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Top US general reaffirms commitment to Japan amid North Korea tensions – Reuters


Reuters

Top US general reaffirms commitment to Japan amid North Korea tensions
Reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) – The top U.S. general restated Washington's "ironclad commitment" to the security of its close Asian ally, Japan, on Friday amid regional tensions over North Korea, telling his counterpart in Tokyo that "an attack on one is an attack
US, Japan agree to boost defenses against North KoreaLos Angeles Times
US, Japan step up defence cooperation to counter North KoreaEyewitness News
Mattis and Tillerson move to clarify administration policy on North KoreaWashington Post
Financial Times –NPR –The Guardian –The American Prospect
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Posted on 18 August 2017 | 7:03 am

Military Drills Emerge as Obstacle to US-North Korea Talks – Bloomberg


Bloomberg

Military Drills Emerge as Obstacle to US-North Korea Talks
Bloomberg
The annual Ulchi-Freedom Guardian military exercises starting Monday routinely spark condemnation from North Korea, and this year is no different. The state-run Korean Central News Agency this week called them “reckless saber-rattling” and warned that …
President Trump's Top Defense and Diplomatic Chiefs Insist There's a Military Option for North KoreaTIME
US-South Korea war games start Monday as Pyongyang warns of 'catastrophe'Charlotte Observer
Protests break out on China-North Korea border over new sanctionsThe Globe and Mail
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty –DesMoinesRegister.com –Globalnews.ca
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Posted on 18 August 2017 | 6:03 am

North Korea ‘fails’ South’s Moon after 100 days – Aljazeera.com


Aljazeera.com

North Korea 'fails' South's Moon after 100 days
Aljazeera.com
North Korea's state media gave the South's President Moon Jae-in a "fail" grade on Friday for his first 100 days in office, dismissing his proffered olive branches as "hypocrisy". Moon, elected to replace impeached president Park Geun-hye, came into
Top US general: North Korean nuclear attack is 'unimaginable'ABC News
No US strike on North Korea without South Korea's approval, Moon saysChicago Tribune
North Korea crisis: War would be horrific, US general saysBBC News
New York Times –Fox News –Bloomberg –UPI.com
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Posted on 18 August 2017 | 3:59 am

Bannon and Dunford Remarks Muddle US Strategy for North Korea – New York Times


New York Times

Bannon and Dunford Remarks Muddle US Strategy for North Korea
New York Times
BEIJING — The Trump administration plunged America's Asian alliances into new confusion Thursday with conflicting signals over how to counter North Korea's nuclear threat, as the chief White House strategist said a military solution was impossible.
Bannon is right about North KoreaWashington Post
Steve Bannon, of All People, Fully Contradicted Trump When He Ruled Out Military Force Against North KoreaSlate Magazine (blog)
Steve Bannon says there's no military option to North Korea. His boss disagrees.Vox
CBS News –Santa Rosa Press Democrat
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Posted on 18 August 2017 | 3:20 am

GEORGE FRIEDMAN: North Korea is far from being irrational — it actually has a plan – Business Insider


Business Insider

GEORGE FRIEDMAN: North Korea is far from being irrational — it actually has a plan
Business Insider
The United States has several thousand operational nuclear missiles. It has a large fleet of strategic bombers, an enormous navy, and hundreds of thousands of soldiers and marines. The US could bomb, blockade, and invade North Korea if it chose to
The Real Revolution in North Korea Is the Rise of Consumer CultureBloomberg
North Korea gives US a clear choice: Restraint or missile launchesCNN
The big problem with the North Koreans isn't that we can't trust them. It's that they can't trust us.Washington Post
The Atlantic –New York Times –New York Post
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Posted on 17 August 2017 | 10:00 pm

Tillerson, Mattis: Military option still in play for North Korea – CNN


CNN

Tillerson, Mattis: Military option still in play for North Korea
CNN
Washington (CNN) The US continues to consider military options to respond to North Korea's aggressive pursuit of missile capabilities, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Thursday, swatting down claims that White House chief strategist Steve Bannon

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Posted on 17 August 2017 | 8:19 pm

North Korea posters boast US in ‘strike range’ of missiles – AOL


Daily Mail

North Korea posters boast US in 'strike range' of missiles
AOL
SEOUL, Aug 17 (Reuters) – North Korea released propaganda posters on Thursday boasting that the U.S. mainland "is within our strike range!" and condemning United Nations sanctions over its recent missile tests. The colorful posters and defiant slogans
North Korea shows the Capitol Building being obliterated by red missiles in new series of anti-West propaganda postersDaily Mail
'Within our strike!' North Korea boasts nuclear missile could hit whole of US mainlandExpress.co.uk
Strike now against North KoreaGoDanRiver.com

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Posted on 17 August 2017 | 7:33 pm

Americans Fear North Korea And Don’t Trust Trump To Defuse The Situation – FiveThirtyEight


FiveThirtyEight

Americans Fear North Korea And Don't Trust Trump To Defuse The Situation
FiveThirtyEight
Americans have long perceived North Korea as a threat, but more acutely so in the last few weeks, according to recent polling. That renews the relevance of questions about the prudence of military action, the public's tolerance for a looming specter of
What game theory tells us about nuclear war with North KoreaWashington Post
Back to bomb shelters? North Korea threats revive nuke fearsSyracuse.com
Arthur I. Cyr: North Korea missile threats — and Cold War lessonsMPNnow.com

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Posted on 17 August 2017 | 6:01 pm

WATCH: US supersonic bomber for leading missile attack on North Korea manoeuvres on Guam – Express.co.uk


Express.co.uk

WATCH: US supersonic bomber for leading missile attack on North Korea manoeuvres on Guam
Express.co.uk
THIS is the super bomber “ready to fight tonight” for Donald Trump against North Korea on a United States air base in Guam. By Chris Campbell. PUBLISHED: 16:33, Thu, Aug 17, 2017 | UPDATED: 16:46, Thu, Aug 17, 2017. The B-1B Lancer, the main …
US airbase on Guam ready for Trump order to fight North KoreaSky News

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Posted on 17 August 2017 | 3:42 pm

North Korea crisis: Joseph Dunford says war would be ‘horrific’ – USA TODAY


USA TODAY

North Korea crisis: Joseph Dunford says war would be 'horrific'
USA TODAY
The U.S. military's top officer said Thursday that a military solution to the missile threat from North Korea would be “horrific,” but allowing the reclusive nation to …
To make North Korean sanctions stick, the 'gloves are off' for US in fight against Chinese smugglersLos Angeles Times

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Posted on 17 August 2017 | 8:44 am

North Korea – BingNews

North Korea ‘fails’ South’s Moon after 100 days

North Korea’s state media gave the South’s President Moon Jae-in a “fail” grade on Friday for his first 100 days in office, dismissing his proffered olive branches as “hypocrisy”. Moon, elected to replace impeached president Park Geun-hye, came …

Posted on 18 August 2017 | 1:06 am

Trump has small a window to deal with North Korea

(CNN)How did it come to this? Kim Jong Un, an unstable and unpredictable dictator, is able to threaten the United States of America with what appears to be a viable nuclear weapon. Is this a failure of intelligence? Or is it a failure of world leaders, the …

Posted on 18 August 2017 | 12:16 am

US general pledges to defend Japan from North Korean attack

TOKYO – America’s top military official has reiterated his country’s pledge to defend Japan against a North Korean missile attack. Joseph Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said in Tokyo on Friday that an attack on Japan or the U.S. is …

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 11:51 pm

Military Drills Emerge as Obstacle to U.S.-North Korea Talks

Tens of thousands of troops from the U.S., South Korea and several other countries will conduct drills over the next few weeks to prepare for a possible war with Kim Jong Un’s regime. The annual Ulchi-Freedom Guardian military exercises starting Monday …

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 11:25 pm

Bannon and Dunford Remarks Muddle U.S. Strategy for North Korea

BEIJING — The Trump administration plunged America’s Asian alliances into new confusion Thursday with conflicting signals over how to counter North Korea’s nuclear threat, as the chief White House strategist said a military solution was impossible.

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 9:55 pm

Japan and US sent a strong message to North Korea: Diplomat

Former Japanese Ambassador to the U.S. Ichiro Fujisaki said the countries have sent a strong message to North Korea on the strength of the alliance.

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 9:51 pm

Mattis, Tillerson Say North Korea Could Still Face U.S. Military Response

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump’s top diplomat and defense secretary stressed that a military response to a North Korean aggression remained on the table Thursday, one day after the president’s White House strategist said that there can be no …

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 4:16 pm

U.S. and Japan warn North Korea of consequences if it attacks first.

President Trump’s threats against North Korea are a means to “remind the regime” in Pyongyang what is at stake if it starts a war it cannot win, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Thursday. “You’ve heard the words, you’ve seen the videos …

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 2:18 pm

US insists military ready to counter North Korea

US insists military ready to counter North Korea US insists military ready to counter North Korea Video provided by AFP Check out this story on USATODAY.com: https://usat.ly/2uUMvG1 US insists military ready to counter North Korea Video provided by AFP …

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 2:00 pm

The Latest: North Korea warns US on nuclear weapons talks

North Korea is warning the United States that it will never put its nuclear weapons program on the negotiating table as long as the U.S. keeps up its “hostile policy and nuclear threat.” The warning came from North Korea’s deputy U.N. ambassador Kim In …

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 1:49 pm

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