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Survival News: Expansion of US’ Missile Defense System in South Korea

Survival News: Expansion of US’ Missile Defense System in South Korea

Tension continues to mount in Asia as US officials express the urgency of moving forward with a vast missile defense system in South Korea. These comments come after North Korea fired a missile off its east coast that apparently failed, as missile detonated within seconds, according to US Pacific Command. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, in a visit to Asia last week, made clear to North Korea that the US will take whatever means possible to thwart Pyongyang’s nuclear ambitions, but the determined dictatorship seemed to shrug off the warning, performing a ground jet test of a newly developed high-thrust missile engine a mere two […]

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Survival News: China Warns of New Arms Race

Survival News: China Warns of New Arms Race

Earlier this week, the US began a large-scale misslie defense operation in South Korea, causing China to condemn the activities as well as warn of a potential arms race between North Korea and its southern neighbor and allies. The announcement from the US came after North Korea launched four missiles into Japanese waters, which state television said was a drill to attack American bases in Japan. This drill was performed shortly after North Korea announced they would block Malaysian citizens from leaving the country in response to the Malaysian government accusing North Korean citizens of using a nerve agent to kill Jim […]

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