NorthKoreaCrisis

U.N.: N.Korea supplying Syrian chemical weapons program

(Worthy News) – A North Korean mining firm, reputed to be a front for Pyongyang’s weapons development programs, attempted to ship materiel to Syrian officials tied to the country’s chemical weapons program, according to a confidential United Nations assessment of international sanctions against the North. Details of the U.N. findings, first reported by Reuters, found…

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During Solar Eclipse, U.S. Military Plans Korean War Games

(Worthy News) – The annual Ulchi-Freedom Guardian exercise is scheduled for 10 days beginning Aug. 21, and will include about 25,000 U.S. troops along with tens of thousands of South Koreans. The exercise focuses on defending South Korea against an attack from the north, and each year triggers threats and rebukes from North Korea. But…

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South Korea's Moon says North Korean nuclear-tipped ICBM is a 'red line'

(Worthy News) – North Korea would be ‘crossing a red line’ if it put a nuclear warhead on an intercontinental ballistic missile, South Korea’s president said on Thursday, but the United States had promised to seek Seoul’s approval before taking any military action. North Korea’s rapid progress in developing nuclear weapons and missiles capable of…

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North Korea backs off its threat to strike Guam

(Worthy News) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has backed down on his threat to launch a missile attack on Guam. Pyongyang’s state media reported early Tuesday local time North Korea’s military won’t strike Guam, a U.S. island territory of 160,000 people in the western Pacific Ocean that hosts American military bases. But Kim…

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Top US military officer warns NKorea that US military ready

(Worthy News) – The top U.S. military officer is warning during a trip to Seoul that the United States is ready to use the “full range” of its military capabilities to defend itself and its allies from North Korea. A spokesman says Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford also told his South Korean counterparts Monday that…

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Gospel Being Released into N Korea by Balloon Offensive (Video)

(Worthy News) – For nearly three decades, one Christian human rights group has carried out an unusual aerial offensive to encourage North Korea’s secret believers. Every week, hundreds of bright orange balloons, with all 16 chapters of the book of Mark inscribed on it, float into North Korean airspace. “We started this project back in…

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Tillerson, Mattis back up Trump’s stark warning to North Korea

(Worthy News) – The State and Defense departments provided backup Wednesday to President Trump’s threat a day earlier to rain down “fire and fury like the world has never seen” if North Korea did not curb its nuclear programs, but there was little sign Pyongyang was seeking to ease its threats against the U.S. and…

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U.S., Japan conduct air exercises near Korean peninsula

(Worthy News) – The United States and Japan conducted joint air drills in skies near the Korean peninsula on Aug 8. Two U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers and two Japanese F-2 fighter jets took part in the drills, which were held near Japan’s southern Kyushu island, according to a news release from Japan’s Air…

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