North Korea's Swanky New High-Rises Are Just As Terrible As You Would Expect

World | Ryan Pickrell
A view of the completed Mirae Scientists Street, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang on October 21, 2015.REUTERS/KCNA

No utilities but gangs of homeless children

North Korea's Next Nuclear Test Could Come At 'Any Time'

World | Ryan Pickrell
South Korean Army soldiers, acting as North Korean soldiers, hold North Korea's flags as they take part in a re-enactment of the Nakdonggang Battle, September 3, 2010. REUTERS/Jo Yong-Hak

‘If they get the go ahead from Kim Jong-un’

McCain: North Korea's 'Crazy Fat Kid' Is Not 'Rational'

World | Ryan Pickrell
Kim Jong Un attends the 3rd Meeting of Activists in Fisheries under the Korean People's Army (KPA) in this photo released December 29, 2015. REUTERS/KCNA

China ‘could stop North Korea‚Äôs economy in a week’

North Korean Rocket Test Could Be 'Dangerous Step' Toward Hitting US

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un watched the ground jet test of a Korean-style high-thrust engine newly developed by the Academy of the National Defence Science in this undated picture provided by KCNA in Pyongyang on March 19, 2017. KCNA/via Reuters

‘Test for the first-stage rocket for an ICBM’

Beijing Pushes For Renewed Talks With North Korea, But No One Is Listening

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervises a ballistic rocket launching drill of Hwasong artillery units of the Strategic Force of the KPA in an undated photo. KCNA/via REUTERS

De-escalation and dialogue

US Special Forces Units May Be Training To Take Out Kim Jong-Un

World | Ryan Pickrell
Sergeant Chase Campbell of Delta Company, a part of Task Force 1-66 scans the area through the scope of his sniper rifle watching over Arghandab River in Kandahar province, September 8, 2010. REUTERS/Oleg Popov

Foal Eagle and Key Resolve

US Attack Drones To Be Stationed In South Korea, Countering The North's Threats

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The Triton unmanned aircraft system is shown completing its first flight from the Northrop Grumman manufacturing facility in Palmdale, California in this handout photo released by the U.S. Navy May 22, 2013 . The 80-minute flight successfully demonstrated control systems that allow Triton to operate autonomously. Triton is designed to fly surveillance missions up to 24-hours at altitudes of more than 10 miles, allowing coverage out to 2,000 nautical miles. U.S. Navy photo courtesy of Northrop Grumman/Bob Brown/Handout via Reuters

‘Continued provocative actions’

Kim Jong-un's Been Trying To Sell Nuke Parts Online

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un waves to the people during a parade to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the signing of a truce in the 1950-1953 Korean War, at Kim Il-sung Square in Pyongyang July 27, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Lee

Enriched lithium

North Korea's Not Testing Missiles, It's Training For War

World | Ryan Pickrell
Artillery pieces are seen being fired during a military drill at an unknown location, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on March 25, 2016. REUTERS/KCNA/File

North Korea is ‘practicing nuking’ US forces

North Korea Has Been Murdering People With Chemical Weapons For Years

World | Ryan Pickrell
Schoolchildren stand beside North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as he arrives to attend "We Are the Happiest in the World", a performance of schoolchildren to celebrate the 70th founding anniversary of the Korean Children's Union (KCU), in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang June 8, 2016. REUTERS/KCNA/File Photo

Kim Jong-un’s brother probably wasn’t the first

North Korea Fires Multiple Unidentified Missiles Into The Sea

World | Ryan Pickrell
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un guides on the spot the underwater test-fire of strategic submarine ballistic missile in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang on April 24, 2016. KCNA/via REUTERS

Supervised by Kim Jong-un

The Pentagon Has Been Secretly Hacking Kim Jong-un's Missiles

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A test launch of ground-to-ground medium long-range ballistic rocket Hwasong-10 in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on June 23, 2016. REUTERS/KCNA

Increased test failures

Assassins Who Murdered Kim Jong-un's Brother To Face Charges

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Malaysian police officers gather in front of the gate of the morgue at Kuala Lumpur General Hospital where Kim Jong Nam's body is held for autopsy in Malaysia February 21, 2017. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

North Koreans come to claim the body