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 […]

Who blinked? Tough talk on Asia tour earns Tillerson warm reception in Beijing

Who blinked? Tough talk on Asia tour earns Tillerson warm reception in Beijing

by WorldTribune Staff, March 19, 2017 A trip to Asia that began with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson bluntly warning that the U.S. policy of “strategic patience” with the rogue regime and Chinese strategic ally in North Korea is no more, ended with Chinese President Xi Jinping hailing a “new era for constructive development.” […]