27 May 2019

North Korea slams ‘warmonger’ Bolton over missile tests comment

North Korea on Monday slammed US national security adviser John Bolton for claiming that recent North Korean missile tests “no doubt” violated United Nations Security Council (UNSC) resolutions and reiterating that the US government should not lift sanctions on Pyongyang. In a statement quoted on state media, North Korea’s foreign

Read More
17 May 2019

Trump tells aides he does not want U.S. war with Iran

US officials say that president Donald Trump told his top advisers that he does not want his country to go to war with Iran. In recent weeks, escalating US-Iran tensions and the Trump administration’s insistence that it is faced with growing threats from Iran have been fueling global worries about

Read More
09 May 2019

Echoes of Iraq in Trump’s Confrontation with Iran

Various US intelligence experts and lawmakers believe that the escalation of tensions between the US and Iran in recent weeks bears an eerie resemblance to the run-up to the US invasion of Iraq in 2003. One of the key similarities they see is the role of US National Security Advisor

Read More
02 Jul 2018

Bolton: US has a plan to dismantle North Korea’s nuclear program within a year

U.S. national security advisor John Bolton announced a U.S. plan for the full dismantling of North Korea’s nuclear missiles program within a year. Declining to comment on intelligence suggesting it to be “unlikely” that North Korea will denuclearize and that the country may be actively deceiving U.S. intelligence, Bolton indicated

Read More