Taiwan was alarmed by the remarks of Gen. Wei Fenghe over the weekend after China's defense minister said his country would "fight to the very end."
Relations between Washington and Pyongyang look far less promising than they did one year ago, with denuclearization negotiations stalled since the collapse of the Hanoi summit.
The International Atomic Energy Agency has suggested Kim Jong Un is not moving toward denuclearization.
"Portraits, slogans and posters form the core of a message for a socialist country," says Yang Moo-jin, a professor at the University of North Korean Studies.
A video posted to Twitter by the state department on Sunday showed Pompeo walking alongside Kim in Pyongyang. "Everything is great," Pompeo says.
On June 12, the U.S. and North Korea leaders pledged to denuclearize the peninsula, yet satellite images show upgrades continue "at a rapid pace" at North Korea's Yongbyon facility.
North Korea also released new posters that promote an April 27 summit meeting between Chairman Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in.
Satellite imagery shows Trump may have believed Kim Jong Un too quickly.
The domestic propaganda and international legitimacy win for Kim can't be emphasized enough.
"The president had seen some of your comments over the last several days," Sanders told Rodman.
State-controlled media reported on the historic summit deepening the two leaders' "friendly feelings."
Carrey's latest artwork portrays North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump planning to "save the world from the bloodthirsty Canadians."
"This is a despotic regime that murders its own citizens. And so, we're putting him on the same stage as the American president," Jeremy Bash said.
Kim won't be using the facilities in the five-star luxury hotel where he's staying.
"We thank our great Singaporean hosts for their hospitality," White House press secretary Sarah Sanders tweeted.
Will they, won't they? The meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is "moving along very nicely."