crew of US Navy ship seized by N Korea sues Pyongyang

07-Feb-2018 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Survivors of the USS Pueblo are suing North Korea, 50 years after the American spy ship was seized off the Korean Peninsula and its crew held hostage and tortured for 11 [...]
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N Korea used Berlin embassy to acquire nuclear tech: German spy chief

07-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Dw.com | 6:00 AM

A German public broadcaster reports that North Korea used its Berlin embassy to acquire high-tech equipment. The domestic intelligence agency believes that the technology was [...]
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Confronting Korea’s censored discourse on ‘comfort women’

06-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Japan Times | 6:00 AM

On December 28, 2015, Japan and South Korea signed a landmark agreement over the former’s wartime sexual exploitation of Korean “comfort women.” Japan [...]
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N Korean technicians cross into South for Olympics prep

06-Feb-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A 23-member advance team of North Koreans arrived in South Korea on Monday to prepare for the North’s participation in the Pyeongchang Olympics, South Korean officials [...]
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N Korea is using its Berlin embassy to acquire nuclear tech, intel chief says

06-Feb-2018 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

North Korea has been acquiring technology for its nuclear weapons programme through its Berlin embassy, according to Germany’s intelligence chief. “We determined [...]
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