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Questions Arise On China’s Plans As N. Korea War Talk Rises

Securing North Korea’s missile launchers and nuclear, chemical and biological weapons sites would likely be a chief priority for China in the event of a major crisis involving its communist neighbor, analysts say, although Beijing so far is keeping mum on any plans. Despite China’s official silence, its People’s Liberation Army

South Korea Wants Wartime Control of its Military

By Brian Padden South Korean President Moon Jae-in says his government has stepped up efforts to take back wartime operational control (OPCON) of its forces from the U.S.-led command structure, at a time when North Korea and the U.S. are both threatening war. In an address to commemorate the nation's 69th

France condemns North Korea’s latest nuclear test

By Josephine Ella-Ejeh France has joined the rest of the world to condemn the new nuclear test carried out by North Korea on September 3, 2017. France “Utterly condemns the new nuclear test carried out by North Korea” on 3 September.  Through its nuclear and ballistic programme, conducted in violation of its

North Korea vows to unleash more missiles as UN condemns launch

Following the United Nation (UN) condemnation and the United States (US) warnings of severe consequences of its previous missile launch, North Korea leader, Kim Jong has vowed to unleash more missiles over Japan. This was as he insisted that his nuclear-armed nation's provocative launch was a mere "curtain-raiser." According to agency’s report,

North Korea and the ‘Blink’ of War

At a time when peace in Asia seems to hang by a thread of hope that untested leaders will exercise restraint, a North Korean intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) seems a game-changer. North Korea has indubitably demonstrated an ability to fire a missile capable of reaching U.S. territory. No doubt further work

US says time for talk on N/Korea ‘is over’

The time for talk on North Korea is "over", the United States said, spurning a UN response to Pyongyang's latest ICBM launch in favour of bomber flights and missile defence system tests. Nikki Haley, the US envoy to the United Nations, said there was "no point" in holding a fruitless emergency