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It’s Not Personal. It’s Just Diplomacy.

It’s Not Personal. It’s Just Diplomacy.

For nearly a year since his historic meeting with Kim Jong Un in Singapore, U.S. President Donald Trump has been playing to the North Korean leader’s vanity, suggesting...

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North Korea Threatens to Scuttle Talks With the U.S. and Resume Tests

North Korea Threatens to Scuttle Talks With the U.S. and Resume Tests

North Korea threatened on Friday to suspend negotiations with the Trump administration over the North’s nuclear arms program and said its leader, Kim Jong-un,...

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Trump’s diplomacy with Kim dims as both sides return to hard-line positions

Trump’s diplomacy with Kim dims as both sides return to hard-line positions

The Trump administration has taken a harder-line approach to denuclearizing North Korea since the summit in Vietnam last month, raising doubts about whether the...

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A top Trump official may have just doomed US-North Korea talks

A top Trump official may have just doomed US-North Korea talks

A top Trump administration official has all but admitted that the US stance toward North Korea talks is now a hardline one. What this means, some analysts say, is...

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Are nuclear weapons keeping the India-Pakistan crisis from escalating — or making it more dangerous? <p style='font size:14px'>By Caitlin Talmadge</p>

Are nuclear weapons keeping the India-Pakistan crisis from escalating — or making it more dangerous?

By Caitlin Talmadge

The world has been on edge watching India and Pakistan’s latest crisis. For the first time since 1971, India bombed mainland Pakistan. The strike was retaliation...

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‘We fell in love’: Trump and Kim shower praise, stroke egos on path to nuclear negotiations

‘We fell in love’: Trump and Kim shower praise, stroke egos on path to nuclear negotiations

His intelligence chiefs warn that North Korea is unlikely to surrender its nuclear weapons. His advisers fret that a breakthrough could prove elusive and that he...

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INF Treaty talks between Russia and the U.S. fail at summit

INF Treaty talks between Russia and the U.S. fail at summit

The pact was designed to keep ground-based nuclear weapons out of Europe. Washington has accused Moscow of violating it for years. – More

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24 years ago today, the world came disturbingly close to ending

24 years ago today, the world came disturbingly close to ending

Today, January 25, 2019, marks the 24th anniversary of the time that I (and many millions of others) came closest in my lifetime to getting nuked to death. That...

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Pence Says U.S. Still Waiting on North Korea for ‘Concrete Steps’ to Denuclearize

Pence Says U.S. Still Waiting on North Korea for ‘Concrete Steps’ to Denuclearize

Vice President Mike Pence told American ambassadors on Wednesday that North Korea has failed to take any substantive steps to give up its nuclear weapons, even as...

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Kim and Trump Back at Square 1: If U.S. Keeps Sanctions, North Will Keep Nuclear Program

Kim and Trump Back at Square 1: If U.S. Keeps Sanctions, North Will Keep Nuclear Program

Nearly two years into his presidency and more than six months after his historic summit meeting with Kim Jong-un of North Korea, President Trump finds himself essentially...

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