US-ROK combined air exercise Vigilant ACE ends today. If the Armistice were to collapse, Yonhap reports that the USAF and ROKAF would have 700 preliminary targets to destroy.
@WhiteHouse @POTUS @PressSec @alfranken @realDonaldTrump No official US decision yet on participation in WinterOlympics2018 amid Korean peninsula security concerns, says @PressSec.
Lavrov says Kim Jong Un wants direct talks with U.S. on guarantees for his security
Lavrov says told Tillerson North Korea wants to talk to U.S.
US senator Tammy Duckworth on North Korea: "Most Americans don't realize how close we are to this war"
Lavrov, Tillerson urge North Korea to strictly comply with UN SC resolutions. Lavrov stresses unacceptability of escalation - Russian foreign ministry
4 day ago
Gwangju Air Base, South Korea: U.S. Air Force members and student and instructor pilots from the 1st Fighter Wing posing in front of a F-22 Raptor today (Dec. 7, 2017).
4 day ago
Department of State: Today, Secretary Tillerson and Austria's Foreign Minister @sebastiankurz discussed our joint commitment to restoring Ukraine's sovereign territory, the war against terrorism and our efforts to defeat ISIS, and North Korea during their meeting in Vienna.
Russia is aiding North Korea with oil imports, ignoring U.S. efforts to isolate Kim Jong-un
5 day ago
B-1B bomber of the @usairforce flies over the Korean Peninsula with ROK F-16 and F-15K and US F-35A and F35B fighter jets during aerial drill
Russian lawmaker, citing North Korean envoy, says Pyongyang does not want escalation
North Korea says nuclear war on the Korean Peninsula has become a matter of when, not if, as it continues to criticize a massive joint military exercise between the United States and South Korea
North Korea says war is inevitable as allies continue war games
Macron: Reversing nuclear agreement with Iran will result in a situation similar to that of North Korea
KCNA: "A committee for remembering leader Kim Jong Il was formed in Reykjavik, Iceland, on November 30. Jon Arni Halldorsson, general secretary of the Iceland-DPRK Friendship and Cultural Society, was elected chairman of the remembrance committee."
Looks like there is some intense activity at Osan AB, South Korea, now, where the clock says 05:11 AM. Ex. Vigilant Ace underway very early: "Expended 1x GBU-31 and 1x HARM"
"I may be more concerned today about a potential North Korean action" but @SenatorBurr says when he lays his head down on his pillow, "Cyber's the greatest threat"
Still, @SenatorBurr warns not to underestimate North Korea's ability to innovate - which means sanctions may be having less of an impact
"Would it surprise me that Russia might attempt to provide products [to DPRK]? No, that wouldn't surprise me" says @SenatorBurr
"It will be handled and will be handled properly," says @POTUS of DPRK.
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F-35 loses panel during flight over Japan
DPRK television goes hi def and is now in stereo
NATO Secretary General @jensstoltenberg says dinner discussion dealt with North Korea, Russia, lauds increased dialogue with Moscow where issues such as Ukraine and air safety can be discussed
NATO Foreign Ministers agreed the need of firm pressure on North Korea, continued solidarity with regional partners - Japan and ROK and keeping up with our strong deterrence - @jensstoltenberg
B-1B bomber joins U.S.-South Korea drills as tensions escalate
6 day ago
South Korea conducts military air drill as North Korea's aggressive rhetoric continues.
South Korea and US say now not time for talks with North Korea
Koreas anti-corruption agency seeks again to revise anti-graft law
KCNA: " It is a rare and nice factory flawless in all aspects and a model factory in our country's potato processing industry, he said, adding that it would have been better to build this modern farina factory before long ago and show it to leader Kim Jong Il."
KCNA: "He said that more equipment…for the production of processed potato should be installed…to turn out in a larger quantity such processed potato products as nutritive rice, slice fry, twist, noodle and Udong as well as farina."