Reports indicate the People’s Liberation Army is on a very heightened alert status, amid mounting tensions between North Korea and the United States and South Korea.
Several reports were derived from Chinese microblogging sites that in the past have provided reliable information on Chinese military activities.
One April 17 photo showed scores of soldiers marching [...]
U.S. intelligence officials assessing North Korea’s recent bellicose statements are increasingly concerned that Kim Jong-un could use his limited nuclear arsenal as part of offensive military attack that would be calculated to improve the prospects for reunifying the country rather suffering a collapse of his regime.
According to officials familiar with unclassified assessments, the North [...]
Once again, North Korea is grabbing global headlines by threatening aggression against its neighbor to the south and the United States. And once again, South Koreans are largely shrugging off the rhetoric from the north.
This nonchalance gives South Koreans the chance to focus on another existential threat — one that’s not so easily dismissed [...]
North Asia looks like the world’s most volatile region at the moment. An assertive China is working to push America aside, grab territory from an arc of nations from India in the south to South Korea in the north, and close off the South China Sea so that it becomes an internal Chinese lake. Last [...]
The Korean crisis has now become a strategic threat to America’s core national interests. The best option is to destroy the North Korean missile on the ground before it is launched. The United States should use a precise airstrike to render the missile and its mobile launcher inoperable.
President Obama should state clearly and forthrightly [...]
Having successfully extracted payoffs so consistently through threats and occasional attacks, the North is naturally at it again. Even though another nuclear test and the threatened launch of a mobile long-range ballistic missile appear imminent, a payoff from the South, not war on the Korean Peninsula, is the likely outcome. And Pyongyang knows this.
It’s the Second Korean War of 2020, and things aren’t looking good for the U.S.-South Korean side. North Korea has used its jamming gear to disrupt low-power GPS signals accessible in South Korea for navigation. Luckily for Washington and Seoul, in 2013, the Pentagon’s blue-sky researchers created a positioning tool for use when GPS goes [...]
Although the source did not reveal the exact timing of the incident or who was behind the attack, he said the move appeared to be related to the recent fall and rise of a general.
“It appeared that disgruntled people inside the North moved before the time of the demotion of Kim Yong-chol, director of [...]
PressTV is an Iranian station that seems to be a lot like the Russian version – Russia Today (RT). This article seems to be in line with the loopy left’s thinking on nuclear war. Yes, there is the threat of nuclear war, and the US is to blame for everything.
What if the Chinese and [...]
Check out this interactive map showing the threat level for each country. Exercise a high degree of caution if traveling to Mexico. South of the US border only Chile and Uruguay are as safe as the US. Other safe areas include Europe, Australia/New Zealand, South Korea and Taiwan. A few other countries [...]