Daniel R. DePetris Security, Millions dead? Key Point: Nobody wants to see such a man-made disaster occur. It would a terrible, terrible waste of human potential and a moral travesty. North Korea is the most difficult of targets for the U.S. intelligence community to unearth. Intelligence collection and analysis is an incredibly time-consuming and dangerous business, where it often takes months and maybe even years of patient rapport-building (and in some cases, blackmail) to recruit an...The National Interest
The Trump administration on Friday slapped sanctions on two Taiwan-based individuals and several shipping companies for providing oil shipments to North Korea in violation of U.N. sanctions. The Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control also identified one vessel as "blocked property" after engaging in ship-to-ship transfers of oil toThe Washington Times
President Donald Trump said Monday that Iran and North Korea were lands of "tremendous potential" and he'd like to help them explore that.Newsweek
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice says the Trump administration deserves "credit" for taking on various foreign policy challenges, such as North Korean denuclearization and ongoing tensions with Iran. In an interview with CBS News' Margaret Brennan that aired Sunday, Ms. Rice said she does not "have a problem" withThe Washington Times
South Korea's cancellation of a key intelligence-sharing pact with Japan has triggered a growing diplomatic spat with Washington that analysts say weakens President Trump's North Korea policy and throws into question the three-way alliance underpinning American security architecture across Asia. With South Korea summoning U.S. Ambassador Harry Harris last weekThe Washington Times
South Korean President Moon Jae-in and U.S. President Donald Trump are expected to hold a summit at the United Nations this month, Moon's office said on Friday, amid hopes for a restart of talks aimed at dismantling North Korea's nuclear weapons programme.IN
South Korean President Moon Jae-in and U.S. President Donald Trump are expected to hold a summit at the United Nations this month, Moon's office said on Friday, amid hopes for a restart of talks aimed at dismantling North Korea's nuclear weapons program.U.S.