Tillerson says the US is ready to begin direct talks with North Korea

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson offered to begin direct talks with North Korea without pre-conditions He seemed to back away from a key U.S. demand that Pyongyang must first accept that giving up its nuclear arsenal would be part of any negotiations   U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson offered to begin direct talks … Continue reading Tillerson says the US is ready to begin direct talks with North Korea

Robert Gates says a North Korea nuclear warhead will soon be an accepted reality

North Korea's ability to fire a nuclear warhead at the U.S. will become an accepted reality over the coming year, former U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates says Gates' comments come amid high tensions between the U.S. and North Korea He says that while China has influence over North Korea, "it doesn't have control."   North … Continue reading Robert Gates says a North Korea nuclear warhead will soon be an accepted reality

Japan, US, South Korea to hold missile tracking drill amid North Korea crisis

The United States, Japan and South Korea will hold two days of missile tracking drills starting on Monday, Japan's Maritime Self-Defense Force said, as tensions rise in the region over North Korea's fast-developing weapons programs. The United States and South Korea conducted large-scale military drills last week, which the North said made the outbreak of … Continue reading Japan, US, South Korea to hold missile tracking drill amid North Korea crisis

World War 3: North Korea nuclear threat MORE PROBABLE than EVER, ex-US defence head warns

THE threat of nuclear weapons being used is “more probable” due to the unpredictability of North Korea, the former US chairman of the joint chief of staff has warned. Retired Admiral Mike Mullen said the United States’ increasingly volatile relationship with the hermit nation and its unpredictability increased the likelihood dictator Kim Jong-un would use … Continue reading World War 3: North Korea nuclear threat MORE PROBABLE than EVER, ex-US defence head warns