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The VICE News Guide to the World — Week of December 4

The VICE News Guide to the World — Week of December 4

Donald Trump may be a world of chaos all by himself, but the world beyond Trump is changing in dramatic ways, often with little notice. We’d like to tell you about it and we’re keeping track of these
The VICE News Guide to the World — Week of December 4

The VICE News Guide to the World — Week of December 4

Donald Trump may be a world of chaos all by himself, but the world beyond Trump is changing in dramatic ways, often with little notice. We’d like to tell you about it and we’re keeping track of these

Don’t move into the bunker just yet

North Korea launched its most powerful rocket ever Wednesday, the Hwasong-15 intercontinental ballistic missile seemingly capable of hitting the mainland United States. Yet fresh analysis of the

“Fire it bravely for the Party and the motherland!”

North Korea boasted gleefully Wednesday after achieving its goal of being able to incinerate any city on the U.S. mainland following the previous night’s successful test of a new intercontinental

Nobody can stop Trump from launching nukes — and it’s freaking senators out

Donald Trump could launch a nuclear weapon, and no one — not Congress, not the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, not the secretary of defense — could stop him. That unchecked presidential
The VICE News Guide to the World — Week of November 6

The VICE News Guide to the World — Week of November 6

Donald Trump may be a world of chaos all by himself, but the world beyond Trump is changing in dramatic ways, often with little notice. We’d like to tell you about it and we’re keeping track of these

North Korea kidnapped her 40 years ago. Her brother’s still looking.

TOKYO — In one way, President Donald Trump is following his last few predecessors’ playbook in Asia: He met with the families of Japanese citizens who’ve been kidnapped by North Korea. On Monday,
The VICE News Guide to the World — Week of November 6

The VICE News Guide to the World — Week of November 6

Donald Trump may be a world of chaos all by himself, but the world beyond Trump is changing in dramatic ways, often with little notice. We’d like to tell you about it and we’re keeping track of these

Trump tries to peddle U.S. weapons at Tokyo press conference

Donald Trump urged Japan Monday to counter the North Korean threat through remilitarization — with “a lot” of weapons bought directly from the United States. Declaring the era of strategic patience

Pyongyang says “gangster” Trump plotting “surprise” nuke attack

Pyongyang warmed up Thursday for Trump’s 12-day tour of Asia by accusing the U.S. of preparing to launch a “surprise nuclear strike” against the regime. The North Koreans were vexed by a slightly

The VICE News Guide to the World — Week of October 30

Donald Trump may be a world of chaos all by himself, but the world beyond Trump is changing in dramatic ways, often with little notice. We’d like to tell you about it and we’re keeping track of these

Trump bails on “cliché” trip to the DMZ

Donald Trump will not visit the DMZ, the heavily fortified border that divides North and South Korea, a White House official said Tuesday. Every president since Ronald Reagan has visited the divide, a
The VICE News Guide to the World — Week of October 30

The VICE News Guide to the World — Week of October 30

Donald Trump may be a world of chaos all by himself, but the world beyond Trump is changing in dramatic ways, often with little notice. We’d like to tell you about it and we’re keeping track of these
The VICE News Guide to the World — Week of October 23

The VICE News Guide to the World — Week of October 23

Donald Trump may be a world of chaos all by himself, but the world beyond Trump is changing in dramatic ways, often with little notice. We’d like to tell you about it and we’re keeping track of these
The VICE News Guide to the World — Week of October 23

The VICE News Guide to the World — Week of October 23

Donald Trump may be a world of chaos all by himself, but the world beyond Trump is changing in dramatic ways, often with little notice. We’d like to tell you about it and we’re keeping track of these

Air Force says it’s not putting nuclear bombers on 24/7 alert

UPDATED: 1:26 p.m. Oct. 23, 2017 The Air Force is pushing back against a report that claims preparations are underway to put nuclear-armed bombers on 24-hour alert for the first time since the end of

Everyone except Trump is pushing for diplomacy with North Korea

Washington remains open to “direct talks” with North Korea, a senior U.S. diplomat said Tuesday, contradicting Donald Trump’s insistence that the talking is done. “Eventually, we don’t rule out the