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Japan’s Warning: North Korea Is ‘Playing For Time’ As Talks With South Korea Proceed

The Japanese are warning the world that Pyongyang may be using the newest talks with South Korea to buy time to pursue its weapons program. United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson also warned of complacency at a Tuesday summit in Vancouver, Canada. South Korea pressed ahead with talks to include its northern neighbor in next month’s […]

The ‘Bloody Nose’ Strategy: The US Weighs Military Action Against North Korea

Amid reports that some of the iciness between North Korea and the United States could be thawing comes another that states the United States is weighing military action against North Korea. The strategy, known as the “bloody nose,” would attempt to strike the rogue regime without starting an all-out war. According to The Wall Street […]

South Korea Cracks Down on Bitcoin, Considers Shutting Down Exchanges

themaven.net /  Mike “Mish” Shedlock / DECEMBER 28, 2017 South Korea seeks to curb widespread speculation fueling cryptocurrencies. It even considers shutting down the exchanges The Wall Street Journal reports South Korea Considers Shuttering Bitcoin Exchanges. New Proposals New proposed legislation in Korea will ban the use of anonymous cryptocurrency accounts starting next month and prevent […]

Chinese Fighters Violate Taiwanese, Korean And Japanese Airspace

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Dec 20, 2017 In keeping with China’s strategy of methodically encroaching on its geopolitical rivals via air force and naval drills in the Pacific, both Japan and South Korea scrambled fighter jets earlier this week as China suddenly expanded the scope of naval drills being held in the waters off the […]

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 […]

North Korea: US Threats Have Made Outbreak Of War ‘An Established Fact’

North Korea is warning the United States that their “threats” in the form of joint military drills with South Korea are making the outbreak of war “an established fact.” Kim Jong-Un’s regime is now saying that war is unavoidable. China continues to urge calm between the two heated nations, as two American B-1B heavy bombers […]

South Korean Army Developing “Drone-Bot Combat Unit” To Swarm The North

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Dec 6, 2017  As North Korea continues its saber-rattling exercises, with the latest coming via an ICBM test that confirmed the rogue nation could reach a bombing target anywhere in the continental U.S., the South has responded with similar displays of force largely consisting drills conducted in coordination with the United States military […]

WW3: ‘Nuclear War At Any Moment’ As US Responds With War Drills

Kim Jong-Un’s most recent missile launch sparked fears of a third world war. Responding directly to that missile launch, the United States has participated in war drills with South Korea. The operation dubbed “Vigilant Ace” was branded as an “open, all-out provocation” by North Korea. The training drills are scheduled to last five days, aiming to improve South […]

Earthquake In North Korea Was Less Than TWO MILES From The Nuclear Test Site

An earthquake struck North Korea less than two miles away from the reclusive nation’s nuclear test site.  The regime’s continued pursuit of nuclear weapons is heightening tensions globally that are set to snap at any moment. The 2.5-magnitude earthquake which shook North Korea early Saturday morning near its nuclear test site was initially picked up by […]

Meanwhile, South Korean Industrial Production Crashes

With South Korean stocks soaring in the face of nukes from their northern neighbor and a credit-crunching China, it appears the South Korean economy just caught down to reality… South Korean Industrial Production crashed 5.9% YoY in October – the biggest plunge since Feb 2013 – driven by a 17.5% collapse in auto production. Economists […]