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The Worst News in 2018 Probably Won't Be Trump's Tweets

New year, new set of bizarro tweets from the president: this time, he and Kim Jong-un are boasting about the relative size of their nuclear buttons …

Geopolitics

China clamps down on North Korea trade as part of U.N. sanctions

China moved Friday to further limit its trade with North Korea as part of U.N. Security Council sanctions over Pyongyang's missile and nuclear weapons program.<p>The country's Commerce Ministry said it would impose a cap on oil supplies to the North and ban imports of its steel and other goods. …

Trump 'Is Unraveling': What a Yale Psychiatrist Told Lawmakers on the President's Mental Health

A Yale psychiatrist who spoke to more than a dozen lawmakers about Donald Trump’s mental health believes the president is “unraveling” and “falling …

Trump Talks About War With North Korea. Here's How Horrific That Would Really Be.

Millions could die, for starters.<p>President Trump has hinted at the possibility of military action against North Korea, but any U.S. strike is likely to rapidly escalate into an all-out war.<p>A full-scale conflict with North Korea would cause mass casualties, even in the best-case scenario.<p>A …

North Korea

The Consequences of War With North Korea

Our country must choose peace.<p><i>In this op-ed, Abigail Stowe-Thurston, the program assistant for nuclear policy at the Friends Committee on National Legislation, and Erin Connolly, the program assistant at the Center for Arms Control and Nonproliferation, urge the U.S. to choose peace in the face of</i> …

North Korea

As Trump taunts North Korea, Americans are taking the nuclear shelter symbol very literally again

In the 1960’s, an eerie black and yellow symbol blanketed the American landscape. The fallout shelter sign—a graphic comprised of three yellow triangles on a black circle—appeared in front of schools, courthouses, and buildings that were prepared to accommodate people in the event that a nuclear …

North Korea Strikes North Korea In Missile Test Gone Horribly Wrong

Forget Seoul or Tokyo or Los Angeles. The city most endangered by a North Korean ballistic missile may be Tokchon, North Korea.<p>According to a report …

North Korea

Trump and Kim Jong-un's battle of the buttons is the reality show we're all watching

Will they? Won't they? The best way to treat Trump's nuclear button saga is like bad TV<p>It is harder to mock Donald Trump than I would like. He exists …

Donald Trump

North Korea planning ANOTHER rocket engine test? Satellite images show tyre tracks and construction at known launch site

Analysts have been pouring over satellite imagery of North Korea trying to decide whether or not it's preparing to another rocket test at the Sohae …