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Steve Mollman

Asia Correspondent

Asia Correspondent for Quartz.
Asia Correspondent for Quartz.
Defense

Kim Jong Un Liked His Trump Summit So Much, He’s Calling For Another One

Kim Jong Un is likely aiming for economic concessions and a long-elusive peace treaty.

Defense

What Trump Has Already Given Up to North Korea

Pyongyang has long sought a legitimacy-conferring summit with a sitting U.S. president, and it looks highly unlikely to give up the "treasured sword" of its existing nukes.

Management

Tillerson’s New North Korea Strategy is at Odds With Trump — Again

The State Department chief says the U.S. is ready to have the first meeting with Pyongyang "without preconditions." That's not what the White House has been saying.

Defense

A Former U.S. Diplomat Is Visiting North Korea To 'Test The Waters' For Diplomacy

It will be the highest-level visit in more than six years, and takes place with the region on edge over North Korea's nuclear and missile programs.

Defense

North Korea Is Boasting On TV That Its Missiles Can Hit Anywhere In the U.S.

The announcement follows its third test of an intercontinental ballistic missile early Wednesday.

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Management

For U.S. Defense Contractors, North Korean Hostilities Are Good For Business

“Clearly, as we watch what’s happening around our globe, the rather rapid advance of some of our potential adversaries is quite concerning."

Defense

The Navy’s Newest Aircraft Carrier Has No Urinals

Only seated toilets and stalls are available on the $12.9 billion USS Gerald R. Ford.

Oversight

A Hawaii Judge Is Loosening The Restrictions On Trump’s Travel Ban, Citing 'Common Sense'

“Common sense, for instance, dictates that close family members be defined to include grandparents. Indeed, grandparents are the epitome of close family members."

Management

For $1 Million, Donors to Trump’s Inauguration Will Get an 'Intimate' Dinner With Mike Pence

That'll earn you four tickets to a "leadership luncheon" with select congressional leaders and cabinet appointees, and a dinner with a "special appearance" by Trump.

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Defense

The US Is Being 'Dangerous and Irresponsible' in the South China Sea, Beijing says

A U.S. guided-missile destroyer sailed within 12 nautical miles of Triton island in South China Sea on Saturday.

Defense

The Navy is Reinstating the Ancient Art of Celestial Navigation

Satellites and GPS are vulnerable to cyber attack. The tools of yesteryear are not.