The Rocket’s Red Glare

Submitted by ub on Tue, 07/04/2017 - 10:15

A staredown and scary situation in a hostile or intimidating way, in which someone feels forced to look away increased today. The conflict between North and South Korea has been locked in a state of tension since The Korean War ended with a truce in 1953. The two nations have remained deeply hostile, exchanging occasional violence and showing plenty of hatred over the years across the Demilitarized Zone, which separates the two countries.

Military tensions have now escalated to a fever pitch after the North fired a missile which could reach US territory. The Korean Peninsula is on high alert because of what it claims is an inter-continental ballistic missile. South Korean and US officials earlier said it was an intermediate-range ballistic missile that landed in the Sea of Japan but no damage to ships or aircraft are reported.

Tensions have now reached their most heightened levels as North works to build a nuclear-tipped missile that could reach the United States.

What will President Trump say and do besides Tweeting condemning the latest missile launch and asking for the cooperation of world leaders when they meet a G20 summit in Germany? Read it for yourself.

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North Korea claims it test-launched its first intercontinental ballistic missile

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 07/04/2017 - 10:30


Trump says he always responds 10 times stronger... Is this a confrontation between two nutjobs in which neither side is prepared to back down? So far it's a political stare-down that shows no signs of breaking down.