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US Underrated North Korea Nuclear Potential: US Intelligence Admits

US Underrated North Korea Nuclear Potential: US Intelligence Admits

🕔10:57, 7.Jan 2018

At the beginning of Donald Trump’s presidency, the intelligence agencies assured the president that it would take about four years for North Korea to develop a ballistic missile capable of reaching US coast, so there was time to slow or stop the development of such missiles and Washington could focus on negotiations and countermeasures, The New York Times said. US National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster acknowledged in an interview with the newspaper that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was quicker in a bid to turn North Korea into a nuclear power than most people believed.

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North Korean Nuclear Scientist Who Defected to China Commits Suicide After Forced to Return

North Korean Nuclear Scientist Who Defected to China Commits Suicide After Forced to Return

🕔14:37, 29.Dec 2017

A North Korean nuclear scientist who fled the country while taking time off from work to deal with “anxiety over his research projects” has killed himself inside a prison cell after being recaptured in China and sent back over the border, according to a report. “He killed himself only a few hours after he was placed in solitary confinement at the State Security Department in Sinuiju city” the source said.

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US Sanctions North Korean Missile Experts, Russia Offers to Mediate

US Sanctions North Korean Missile Experts, Russia Offers to Mediate

🕔12:20, 27.Dec 2017

Asked to comment on the offer, a spokesman for the U.S. State Department, Justin Higgins, said the United States “has the ability to communicate with North Korea through a variety of diplomatic channels”, and added: “We want the North Korean regime to understand that there is a different path that it can choose, however it is up to North Korea to change course and return to credible negotiations.”

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