Top Ten Oldest Universities Around the World

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The word university is derived from the Latin universitas magistrorum et scholarium, roughly meaning “community of teachers and scholars”. The term was coined by the Italian University of Bologna, which, with a traditional founding date…
Better Missile Submarine

North Korea is Building a Bigger, Better Missile Submarine

North Korea is building a new submarine designed to carry the country's nuclear missiles closer to their targets while keeping them safe from destruction. The newclass of submarine would be Pyongyang's first operational ballistic missile sub.…
Nuclear War

North Korea Says Nuclear War 'May Break Out Any Moment'

North Korea warned a United Nations committee on Monday that a nuclear conflict “may break out any moment,” continuing a bombastic war of words between the East Asian country and the United States that has only increased in recent months. Nuclear…
the Unthinkable

Why North Korea Might Do the Unthinkable: Test a Nuclear Weapon in the Pacific Ocean

Yes, it could happen. Why North Korea Might Do the Unthinkable: Test a Nuclear Weapon in the Pacific Ocean The Trump Administration may inadvertently be provoking North Korea into conducting a live-fire test of a nuclear-tipped ballistic…
Kim Jong Un isn’t crazy

Why CIA spook says Kim Jong Un isn’t crazy

President Trump called him a “madman” — but a top CIA spook said Wednesday that North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un was a “very rational actor” who didn’t want a war with the US despite his bellicose rhetoric. “The last person…
Bringing North Korea to Its Knees

The Dangers of Bringing North Korea to Its Knees

temporary restrictions on the delivery of gas, oil and coal would hardly force Pyongyang to stop its pursuit of a nuclear deterrent. Thus, China’s leverage over North Korea is very difficult to use. But were it to happen, Beijing’s strangling…
Who Is Kim Jong Un's Wife

Who Is Kim Jong Un's Wife? You Know Melania Trump, Meet North Korea's First Lady, Ri Sol Ju

As President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un exchange heated threats, vowing to decimate one another with nuclear weapons, the two men's wives have had much less to say about the impending doom their husbands have promised. A strong…
China May Take Over North Korea

China May Take Over North Korea, Russia as Greatest Threat to U.S., Top General Warns

China is set to become the next greatest national security threat to the U.S., according to this country's highest-ranking general. At his hearing Tuesday for reappointment to chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Marine General Joseph Dunford…
North Korea

North Korea has shot down a US plane in the past - and they could do it again

North Korea has warned it has the right to shoot down US jets in response to Donald Trump's bellicose threats - yet it would not be the first time Pyongyang has carried out such an act. Ri Yong-ho, the North Korean foreign minister, announced…