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Chinese Navy Begins Live-Fire Drills Off Korean Peninsula

Earlier this week, Seoul asked the US to delay joint military exercises with Japan until after the Winter Olympics, ostensibly to avoid provoking North Korea ahead of the 2018 Winter Games. The timing of the request is suspicious – having coincided with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s announcement that the US has offered to begin […]

South Korea Asks US To Halt Joint Military Exercises Until Olympics End

North Korea may have successfully bluffed its way into getting the US to stop holding massive army drills with South Korea’s army. According to the FT, South Korea has politely asked the US to “delay” joint military exercises until after the Winter Olympics, in order to lower the chances that North Korea takes provocative actions […]

Libya: The Forgotten Reason North Korea Desperately Wants Nuclear Weapons

Authored by Ted Galen Carpenter via The National Interest, The United States and its allies continue to cajole and threaten North Korea to negotiate an agreement that would relinquish its growing nuclear and ballistic-missile programs. The latest verbal prodding came from President Trump during his joint press conference with South Korean president Moon Jae-in. Trump […]

Pentagon Says Securing North Korean Nuclear Sites Would Require “Ground Invasion”

With President Donald Trump arriving in Japan today to kick off a 10-day Asia tour, the Washington Post is reporting that the only way to locate and secure all of North Korea’s nuclear weapons sites “with complete certainty” would be a ground invasion, and in the event of conflict, Pyongyang could use biological and chemical […]

Road To World War 3 Unveiled: Is China Planning To Deploy Its Army Against North Korea?

Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com, New photos of a recent highway construction in China could be part of a contingency plan to invade North Korea or amass a huge army on their shared border. Experts fear this newly uncovered plot could stoke the fires of World War 3, inevitably involving the United States. According […]

The True Danger Of The North Korea Crisis: It Could Cost America Its Allies

Authored by Robert Kelly via The Strategic Culture Foundation, Tough North Korea rhetoric from the U.S. administration continues. Major South Korean media increasingly talk as if U.S. air strikes are likely, and theexpert community seems increasingly resigned to them as well. Despite constant criticism of his incendiary language, President Donald Trump continues to suggest that […]

Retired Green Beret Fears North Korea Is On “Death Ground” – No Recourse But To Fight Or Die

Authored by Jeremiah Johnson (nom de plume of a retired Green Beret of the United States Army Special Forces) via SHTFplan.com, Fox News reported this on October 11, 2017, in the article North Korea says Trump ‘Lit the Wick of War,’ vows a hail of fire: “On Wednesday, the U.S. and South Korea flew two […]

Are Russia And China Right On North Korea?

Authored by Matthew Jamison via The Strategic Culture Foundation, With the nuclear standoff between North Korea and the United States having heated up significantly over the summer, it has been the Governments of Russia and China who have sought to be the responsible, mature and wise international parties at the United Nations and throughout the […]

US Sends Nuclear Submarine To Korean Peninsula For More Military Drills

As US forces prepare to join their South Korean partners for yet another round of the military exercises that North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un is so fond of, the US has sent a nuclear-powered sub to participate. The nuclear-powered submarine Michigan will arrive in the Korean port city of Busan, situated in the southern […]

What Would A North Korean Nuclear Attack Look Like?

Reports that North Korea is planning to test an ICBM capable of reaching the US west coast opened a trapdoor under stocks this morning, suggesting that investors are taking president’s ominous warnings about “the calm before the storm” seriously. But in the unlikely event that you’re not sufficiently terrified already, researchers at Johns Hopkins have […]