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17 October, 2017 1:31 PM The Daily 202: Hawks worry about the lack of American resolve to confront North Korea

PALO ALTO, Calif. — President Trump’s bellicose rhetoric toward North Korea is making it harder to marshal domestic support for potential United States intervention. This is a widespread concern among fellows at the Hoover Institution, a right-leaning think tank on the campus of Stanford University. Trump has tweeted that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson 12

12 October, 2017 2:04 AM President Trump Denies Reports That He Wants More Nuclear Weapons

(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday he wants the U.S. nuclear arsenal in "tiptop shape" but has not asked that it be greatly expanded. Trump was responding to a news report that he had said during a meeting at the Pentagon in July that he wanted what amounted to nearly a ten-fold increase in the number of U.S. nuclear weapons. In remarks 39

11 October, 2017 7:19 PM Donald Trump Warns 'Disgusting' Press After Nuke Report

US President Donald Trump was angered after NBC News reported he had asked to dramatically increase in America's nuclear stockpile, calling it 'made up' Washington: US President Donald Trump tore into the press and questioned whether broadcasters should have their licenses revoked Wednesday, after an unflattering story about his nuclear policy 46

25 September, 2017 11:19 PM India, US should go for pre-emptive strikes, destroy Pak's N-assets: Ex-US senator

MUMBAI: Suggesting that both India and the US conduct pre-emptive strikes inside Pakistan to destroy its nuclear sites (where weapons have either already been stored or are being made), former US Senator Larry Pressler told TOI on Monday that Donald Trump may turn out to be the best American president yet for India as he had recently put Pakistan on notice 111

3 September, 2017 1:36 PM India 'deplores' North Korean nuclear test, Donald Trump says 'rogue nation' has become threat for China

India released a statement saying that today's North Korean nuclear test was deplorable and such actions would adversely impact peace and stability in the region. India today said that it "deplores" North Korea's latest nuclear test, calling it a "matter of deep concern that DPRK [Democratic People's Republic of Korea] has once again acted in violation 66

3 September, 2017 7:09 AM North Korea says conducts 'perfect' hydrogen bomb test

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test on Sunday, which it said was an advanced hydrogen bomb for a long-range missile, marking a dramatic escalation of the regime’s stand-off with the United States and its allies. The announcement from Pyongyang came a few hours after international seismic agencies detected 33

9 August, 2017 12:32 PM The Latest: Trump says he hopes not to have to use US nukes

President Donald Trump is stressing the United States' nuclear capabilities, saying "there will never be a time that we are not the most powerful nation in the world!" But he added: "Hopefully we will never have to use this power." On Twitter Wednesday, Trump said he had pushed to "renovate and modernize our nuclear arsenal." He then added: "Hopefully 36

25 July, 2017 1:26 AM Foreign Pulse: China-US ties

When Donald Trump won the American presidential election in 2016, China uncorked the champagne and let off high-fives. Policymakers and strategists in Beijing were elated that an eccentric man who repudiated the US’ customary great power role in the world and who had no beef with authoritarian regimes was going to enter the White House. Six months down the road, though 45

15 May, 2017 1:50 PM North Korea’s latest missile launch suggest progress towards ICBM: experts

Seoul: North Korea’s apparently successful launch of a mid-to-long range missile indicated a significant advance in its drive for an intercontinental ballistic missile, monitors said on Monday, a worrying sign for the Korean peninsula and the US. The isolated North boasted on Monday that the launch the previous day, supervised by leader Kim Jong Un, was aimed 448

14 May, 2017 11:24 PM North Korea confirms missile launch, says aimed at testing carrying large nuclear warhead

Pyongang on Monday confirmed that it had indeed carried out a test missile launch on Sunday. The missile test, North Korea said, was aimed at testing the capacity to carry a large scale heavy nuclear warhead. North Korea said on Monday it had successfully conducted a newly developed mid-to-long range missile test on Sunday, supervised by leader Kim Jong Un and aimed 36