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Apr 9, 2013 No Comments ›› 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 No Comments ›› 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 No Comments ›› 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 No Comments ›› 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 No Comments ›› 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 No Comments ›› 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 No Comments ›› 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 No Comments ›› 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 No Comments ›› 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 No Comments ›› 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 No Comments ›› 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 No Comments ›› 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 No Comments ›› 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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Apr 5, 2013 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Excerpted from CNS NEWS -- 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 ...

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Apr 5, 2013 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Excerpted from FREE BEACON A Russian bomber recently carried out simulated cruise missile attacks on U.S. missile defenses in Asia, raising new questions about Moscow’s goal in future U.S.-Russian defense talks. According to U.S. officials, a Russian Tu-22M Backfire bomber on Feb. 26 simulated firing air-launched cruise missiles at an Aegis ship deployed near Japan as part ...

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Apr 5, 2013 No Comments ›› spratico

Translated loosely from Chosun TV - TV Chosun scoop today. Disappeared a few days before leaving the naval base in North Korea, please submersible two. Meanwhile, South Korea military to track the movement of North Korean submarine corvettes to send an additional vigilance. Between the beginning of next week, starting tomorrow. Been obtained intelligence that ...

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Apr 5, 2013 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Sun: ROGUE state North Korea today sparked fears that it could trigger a nuclear strike as early as next WEDNESDAY. Crackpot Kim Jong-un’s regime today issued a chilling threat to British diplomats warning them to get out of Pyongyang. Alarmingly the North Korean government said it would not be able to guarantee the ...

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Apr 5, 2013 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Excerpted from Yonhap News -- North Korea has loaded two intermediate-range missiles onto mobile launchers and hidden them in an unidentified facility near the east coast, Seoul military sources said Friday, triggering speculation that the North is ready for an abrupt missile launch. Earlier this week, the communist state had moved the "Musudan" medium-range ...

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