Nuclear Weapons

North Korea slams Pence as summit with Trump grows shakier

May 24, 2018

Claiming its ready for either talks or a nuclear showdown, North Korea fires off another verbal salvo at Washington ahead of Trump summit

Pompeo: Fate of US-NKorea summit rests with Kim Jong Un

May 24, 2018

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he's "very hopeful" that the U.S.-North Korean nuclear summit would take place as planned next month

Trump, Moon try to keep NKorea summit on track amid doubts

May 23, 2018

President Donald Trump and South Korea's Moon Jae-in are working to keep a planned summit between the U.S. and North Korea's Kim Jong Un on track

The Latest: Pompeo says NK could benefit from US investment

May 23, 2018

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says North Korea could benefit from American investment and technology if it denuclearizes

Pentagon report: Nukes are central to North Korea strategy

May 22, 2018

A Pentagon report to Congress says nuclear weapons are central to North Korea's strategic goal of ensuring the perpetual the rule of the Kim family dynasty

Can the 'dealmaker' president deliver on North Korea?

May 22, 2018

Weeks from his North Korea summit, President Donald Trump is staring down a dealmaker's worst nightmare: overpromising and under-delivering

US demands wholesale changes in Iran policies post-nuke deal

May 21, 2018

The Trump administration is demanding that Iran make wholesale changes in its existing military and regional policies or face unprecedented sweeping new sanctions

Moon enters talks with Trump with driver's seat at stake

May 21, 2018

For a few months, everything seemed to be clicking into place for South Korean President Moon Jae-in as he meticulously set up crucial nuclear negotiations between Washington and Pyongyang following a year of intense animosity

Putin: New nuclear weapons to enter duty in next few years

May 18, 2018

President Vladimir Putin says that the Russian military will start receiving new nuclear weapons in the coming years

S. Korea downplays N. Korea's threats to cancel talks

May 18, 2018

South Korea is downplaying a rash of strong criticism from North Korea over military drills with the United States and says it believes the North is still committed to a program of improving relations