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21 September 2017 5:15 PM Trump orders new sanctions to tighten screws on North Korea nuclear program

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump ordered new sanctions on Thursday that open the door wider to blacklisting people and entities doing business with North Korea, including its shipping and trade networks, further tightening the screws on Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile program. Trump stopped short of going after North Korea’s biggest trading

20 September 2017 1:54 PM The Contradiction Buried in Trump’s Iran and North Korea Policies

The lesson that the North Koreans would take away from the Iran deal, they say, is that the United States can be rolled. The Iran deal is not a permanent solution to the Iranian nuclear problem, they argue, but just a temporary fix. After 15 years, many of the limits on the production of nuclear material will be lifted, even if inspection requirements 2

20 September 2017 2:48 AM Jitters and surprise in South Korea and Japan over Trump’s speech to the U.N

TOKYO — The United States’ closest allies in Asia seemed blindsided by President Trump’s latest outburst against North Korea, in which he threatened not just to act against Kim Jong Un’s regime, but also to destroy an entire country of 25 million people. In his maiden speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, Trump derided Kim as “Rocket

19 September 2017 9:46 PM In Trump’s U.N. speech, emphasis on sovereignty echoes his domestic agenda

President Trump took a domestic agenda that has emphasized nationalism and sovereignty and in his first address to the United Nations on Tuesday made it the foundation of his foreign policy. The speech before the global body was notable for its tone, which largely sidestepped the statesmanlike language of his other foreign policy addresses. In his attacks

19 September 2017 6:30 PM Trump Vows to ‘Totally Destroy’ North Korea if It Threatens U.S

“No nation on Earth has an interest in seeing this band of criminals arm itself with nuclear weapons and missiles,” Mr. Trump said. “The United States has great strength and patience, but if it is forced to defend itself or its allies, we will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea. Rocket Man is on a suicide mission for himself and for his regime 3

19 September 2017 12:55 PM Why China Won’t Pressure North Korea as Much as Trump Wants

At the center of the North Korean nuclear crisis is a pivotal question: How much is China really willing to pressure and punish its longtime ally in Pyongyang? Recent conversations in Beijing and Washington suggest that Chinese leaders have decided to increase pressure substantially but are not—and probably never will be—willing to help President Trump 1

18 September 2017 2:41 PM President Trump says bureaucracy is stopping UN from reaching its full potential in debut appearance

President Donald Trump made his debut at the United Nations on Monday, using his first moments at the world body to urge the 193-nation organisation to reduce bureaucracy and costs while more clearly defining its mission around the world. But while Trump chastised the UN – an organisation he sharply criticised as a candidate for president for its spiralling 2

18 September 2017 2:33 PM North Korea says sanctions will accelerate nuclear programme

North Korea has warned that more sanctions and pressure will only make it accelerate its nuclear programme. In a strongly worded statement, the foreign ministry called a new round of restrictions imposed by the United Nations "the most vicious, unethical and inhumane act of hostility". Meanwhile, the US and South Korea carried out joint military exercises 4

18 September 2017 10:01 AM Trump's first speech at U.N. will focus on sovereignty and calls for reform

President Trump takes to the world’s largest stage this week. And many onstage are worried. Trump will deliver his first address Tuesday to the full United Nations General Assembly, an annual meeting that draws diplomats and leaders from 193 countries. Neither Russian President Vladimir Putin nor Chinese President Xi Jinping are coming this year. That gives 2

18 September 2017 9:00 AM NPR/Ipsos Poll: Most Americans Don't Trust Trump On North Korea

NPR/Ipsos Poll: Most Americans Don't Trust Trump On North Korea A narrow majority of Americans don't trust President Trump to handle the conflict with North Korea, according to a new NPR/Ipsos poll. The findings come as the president and his diplomatic team prepare for the United Nations General Assembly in New York this week, where North Korea's renegade 1