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Trump would be ‘honored’ to meet N Korea’s Kim, if conditions right

04-May-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump said Monday he would be “honored” to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un under the right conditions, in comments that contrasted with [...]
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N. Korea warns of nuclear test ‘at any time’

N. Korea warns of nuclear test ‘at any time’

04-May-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea warned Monday that it will carry out a nuclear test “at any time and at any location” set by its leadership, in the latest rhetoric to fuel jitters in [...]
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As tensions mount over Syria and N Korea, World War III again a US fear

04-May-2017 Intellasia | USA Today | 6:00 AM

Ever since the second one ended in explosions bright as the sun, we have feared the start of the third. World War III would be the real war to end all wars, and maybe the [...]
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CIA director makes unannounced visit to Korea

04-May-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The director of the CIA has made an unannounced visit to South Korea as tensions in the region ratcheted up. The visit comes after North Korea conducted another missile test [...]
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US: NKorea’s nukes may be a tactic for taking over SKorea

04-May-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s nuclear weapons development may be designed to take over archrival South Korea and coerce the United States into abandoning its close ally, a senior White [...]
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US Says Thaad Missile Shield Ready to Defend Korea

US Says Thaad Missile Shield Ready to Defend Korea

04-May-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

A US missile shield deployed in South Korea against China’s objections is now technically ready for operations as tensions grow over North Korea’s nuclear [...]
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In Korea’s Presidential Election, A Referendum On US Relations

In Korea’s Presidential Election, A Referendum On US Relations

03-May-2017 Intellasia | NPR | 6:00 AM

At a pro-US rally in central Seoul over the weekend, supporters of impeached South Korean President Park Geun-hye chanted for the destruction of their enemy, North Korea. [...]
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THAAD missile defense system now operational in S. Korea

THAAD missile defense system now operational in S. Korea

03-May-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A controversial missile defense system whose deployment has angered China is now operational in South Korea, the US military said Monday. Washington and Seoul agreed to the [...]
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Trump Says He’d Meet With Kim Jong Un Under Right Circumstances

03-May-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump said he would meet with Kim Jong Un amid heightened tensions over North Korea’s nuclear weapons programme if the circumstances were right. [...]
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Trump opens door to N Korea meeting as Pyongyang hints tests to continue

03-May-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

North Korea accused the United States on Tuesday of pushing the Korean peninsula to the brink of nuclear war after a pair of strategic US bombers flew training drills with [...]
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N Korea’s ‘Carrier-Killer’ May Be No Such Thing

03-May-2017 Intellasia | 38north | 6:00 AM

Details are still scarce on last Friday’s missile test, but it appears to have been the missile provisionally named “KN-17″ and described in sensational [...]
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N Korea’s Kim Jong Un: What to Know About the Hermit Kingdom’s Dictator

03-May-2017 Intellasia | NBC News | 6:00 AM

There is the Kim Jong Un burnished by North Korea’s propaganda machine: He is smiling. Saluting. He peers intently through binoculars during a test missile launch. Or [...]
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Congress wants Trump to pressure N Korea, rather than US allies

03-May-2017 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

President Trump threw a wrench into his own plans to coordinate diplomatic action on North Korea last week when he started a new dispute with South Korea over funding for a [...]
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Trump, Kim’s standoff on the Korean Peninsula keeps region on edge

03-May-2017 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

The US and North Korea began the new month staring off over the Korean Peninsula, with both sides giving few clues as to what their next move might be. Tensions have rapidly [...]
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N Korea cut off by 3rd biggest trading partner

03-May-2017 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

North Korea has lost one of its biggest trading partners after India banned most dealings with the country. The Indian government announced last week it is halting all trade, [...]
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