But is North Korea still making nuclear weapons? Intelligence agencies reportedly think the country may have actually increased production efforts.
In public, Trump praises Kim Jong Un. But his administration is taking a tougher stance toward North Korea as proof mounts it’s still making nuclear weapons.
That’s not true. Beyond reports suggesting that North Korea isn’t ramping down its nuclear weapons efforts, Kim never agreed to a total denuclearization of North Korea.
Sep 16, 2018 · Mr. Kim’s strategy now appears to be simple: Mimic Pakistan, which conducted a major nuclear test in 1998 and deflected demands for years that it give up its weapons…
As President Donald Trump issues a steady stream of praise for Kim Jong Un in interviews and on Twitter, a steady stream of evidence that North Korea is still making nuclear weapons has pushed his administration to take a much more aggressive stance toward Pyongyang.
Claim: “Chairman Kim and I just signed a joint statement which he reaffirmed his unwavering commitment to complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.»
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May 17, 2018 · At the White House Thursday, President Trump said he is willing to offer strong protections for North Korea’s Leader Kim Jong Un in exchange for Kim giving up the country’s nuclear weapons.
Trump is seemingly poised to withdraw the US from the Iran nuclear deal and experts warn this could have a detrimental impact on negotiations with North Korea.
May 22, 2018 · With the memory of North Korea’s missile and nuclear tests and Mr. Trump’s “fire and fury” rhetoric still fresh in most minds, analysts said even a vague deal could be more desirable than
Washington requires Beijing’s help to starve North Korea of money to fund its weapons programs, but an economic fight might make China less willing to work with the US.
Indeed, the Trump administration must begin to truly press North Korea now on a nuclear weapons pledge – to be declared right before or during the summit – or we run the risk of making an even