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Japan seeks new USA missile radar to counter growing North Korea threat

Japan seeks new USA missile radar to counter growing North Korea threat

The president's tweet comes on the heels of yet another North Korea missile launch - this one right over Japan . "We knew, based on North Korea events in previous years, that with the joint exercise between the US, South Korea , and its Allies, we can expect rhetoric and activity in North Korea ", George Charfauros, Guam homeland security adviser, told CNN .


North Korea nuclear testing triggers tremor

North Korea nuclear testing triggers tremor

This would be North Korea's sixth nuclear test, and the first since President Trump was inaugurated. Sunday's statement by the state-run Korean Central News Agency will raise already high worries on the Korean Peninsula and in Washington that the North is closer to its goal of an arsenal of viable nuclear ICBMs that can reach the USA mainland.


US Mulls Freeing Itself From South Korean Trade Deal

US Mulls Freeing Itself From South Korean Trade Deal

Proponents say it gives USA companies more access to the wealthy South Korean economy, but critics charge that South Korea has reaped a greater share of the benefits of the deal, an allegation Trump has personally echoed multiple times since his election while calling for changes to the deal.


Oklahoma National Guard deploying to Texas for Harvey relief

Oklahoma National Guard deploying to Texas for Harvey relief

The state of Texas has requested support from Iowa. "We have proven countless times through our combined efforts with our Czech partners that the Nebraska and Texas National Guard are great teammates and we are proving it again, this time in the skies, streets and waterways of Texas".


North Korea: Kim Jong Un watches 'H-Bomb' loaded on new missile

North Korea: Kim Jong Un watches 'H-Bomb' loaded on new missile

Early on Tuesday, North Korea fired an intermediate- range Hwasong-12 over Japan, prompting US President Donald Trump to say that "all options" were on the table in an implied threat of preemptive military action. They have also alarmed South Korea's allies in the region and around the world. Compare that North Korea's most recent long-range missile test that showed a potential range of 10,000 kilometers.