Satellite imagery indicates North Korea has begun to dismantle its Sohae rocket engine test facility and space vehicle launch stand. The dismantlement is a welcome, though limited, development, because Pyongyang indicated the site was no longer necessary after having successfully completed its missile and nuclear programs. In April, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un declared that “we … Continue reading Don’t Be Fooled by North Korea’s Dismantling of Rocket Test Site
2:15 p.m. EST MS NAUERT: Hi, everybody.QUESTION: Hello. MS NAUERT: How are you today? Hi, Nick. QUESTION: Hi. MS NAUERT: I saw some very old pictures of you the other day. QUESTION: Uh-oh. MS NAUERT: Mm-hmm. (Laughter.) Yeah. From you in Afghanistan. QUESTION: Uh-oh. MS NAUERT: Yes, very old. You looked like a little boy. (Laughter.) Still do, for that matter. … Continue reading State Department Press Briefing – January 18, 2018
The following photographs are from the Korean Central News Agency, the official propaganda arm of the North Korean autocracy, as taken and approved by the dictatorship.
Translated into English, the following is a report from the Korean Central News Agency, the official propaganda arm of the North Korean autocracy, as written and approved by the dictatorship. Kim Jong Un Guides Second Test-fire of ICBM Hwasong-14 Pyongyang, July 29 (KCNA) -- The second test-fire of ICBM Hwasong-14 was successfully carried out at night of … Continue reading Official North Korean statement on launch of missile that can strike inside US
Translated into English, the following is a report from the Korean Central News Agency, the official propaganda arm of the North Korean autocracy, as written and approved by the dictatorship.
By Phil Stewart and David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration said on Wednesday it aimed to push North Korea into dismantling its nuclear and missile programs through tougher international sanctions and diplomatic pressure, and remained open to negotiations to bring that about. The U.S. stance, which appeared to signal a willingness to exhaust … Continue reading Trump admin says strategy on North Korea centers on sanctions, open to talks
I recorded this video as North Korean officials flew me in a Soviet-era Mil Mi-17 military helicopter to observe Pyongyang. The interior had been redecorated for "luxury" passenger use by North Korean government officials. In this video they take directly directly over their new science complex, where DPRK scientists are developing their new nuclear … Continue reading VIDEO: Flying directly over North Korea’s nuclear weapons facility