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Apr 12, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from MIRROR Our reporter at the border uncovers the true story of North Korea that warmongering Kim Jong-un does not want the outside world to see. A child of around 10 sits dying of starvation by the side of the road while just yards away soldiers load enough rice on to trucks to feed families ...

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Apr 12, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from DAILY EXPRESS In a commentary carried by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), the communist country lashed out at Tokyo's standing orders to destroy any missile heading toward Japan, threatening such actions will result in a nuclear attack against the island nation. If Japan executes its threat to shoot down any North Korean missile, such ...

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Apr 11, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from FREE BEACON U.S. and allied intelligence agencies have identified the launch zone on North Korea’s east coast where Pyongyang’s military is set to fire a salvo of missiles that risk being shot down by U.S. missile defenses in the region. The North Koreans recently began fueling two road-mobile Musudan intermediate-range ballistic missiles located along the ...

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Apr 11, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from AP -- Hinting at a missile launch, North Korea delivered a fresh round of war rhetoric Thursday with claims it has "powerful striking means" on standby. Seoul and Washington speculated that it is preparing to test-fire a missile designed to be capable of reaching the U.S. territory of Guam in the Pacific Ocean. The ...

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Apr 10, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

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Apr 10, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from WASHINGTON TIMES Former Vice President Dick Cheney issued a blunt warning to Republican leaders in Congress about the state of American and North Korean relations: The United States is in trouble. “We’re in deep doo doo,” he told GOP members, an aide said in CNN. North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un is unpredictable and inexperienced in matters ...

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Apr 10, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from BBC NEWS South Korea has raised its alert level to "vital threat" amid indications the North is preparing for a missile test. At least one ballistic missile with an estimated 3,000km (2,000-mile) range is fuelled and ready for launch, US and South Korean sources say. Pyongyang has been making bellicose threats against South Korea, Japan and ...

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Apr 9, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from FP A top State Department official met with a top representative of the North Korean government in New York in March, The Cable has learned. Clifford Hart, the State Department's special envoy to the now-defunct six-party talks, met North Korea's deputy ambassador to the United Nations Han Song-ryol in mid-March, just before North ...

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Apr 9, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from LA TIMES WASHINGTON -- Responding to concerns that North Korea is preparing to test a medium-range missile after weeks of bellicose threats, the commander of U.S. forces in the Pacific sought to reassure Congress on Tuesday that the Pentagon would be able intercept a missile aimed at the United States or its East Asian ...

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Apr 9, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

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Apr 9, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from THE HILL North Korea poses a “clear and direct threat” to the United States, the chief of the U.S. Pacific Command told a Senate panel Tuesday. Pacific commander Adm. Samuel Locklear said Pyongyang’s nuclear and ballistic missile tests are a threat to U.S. national security and regional peace and stability. He noted that North Korea is ...

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Apr 9, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from FOX NEWS Dr. Abdul Qadeer (A.Q.) Khan, the so-called “father of the Islamic nuclear bomb," says he doubts North Korea will explode a nuclear device in its current face-off with the United States and South Korea, saying the regime of Kim Jong Un is "not very stupid." From his luxurious home in Islamabad, Khan, ...

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Apr 9, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from IBTIMES Japan has deployed Patriot missiles in and around central Tokyo as a defensive measure should North Korea decide to launch an attack amid rising tensions in the Korean Peninsula. Tokyo has moved three Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) surface-to-air missile launchers, according to the defence ministry. Two more batteries are likely to be stationed at ...

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Apr 9, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Sky News: NORTH Korea has completed preparations for a mid-range missile launch tomorrow from its east coast, officials in Seoul have revealed – just hours after foreigners living in South Korea were warned to quit the country. The worrying warning came as speculation heightened that North Korea is planning to pull its ambassador out ...

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Apr 8, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from THE DAILY CALLER Left-wing British Member of Parliament George Galloway, a long-time defender of the world’s worst dictatorships, blamed the tensions on the Korean peninsula on the United States Thursday. “I’m much more afraid of the United States of America and so are most people in the world,” Galloway said on “Comments,” a show he ...

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Apr 7, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from GUARDIAN South Korea is bracing for a protracted standoff with the North that could include at least one missile test-launch and a border skirmish. On Friday, North Korea attempted to heighten fears of military conflict when it told embassies in its capital, Pyongyang, that it could not guarantee the safety of their staff in ...

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Apr 7, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from FT High quality global journalism requires investment. Please share this article with others using the link below, do not cut & paste the article. See our Ts&Cs and Copyright Policy for more detail. Email [email protected] to buy additional rights. The crisis over North Korean belligerence deepened on Sunday as officials in Washington and Seoul warned ...

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Apr 7, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

(CNSNews.com) -- While the United States now is utilizing its missile defense systems in the wake of saber-rattling by North Korea, back on July 24, 2001, then Sen. Joe Biden (D-Del.) chaired a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing in which he said in a prepared statement, “I worry that a narrow-minded pursuit of missile defense” ...

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Apr 7, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

(Reuters) - China warned against "troublemaking" on its doorstep, in an apparent rebuke to North Korea, and the United States said it was postponing a missile test to help calm high tension on the divided Korean peninsula. China, North Korea's sole financial and diplomatic backer, has shown growing irritation with Pyongyang's warnings of nuclear war. Chinese President ...

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Apr 6, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from AP — Amid mounting tensions with North Korea, the Pentagon has delayed an intercontinental ballistic missile test that had been planned for next week at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, a senior defense official told The Associated Press on Saturday. The official said Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel decided to put off the long-planned ...

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Apr 6, 2013 Comments Off Spit Stixx

The Telegraph: Amid escalating tensions in the Korean Peninsula, Pyongyang releases footage of Kim Jong-un joining in with some target practice during a military drill. The latest crisis in relations on the Korean peninsula follows anger in Pyongyang about sanctions against its nuclear programme and joint military drills involving US and South Korean forces. The North's ...

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Apr 6, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

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Apr 6, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

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Apr 6, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from THE DAILY CALLER Former Cuban dictator Fidel Castro warned North Korea against war on Friday, and said that it is primarily the United States’ responsibility to prevent a conflict from breaking out. Castro wrote the advice in a column — his first in nine months — for Cuban state media. He spoke as an ally, ...

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Apr 6, 2013 Comments Off spratico

The Aviationist-It seems like Washington has taken Kim Jong Un threat seriously. After moving two Langley’s F-22 Raptor stealth fighters to Osan airbase, in South Korea, launching a B-2 Spirit stealth bomber on a round-trip training mission over a South Korean’s gunnery range from the Continental U.S., and deploying THAAD anti-ballistic missile defense system to Guam, ...

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