North Korea keeps amassing nuclear material despite promising to denuclearize, report finds

A report recently released by the Center for International Security and Arms Control at Stanford University said in just the past year, Pyongyang has produced enough highly-enriched uranium and plutonium to make five to seven nuclear bombs. That adds to what the center says is an arsenal of 30 warheads.

Kim Jong Un says he’s willing to meet Trump at any time, in New Year’s message

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said Tuesday that he is prepared to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump at any time, but warned that he would pursue an alternative course if Washington kept up sanctions on Pyongyang.

Kim Jong Un expected to give New Year’s Day speech highlighting North Korea’s priorities

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is expected to ring in the New Year with an annual address to highlight top priorities he has for the rogue, but increasingly less hostile, nation amid a deadlock in denuclearization talks with the United States.

North Korea again lashes out at US over sanctions, threatens to ‘block the path to denuclearization’ forever

North Korea once again lashed out on the U.S. and accused the State Department of “blocking the path to denuclearization” forever by strengthening sanctions amid stalemate talks between Pyongyang and Washington in recent months.

Kim Jong Un’s friend becomes second Canadian detained by China amid Huawei uproar

A businessman who has jet-skied with Kim Jong Un and was key in arranging Dennis Rodman’s visit to North Korea has emerged as the second Canadian to be detained by China this week amid the country’s uproar following the arrest of a Huawei executive.

North Korean defector on Kim Jong Un’s “lies,” surviving torture, and supporting Trump policy

Concerns are increasing that North Korea is deceptively surging ahead with its ballistic missile program – despite historic diplomacy negotiations with the United States – according to satellite imagery released last week, which purports to show sixteen covert bases. For one of North Korea’s most outspoken activists, there is only one solution to his homeland’s problem.

North Korea possibly hiding missile operating bases despite denuclearization pledge, think tank says

North Korea is possibly hiding up to 20 missile operating bases stashed in its reclusive mountains, a report said Monday — showing the Hermit Kingdom appears to be latching on to its missiles and nuclear weapons despite pledging to denuclearization.  

Pompeo’s meeting with North Korean official delayed amid denuclearization deadlock

The last-minute termination of a high-level meeting between Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his North Korean counterpart could signal a significant roadblock in the delicate denuclearization talks with Pyongyang, which has ramped up rhetoric in recent weeks by threatening to expand the Hermit Kingdom's nuke arsenal due to "arrogant" U.S. actions.