North Korea's total defense spending is believed to be around $10 billion a year, or somewhere between a fifth to a quarter of its gross domestic product, about $30 billion to $40 billion.
The threat from North Korea is a bipartisan concern for Americans.
Here's why reading a Russian poet can help Trump understand what drives Russian President Vladimir Putin, says NYU's Carolyn Kissane.
North Korean leader Kim's refusal to disarm may be due to memories of the downfall of Libyan dictator Gadhafi
North Korea's insistence on its own nuclear arsenal could lie in the NATO-backed toppling of Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi in 2011.
Thomas Friedman, The New York Times, says there is no military solution to North Korea's threat but the U.S. must keep putting pressure on them.
Trump's views are at odds with the agenda the US has followed with world leaders for decades, notes one former US Treasury official. How far Trump take it at the G-20 summit?
China has hit back at claims of a continued uptick in trade with North Korea, arguing that its figures were taken out of context and trade with its neighbor has instead been on the decline.
Washington will likely exercise options including pressure, sanctions and isolation against North Korea, says research firm Eurasia Group.
G-20 summit leaders need to focus on North Korea now, instead of ragging on Donald Trump, says Jake Novak.
Set against a backdrop of growing geopolitical tensions, and with a series of new faces due to attend, CNBC takes a look at what can be expected.
China could use its anti-drug, anti-corruption and anti-counterfeiting policies to disrupt the transfer of weapons materials to North Korea.
The best response to the North Korean ICBM test is the following this specific "to do list," says Jake Novak.
Trump's current strategy for containing North Korea is to have China lean on Pyongyang to knock off its aggressive behavior, Vox reports.
North Korea claims to have launched first intercontinental ballistic missile.
David Wright of the Union of Concerned Scientists says North Korea could halt weapons development if it perceives foreign hostilities against it have ceased.
Discussing U.S.-South Korea relations with former U.S. Ambassadors to South Korea Amb. Tom Hubbard, McLarty Associates, and Amb. Chris Hill, University of Denver, as Presidents Trump and Moon meet at the White House.
Richard Stengel, former under secretary of State, talks about the difficulties in forging relationships between South Korea, North Korea and China, and weighs in on North Korea's nuclear threat.
President Trump may sound different than other presidents, but he puts the nation first, the former secretary of State says.
A North Korean diplomat on Wednesday raised the possibility of the hermit regime holding talks with the United States.