Researcher Aidan Foster-Carter says its possible the US may now take a diplomatic approach to North Korea
The US Secretary of Defense made the comments at an army convention in Washington D.C.
The US President gave a press conference at the White House on Thursday where he made it clear 'nothing was inevitable'
Tensions between the US and Pyongyang are rising over the regime's refusal to quit its weapons programme
Weapons supplier Lockheed Martin says interest in missile defence systems has risen as North Korea has conducted missile tests
The tensions have been rising ever since the regime in Pyongyang tested its first intercontinental missile
Korea Central News Agency says the leader thinks America is ignoring warnings and is testing North Korea's determination
North Korea has conducted a successful test of a long-range missile which landed in the Sea of Japan
On Sunday North Korea performed a ballistic missile test, which has been widely condemned, it is claimed that it did this to send a signal to the American President
North Korea has released a video of the ballistic missile test carried out on Sunday, which has been widely condemned