North Korea announced on Wednesday that it would be suspending May 16 talks with South Korea over ongoing joint military drills conducted by Seoul and Washington DC, Sputnik reported. According to Yonhap News reports, the Max Thunder drills being carried out by South Korea and the US were a rehearsal for an invasion of North Korea, which the North deemed a “provocation.”
South Korean President Moon Jae-in met North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for two hours at the demilitarized zone in a surprise meeting aimed at keeping inter-Korean relations and a U.S. summit on track.
A North Korean defector said Friday that Kim Jong Un can’t be trusted to “get rid of all his nuclear weapons,” in an interview with USA Today. Kang Chol-hwan, who fled North Korea in 1992 at the age of 24 having spent 10 years in a political prison camp, was asked in an…
U.S. threats to crush Iran and North Korea may yet work, but as of now neither Tehran nor Pyongyang a […]
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell appeared on FNC’s Special Report for an interview with Bret Baier on today’s classified briefing with the ‘Gang of Eight’ and the DOJ, the cancelled North Korea summit, criticism from James Clapper and more.
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“I think we’re rocking. I think we’re ready. I think we’re prepared for this meeting.”
Chosun Ilbo, a conservative-leaning South Korean newspaper, reports Wednesday that a prominent think tank’s annual review of the human rights situation in North Korea has received no press promotion, “apparently for fear that any widely publicized criticism of the North here could agitate the regime and jeopardize the détente.”
An editorial in North Korea’s state-run Rodong Sinmun on Tuesday blasted human rights complaints by the United States as a “red herring” and “trite trick” to delegitimize the noble regime of Kim Jong-un.