DPRK "should be universally condemned for its abhorrent behavior" in holding @UVA student, says @senrobportman.
But “To squeeze North Korea we’ve got to get China to also rethink its interests” adds @cohendavid
“What the Trump administration is doing is really prioritizing North Korea over everything else” says fmr @CIA deputy dir @cohendavid
“The target right now to really squeeze North Korea has really been narrowed down” per fmr @CIA Dpty Dir @cohendavid
“North Korea is not the most sanctioned country in the world” per Vira, adding idea of "Hermit Kingdom...just not true" on DPRK finances
DPRK "ingenuity surprises us" per @RepEdRoyce of illicit financial networks-to shut it down "the will needs to come from the United States”
DPRK "circumventing the rules” with cigarettes, illicit drugs, arms trade, slave labor to evade sanctions, per @RepEdRoyce @followFDD briefing
American student Otto Warmbier has been released from North Korea. The college student was serving a 15-year prison term with hard labor for alleged anti-state acts. Warmbier's parents say he had been medically evacuated and he had been in a coma since March 2016.
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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson: We’re going to have to move to work with others to begin to deny North Korea basic needs.
Jailed US student Otto Warmbier released in North Korea: US senator
North Korea is releasing jailed U.S. university student Otto Warmbier, U.S. Secretary of State Tillerson says - AP
WH announces Pres Trump will hold talks June 29-30 with new South Korean Pres Moon Jae-in. North Korea threat tops agenda.
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South Korean president visits the White House June 29-30
Suspected North Korean drone photographs US missile-defense site
North Korea is 'most urgent' threat to peace: James Mattis
Dennis Rodman returns to North Korea
TASS: Kim Jong Un congratulated Putin and the people of Russia on their national holiday.
Pakistan flags raised during a protest in a college in Shopian, J&K
South Korea's military has reportedly found a suspected North Korean spy drone within its borders.
THAAD in ROK discussed Thursday in @WhiteHouse meeting involving @POTUS, secretaries Tillerson and Mattis, a sr. admin. official confirms.
South Korea military finds small air craft near North Korea border
South Korea will not change THAAD agreement with U.S.: security adviser
South Korea has no plan to 'fundamentally' change THAAD deployment: security advisor
KCNA: "The launched cruise rockets accurately detected and hit the floating targets on the East Sea of Korea after making circular flights."
KCNA: "This new-type cruise rocket is a powerful attack means capable of striking…battleships attempting at military attack on the DPRK."
North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un supervised new anti-ship missile test-launch
North Korea fired several projectiles believed to be short-range surface-to-ship cruise missiles off its east coast Thursday, South Korea’s military said, a continuation of weapons tests that have rattled Washington and the North’s neighbors as Pyongyang seeks to build a nuclear missile capable of reaching the continental United States.
North Korea says it will accelerate nuclear development
Yonhap says North Korean ASMs reached altitube of 2,000 meters
North Korea fires suspected cruise missiles; landed in waters near U.S. aircraft carriers