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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

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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Apr 5, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

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Apr 5, 2013 Comments Off 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 Comments Off 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 Comments Off 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 Comments Off 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 Comments Off 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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Apr 4, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from SKY NEWS The North Korean military says it has ratified a "merciless" attack against the United States, potentially involving a "cutting-edge" nuclear strike. "The moment of explosion is approaching fast," the army said in a statement on state news agency KCNA. War could break out "today or tomorrow", the statement said, quoting a spokesman for the ...

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Apr 4, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from FREE BEACON A fleet of Iranian warships returned home Thursday following a month long deployment in the Pacific Ocean. The naval operation shows a surprising amount of range for a navy that in recent months has crept further into international waters. An Iranian destroyer and helicopter carrier spent most of February in the Pacific Ocean, just ...

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Apr 4, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from FOX NEWS US officials tell Fox News that there is intelligence that North Korea is moving around mid-range mobile missile launchers, indicating a possible test launch. The Pentagon is closely watching the situation. Earlier Thursday, South Korea said North Korea moved a missile with "considerable range" to its east coast after an unnamed spokesman for ...

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Apr 4, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

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Apr 4, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Hackers apparently broke into at least two of North Korea’s government-run online sites Thursday, as tensions rose on the Korean Peninsula. The North’s Uriminzokkiri Twitter and Flickr accounts stopped sending out content typical of that posted by the regime in Pyongyang, such as photos of North’s leader Kim Jong Un meeting ...

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Apr 4, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- North Korea has moved a missile with "considerable range" to its east coast, South Korea's defense minister said Thursday, but he added that there are no signs that Pyongyang is preparing for a full-scale conflict. The report came hours after North Korea's military warned that it has been authorized to ...

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