New, longest North Korea missile launch overflies Japan, puts Guam in range

New, longest North Korea missile launch overflies Japan, puts Guam in range

by WorldTribune Staff, September 15, 2017 For the second time in less than a month, North Korea launched an intermediate-range missile that flew over Japan. Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said at a press conference that the missile was launched on Sept. 15 at around 6:57 a.m. and went down at around 7:16 a.m. […]

Oil for N. Korea: China much angrier at THAAD than Pyongyang’s nukes

Oil for N. Korea: China much angrier at THAAD than Pyongyang’s nukes

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk President Moon Jae-In has to be a master of the art of compromise. He was all for the latest watered-down UN sanctions that cut down but don’t cut off the flow of oil from China and Russia to North Korea. The U.S. would far prefer to see all the […]

Trump’s North Korea strategy: Peace through (allies’) strength

Trump’s North Korea strategy: Peace through (allies’) strength

Analysis by WorldTribune Staff, September 12, 2017 Since the mid-Twentieth Century, it has fallen to the United States of America to deal with apocalyptic and devastating crises around the world including the World Wars and the Cold War. The emergence on the world stage in 2017 of North Korea — a belligerent communist rogue state […]

In first, U.S. F-35s joined B-1 bombers in response to N. Korean ICBM test

In first, U.S. F-35s joined B-1 bombers in response to N. Korean ICBM test

by WorldTribune Staff, September 3, 2017 The show of force by the U.S. and its allies in response to North Korea’s intermediate-range ballistic missile test on Aug. 28 included U.S. Marine Corps F-35s and U.S. Air Force B-1B bombers joined for the first time in a “sequenced bilateral mission” that included Japan and South Korea’s […]

Latest missile launch alarms northern Japan, rattles markets

Latest missile launch alarms northern Japan, rattles markets

by WorldTribune Staff, August 29, 2017 Residents of Japan’s Hokkaido, a northern island of 5.5 million, awoke early on Aug. 29 to a “J-Alert” on their mobile phones from the government, warning that North Korea had fired a missile and to take shelter. At 5:58 a.m., the Kim Jong-Un regime launched the North’s first ballistic […]

With two U.S. military bases and THAAD, Guam feels secure

With two U.S. military bases and THAAD, Guam feels secure

by WorldTribune Staff, August 10, 2017 Guam is prepared and its residents feel well-protected should North Korea launch an attack on the U.S. territory. The U.S. has two strategically significant bases on Guam, Andersen Air Force Base in the north and Naval Base Guam in the south. The two bases combined house 7,000 U.S. troops. […]

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

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

by WorldTribune Staff, August 9, 2017 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 […]

Tillerson’s stealth diplomacy in Qatar, host to largest U.S. overseas air base

Tillerson’s stealth diplomacy in Qatar, host to largest U.S. overseas air base

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk WASHINGTON ― We hear so often about tight U.S. relations with Saudi Arabia that we forget the Saudis kicked out the last U.S. troops in the early 2000’s. Seems they regarded the U.S. presence as an affront to Islam more than a decade after U.S. forces drove Saddam Hussein’s […]

U.S., Japan and India take part in joint naval drills seen as signal to China

U.S., Japan and India take part in joint naval drills seen as signal to China

by WorldTribune Staff, July 12, 2017 The U.S., Japanese and Indian navies have each dispatched aircraft carriers to the Bay of Bengal to take part in an exercise which analysts say is aimed at checking China’s increased presence in the region. The USS Nimitz of the U.S. Navy, INS Vikramaditya of the Indian Navy and […]

Home nuclear bunkers in demand as Japan prepares for the unthinkable

Home nuclear bunkers in demand as Japan prepares for the unthinkable

by WorldTribune Staff, June 27, 2017 Television stations throughout Japan are airing instructions for citizens in the event of a nuclear attack by North Korea. Earlier this year, Japan informed its citizens to expect just a ten-minute warning if the Kim Jong-Un regime launches a nuclear missile. Reports also noted there has been a spike […]

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