North Korea warns of security crisis as tensions escalate over U.S., South Korea military drills

North Korea on Wednesday said South Korea and the United States missed a chance to improve relations and are risking a “serious security crisis” by choosing to escalate tensions as they conduct joint military drills. Kim Yong Chol, a general and politician who played a leading role during historic summits between North Korean leader Kim… Read More North Korea warns of security crisis as tensions escalate over U.S., South Korea military drills

U.S., South Korea set to announce suspension of major military drills

South Korea and the United States are expected to announce the suspension of large-scale military drills this week, with the provision that they would restart if North Korea failed to keep its promise to denuclearize, news agency Yonhap said on Sunday. Citing an unnamed government source, the South Korean news agency said the suspension was… Read More U.S., South Korea set to announce suspension of major military drills

U.S., South Korea to suspend joint military drills ahead of Winter Olympics Games

The United States and South Korea agreed Thursday to delay their joint military exercises until after the Winter Olympics next month in an apparent move to de-escalate tensions with Pyongyang. The announcement came just hours after US President Donald Trump said that high-level talks set for next week between North and South Korea were a… Read More U.S., South Korea to suspend joint military drills ahead of Winter Olympics Games