The Rare, Potent Fuel Powering North Korea’s Weapons 查看简体中文版 查看繁體中文版

By WILLIAM J. BROAD and DAVID E. SANGER SEPT. 17, 2017 Footage of a rocket launching was shown in Pyongyang on Saturday. Intelligence officials believe that North Korea’s program has advanced to the point where it is no longer as reliant on outside suppliers of a rocket fuel, and that it may be making the…

North Korea’s provocations leave Japan, allies short on options

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks to reporters late Sunday following telephone talks with U.S. President Donald Trump regarding North Korea’s latest nuclear test. | KYODO by Tomoyuki Tachikawa Kyodo Sep 4, 2017 Japan is apparently stumped over how to deal with North Korea, which carried out its sixth nuclear test Sunday in defiance of international…

The West Supplied Chemical Weapons to Syrian Rebels, Says Russian Foreign Ministry

THE MOSCOW TIMES Aug 17, 2017 Maria Zakharova Vyacheslav Prokofiev / TASS     Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Thursday there is evidence that the West is supplying chemical weapons to militants in Syria. “Yes, it’s true,” she told the state-funded Vesti FM radio station on Thursday morning. “Western countries and regional…

Iran’s UN Envoy Tells Haley: Stop Ranting

Financial Tribune Sunday, August 20, 2017 The hardline positions adopted by senior US officials against Iran could further exacerbate instability in the region The hardline positions adopted by senior US officials against Iran could further exacerbate instability in the region The US envoy’s rhetoric represents the latest example of provocative words, outright threats and irresponsible…

Diplomatic effort on DPRK nuclear issue “first and foremost”: U.S. top diplomat

Xinhua Editor: Lu Hui 2017-08-18 U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (2nd R) attends a joint press conference with visiting Japanese officials at the State Department in Washington D.C., the United States, on Aug. 17, 2017. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reaffirmed on Thursday that diplomatic effort was “first and foremost” choice in solving…

Dual suspension initiative “solution to Korean Peninsula issue”: Foreign Ministry

Xinhua Editor: Yang Yi 2017-08-17  Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying (Photo source: fmprc.gov.cn) BEIJING, Aug. 17 (Xinhua) — The “suspension for suspension” initiative is the most reasonable, fair and practical way to resolve the Korean Peninsula issue, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said here Thursday. Hua Chunying said the initiative, proposed by China, can…

Neue Schmuggelroute zwischen Russland und dem Iran

Welt am Sonntag Von Christina Brause, Julia Smirnova, Walter Wolowelsk 14.08.2017 Satellitenaufnahme der iranischen Boeing auf dem Flugplatz von Khmeimim Quelle: privat Nach Erkenntnissen westlicher Geheimdienste umschifft Russland das Iran-Embargo. Teile für schwere, offensive Waffensysteme werden aus dem Iran via Syrien offenbar zur Wartung nach Russland gebracht. Russland und Iran verstoßen gemeinsam gegen die UN-Resolution…