South Korea recently proposed that the U.S. negotiate a peace treaty with North Korea that would officially end the Korean War.
South Korea is proposing that the United States hold off on a demand for an inventory of North Korea's nuclear weapons and accept the verified closure of a key North Korean nuclear facility as a next step in the negotiations, Seoul's top diplomat said in an interview with The Washington Post.
A peace treaty involving the U.S., China and North Korea should only be contemplated once it has been determined that North Korea is denuclearized.
South Korea government officials estimate that the size of North Korea's nuclear arsenal ranges from at least 20 bombs to as many as 60.
President Trump has adopted a desultory and dismissive attitude toward South Korea, part of his larger tendency to question the utility of long-standing U.S. alliances.
As North Korea prepares for a parade featuring scary-looking missiles, some potentially capable of reaching the U.S., concern is rising in South Korea.
As Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Pyongyang on Friday, officials in South Korea were quietly – and likely nervously – watching the first high-level, face-to-face interaction between the United States and North Korea since President Trump met with Kim Jong Un in Singapore on June 12.
Trump regards the Singapore summit as the beginning of a process. But the process is not merely about Korea – it's about the entire geostrategic landscape in Asia.
Rep. Mac Thornberry states that it’s okay for President Trump to “suspend” upcoming military exercises in Korea as a concession to North Korea.
President Trump declared that the U.S. and South Korea would no longer conduct the “war games” that the Kim regime protested so vigorously over the years.