By David Ljunggren and David Brunnstrom
Kim Jong Un
North Korea suggests it may not be sending athletes to compete in the Winter Olympics after all. Last week, there was a sign of optimism amid the North Korean nuclear crisis.
The Trump administration is set to propose a new nuclear strategy, loosening restraints on the potential use of the WMD. President Trump is reportedly seeking to allow a nuclear response to conventional attacks against the U.S., and boost the production of nuclear warheads.
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CIA director Mike Pompeo warns that talks between the North Korean regime and South Korea will not lead to the denuclearization of Pyongyang.
Secretary Of State Rex Tillerson comments on the upcoming talks between South and North Korea. On Friday, Tillerson said the planned discussion is a sign diplomatic pressure on the rogue regime is working. He also hinted the talks could be an opportunity for North Korea to tell the U.S. “they would like to have some discussions.”
By David Brunnstrom and Christine Kim
The Homeland Security secretary says the U.S. is taking all steps to prepare for any threat from North Korea. This comes after Kim Jong Un said he has a button to launch a strike on the U.S.
By Heekyong Yang and Josh Smith