The Pentagon is deploying three B-2 nuclear-capable bombers to the Pacific island of Guam amid heightened tensions on the Korean Peninsula, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh said on Monday.
SEOUL (Reuters) – North and South Korea reached agreement early on Tuesday after more than two days of talks to end a standoff involving an exchange of artillery fire that had pushed the divided peninsula into a state of heightened military tension.
North Korea has developed an elaborate underground missile complex at its Sohae missile and space launch facility near the northwestern border with China, according to U.S. officials. The underground complex includes both facilities for preparing missiles for launch and storage areas that are connected by rail lines, according to officials familiar with intelligence reports of the complex.
SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea fired tens of artillery rounds toward North Korea on Thursday after the North launched shells to protest South Korea’s anti-Pyongyang propaganda broadcasts along the border, as tension escalated on the peninsula.
North Korea has apparently activated a second uranium centrifuge hall at its Yongbyon fuel fabrication plant, a move that could double its ability to produce weapons-grade uranium.
An explanatory news aggregation website sponsored by corporate giant Walmart has accused the United States of engaging in major war crimes against North Korea and defended the rogue nation in a recent blog post.
Iran’s nuclear relationship with North Korea is likely to grow due to a recently inked nuclear accord, according to experts and members of Congress, who warned in a recent hearing that several loopholes in the deal would actually facilitate illicit trade between the rogue countries.
Anti-war activists from CODEPINK and feminist leaders told lawmakers and Capital Hill staffers that they “opened a new door” to peace during a May trip across the demilitarized zone in Korea, and called for an end to isolationism to unite the region. Grace Jo was in the crowd on Tuesday evening, attentive and silently disagreeing.