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US, South Korea, Japan Meet In Seoul Amid North Korea Threat

Diplomats from the United States, South Korea and Japan met in Seoul on Wednesday to discuss how to respond to North Korea’s nuclear weapons program. U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan said that Washington continues to view diplomacy as the primary means for solving the crisis, but added that the allies must be prepared for “any eventuality.” “Our objective is, throughout that campaign of pressure, to bring North Korea to the negotiating table without preconditions so that we can achieve our objective of a denuclearized Korean Peninsula,” Sullivan said…

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North Korean Hackers Reportedly Steal South Korea-US War Plans

North Korean hackers are believed to have stolen a large amount of classified military documents, including a South Korean-U.S. plan to “decapitate” its leadership, according to South Korean media. The media reports suggest Democratic Party Rep. Lee Cheol-hee said the hackers broke into South Korea’s Defense Integrated Data Center, which stores digital military data, in September 2016 to steal the secret files. Among the files was Operational Plan 5015. That plan relates to the latest Seoul-Washington plan to handle an all-out war with Pyongyang, which reportedly contains detailed procedures to…

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South Korea threatens to drop blackout bombs on North Korea

South Korea is ready to deploy graphite bombs that can paralyse North Korea’s power grid in the event of a nuclear war. Military sources have revealed that the “blackout bomb” works by spreading chemically treated carbon graphite filaments over electric facilities to short-circuit and disrupt the electricity grid. The weapons have been developed by South Korea’s Agency for Defence Development, as one element of the Kill Chain pre-emptive strike program. The program is designed to detect, identify and intercept incoming missiles in the shortest possible time. It works with Korea’s…

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North Korea Moving Airplanes To Boost Defence After US Bomber Flight

North Korea has been moving airplanes and boosting defences on its east coast after the United States dispatched B-1B bombers to the Korean peninsula over the weekend, South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency reported on Tuesday, citing the country’s spy agency. The United States seemed to have disclosed the flight route of the bombers intentionally because North Korea seemed to be unaware, the report said. South Korea’s National Intelligence Service was unable to confirm the report immediately. Meanwhile, North Korea’s foreign minister said on Monday President Donald Trump had declared war…

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US bomber and fighter jets fly off North Korea coast amid fears of further nuclear tests

US bombers escorted by fighter jets have flown close to North Korea’s east coast, according to US officials, in a display of military strength after an escalating war of words between the two countries. The Pentagon said Saturday’s flight was the farthest north of the demilitarised zone separating North and South Korea that any US fighter jet or bomber has flown this century. The US and South Korea are currently conducting a series of joint drills close to the Korean border. It said the operation over international waters showed the seriousness…

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In reply to US sanctions, North Korea Threatens to test Hydrogen bomb in the Pacific

North Korea’s Foreign Minister has said the country may test a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific, South Korean media has reported. North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho said he believed the North could consider a hydrogen bomb test on the Pacific Ocean of an unprecedented scale, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reported. Ri was speaking to reporters in New York when he was asked what North Korean leader Kim Jong-un had meant when he threatened in an earlier statement the “highest level of hard-line countermeasure in history” against the United States….

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