Nuclear Weapons

White House says it's working to plan 2nd Trump-Kim meeting

Sep 10, 2018

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is categorizing North Korea leader Kim Jong Un's new letter to President Donald Trump as "very warm" and "very positive."

North Korea uses 70th anniversary to push economy, not nukes

Sep 10, 2018

North Korea has staged a huge military parade to mark its 70th anniversary as a nation but held back its most advanced missiles and devoted nearly half of the parade to civilian efforts to build the domestic economy

SKorea seeks 'irrevocable progress' on nukes by year's end

Sep 7, 2018

South Korea's president says he's pushing for "irrevocable progress" in efforts to denuclearize North Korea by the end of this year

North Korea's Kim has faith in Trump, frustrated at skeptics

Sep 6, 2018

South Korean officials and the North's official media say Kim Jong Un reaffirmed his commitment to a nuclear-free Korean Peninsula and said he had faith to continue working with President Donald Trump

The Latest: Moon says he has high expectations for summit

Sep 6, 2018

South Korean President Moon Jae-in says he has high expectations for his third-summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

S. Korean envoys meet Kim to advance nuclear diplomacy

Sep 5, 2018

A South Korean delegation has met with the North Korean leader for talks on arranging an inter-Korean summit and to help rescue faltering nuclear diplomacy between Washington and Pyongyang

North Korean parade a tricky prelude to inter-Korean summit

Sep 5, 2018

As North Korea prepares for a massive parade Sunday to celebrate the 70th anniversary of its founding, worry is rising in South Korea that a tentative detente is slipping away

Japan would boost missile defenses in record military budget

Aug 31, 2018

Japan's Defense Ministry is seeking a record-high budget for fiscal 2019 that would more than double spending on missile defense, including purchases of costly American arsenals

US ready for talks when it's clear NKorea will denuclearize

Aug 28, 2018

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's spokeswoman says the United States is ready for talks with North Korea when it's clear it will follow through on its commitment to denuclearize

Japan says North Korean threat remains despite summit pledge

Aug 28, 2018

Japan's annual defense review says North Korea poses a serious threat since it hasn't taken concrete steps to scrap its nuclear program after making a denuclearization pledge at a summit with the US in June