Putin, Kim Jong-un or ISIS could test Trump in first 100 days: “There are very unpredictable and unstable people running countries”

Though his liberal worldview may not have a platform in President-elect Donald Trump’s administration, Democratic statesman George Mitchell offered some pragmatic, nonpartisan advice in an interview yesterday: Before Trump meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin, he should first meet with our traditional European allies, especially those in NATO. After rattling the foreign policy establishment (along … Read more

Satellite Images Show Construction of New Nuclear Site in Pakistan

A report posted to 38 North on Thursday estimates that North Korea could be in possession of roughly 20 atomic bombs by the end of the year. “Its [DPRK] ability to field an ICBM fitted with a nuclear warhead capable of reaching the United States is still a long way off – perhaps 5 to … Read more

Here’s What Moscow Plans to Do About North Korea’s Nuclear Ambitions

Last Friday, Pyongyang announced that it had carried out another nuclear test, the fifth and largest since the country began pursuing nuclear and ballistic missile programs a decade ago. The test led to unanimous condemnation from the international community, particularly from the United States and its South Korean and Japanese allies, but also from Russia … Read more

India Condemns Nuclear Test conducted by North Korea

Close on the heels of North Korea’s nuclear missile test on Friday, India, along with the United States of America, Japan South Korea and China, condemned the act. In a statement to the media, the Ministry of External Affairs said, “We call upon North Korea to refrain from such actions which adversely impact peace and … Read more

North Korea opens doors for Chinese tourists without passports

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The tightly controlled North Korea has decided to open its doors to Chinese tourists coming without passports. It is welcoming Chinese visitors to cross the border to visit the country for half a day. Even Chinese without passports can visit North Korea, leave aside the need for a visa. The move comes soon after China … Read more