May 27th 2009
National security adviser downplays N. Korea threat
President Obama’s national security adviser on Wednesday said that North Korea’s recent nuclear detonation and missile tests are not “an imminent threat” to the safety and security of the United States.
June 16th 2009
Obama: N.Korea nuclear program poses "grave threat"
WASHINGTON, June 16 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama said on Tuesday that North Korea's nuclear and missile programs posed a grave threat to the region and to the world and called for a sustained effort to enforce international sanctions.