“In a speech to the South Korean National Assembly, Trump mixed stark, harshly worded threats — “do not try us,” the president said at one point — with guarded entreaties as he presented an alternative to a nuclear-armed North Korea: “The nuclear nightmare replaced with the beautiful promise of peace.” MORE
“(CNN) – South Korea’s air force has staged a live-fire drill simulating the destruction of North Korea’s leadership, hours after Pyongyang launched a missile over Japan.
South Korea and the U.S. are to formally discuss deploying the THAAD missile defense system, after North Korea claimed to have successfully launched a satellite into space.
THAAD is an acronym for the U.S.-made Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system, which can target short, medium and intermediate ballistic missiles in flight.
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