The chief of U.S. Pacific Command assured lawmakers Wednesday that the United States is capable of defending an American aircraft carrier strike group deployed in the western Pacific Ocean against any North Korean missile attack despite contrary reports. U.S. Admiral Harry Harris said he is confident that any weapons Pyongyang would consider deploying to attack the [...]
The war of words between the US and Kim Jong Un escalated on Monday, when North Korean officials said the US would be "wiped out from the Earth" and claimed the United States was preparing a chemical attack against Pyongyang, reports North Korean State media. In a series of articles written for the official North Korean Workers’ [...]
A North Korean missile fired from the east coast of the country Sunday “blew up almost immediately,” officials said. The U.S. Pacific Command said the missile, which came near the city of Sinpo, “blew up almost immediately,” but the type of missile was still being assessed. The failure came one day after Pyongyang celebrated one of [...]
North Korea may soon conduct its sixth nuclear test in the face of the United States’ decision to move a carrier group toward the region.
Satellite imagery shows activity at the Punggye-ri testing site, analysts from 38 North, a U.S. research institute that monitors North Korea, wrote on its website Wednesday. Foreign journalists inside the country were told to prepare for a "big and important event" Thursday, Reuters reported. The analysts added that there was movement around one of the portals and [...]
President Trump Tuesday addressed the growing threat out of North Korea, following recent ballistic missile tests and the fear that Kim Jong Un’s regime could be closer to building a nuclear-tipped missile, capable of reaching the United States. The president tweeted a warning to North Korea, writing, “North Korea is looking for trouble. If China decides [...]