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Attack From North Korea Not Imminent

Attack From North Korea Not Imminent

Pressed on his "nothing imminent" statement, Pompeo said: "What I'm talking about is, I've heard folks talking about that we have been on the cusp of a nuclear war". Zakharova said that the United States was not considering the full repercussions of an armed conflict in the region. White House officials have insisted the investigation is not created to apply additional pressure on China as it relates to North Korea despite the president's previous remarks that he would be more amenable on ...



Guam, Japan prepare for possible North Korea missile launch

Recent days have seen a significant escalation of tensions in the region as preparations are put in place for a possible launch in Guam, Japan and South Korea. Security Council issued new sanctions on North Korea. Sergey Lavrov said Friday that Russian Federation is strongly anxious about escalating rhetoric coming from Pyongyang and Washington .



Trump Just Blamed Obama's Competence And Steadiness For The North Korea Mess

North Korea has said it may attack Guam in retaliation. "I accept that characterization over the last two decades". Typically, presidents see a boost in American support when issues of war arise-an instance political scholars and historians refer to as the rally 'round the flag effect, coined by political scientist John Mueller back in 1970.


United States envoy: Seoul, Washington consulting 100 percent on NK crisis

United States envoy: Seoul, Washington consulting 100 percent on NK crisis

CIA Director Mike Pompeo (pahm-PAY'-oh) says there's "nothing imminent today". Dunford prefaced his Asia trip with a trip to Hawaii to meet with US Pacific Command, and will visit also visit Japan, as well as China, CNN reported. The top US military officer, Marine Corps Gen. Pompeo said Kim responds to "adverse circumstances", suggesting that the North Korean leader will realize he doesn't want a military confrontation with Washington.


Police officer stabbed to death by suspected IS terrorist in Istanbul

Police officer stabbed to death by suspected IS terrorist in Istanbul

A suspected Islamic State militant stabbed a Turkish police officer to death while being taken to the Istanbul police headquarters, the state-run Anadolu news agency said. The suspect was allegedly in preparation of a suicide bomb attack. The injured police officer succumbed to his wounds at the hospital. The faction has repeatedly targeted the Muslim-majority country in the past, including the New Year shooting in the Reina nightclub that killed 39 people.



Confrontation with North Korea not imminent

MSNBC host Joy Ried chided President Donald Trump for threatening war against both North Korea and Venezuela saying it was hard to tell his sabre-rattling rhetoric from that of North Korean strongman Kim Jong-un or HBO's "Game of Thrones" character Daenerys Targaryen.