• North Korea's primary strategic goal is perpetual Kim family rule via the simultaneous development of its economy and nuclear weapons program - a two-pronged policy known as byungjin . (fas.org)
  • See Pentagon Says North Korea's Regime Has Staked Its Survival on Nuclear Weapons , May 17. (fas.org)
  • This pursuit supports North Korea's strategy of deterring the United States as well as weakening U.S. alliances in the region by casting doubt on the U.S.commitment to extended deterrence. (fas.org)
  • It includes some new material on North Korea's ballistic missile tests, cyber capabilities, special operations forces, and other topics. (fas.org)
  • North Korea's rapidly maturing nuclear weapons and intercontinental ballistic missile programs have prompted urgent reconsideration of what to do about them. (fas.org)
  • Many of North Korea's recent missile tests were launched from different mobile launch sites across the country, making them more difficult to target than one stationary launch site. (voanews.com)
  • In the months since, multinational diplomacy dealing with North Korea's nuclear weapons picked up urgency - and has made progress. (voanews.com)
  • Many experts say the turnaround in North Korea's behavior is the result of changing attitudes in both Pyongyang and Washington. (voanews.com)
  • Experts say Washington's cooperation in resolving the banking issue had a strong effect on North Korea's thinking. (voanews.com)
  • They say even as U.S. diplomats sought to engage Pyongyang, other officials undermined diplomatic efforts, because of their view that North Korea's Stalinist government is evil. (voanews.com)
  • There also remains considerable skepticism about North Korea's willingness to give up any nuclear bombs it already has. (voanews.com)
  • After North Korea's most recent nuclear test in February, China released a statement condemning it and followed up by agreeing to U.N. sanctions brought forward by the U.S. (ibtimes.com)
  • North Korea's detention of another American citizen, Tony Kim, is adding to the tensions between the U.S. and North Korea. (cbsnews.com)
  • It said he was detained for "gross violation" of North Korea's legal order and was being investigated. (nypost.com)
  • The table below lists places in South America, corresponding Dewey Decimal Classification numbers, and links to displays of search results from the FamilySearch Catalog for resources in this family history center when available. (familysearch.org)
  • Pyongyang portrays nuclear weapons as its most effective way to deter the threat from the United States," the Department of Defense says in a newly disclosed report to Congress on North Korean security policy. (fas.org)
  • A State Department official tells CNN the United States is working with the Chinese government on the case and has expressed Washington's concern to North Korea through the Swedish Embassy in the North Korean capital, Pyongyang. (cnn.com)
  • In addition to working through the Swedish embassy in Pyongyang -- the U.S. protective power in the absence of formal U.S.-North Korean ties -- Washington is also seeking help from the Chinese. (cnn.com)
  • U.S. officials have also reached out to the North Korean mission to the United Nations, a common way of communicating with Pyongyang. (cnn.com)
  • North Korea fired a ballistic missile from its capital Pyongyang that flew over Japan before plunging into the northern Pacific Ocean. (voanews.com)
  • Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga condemned the latest North Korean missile test that entered the country's airspace as "the greatest and serious threat to the nation ever" and said Tokyo will work with the United States and United Nations Security Council to further increase economic and diplomatic pressure on Pyongyang. (voanews.com)
  • Leaders in Washington and Seoul also agreed to seek increased economic sanctions on North Korea, just weeks after the United Nations imposed new punitive measures that included a export ban on fish, coal and other lucrative minerals that could deprive Pyongyang of over $1 billion in revenue. (voanews.com)
  • Tokyo also says it will not provide aid or normalize relations with North Korea unless Pyongyang is more forthcoming about Japanese citizens it abducted in the 1970's and '80's. (voanews.com)
  • In an excerpt from 'See You Again in Pyongyang,' author Travis Jeppesen visits a North Korean museum dedicated to showing what it insists are the barbarous acts of US troops. (thedailybeast.com)
  • According to Fox News , tens of thousands North Koreans gathered at the main square in Pyongyang to rally support for Kim's call to arms. (ibtimes.com)
  • While North Korea viewed the recent fleet of U.S. B-2 stealth bombers as a direct threat to Pyongyang, the U.S. says that the fleet was sent to show support for their South Korean allies. (ibtimes.com)
  • Still, North Korean neighbors China and Russia have expressed their concerns over the continuous threats of nuclear strikes coming from Pyongyang. (ibtimes.com)
  • PYONGYANG, North Korea - North Korea has detained a 24-year-old American man for improper behavior while he was being processed to enter the country as a tourist, state media reported Saturday. (nypost.com)
  • The report provides no reason to anticipate a reconsideration or a reorientation of the country's nuclear policies, though that is the entire premise of the upcoming June 12 summit meeting between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. (fas.org)
  • An Airborne Defense Against North Korean ICBMs? (fas.org)
  • Could an airborne network of drone-based interceptors effectively defend against the launch of North Korean ballistic missiles? (fas.org)
  • Their concept envisions the deployment of a number of Predator B drones loitering outside of North Korean airspace each bearing two boost-phase intercept missiles. (fas.org)
  • The potential value of this system could be to quickly create an incentive for North Korea to take diplomatic negotiations seriously and to destroy North Korean ICBMs if they are launched at the continental United States. (fas.org)
  • WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Two U.S. journalists have been taken into custody, apparently by North Korean border guards, in the area of the Tumen River marking the border between North Korea and China, the U.S. State department said. (cnn.com)
  • North Korean Prime Minister Kim Yong Il (left) visits Chinese President Hu Jintao in Beijing on Thursday. (cnn.com)
  • Officials said the State Department is trying to pin down exactly whether the journalists were on the Chinese side of the border or on the North Korean side when they were caught. (cnn.com)
  • They talked to a few local journalists, then enlisted the help of a South Korean pastor who helps North Korean refugees flee the North. (cnn.com)
  • The incident comes as North Korean Prime Minister Kim Yong Il is visiting Beijing. (cnn.com)
  • The trajectory triggered satellite-activated emergency alarms to the Japanese public, warning people in the northern Tohoku region to take cover because of a possible impact from a North Korean missile, but no rocket fragments are known to have hit the ground. (voanews.com)
  • North Korean leader Kim Jong Un decided to delay that test after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to respond with "fire and fury" to any attack on U.S. territory. (voanews.com)
  • Japan has in the past vowed to shoot down North Korean missiles or rockets that appeared likely to hit its territory, and deployed its Patriot missile defense system in response to the threat against Guam. (voanews.com)
  • Last October, North Korean broadcasters announced that North Korean scientists had conducted the country's first nuclear weapons test. (voanews.com)
  • The test violated several North Korean pledges not to build nuclear weapons. (voanews.com)
  • Mr. Han says South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun is convinced the North Korean nuclear weapons issue will be rapidly resolved. (voanews.com)
  • Last week, Mr. Roh met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, and they signed an accord to cooperate on fulfilling Pyongyang's pledge to abandon its nuclear programs. (voanews.com)
  • He says the North Korean leader is beginning to take the Bush administration seriously. (voanews.com)
  • I think Kim Jong Il has realized the authenticity of President Bush's policy on North Korea, and the North Korean nuclear issue," he said. (voanews.com)
  • This caused a growing number of countries to threaten a shutdown of the North Korean embassy they hosted and after the 1990s (a particularly desperate time for North Korea) a lot of the illegal activities were either shut down (like drug smuggling) or done a lot more discreetly (smuggling of non-drug items and distributing counterfeit American hundred dollar bills) to avoid losing these foreign embassies. (strategypage.com)
  • While technically illegal the North Korean government sort of tolerated non-government manufacturing of methamphetamine, if only because the drug was so popular among so many North Koreans who had money. (strategypage.com)
  • In late 2013 five men were arrested in as they prepared to smuggle 100 kg (220 pounds) of 99 percent pure North Korean methamphetamine to the United States via Thailand. (strategypage.com)
  • China wants to keep the Korean and Burmese meth out and is having more success on the heavily guarded North Korean border. (strategypage.com)
  • This means non-government North Korean meth producers have to find another market and some have put more meth into circulation within North Korea. (strategypage.com)
  • virtually every North Korean visits the museum at least once, on mandatory educational pilgrimages. (thedailybeast.com)
  • Although President Donald Trump has publicly thanked North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for fulfilling the promise he made at their June 12 Singapore summit to return American war remains, U.S. officials had cautioned that little was known about the remains and that they could not be quickly identified. (dailymail.co.uk)
  • John E. Byrd, director of the Defense Department laboratory in Hawaii where the 55 cases arrived on Wednesday, cited several reasons for saying that at least some of the remains appear to be those of Americans missing from the Korean War. (dailymail.co.uk)
  • Byrd was present when North Korean officials turned over the 55 boxes at Wonsan airport in North Korea last Friday, and he was among the U.S. government specialists who made a further preliminary examination of the contents after the boxes were flown to Osan air base in South Korea the same day. (dailymail.co.uk)
  • What we saw were remains that were consistent with what we have found from the Korean War recoveries that we've done over the years, and we found remains that were consistent with being Americans,' Byrd said, speaking by video teleconference from Hawaii. (dailymail.co.uk)
  • He said the remains are 'good candidates to be missing Americans from the Korean War,' where thousands died on battlefields and in prisoner-of-war camps during the 1950-53 conflict and remain officially unaccounted for. (dailymail.co.uk)
  • The U.S. and North Korean militaries conducted joint excavations of war remains in the North between 1996 and 2005, yielding more than 200 set of remains, not all of which have been positively identified. (dailymail.co.uk)
  • North Korea has been holding a Korean-American missionary, Kenneth Bae, since November 2012. (nypost.com)
  • SuzoHapp North America (formerly Happ Controls, Inc.) is the largest manufacturer and distributor of input device components and related accessories for arcade games, vending machines, casino games, and industrial control systems in the U.S. Headquartered in Mount Prospect, Illinois, the company produced its own products locally until 2005, when it began outsourcing to China. (wikipedia.org)
  • The second largest dam is Glen Canyon Dam, which is in north-central Arizona and began operating in 1964. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Lafarge North America is the largest diversified supplier of construction materials in the U.S. and Canada and is currently the world's largest cement manufacturer by mass of product shipped. (epa.gov)
  • What is the largest country by area in North America? (sporcle.com)
  • But the big birds, some of the largest in North America measuring 6 feet from bill to tail, still have plenty of nesting room, and an aerial survey completed this week showed some 27,120 breeding adults have returned from as far away as California and the Gulf Coast to raise their chicks. (foxnews.com)
  • It is a joyous day for us as we now have a new place of worship which happens to be the largest in North America," community spokesman Safeer Khan told IANS. (thaindian.com)
  • The Academy of American Poets is the largest membership-based nonprofit organization fostering an appreciation for contemporary poetry and supporting American poets. (poets.org)
  • Of the 165 miles of singletrack that encircle the largest alpine lake in North America, more than 80 miles are open to mountain bikes. (onthesnow.com)
  • Silver Spring, MD - More than 100 of the top zoos and aquariums across North America are throwing the 6th Annual Party for the Planet™ - the largest combined Earth Day celebration in North America. (aza.org)
  • Like the government, all North Koreans want more foreign currency. (strategypage.com)
  • Meanwhile there is a growing problem with North Koreans obtaining meth and becoming addicted. (strategypage.com)
  • For the 52 days they occupied the area-from October 17 to December 7, 1950, when they were driven out by the advancing Chinese troops-U.S. troops, according to the North Koreans, committed numerous mass murders and atrocities, aimed chiefly at local civilians, that amounted to nothing less than a total holocaust. (thedailybeast.com)
  • When the North Koreans turned over the 55 boxes to Byrd and other U.S. officials at Wonsan on July 27 they said the cases contained remains of an undetermined number of Americans, but the only identification item provided was a single military dog tag, Byrd said. (dailymail.co.uk)
  • books.google.com - Now in its fourth edition, the National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America is the ultimate birder's field guide. (google.com)
  • The National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America, Fourth Edition will continue to be a bestseller among the fastest-growing sector in the U.S. travel market-the nearly 25 million people who travel each year specifically to observe wild birds. (google.com)
  • The count, which is down about 6,600 birds from last year, still is among the highest recorded at the 4,385-acre refuge north of Medina. (foxnews.com)
  • Once one of the most common forest birds in eastern North America, the wood thrush has decreased by almost 70% in the last 40 years. (cbc.ca)
  • With thoroughly detailed text and large, beautiful photos, Hummingbirds of North America: The Photographic Guide lives up to its reputation as a rich visual guide to some of the most beautiful birds in North America. (amazon.com)
  • PURCHASE, N.Y. , Nov. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- MAM, a world leader in innovating and developing top quality baby care products for nearly 40 years, today announced the appointment of Jennifer Mitchell as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for North America effective January 1 , 2016. (prnewswire.com)
  • It details historical values for North American tourism sector for 2007-2011, along with forecastfigures for 2012-2016. (slideshare.net)
  • It is bordered to the north by the Arctic Ocean, to the east by the Atlantic Ocean, to the west and south by the Pacific Ocean, and to the southeast by South America and the Caribbean Sea. (wikipedia.org)
  • The inexorable westward movement of North America relative to the Caribbean region is believed to have been responsible for the earthquake that killed thousands in Guatemala Wednesday and for a damaging aftershock yesterday. (nytimes.com)
  • The Motagua Fault is believed to mark a part of the boundary between a vast section of the earth's rigid surface, known as the North American Plate, and the Caribbean Plate to the south. (nytimes.com)
  • The source of the quake, northeast of Guatemala City, was on the line that is believed to separate the Caribbean and North American Plates. (nytimes.com)
  • The Great White North certainly has vast expanses of unspoiled wilderness, but it also features some of the world's most modern, cosmopolitan cities. (wikitravel.org)
  • Erethizon appeared in North America shortly after the two continents joined together in the later Tertiary period. (wikipedia.org)
  • Climate change environmental activist Greta Thunberg receives hugs after speaking at a youth panel at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation, North Dakota, October 8, 2019. (reuters.com)
  • Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am. 2019;46:H1-H8, 199-398. (ahrq.gov)
  • and the South Fork, which flows 80 miles (129 km) north-northwest from the Flathead National Forest past the Flathead Range to join the main stream via the Hungry Horse Dam and Reservoir. (britannica.com)
  • Photo: Free space for text, Logan Pass, main attraction of Glacier National Park, Montana, USA, North America Author: Gerhard Zwerger-SchonerDate: 2008-10-23. (tradebit.com)
  • The porcupine is a caviomorph rodent whose ancestors rafted across the Atlantic from Africa to Brazil over 30 million years ago, and then migrated to North America during the Great American Interchange after the Isthmus of Panama rose 3 million years ago. (wikipedia.org)
  • The report presents in-depth insights into each of the leading North America patch cable end user verticals along with annual forecasts to 2027. (openpr.com)
  • North America Patch Cable Market 2020-2027: Current Trends, Market Share, Growth Opportunities and Business Strategies By Corning, CommScope, Black Box, General Cable, CP Technologies, Major Custom Cable Inc., Legrand North America LLC and Panduit Corp. (openpr.com)
  • 1. The report provides a qualitative and quantitative analysis of the current North America patch cable market trends, forecasts, and market size from 2020 to 2027 to determine the prevailing opportunities. (openpr.com)
  • In Canadian English, North America may be used to refer to the United States and Canada together. (wikipedia.org)
  • The National Archives of the United States in Washington D.C., its several regional archives, the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, the Oklahoma Historical Society in Oklahoma City, the Public Archives of Canada in Ottawa are but a few of the archives or libraries with very substantial holdings of American Indian records. (familysearch.org)
  • Headquartered in Herndon, Va., Lafarge North America employs more than 16,600 people who work at more than 1,000 locations across the U.S. and Canada. (epa.gov)
  • Flora of North America builds upon the cumulative wealth of information acquired since botanical studies began in the United States and Canada more than two centuries ago. (textbookrevolution.org)
  • A View of the Character, Manners, and Customs of the North-Americans: Comprehending an Accountof the Northern Indians, of the Inhabitants of Oonalashka and Nootka Sound, of the Five Indian Nations of Canada, of the Inhabitants of the United States, &c. (upenn.edu)
  • All the other, sparsely populated areas of North America, from Northern Canada down to Utah. (bigthink.com)
  • The layer from the peat bog is similar to other "cultural layers from across the Norse North Atlantic," Ledger wrote. (newsweek.com)
  • and the west‐moving floor of the Atlantic that forms part of the vast North American Plate. (nytimes.com)
  • What Causes the North Atlantic Plankton Bloom? (scientificamerican.com)
  • But these microscopic plants have an outsize effect on the levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere-both by sucking it up during photosynthesis and by helping to drive the natural circulation of the ocean that lets denser, cooler water that has absorbed CO2 drop to the bottom of the sea in places like the North Atlantic. (scientificamerican.com)
  • Focusing in on the North Atlantic, Behrenfeld found that the increase in numbers of plankton revealed by chlorophyll and carbon concentrations start in the middle of winter-when growth conditions are at their worst-rather than being initiated by the changing spring weather. (scientificamerican.com)
  • The North Atlantic is a pretty nasty place to go in winter, no one wants to go there. (scientificamerican.com)
  • If it is indeed the dilution caused by deepwater mixing as a result of winter storms that sets the stage for the annual bloom, then a warmer world with fewer storms in the North Atlantic 'should reduce the bloom,' Behrenfeld notes. (scientificamerican.com)
  • Winter mixing depths are already shallower in the southern end [of the North Atlantic]. (scientificamerican.com)
  • We analyzed mitochondrial DNA from the oldest known North American bison fossils to reveal that bison were present in northern North America by 195-135 thousand y ago, having entered from Asia via the Bering Land Bridge. (pnas.org)
  • Researchers have discovered traces of cannabis at the only known Viking settlement on the North America mainland, raising the possibility that Norsemen were using the plant for medicinal or recreational purposes. (newsweek.com)
  • We know (pelicans) are a draw and something that motivates people to travel to North Dakota,' said Mike Jensen, a spokesman for the state tourism department. (foxnews.com)
  • U.S. Army Col. Robert Manning, a spokesman at the Pentagon, said the launch "did not pose a threat to North America. (voanews.com)
  • A spokesman for the Pacific Command linked the deployment directly to the "number one threat in the region," North Korea, and its "reckless, irresponsible and destabilizing program of missile tests and pursuit of a nuclear weapons capability. (motherjones.com)
  • Put simply, Trump marks the end of an American cycle! (ipsnews.net)
  • As American lawmakers and the Trump administration prepare the ground for introducing a border adjustment tax, many controversial issues have emerged, including whether they go against the rules of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). (ipsnews.net)
  • In fairness, neither Trump nor the Navy said when the Carl Vinson was going to head north, so technically no one lied here. (motherjones.com)
  • McDonald & Woodward Publishing launched an environmental education initiative with the release of four interactive educational resources for use in identifying and studying common, widespread freshwater invertebrates of North America. (naaee.org)
  • These high-quality products are built upon the robust foundation of J. Reese Voshell's very popular and highly respected book A Guide to Common Freshwater Invertebrates of North America, and they include Flash Cards of Common Freshwater Invertebrates of North America (three different sets) and QuickGuide to Major Groups of Freshwater Invertebrates, an easy-to-use guide to identifying common, widespread macroinvertebrates to the levels of class and order. (naaee.org)
  • Currently there are only 4 biosimilar products approved but the North Americas market continues to grow and has become highly lucrative. (smi-online.co.uk)
  • Orlando, Fla. - Materials firm Clariant International Ltd. is looking to grow in North America through new capacity and new products. (plasticsnews.com)
  • Top 10 leading companies in the global North America patch cable market are analyzed in the report along with their business overview, operations, financial analysis, SWOT profile and North America patch cable products and services. (openpr.com)
  • Tensions with North Korea have been high for months, as the North has announced it is preparing to launch a missile carrying what it describes as a communications satellite. (cnn.com)
  • According to the BBC , Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warned that the rising tensions in North Korea could escalate, following the North's announcement of standby missiles. (ibtimes.com)
  • Tensions with North Korea have been high in recent months, thanks to the country's pledge to test out a new form of nuclear weapon that some fear could pose a threat to nearby countries. (theatlantic.com)
  • Lost and found: the Bermudan Donadinia seaveri found in North America, with comments on its juniper associates. (bioportfolio.com)
  • One compelling but untested hypothesis for the cause of decline in the United States ( 10 ) entails the spread of a putatively introduced pathogen, Nosema bombi , which is an obligate intracellular microsporidian parasite found commonly in bumble bees throughout Europe ( 13 - 16 ) but largely unstudied in North America. (pnas.org)
  • The Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change suggests that North America will experience marked changes in weather patterns in coming decades, including warmer temperatures and increased rainfall, summertime droughts and extreme weather events (e.g., tornadoes and hurricanes). (cmaj.ca)
  • The report makes a detailed analysis and projection of the North American Travel Intermediariesmarket covering Market Size, Growth Drivers and Key Performance Indicators. (slideshare.net)
  • Take strategic business decisions using top-level historic and forecast market data related toNorth American travel and tourism sector. (slideshare.net)
  • The North American automobile market continues to record steady growth. (bioportfolio.com)
  • North America now accounts for 20 percent of sales for Muttenz, Switzerland-based Clariant, but the market is growing at an annual rate of 2-3 percent, North America President and CEO Deepak Parikh said in an interview at NPE2018. (plasticsnews.com)
  • The report has offered an all-inclusive analysis of the global North America patch cable market taking into consideration all the crucial aspects like growth factors, constraints, market developments, top investment pockets, future prospects, and trends. (openpr.com)
  • The report provides revenue forecast with sales, and sales growth rate of the global North America patch cable market. (openpr.com)
  • 5. The market report also provides an understanding of the current position of the market players active in the North America patch cable industry. (openpr.com)
  • 1. Competitive landscape of the North America patch cable market. (openpr.com)
  • 2. Revenue generated by each segment of the North America patch cable market by 2027. (openpr.com)
  • 6. Top impacting factors of the North America patch cable market. (openpr.com)
  • The North American porcupine migrated from South America, where all New World porcupines or hystricomorphs evolved. (wikipedia.org)
  • Manitou , among Algonquian -speaking peoples of North America , the spiritual power inherent in the world generally. (britannica.com)
  • It has been a year since North Korea alarmed the world by demonstrating its nuclear weapons capability with an underground test. (voanews.com)
  • The Cold War was the relationship developed between the Unites States of America (USA) and the Union of Soviets Socialist Republics (USSR) after the end of World War II. (bartleby.com)
  • DETROIT, MI, - JANUARY 14: The new Lincoln MKC crossover concept vehicle makes its world debut at the media preview of the 2013 North American International Auto Show at the Cobo Center January 14, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (chron.com)
  • The alternative to military conflict with North Korea over its nuclear weapons program is to advance some kind of negotiated settlement. (fas.org)
  • The Bank of America Community Scholarship is available to entering first-time students at the University of North Florida. (fastweb.com)
  • The North Florida office serves Jacksonville and Pensacola. (diabetes.org)
  • In collaboration with the Florida Department of Health and local Diabetes Prevention Programs throughout Florida, the American Diabetes Association wants all people with prediabetes to know that getting type 2 diabetes doesn't have to be a sure thing. (diabetes.org)