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News North Korea Politics: South Korea's Ahn Cheol-soo leaves own party

Published on: Wednesday 29 January 2020
South Korea's Ahn Cheol-soo leaves own party
News source: https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2020/01/29/South-Koreas-Ahn-Cheol-soo-leaves-own-party/3361580318375/

RELATED Seoul: 2.5-magnitude quake detected near North Korea site Ahn's return to politics after his defeat in the Seoul mayoral election in 2018 is gaining the interest of the main opposition Liberty ...

News North Korea Politics: H.R. McMaster Is Up To His Old Tricks on North Korea

Published on: Tuesday 15 October 2019
H.R. McMaster Is Up To His Old Tricks on North Korea
News source: https://nationalinterest.org/blog/korea-watch/hr-mcmaster-his-old-tricks-north-korea-88326

and chairing its relatively new Center on Military and Political Power program. From his perch, McMaster has continued to dispense what he sees as wisdom to his former boss from the outside. He did it ...

News North Korea Politics: The North Korean history behind Kim Jong Un's mountain horse ride

Published on: Wednesday 16 October 2019
The North Korean history behind Kim Jong Un's mountain horse ride
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/north-korean-history-behind-kim-112920931.html

Whatever westerners thought about images of Kim Jong Un trekking through mountain snows astride a white stallion, the subliminal message sent to North Koreans was to instill confidence that they have a man of strength and destiny holding the reins of power. The Internet was flooded with online jokes

News North Korea Politics: North Korea wants 'major' concessions from the US in nuclear talks, professor says

Published on: Monday 07 October 2019
North Korea wants 'major' concessions from the US in nuclear talks, professor says
News source: https://www.cnbc.com/2019/10/08/north-korea-wants-major-concessions-from-the-us-in-nuclear-talks.html

Washington will have to make big concessions before a nuclear deal between the U.S. and North Korea can be reached, one professor says. His comments follow recent working-level nuclear talks between ...

News North Korea Politics: North Korea and Russia may be headed for a showdown over squid

Published on: Wednesday 09 October 2019
North Korea and Russia may be headed for a showdown over squid
News source: https://www.businessinsider.com/russia-cracks-down-on-north-korean-fishermen-poaching-squid-2019-10?amp%3Butm_medium=referral

Russia is detaining North Korean fishermen for poaching squid, and while it may not affect their broader ties, it's not clear they'll find a solution.

News North Korea Politics: South Korea Taps New Envoy to U.S. as Allies Face North Korea, Defense Costs

Published on: Friday 09 August 2019
South Korea Taps New Envoy to U.S. as Allies Face North Korea, Defense Costs
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2019/08/09/world/asia/09reuters-southkorea-usa-diplomacy.html

South Korean President Moon Jae-in tapped a seasoned former diplomat as his new ambassador to Washington on Friday as Seoul steps up efforts to connect with the Trump administration on issues such as North Korea, defense costs and trade.

News North Korea Politics: South Korea's Moon Taps New Ambassador to U.S. as Allies Face North Korea, Defence Costs

Published on: Thursday 08 August 2019
South Korea's Moon Taps New Ambassador to U.S. as Allies Face North Korea, Defence Costs
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2019/08/09/world/asia/08reuters-southkorea-usa-diplomacy.html

South Korean President Moon Jae-in tapped a seasoned former diplomat as his new ambassador to Washington on Friday as South Korea steps up efforts to connect with the Trump administration on issues such as North Korea, defence costs and trade.

News North Korea Politics: Mike Pompeo arrives in Asia amid North Korea missile tests, denuclearization doubts

Published on: Wednesday 31 July 2019
Mike Pompeo arrives in Asia amid North Korea missile tests, denuclearization doubts
News source: https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/mike-pompeo-arrives-asia-amid-north-korea-missile/story?id=64643355

Less than a day after North Korea test fired a new barrage of ballistic missiles, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has arrived in Asia for a major summit. While he says he remains "very hopeful ...

News North Korea Politics: North Korean soldier makes midnight dash to freedom across DMZ

Published on: Wednesday 31 July 2019
North Korean soldier makes midnight dash to freedom across DMZ
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/north-korean-soldier-makes-midnight-dash-to-freedom-across-dmz/2019/08/01/69da5244-b412-11e9-acc8-1d847bacca73_story.html

Asian politics and geopolitics, especially North and South Korea, Southeast Asia, Australia, China. A North Korean soldier defected by making a perilous midnight journey across the heavily fortified ...

News North Korea Politics: Remains of 25 more Korean War service members identified from boxes turned over by North Korea

Published on: Friday 02 August 2019
Remains of 25 more Korean War service members identified from boxes turned over by North Korea
News source: https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/remains-25-korean-war-service-members-identified-boxes/story?id=64743543

U.S. military researchers have identified 25 more missing Korean War service members whose remains were included in 55 boxes turned over by North Korea last summer in the wake of President Donald ...

News North Korea Politics: How a web of disputes between Japan, South Korea, North Korea, China, and Russia almost boiled over this week

Published on: Thursday 25 July 2019
How a web of disputes between Japan, South Korea, North Korea, China, and Russia almost boiled over this week
News source: https://www.businessinsider.com/explainer-competing-claims-make-northeast-asian-sea-a-flashpoint-2019-7

The dispute over the name exemplifies the numerous conflicting interests in the area, which has been the scene of sometimes intense military and political brinkmanship ... On Thursday, North Korea ...

News North Korea Politics: Russia, Iran, North Korea Launch Hundreds of Cyberattacks on U.S. Political Groups, Microsoft Says

Published on: Wednesday 17 July 2019
Russia, Iran, North Korea Launch Hundreds of Cyberattacks on U.S. Political Groups, Microsoft Says
News source: https://www.wsj.com/articles/russia-iran-north-korea-launch-hundreds-of-cyberattacks-on-u-s-political-groups-microsoft-says-11563397201

Suspected nation-state hackers from Russia, Iran and elsewhere have launched nearly 800 cyberattacks against political organizations over the past year that have been detected by Microsoft, with the vast majority of the attempts targeting groups based in the U.S.

News North Korea Politics: North Korea, China top Pompeo agenda on Asia trip

Published on: Friday 26 July 2019
North Korea, China top Pompeo agenda on Asia trip
News source: https://www.ajc.com/news/national-govt--politics/north-korea-china-top-pompeo-agenda-asia-trip/pcATsF21hdIZxdca7NEytO/

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo heads to Asia next week with an agenda dominated by a stalemate in North Korea nuclear talks and impasses with China over trade, Taiwan and the South China Sea. Pompeo ...

News North Korea Politics: Money: The One Thing America Could Give to North Korea to Denuclearize?

Published on: Wednesday 05 June 2019
News source: https://nationalinterest.org/blog/korea-watch/money-one-thing-america-could-give-north-korea-denuclearize-61162

Trump’s offer at Singapore of helping North Korea modernize was in this payoff vein. But the North is very wary of the political impact of major economic reform such as foreigners owning ...

News North Korea Politics: In Japan, Trump defends North Korean missile tests, attacks political opponents

Published on: Sunday 26 May 2019
News source: https://thinkprogress.org/trump-north-korea-missile-tests-biden-kim-jong-un-insult-low-iq-6ceb71462946/

U.S. national security adviser John Bolton told reporters Saturday that North Korea defied U.N. resolutions with recent missile tests. “U.N. Security Council resolutions prohibit North Korea ...

News North Korea Politics: Trump Suggests North Korea Dictator Kim Jong Un Criticizing His Political Opponent Joe Biden Is a Positive Signal

Published on: Sunday 26 May 2019
News source: https://www.newsweek.com/trump-north-korea-kim-biden-signal-1436369

President Donald Trump suggested Sunday that North Korean dictator and U.S. adversary Kim Jong Un’s criticism of the president's political opponent — Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden — was a ...

News North Korea Politics: Trump still optimistic about deal as North Korea losing patience

Published on: Wednesday 05 June 2019
News source: https://www.clickondetroit.com/news/politics/trump-still-optimistic-about-deal-as-north-korea-losing-patience

(CNN) - President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he still believes North Korea "would like to make a deal" and left the door open for a third summit with Kim Jong Un despite a new warning from ...