US, Japan Hold Joint Military Drill Amid Korea Tensions

American and Japanese military forces have launched joint exercises amid tensions with North Korea over its nuclear and ballistic missile programs. The 13th annual Iron Fist exercises kicked off Friday in the U.S. western state of California and will continue through February 12. More than 500 U.S. Marines and sailors are partnering with about 350 members… Please follow and like us:

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Trump: ‘Great Thing for the World’ if Korean Talks Make Progress

U.S. President Donald Trump says he hopes the newly arranged talks between North and South Korea will go “beyond the Olympics” and promised the United States will take part “at the appropriate time.” Trump gave an unusual news conference Saturday from the Camp David presidential retreat, where he met with Republican lawmakers. Of the upcoming talks… Please follow and like us:

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State Department: US, Russia Agree to Continue Diplomacy Over N. Korea

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov have “agreed to continue to work toward a diplomatic solution to achieve a denuclearized Korean peninsula,” the U.S. State Department said Wednesday. A U.S. statement said the two spoke by phone Tuesday to discuss concerns related to North Korea’s “destabilizing nuclear program and emphasized… Please follow and like us:

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Kim Jong Out? Some see signs of collapse

Kim Jong Un One month ago, when a North Korean soldier fled through the ultra-high security Demilitarized Zone amid a hail of gunfire from his comrades, he arrived in South Korea severely wounded. But Thursday, when another soldier of the communist dictatorship made a run for freedom, no shots were fired by North Korea’s elite guards.… Please follow and like us:

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Japan’s vote for Abe could worsen prospects for peace with North Korea, China

By Nicole L Freiner, Associate Professor, Political Science, Bryant University. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe gambled by calling a snap election – and he has won big. Voters handed Abe’s Liberal Democratic Party a sweeping victory in the Oct. 22 balloting for Japan’s House of Representatives. The call for the election came in late September after… Please follow and like us:

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Tillerson, on whether Trump is trying to ‘castrate’ him: ‘Still intact’

WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson offered up a notable response Sunday to a leading GOP senator’s assertion that President Donald Trump was trying to “publicly castrate” the secretary by undercutting his diplomacy. “I checked — I’m fully intact,” Tillerson deadpanned, speaking on CNN’s “State of the Union.” The notion of Trump running roughshod… Please follow and like us:

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Trump: US Policy on North Korea Has Failed for 25 Years

President Donald Trump said Monday that U.S. attempts to deal with North Korea have failed for more than two decades. “Our country has been unsuccessfully dealing with North Korea for 25 years, giving billions of dollars & getting nothing. Policy didn’t work!” Trump said in a Twitter comment. Trump’s new remarks were his latest hint that… Please follow and like us:

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For United Continental, Apple, tech: It’s clobberin’ time!

WASHINGTON,  – When it comes to some large American corporations these days, it boils down to a matter of “Dumb and Dumber.” We’ve been after American industries for years for the left-liberal virtue-signaling behavior of some idiotic CEOs. (And we’ll do it again, soon.) But today, we’re dealing with just plain stupid behavior… Please follow and like us:

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US warships advance towards Korean Peninsula

A group of US warships is headed to the Western Pacific Ocean near the Korean Peninsula as a show of force, according to a US official. The strike group, called Carl Vinson, includes an aircraft carrier and will make its way from Singapore towards the Korean Peninsula. The development comes in response to recent North Korean… Please follow and like us:

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