Regime change: After getting played at Mar-a-lago, China moves to control outcome in Pyongyang

Regime change: After getting played at Mar-a-lago, China moves to control outcome in Pyongyang

by WorldTribune Staff, April 18, 2017 China is preparing for the ultimate fallout from the current North Korea crisis, according to the new edition of Geostrategy-Direct.com. Convinced that the Trump administration may be preparing a preemptive strike to bring regime change in Pyongyang, the Chinese Communist Party headed by Xi Jinping is acting to make […]

Pence heads for Seoul on North Korea’s ‘Day of the Sun’

Pence heads for Seoul on North Korea’s ‘Day of the Sun’

by WorldTribune Staff, April 14, 2017 U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is set to travel to South Korea as North Korea celebrates its founding, or “Day of the Sun”, possibly by conducting another nuclear test. Pence expects to discuss the “belligerence” of North Korea at subsequent stops in Tokyo, Jakarta and Sydney, during his 10-day […]

Guess who provided a critical boost for Kim Jong-Un’s missiles

Guess who provided a critical boost for Kim Jong-Un’s missiles

by WorldTribune Staff, April 13, 2017 When South Korea obtained and turned over to international weapons analysts sections from a North Korean booster rocket that had fallen into the Yellow Sea, it was discovered that Pyongyang was getting key components for its missile program from foreign sources, mainly China. The rocket parts, from the launch […]

Trump follows up by phone with China’s Xi, U.S military steps up preparations near North Korea

Trump follows up by phone with China’s Xi, U.S military steps up preparations near North Korea

by WorldTribune Staff, April 12, 2017 In a phone conversation with U.S. President Donald Trump on April 12, Chinese President Xi Jinping stressed that China “is committed to the target of denuclearization” on the Korean peninsula. Trump and Xi spoke just days after their summit at Mar-a-Lago, Florida and amid escalating tensions in the region. […]

U.S. carrier group reverses course, heads for Korean peninsula

U.S. carrier group reverses course, heads for Korean peninsula

by WorldTribune Staff, April 9, 2017 A U.S. Navy strike group, which includes the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier, is heading toward the Korean peninsula, a U.S. official said. The strike group departed Singapore and is moving toward the western Pacific Ocean near the Korean peninsula as a show of force, a U.S. official, speaking […]

China continues to fuel growing Korean crisis; Misled world on coal imports

China continues to fuel growing Korean crisis; Misled world on coal imports

Special to WorldTribune.com North Korea will figure prominently in President Donald Trump’s summit in South Florida this week with China’s Xi Jinping. By Geostrategy-Direct China is once again abrogating its promises and obligation to implement international sanction regimes against Pyongyang. Beijing has continued its illicit trade with North Korea, allowing the Kim regime to obtain […]

North Korea crisis tops agenda at key Trump summit with China’s Xi

North Korea crisis tops agenda at key Trump summit with China’s Xi

by WorldTribune Staff, April 3, 2017 As pro-China lobbyists geared up for this week’s critical summit in south Florida, the White House weighed in as well. President Donald Trump said in an interview that the U.S. will solve the North Korea problem on its own if China does not reign in the rogue Kim Jong-Un […]

Poised for war: Tensions mount North and South of Korea’s DMZ

Poised for war: Tensions mount North and South of Korea’s DMZ

by WorldTribune Staff, March 22, 2017 A massive U.S. show of force and South Korea’s deployment of the THAAD missile defense system in response to a perpetually belligerent North Korea are raising tensions – and preparations for war – on the Korean Peninsula. The arrival of a U.S. aircraft carrier strike group is reportedly part […]

North Korea claims successful test of high-thrust rocket engine amid Tillerson Asia tour

North Korea claims successful test of high-thrust rocket engine amid Tillerson Asia tour

by WorldTribune Staff, March 19, 2017 North Korea’s state-run news agency reported that Pyongyang has successfully tested a “new type” of high-thrust rocket engine seen as a step closer to the realization of Kim Jong-Un’s vow to launch an ICBM this year. The reported test came one day after U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson […]

Tillerson in Seoul: U.S. has lost ‘strategic patience’ with Pyongyang

Tillerson in Seoul: U.S. has lost ‘strategic patience’ with Pyongyang

by WorldTribune Staff, March 17, 2017 “All options are on the table” in dealing with North Korea’s continued provocations, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said during a visit to South Korea on March 17. “Let me be very clear: the policy of strategic patience has ended. We are exploring a new range of diplomatic, […]

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