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  • Kissinger calls North Korea's nukes 'most immediate challenge to international peace'

    01/27/2018 1:45:55 PM PST · by madison10 · 20 replies
    Fox News ^ | 1/26/2018 | Benjamin Brown/Fox News
    Allowing North Korea to keep nuclear weapons would send a terrible message to other countries seeking to gain leverage in global politics, former U.S. national security adviser and Secretary of State Henry Kissinger warned Thursday. “If North Korea still possesses a military nuclear capability in some finite time, the impact on the proliferation of nuclear weapons might be fundamental,” Kissinger told the Senate Armed Services Committee on Capitol Hill. “Because if North Korea could keep its capability in the face of opposition by China and the United States, and the disapproval of the rest of the … world, other countries...
  • US stealth bombers in Guam appear to be readying for a tactical nuclear strike on North Korea

    01/24/2018 11:42:58 AM PST · by FrogMom · 65 replies
    American Military News ^ | Jan 24, 2018 | Alex Lockie
    The US has been quietly amassing firepower in the Pacific during a lull in tensions with North Korea, but recent developments on an under-the-radar nuclear weapon suggest preparation for a potential tactical nuclear strike.
  • War with North Korea Inevitable

    01/10/2018 12:09:29 PM PST · by detective · 29 replies
    American Thinker ^ | January 10, 2018 | Robert Arvay
    In 1969, I was a U.S. Army soldier on foot patrol on the banks of the Im Jin River, just a rifle shot from North Korea.  Although the war in Vietnam was raging at the time, getting all the headlines, there were Americans being killed along the supposedly demilitarized zone between the Koreas.  Despite the armistice, North Korea was, in fact, in an official state of war with the United States and remains so to this day. Little has changed since, except for the worse.  We are on a collision course toward a major war, and nothing short of a miracle will avert...
  • Mattis: ‘Storm clouds gathering’ over Korean Peninsula...

    12/23/2017 12:59:48 AM PST · by caww · 63 replies
    AP ^ | Dec. 22, 2017 | ROBERT BURNS
    FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — “Storm clouds are gathering” over the Korean Peninsula, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis declared Friday. And as diplomats try to resolve the nuclear standoff, he told soldiers that the U.S. military must do its part by being ready for war. Without forecasting a conflict, Mattis emphasized that diplomacy stands the best chance of preventing a war if America’s words are backed up by strong and prepared armed forces. “My fine young soldiers, the only way our diplomats can speak with authority and be believed is if you’re ready to go,” Mattis told several dozen soldiers and...
  • Security Council Tightens Economic Vise on North Korea, Blocking Fuel, Ships and Workers

    12/22/2017 12:13:21 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 9 replies
    The New York Slimes ^ | Dec. 22, 2017 | RICK GLADSTONE and DAVID E. SANGER
    UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations Security Council imposed new sanctions on North Korea on Friday that significantly choke off new fuel supplies and order North Koreans working overseas to return home within two years, in what may prove the last test of whether any amount of economic pressure can force it to reverse course on its nuclear program. The sanctions, adopted by a vote of 15 to 0, were the third imposed this year in an escalating effort to force the North into negotiations. China and Russia joined in the resolution, though American officials have charged that in recent...
  • North Korea begins testing mounting anthrax onto ICBMs, report says

    12/20/2017 10:52:35 AM PST · by Hadean · 33 replies
    Fox News ^ | Dec. 20, 2017
    North Korea is beginning tests on mounting anthrax onto intercontinental ballistic missiles that would strike the U.S., a report said on Wednesday just two days after the White House’s U.S. National Security Strategy stated Kim Jong Un is pursuing chemical and biological weapons. The Hermit Kingdom is beginning experiments to test out if anthrax can endure immense heat and pressure it will have to endure when loaded into an ICBM and launched toward the earth’s atmosphere, Japan’s Asahi newspaper reported, citing an unidentified person connected to South Korea’s intelligence services. “North Korea has started experiments such as heat and pressure...
  • Tillerson walks back offer of unconditional talks with North Korea

    12/15/2017 12:19:47 PM PST · by conservative98 · 16 replies
    NY Post ^ | December 15, 2017 | 2:27pm
    WASHINGTON — America’s top diplomat stepped back Friday from his offer of unconditional talks with North Korea, telling world powers the nuclear-armed nation must earn the right to negotiate with the United States. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s declaration before the U.N. Security Council marked a stunning reversal after he proposed discussions with Pyongyang without preconditions earlier this week. That overture was almost immediately rebutted by White House officials.
  • US families urged to EVACUATE military bases near Seoul amid fears North Korea WAR 'close'

    12/04/2017 4:24:13 AM PST · by JP1201 · 26 replies
    FAMILIES of US military should leave South Korea because war between America and Pyongyang is “getting close”, according to a senior US Senator and ex-Air Force Colonel. Republican Senator Lindsey Graham has warned that the rising tensions between the the US and Kim Jong-un’s corrupt regime means preparations for war need to be taken. The member of the Senate Armed Services Committee warned the US was “running out of time” to prepare itself for war when speaking on CBS yesterday. He said: “I want the Pentagon to stop sending dependents and I think it’s now time to start moving American...
  • 'Forget It': Bolton Says US Running Out Of Diplomatic Options With North Korea

    11/29/2017 1:18:33 PM PST · by blam · 65 replies
    Fox News Insider ^ | 11-29-2017
    Former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton said today that the diplomatic options are running out after North Korea fired a new kind of intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM). The rogue dictator Kim Jong Un boasted that the Hwasong-15 can be armed with a nuclear warhead and could strike the U.S. mainland. The ICBM was fired at 2:48 a.m. local time on Wednesday, the regime said, traveling 596 miles and demonstrating the potential to reach a range of 8,100 miles. Bolton said this test-launch is "significant" because, if the early estimates are confirmed, it leaves no doubt that Pyongyang is "getting very close"...
  • North Korea announces they have a new ICBM, Hwasong-15. Can strike any part of the US.

    11/28/2017 7:37:37 PM PST · by cba123 · 80 replies
    Just fyi.
  • North Korea says new ICBM with ‘super-large heavy warhead’ completes its nuclear force

    11/29/2017 11:49:34 AM PST · by JP1201 · 51 replies
    NORTH KOREA’S SCARIEST MISSILE YET: North Korea is declaring that its latest missile test shows it has mastered the rocket science to threaten the world with a nuclear attack. The missile was fired in the middle of the night North Korean time, 1:17 p.m. Washington time, and North Korea’s state-run Korean Central News Agency pronounced it a roaring success. “After watching the successful launch of the new type ICBM Hwasong-15, Kim Jong Un declared with pride that now we have finally realized the great historic cause of completing the state nuclear force,” KCNA reported. MATTIS’ GRIM ASSESSMENT: There was no...
  • LIVE: President Trump URGENT Statement On North Korea DPRK

    11/28/2017 12:34:53 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 118 replies
    Youtube ^ | 11/28/17 | Golden State Times
    LIVE: President Donald Trump URGENT statement on DPRK
  • North Korea Fires Ballistic Missle

    11/28/2017 10:33:27 AM PST · by BusterDog · 155 replies
    JUST IN: North Korea fires a ballistic missile - news agency Yonhap, citing South Korean military
  • World War 3 fears: North Korea set for missile launch in ‘NEXT FEW DAYS’ warns Japan

    11/27/2017 10:45:41 AM PST · by Red Badger · 22 replies ^ | UPDATED: 18:28, Mon, Nov 27, 2017 | By Joey Millar
    North Korea has been threatening another launch following a series of provocative tests earlier this year. Two missiles flew directly over Japanese territory, terrifying citizens and sparking a round of worldwide condemnations and sanctions. And now despot Kim Jong-un could be set for yet another test - despite ever-strengthening warnings from his Western rivals. One Japanese diplomat warned today radio signals detected from the hermit state indicated another test is close. Japan's Kyodo news agency said the detection had been confirmed by government officials. One official told them: “There is a possibility of missiles launches in the next few days.”...
  • Air China suspends North Korea flights, deepening isolation

    11/22/2017 2:27:03 PM PST · by Eddie01 · 19 replies
    ABC News ^ | Nov 21, 2017 | Joe McDonald
    State-owned airline Air China suspended flights Tuesday between Beijing and North Korea due to a lack of demand, deepening the North's isolation amid mounting U.N. sanctions over its nuclear and missile programs. The move followed U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to add Pyongyang to a list of governments that support terrorism but there was no indication that prompted Air China's decision. A Chinese foreign ministry spokesman said he had no information. The suspension left North Korea's Air Koryo as the only airline with regularly scheduled service to the North. Its website lists flights to Beijing, Shanghai, Shenyang and Dandong in...
  • North Korea’s Packing Illegal Firepower On Border, And It’s Making South Korea Uneasy

    11/18/2017 11:08:17 AM PST · by Snickering Hound · 41 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 11-16-2017 | Ryan Pickrell
    When a North Korean soldier slipped into South Korea in the Joint Security Area (JSA) at the Demilitarized Zone Monday, four of his comrades let loose a barrage of bullets, firing roughly 40 rounds at the man. He was hit five times before he collapsed in a pile of leaves on the southern side. The soldier was airlifted to a South Korean medical facility, where he remains in critical condition. While South Korea is doing all that it can to save the wounded soldier’s life, Seoul is also deeply troubled by other aspects of the recent incident. The North Korean...
  • Collapse at North Korea test site triggers fears in China

    11/02/2017 10:11:24 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    The Inquirer ^ | 11/02/2017 | Via The Korea Herald/Asia News Network
    Fresh alarm is being raised over North Korea’s nuclear weapons program, after a report that at least 200 people died in an accident at the country’s nuclear test site. Japan’s Asahi TV on Tuesday reported that at least 200 people died and 100 were trapped when a tunnel collapsed at the Punggye-ri test site. The collapse happened days after North Korea conducted its sixth and largest underground nuclear test in September, provoking fears that the Punggye-ri site may be falling apart. On Monday, Korea Meteorological Administration chief Nam Jae-cheol said that another detonation could possibly prompt a “collapse of the...
  • North Korea nuclear disaster kills at least 200 after tunnel collapse at Kim Jong-un's base

    10/31/2017 4:03:34 AM PDT · by jjotto · 47 replies
    UK Mirror ^ | 31 OCT 2017 | Patrick Lion & Chris Kitching
    It's understood that 100 people were trapped in underground tunnels, and a further collapse occurred during the rescue operation, suggesting that a total of 200 people may have been killed At least 200 people have been killed at Kim Jong-un's nuclear test site in North Korea after a tunnel collapsed. A news agency quoted a North Korean official as saying that a collapse occurred during the construction of an underground tunnel at the Punggye-ri nuclear test site in the northeast of North Korea on October 10. According to the report, 100 people were trapped in underground tunnels, and a further...
  • North Korea CIVIL WAR: Kim scrambles to avoid uprising as family monuments targeted

    10/26/2017 4:41:47 PM PDT · by righttackle44 · 44 replies
    EXPRESS ^ | October 21, 2017 | Joey Millar
    North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un has ordered an increase in security at such sites as “hostile elements” within the hermit state deface the symbols. Statues and murals depicting the three Kim leaders have been targeted by citizens furious at the imbalance in the country. Kim has increased the number of monuments to his dynasty during his reign in an attempt to piggy-back on the popularity of previous leaders. But with famine and starvation frequently sweeping the country, there is a growing anger at Kim and his one-party government.
  • EXCLUSIVE: US Preparing to Put Nuclear Bombers Back on 24-Hour Alert

    10/22/2017 6:42:38 PM PDT · by Ben Mugged · 36 replies
    Defense One ^ | October 22 2017 | Marcus Weisgerber
    That means the long-dormant concrete pads at the ends of this base’s 11,000-foot runway — dubbed the “Christmas tree” for their angular markings — could once again find several B-52s parked on them, laden with nuclear weapons and set to take off at a moment’s notice. “This is yet one more step in ensuring that we’re prepared,” Gen. David Goldfein, Air Force chief of staff, said in an interview during his six-day tour of Barksdale and other U.S. Air Force bases that support the nuclear mission. “I look at it more as not planning for any specific event, but more...