What Japan’s Defense White Paper Says About North Korea

The Diplomat

Pyongyang’s ballistic missile program is “profoundly worrisome” to Tokyo. The 2015 defense white paper, compiled by the Japanese Ministry of Defense titled “Defense of Japan 2015,” highlights Tokyo’s growing concern over the radicalization of North Korea’s military in the face of Kim […]

More than 50 North Korean subs ‘missing from their bases’ as talks with South seek to avert battle

National Post

Tokyo — South Korea’s military has expressed concern at intelligence reports that indicate that more than 50 North Korean submarines have sortied from their bases. The sheer number of vessels that have put to sea means it is impossible to […]

N. Korea says no interest in talks on freezing its nuclear program ‘unilaterally first’

Yonhap News Agency

BEIJING, July 28 (Yonhap) — North Korea is not interested in reopening talks with the United States on freezing or dismantling its nuclear program “unilaterally first,” the country’s ambassador to China said Tuesday, dashing hopes that Pyongyang may follow the […]