The new U.S. ambassador to China has said that stopping the threat posed by North Korea will be a top priority, along with resolving the U.S.-China trade imbalance, according to a video message to the Chinese people released on Monday. … [Read more...] about North Korea Threat Is Top Priority, Says Trump’s New Ambassador to China
I am deeply skeptical of the FBI’s announcement on Friday that North Korea was behind last month’s Sony hack. The agency’s evidence is tenuous, and I have a hard time believing it. But I also have trouble believing that the U.S. government would make the accusation this formally if officials didn’t believe it. … [Read more...] about Did North Korea Really Attack Sony?
It said Washington was trying to use the allegations as leverage, along with the issues of nuclear missiles and human rights as well as accusations of terrorism funding and money laundering. The aim was to “smear our country’s image and create a way to shake us up”, it said. … [Read more...] about North Korea accuses U.S. of hurting its image with cyber threat warning
"You have to become very familiar, not only with the leadership politics in the country but the cultural aspects, the politics, the rules which the actors operate by. It can take a decade or two to really develop that, to a point where you have almost a sixth sense about how the system works." … [Read more...] about Arcane Art of Kremlinology Remains Relevant for North Korea
"We will continue to take measures for the qualitative and quantitative buildup of North Korea's nuclear forces, designed to protect the country's dignity, the right to exist and peace in the light of the increasing US threat," the statement reads. … [Read more...] about North Korea Declares Basic Completion of Nuclear Weapons Development