While U.S. President Donald Trump has repeatedly dismissed North Korea’s series of missiles in recent months as being short-range and “very standard”,… reports indicate advancements in North Korea’s arsenal. For more on this Lee Seung-jae reports. Since May,… North Korea has fired off at least 18 missiles. However, despite the… Continue Reading N. Korea’s missile technology threatens U.S. bases in S. Korea, Japan: NYT

our top story today amid stalled denuclearization talks between Pyongyang and Washington the United States has imposed sanctions on several shipping companies for providing oil shipments to North Korea Pyongyang hit back claiming that expectations for talks with Washington are kote disappearing our Kimia song starts us off the Trump… Continue Reading U.S. Treasury issues sanctions over alleged fuel shipments to N.Korea

a senior US official says he hopes South Korea would change its mind about scrapping the military information sharing pact with Japan also known as Chi Sonia before the deal officially comes to an end in November the AFP reported on Tuesday citing an unnamed American official that there will… Continue Reading U.S. hopes S. Korea will reconsider ending GSOMIA with Japan before it officially …

South Korea’s top diplomat says the withdrawal decision was made separately two considerations over Seoul’s alliance with Washington Kang jung-ho made the remarks late Thursday upon her arrival back from Beijing where she held talks with her Japanese counterparts with neither side budging on their trade spat the decision came… Continue Reading GSOMIA termination, separate from S. Korea-U.S. alliance: FM

now perhaps choosing its words carefully as all the related players continue to digest this huge news the United States has expressed its disappointment and concern over South Korea’s decision to withdraw from its military Intel sharing pact with Japan can hyeongyu with the details US Secretary of State Mike… Continue Reading U.S. expresses disappointment over S. Korea’s decision to withdraw from military information …

the United States has decided to sell seven point six billion US dollars worth of f-16 V fighter jets to Taiwan according to The Wall Street Journal on Friday local time the US State Department informed related congressional committees that the US would sell 66 f-16 V fighter jets to… Continue Reading U.S. State Dept. to sell 66 advanced F-16V fighter jets to Taiwan

iran’s Foreign Ministry says it hopes South Korea will not join a us-led military coalition for maritime security in the Strait of Hormuz that’s according to a ministry spokesperson in an interview with seoul-based Yonhap news agency which came after defense talks were held between Seoul and Washington on Friday… Continue Reading Iran hopes S. Korea will not join U.S.-led military coalition in Strait of Hormuz

the US Special Representative for North Korea Steven vegan will be in Seoul on Tuesday the day the South korea-us joint military exercises wrap up now the US State Department says vegan will meet his South Korean and Japanese counterparts during his trips to both countries to further strengthen coordination… Continue Reading U.S. nuke envoy’s upcoming Seoul visit raises possibility of N. Korea-U.S. working level talks

now as part of our week-long interview series seeking perspectives from various experts across the globe today we take a step into whether Japan’s latest string of tightening expert controls in South Korea and security and economic implications from the escalating seoul-tokyo dispute joining us live from Washington DC is… Continue Reading S. Korea, Japan row: Implications for Economics, Security, and U.S. Strategic Objectives Expert

South Korea earlier this week announced that it was removing Japan from a list of trusted trading partners after choking dropped Seoul as a preferred trading partner earlier this month not only is a trade we’re already discovering the global supply chain for big tech companies and leaves security analysts… Continue Reading Korea-Japan Trade Dispute and the U.S. Security Mechanism in Northeast Asia