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Kim Calls for Measures to Protect North Korea's Security

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called for his military and diplomats to prepare unspecified “offensive measures” to protect the country’s security and sovereignty, the North’s state media said Monday, before his end-of-year deadline for the Trump administration to make major concessions to salvage a fragile...

Iran President: US Sanctions on Foreign Minister 'Childish'

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's president lambasted new U.S. sanctions by the Trump administration targeting the country's foreign minister, describing the move on Thursday as "childish" and a barrier to diplomacy. Hassan Rouhani's remarks came after the Trump administration announced Wednesday it had imposed financial sanctions on Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad...

Water Diplomacy? Israel Offers Water Tech to Iranian People.

Benjamin Netanyahu wants the Iranian people to know that he supports them. Not the Iranian government, of course. In an English-language video posted earlier this week, the Israeli Prime Minister offered Iranians his country’s water technology. Think of his offer as a first step in water diplomacy. The two-minute video...