Published: Sun, August 13, 2017
Global News | By Stacy Ballard

Action again North Korea's ballistic missiles a hard call for US

Action again North Korea's ballistic missiles a hard call for US

"If it's going to happen it's going to happen", Loiue Joyce, a woman in her mid-20s, said of the North Korean threat, as she enjoyed a day of shopping.

The way to avert a war with North Korea is to have a conversation, and that's not happening, Hecker said. North Korea won't attack South Korea, Japan, or the US right now because the consequences would be too great: The small country could be destroyed in retaliation.

Most of North Korea's recent missile tests have landed in the Sea of Japan, which lies between Japan and the eastern coast of the Asian continent.

This puts Moon in a bind, forcing him right when his inclination is to go left.

Media playback is unsupported on your device                  Media captionIt's not the first time North Korea has made threats against Guam
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionIt's not the first time North Korea has made threats against Guam

The tough new sanctions approved by the Security Council signaled that 15 major powers have aligned against North Korea and are willing to make its economic life a lot more hard, hoping to cut off a billion dollars of its annual export revenues in order to slow down its nuclear program.

Top security advisers of South Korea and the United States agreed Friday to discuss in advance any steps they could take to contain provocative North Korea, Seoul's presidential office Cheong Wa Dae said, apparently suggesting the USA will not pre-emptively strike the communist North without informing Seoul beforehand. Kim Hyun-bin, Arirang News. Seoul's economic inducements resulted in two historic summit meetings and temporary rapprochement between the Koreas in the 2000s.

SEOUL - President Moon Jae-in will personally check key policy objectives of all government ministries in the second half of the year, the presidential office Cheong Wa Dae said Friday, a move apparently aimed at further accelerating his reform drive. He proposed talks for reducing animosities across their heavily armed border and a resumption of meetings between aging relatives separated by war. Hawaii is about 4,000 miles (6,500 km) to the east. And he proposed ambitious longer-term projects, such as reconnecting an inter-Korean railway and building a gas pipeline connecting the Koreas with Russian Federation. "It's a statement", Trump said as quoted by Reuters.

Should US allies refuse to let the military to launch strikes from their territory, Guam would be the most likely place from which to launch airstrikes on North Korea, Schuster says, adding that this is how Kim will regard it.

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The North Korean response was blunt.

"If South Korea and Japan say we could (launch attacks) out of there, taking out Guam becomes nearly meaningless". Or at least that's the rhetoric coming from Pyongyang.

Pyongyang needs more tests before it can produce a fully functional ICBM.

Altogether, 7,000 US military personnel are stationed on Guam. It will also be looking to breathe new life into an economy hammered by years of heavy worldwide sanctions, and to find more markets for its cheap products and labor. But North Korean intransigence may leave Moon in the same policy rut as his predecessor, Park Geun-hye, who also initially vowed more flexibility.

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Officials said the exercises were already scheduled before the heightened tension emanated over Trump's rhetoric and Pyongyang's plans to launch ballistic missile toward the U.S. -held territory of Guam, which, if executed, would be highly provocative to the U.S. The joint exercises held annually are met with fierce condemnation and threats of attack by the North Korean regime.

Narushige Michishita, of the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies in Tokyo, said... While already taking up 30 percent of the island, the American military has been seeking to increase its presence by relocating to Guam thousands of Marines who are now based in Okinawa, Japan.

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