"Dennis Rodman has nothing to do with the release of Mr. Warmbier,” says @statedeptspox.
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