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North Korea warns it will resurrect nuclear program if U.S. doesn’t lift sanctions

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 4, 2018 at 3:30pm 11/4/2018 at 3:30pm
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What is the status of the Singapore Summit agreement five months after the historic deal was signed by President Donald Trump and North Korean Chairman Kim Jong Un?

The American press is highlighting a set-back on the path to peace.  North Korean officials are warning that the nation will begin strengthening its nuclear...

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US planning to hold second summit with North Korea “as soon as possible”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 4:00pm 10/9/2018 at 4:00pm
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When reporting on the landmines removal from the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) between the two Koreas, I noted Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was on his way for a meeting with North Korean Chairman Kim Jong Un to discuss denuclearization of the peninsula.

It appears the meeting was a success.

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North Korea, South Korea begin removing thousands of landmines along DMZ

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 7, 2018 at 2:00pm 10/7/2018 at 2:00pm
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While the American press has been singularly focused on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s youth and the specialty cocktails he enjoyed while boofing, there have been intriguing news developments elsewhere.

For example, it seems the Korean peninsula peace process is continuing apace, after its start with the Singapore Summit between President Donald Trump and...

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Trump completes first trade deal with new agreement with South Korea

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 2:00pm 9/29/2018 at 2:00pm
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Fresh off his visit to North Korea and ahead of the United Nations General Assembly meeting, South Korean President Moon Jae-in signed a free-trade agreement with the United States, marking the first time the President Donald Trump has finalized a major trade deal since entering office.

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South Korean Official: “Leaders will discuss specific denuke measures in Pyongyang”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 12:00pm 9/15/2018 at 12:00pm
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Next week, South Korean President Moon Jae-in is expected to head to Pyongyang for the first time with the goal of accelerating international efforts to denuclearize North Korea.

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North Korea Media: Kim Jong Un vows nuclear-free Korea

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 6, 2018 at 11:00am 9/6/2018 at 11:00am

This week’s developments on the Korean Peninsula following June’s Singapore Summit have been fascinating.

First, North Korean media is now reporting that Chairman Kim Jong Un reaffirmed his commitment to a nuclear-free Korean Peninsula.

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Trump blasts China while calling off Pompeo’s North Korea trip

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 26, 2018 at 6:00pm 8/26/2018 at 6:00pm
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The last time we visited the Korean Peninsula, South Korean officials firmly stated that they want the U.S. and China to declare a formal end to the Korean War, and the two Koreas seem to be moving forward on a peace-first approach.

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Seoul wants U.S., China to formally declare an end to the Korean War

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 4:00pm 8/18/2018 at 4:00pm
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I have been watching events on the Korean Peninsula since the conclusion of the Singapore Summit between President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, trying to determine what the eventual outcome of that meeting would be.

I have come to the conclusion that the two Koreas are like the children...

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US Targets Chinese, Russian Firms for Breaking North Korea Sanctions

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 16, 2018 at 1:00pm 8/16/2018 at 1:00pm
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The United States has imposed sanctions on Chinese and Russian companies for violating the trade restrictions on North Korea. The move highlights President Donald Trump’s strategy to keep tightening the screws on Pyongyang over its nuclear program.

The Treasury Department blacklisted a Russian port agency and two Chinese firms on Wednesday for aiding North...

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Remains from North Korea deemed to be likely American soldiers

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 4, 2018 at 12:00pm 8/4/2018 at 12:00pm
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In late July, North Korea transferred the remains of 55 U.S. soldiers killed during the Korean War, in keeping with the agreement made in Singapore signed by Chairman Kim Jong-un at the historic summit with U.S. President Donald Trump.

Now, forensic analysis has shown that the remains are “consistent” with being American...

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North Korea returns U.S. troops slain in Korean War

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 27, 2018 at 9:00am 7/27/2018 at 9:00am
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North Korea has transferred the remains of U.S. soldiers killed during the Korean War, in keeping with the agreement made in Singapore signed by Chairman Kim Jong-un at the historic summit with U.S. President Donald Trump.

The remains were carried out of Wonsan, North Korea, on a U.S. Air Force C-17 aircraft...

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North Korea starts to dismantle facilities at its satellite launching station

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at 7:00am 7/24/2018 at 7:00am
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It’s been 6 weeks since the Singapore Summit between President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Chairman Kim Jong Un, which ended with the signing of a joint statement,.

As a reminder, the agreement included security guarantees for North Korea, a reaffirmation of the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, recovery of soldiers’ remains,...

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Pompeo heads to North Korea for further denuclearization talks

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 6, 2018 at 7:00pm 7/6/2018 at 7:00pm
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As we near the one-month mark of the famous Singapore peace summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, it’s a good time to check on the progress in the various goals set forth in those highly publicized discussion.

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Poster-sized signs of change appear in North Korea

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 24, 2018 at 2:00pm 6/24/2018 at 2:00pm
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One of North Korea’s first acts after President Donald Trump and Chairman Kim Jong Un signed the Singapore peace agreement has been a change in their propaganda.

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North Korea update – some more positive small steps

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 22, 2018 at 7:54pm 6/22/2018 at 7:54pm

Reports indicate a specific missile test site has been slated for destruction by the North Koreans.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has committed to the U.S. that North Korea will destroy the Ch’olsan County, North Pyongan province testing site, which sometimes is referred to as the Sohae Satellite Launching Ground, CBS News...

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South Korean official: Country “aims to formally end Korean War within this year.”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 1:00pm 6/19/2018 at 1:00pm
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A week after the Peace Summit in Singapore concluded, with President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Chairman Kim Jong Un signing a historic agreement to work toward de-nuclearization of the Korean peninsula, a scan of Asian news outlets show that the two Koreas are moving toward forming a closer and...

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Two Koreas agree to restore military communication lines

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 15, 2018 at 7:00pm 6/15/2018 at 7:00pm
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Flying under the radar of the President Donald Trump-deranged American media are key developments from the US-North Korea summit that indicate it was an enormous success, and there are very positive signs that the breech between the two Koreas will soon begin to heal. The two nations have agreed to completely...

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