U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Saturday the threat of nuclear missile attack by North Korea is accelerating. Mattis accused the North of illegal and unnecessary missile and nuclear programs – and vowed to...
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US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis visited the Demilitarized Zone marking the border between North and South Korea. He said the administration’s goal is not war, but the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.
Diplomatic efforts between the U.S. and North Korea are in peril with Pyongyang shunning talks in response to President Trump’s public attacks on Kim Jong Un, according to an NBC News exclusive.
U.S. national security advisor HR McMaster spoke last week about the possibility of a war with North Korea, saying that ‘accept and deter is unacceptable.’ The panel discusses McMaster’s remarks.
CIA Director Mike Pompeo says North Korea is months away from perfecting its nuclear weapons capabilities. His comments come during a national security forum in Washington Thursday.
NBC News’ Keir Simmons reports from North Korea on the rhetoric between President Trump and Kim Jong-un and the possibility of war.
Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., of the Foreign Relations Committee, and fmr. U.S. Amb. to South Korea, Christopher Hill, discuss Trump’s talk on North Korea and what Congress can do to calm tensions.
Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., discusses the president’s tweets about North Korea, why he says the president should put down the phone, what concerns him about North Korea and the Iran nuclear deal.
New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman discusses North Korea, why he says the nation is homicidal and not suicidal and what he thinks about Trump’s rhetoric regarding North Korea and Bob Corker.
For his latest NYT op-ed, Nicholas Kristof traveled to North Korea to speak with officials the death of U.S. student Otto Warmbier and to observe reaction to Trump’s tweeting. Kristof discusses.