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TRUMP'S PRESIDENCY:

TRUMP and NORTH KOREA

 

(Created on 03/02/2017)

 



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  • North Korea Launches ‘Army of Beauties’ - 2 February 2018
    "North Koreans who fled the country have mixed feelings about the cheerleaders. These defectors say the women will promote an image of the North that is not real.
    But they also say they hope the group can help expand ties between North and South Koreans."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

 

  • Pakistan Meets with US Ambassador over Trump’s Comments - Text + Audio - 2 January 2018
    "On Monday, President Trump said the United States has “foolishly” given Pakistan over 33 billion dollars in aid over the past 15 years.
    Pakistan says it is being blamed for its failures and not recognized for its sacrifice."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

 

  • North Korea's Kim Jong-un issues threats and olive branch - 1 January 2018
    "North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un has said a nuclear launch button is "always on my table" and warned the US it will never be able to start a war."

    + Video: North Korea said in November its latest missile was capable of reaching Washington DC
    (BBC)

 

  • North Korea missile developers hit by US sanctions - with pictures and a video - 26 December 2017
    "The US has placed sanctions on two North Korean officials it says have led the development of nuclear missiles."

    + Video: How would war with North Korea unfold?
    (BBC)
  • Increase in North Korean Defections Could Show Impact of Sanctions - Text + Audio - 21 December 2017
    "Another North Korean soldier and two fishermen defected to South Korea on Thursday.
    The defections could be a sign that economic sanctions meant to punish North Korean leadership are creating difficulties for its people."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)
  • Families Seek News of North Korean Abductees - Text + Audio - 14 December 2017
    "North Korea is accused of forcibly taking people against their will and holding them.
    Since other countries have taken steps designed to punish the North because of its weapons testing,
    families of the abductees have not been able to learn anything new about their relatives."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)
  • Have North Korea’s Weapons Tests Reached a 'Red Line?' - Text + Audio + Pictures - 4 December 2017
    "Observers are considering the effects of North Korea’s recent test of an advanced long-distance missile.
    Shortly after the test, North Korea declared itself a nuclear weapons power – something the United States has called unacceptable.
    "
    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

 

  • Trump calls Kim Jong-un a 'sick puppy' - VIDEO - 01 December 2017
    "After referring to the Republican tax plan as "rocket fuel" for the American economy, Trump digressed with an aside on "Little Rocket Man,"
    before calling Kim "a sick puppy," drawing hoots from the crowd."

    (telegraph.co.uk)

 

 

  • US Renews State Terror Declaration for North Korea - Text + Audio + Pictures + Video - 21 November 2017
    "The United States has re-declared North Korea a state supporter of terrorism and is preparing new sanctions to pressure Pyongyang.
    The U.S. decision was welcomed by South Korea and Japan as a way to put more pressure on North Korea."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

     

 

  • North Korea 'sentences Trump to death' for insulting Kim Jong-un - 15 November 2017
    "Regime-run newspaper says US president is ‘hideous criminal’ after he said North was a ‘cruel dictatorship’ and Kim ‘short and fat’."

    (theguardian.com)


    The war of words between Donald Trump and North Kim Jong-un sees no sign of abating.

  • US displays military might near Korea - VIDEO - 13 November 2017
    "As President Trump continues his war of words with North Korea, the US continues a military build-up in the region.
    Rupert Wingfield-Hayes reports from on board the USS Ronald Reagan in the sea of Japan."

    (BBC)
  • South Korean President Says No to Nuclear Weapons - Text + Audio - 01 November 2017
    "President Moon Jae-in told South Korean lawmakers that his government does not seek nuclear weapons and opposes such arms on the Korean Peninsula.
    He also said that no military action would take place in South Korea without his country’s approval."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)
  • North Korea Steals Military Documents from South - Text + Audio - 12 October 2017
    "A South Korean lawmaker said defense officials told him that a North Korean computer attack stole a large number of military documents.
    Among them were plans to destroy North Korea’s leadership. The attack is said to have taken place in September 2016."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)
  • North Korea Claims US Has Declared War - Text + Audio - 25 September 2017
    "North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho says the United States has declared war on his country. Ri made the statement to reporters in New York City on Monday. He added that his country would take counter-actions, including shooting down American warplanes."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)
  • ‘Rocket Man’ Vs. ‘Dotard’ in War of Words - 22 September 2017
    "A war of words is rising between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
    The two leaders have been exchanging unusually personal insults as international pressure on North Korea grows."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • US Successfully Test Anti-Missile System - Text + Audio + Video - 31 May 2017
    "The U.S. Defense Department said it successfully tested a system to stop intercontinental ballistic missiles.
    The system destroyed an ICBM launched from an island in the Pacific Ocean."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)
    ICBM = intercontinental ballistic missile