Nuclear Weapons

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

The Latest: China blasts Trump comments as 'irresponsible'

Aug 25, 2018

China has lashed back at President Donald Trump for accusing Beijing of a lack of support in U.S.-led diplomatic efforts to rid North Korea of nuclear weapons and missiles

Pompeo asked by Trump to delay visit to North Korea

Aug 25, 2018

President Donald Trump says he's directed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to delay a trip to North Korea, citing insufficient progress on denuclearization

Trump asks Pompeo to delay visit to North Korea

Aug 24, 2018

President Donald Trump says he's directed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to delay a trip to North Korea, citing insufficient on denuclearization