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THAAD set for actual operation: S. Korean military

With every nuclear or missile test, North Korea gets closer to its stated goal of developing a nuclear weapon that can be mounted on a missile capable of reaching the United States. A man holds a candle shaped banner during a rally to oppose a plan to deploy an advanced U.S. missile defense system called Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense , or THAAD, near U.S.


Navy admiral: 'I'll take the hit' on aircraft carrier mix-up

Navy admiral: 'I'll take the hit' on aircraft carrier mix-up

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will chair a UN Security Council meeting on North Korea Friday morning in NY. New steps by the administration will include the imposition of additional economic sanctions. The strategy hinges greatly on the cooperation of China, North Korea's main trading partner. The briefing team will then speak to House members in the Capitol.


USA under Trump Series Lumber crash between Trudeau and Trump

USA under Trump Series Lumber crash between Trudeau and Trump

Trade relations will not be easy-going after the United States imposed 20 percent tariffs on Canadian lumber, warned Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland. Amid a trade dispute with President Trump, Canada has chosen to respond on Twitter by highlighting its friendly relations with Asia instead. British Columbia Premier Christy Clark, meanwhile, warned against hasty responses - the core of the USA lumber complaint is that Canadian producers are already subsidized, so any new Canadian ...


THAAD in South Korea to be operational soon

THAAD in South Korea to be operational soon

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Secretary of Defense James Mattis and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said the Trump administration aims to pressure North Korea into dismantling its nuclear and missile programs through economic sanctions and diplomacy.