People watch a TV screen showing an image of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un delivering a statement in response to U.S. President Donald Trump's speech to the United Nations, in Pyongyang, North Korea, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. (AP/Ahn Young-joon)
War and Peace

Tokyo Warns of War: US Wary as Seoul Asserts Itself, Pursues Peace Talks with North

Citing North Korean nukes and claiming Japan faces its “greatest danger since World War II,” Shinzo Abe’s right-wing government is rearming as South Korea demands redress for WWII sex slaves or “comfort women.” Most worrying for Washington and Tokyo, however, are the signs of a breakthrough in diplomacy between Seoul and Pyongyang.