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A North Korean soldier, left, and a South Korean soldier at the truce village of Panmunjom in the demilitarized zone, about 34 miles north of Seoul.

Aides worry about Trump’s personal safety and strong rhetoric if he visits North Korea’s border

Trump is visiting South Korea in November, and his aides are worried. Some fear Trump may say something escalatory. Others fear he would be in danger.
Sen. Jack Reed of Rhode Island, ranking member of Senate Armed Services Committee, during a news conference on the Korean Peninsula at the Capitol in Washington, D.C.

Top US Democrat: South Koreans are ‘confused’ and ‘shaken’ over US-North Korea tensions

Sen. Jack Reed suggested that South Koreans are "confused" and "shaken" because of the possibility of becoming embroiled in conflict.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un guides a target-striking contest of the special operation forces of the Korean People's Army (KPA) to occupy islands in this undated picture provided by KCNA in Pyongyang on August 25, 2017.

North Korea says ‘nuclear war may break out any moment’ — but that’s the last thing it wants

North Korea has found that the best way to protest US military strength is to float the idea that nuclear war may be just a moment away.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (front and center) poses for a picture with senior military staff and other participants in Pyongyang, April 17, 2014.

North Korean official says diplomacy is off the table until it builds a missile that can hit the east coast of the US

North Korea seems intent on developing an intercontinental ballistic missile that can reach anywhere in the US.
The Ohio-class guided-missile submarine USS Michigan docked at the Republic of Korea's Busan Naval Base as part of a routine port visit.

The monster nuclear submarine the US sent to South Korea looks like it may be packed with Navy SEALs

The USS Michigan may be carrying US Navy SEALs to South Korea as tensions flare between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un.

A ‘ridiculous mistake’ gave North Korea access to the US and South Korea’s secret war plans

South Korea made "a ridiculous mistake" with cybersecurity, said a lawmaker. "They should have removed the connector jack immediately after maintenance work."

North Korean special forces are training to invade South Korea with paragliders

Paragliders can fly below radar and can also be easily folded down for transportation.
A North Korean soldier, left, and a South Korean soldier at the truce village of Panmunjom in the demilitarized zone, about 34 miles north of Seoul.

Trump expected to visit South Korea to send a ‘significant’ message to North Korea

Trump is expected "to send a significant message to North Korea, either verbally or 'kinetically'" during his first trip to South Korea, Yonhap News reported.

North Korean hackers may have stolen secret US-South Korean war plans to kill Kim Jong Un

South Korean lawmaker Lee Cheol-hee said the theft included Operational Plan 5015, the US and South Korea's current war plan for North Korea.
Donald Trump.

Trump told his staffers to portray him as ‘crazy’ to get more out of negotiations with South Korea

Trump said to make it appear to South Korea that he could pull out of a deal at any minute.