North Korea missile
The regime shows no sign of giving up its nuclear program anytime soon: after all, it is one - though not the only - of the the core backbones of its continued survival, and, with reluctance, we need to recognise this, and work with what we have in front of us, here and now.
Photos released by North Korea's state-run Korean Central News Agency purporting to show a missile equipped with a mini nuclear
The North Korean ambassador to the UK has claimed that his country could launch a nuclear missile "anytime," while decrying
North Korea is to try a US citizen on charges of trying to overthrow the government, its official news agency has reported
The Polvaulting story is not a straightforward relaying of the facts. It takes the bare premise of the facts as its starting point and then builds a surreal but humorous play on hypothesis around them; of what might happen if a rogue American General gave the order to attack North Korea.
Whilst we fret over all-out war, mutually assured destruction and ridiculous pictures of Kim Jong-Un sitting on assorted weaponry, we forget that North Korea's nuclear programme has already had disastrous consequences, even before a missile has been fired in anger.
North Korea has issued a series of “incomprehensible” demands as the conditions for it to move forward with talks to ease
If the North Korea's nuclear capability is a shield, this reflects the regime's paranoia or chronic insecurity, and weapons are being developed as a deterrent. If it is a sword, the nuclear capacity is for aggressive purposes and part of an offensive war stratagem, perhaps reuniting the Korean peninsula.
North Korea is preparing for a fourth nuclear test, according to a South Korean minister, who said Seoul had been alerted
William Hague has called for calm over tensions in the Korean peninsula but added Britain "should be concerned" about North