‘Almost inevitable cold war’ between the US and China

Cold War

                    North Korea called itself a nuclear power on Monday, but the question now is whether U.S. President Donald Trump recognizes the rogue regime as one. That’s an important development to watch as actions taken by Trump against North Korea will likely result in a cold war between the U.S. and China. Such a turn of events between the two major powers would have global implications, pointing to how it would affect worldwide trade and investment. U.S. may try to contain North Korea by having “rings of missiles throughout the Asia Pacific region pointing at…

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N.Korea says new UN sanctions an act of war

Act of war

          The latest round of United Nations sanctions against North Korea are an act of war and tantamount to a complete economic blockade against the country, North Korea’s foreign ministry said on Sunday in a statement carried by the official KCNA news agency. The U.N. Security Council unanimously imposed new sanctions on North Korea on Friday for its recent intercontinental ballistic missile test, seeking to limit its access to refined petroleum products and crude oil and its earnings from workers abroad. “We define this ‘sanctions resolution’ rigged up by the US and its…

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Nervousness between U.S. & North Korea

War Game

          A US 7th Air Force official said the top-of-the-line F-22s are being joined by Air Force and Marine Corps F-35s in the largest concentration of fifth-generation fighter jets ever in South Korea. A day before the Vigilant Ace 18 drills, North Korea called for “merciless revenge” and said the nation would consider the “highest-level hard-line countermeasure in history,” according to the state-run Korean Central News Agency. The stealthy F-22s and F35s are among 230 US and South Korean aircraft participating in the annual Vigilant Ace 18 air combat drills. The drills begin after a weekend…

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The potential of war with North Korea is “increasing every day”

War

“I think it’s increasing every day” McMaster told when asked if this week’s missile launch heightened the possibility of war with the U.S. When asked if this week’s missile launch heightened the possibility of war with the U.S. North Korean state media boasted that its successful test of the new type of missile, dubbed the Hwasong-15, is capable of delivering a “super-large heavy warhead” to the U.S. President Donald Trump remains committed to the complete de-nuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula, McMaster said, adding that there were non-military ways to deal with the issue, such as…

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“North Korea still don’t stop fires missile” Who cares?

Ballistic Missiles

North Korea has fired an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that flew higher than any of its previous efforts, shattering a two-month respite from military tests, with experts suggesting that Pyongyang is technically close to putting Washington DC within range. On Wednesday morning in what was believed to be its longest-range test yet, escalating already high tensions with the US. In response to the test, Donald Trump, the US president, said: “It is a situation that we will handle. We will take care of it.” He offered no further details. “Who cares”….

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North Korea’s ‘submarine ballistic missile programme’

Missile North Korea

They don’t stop to developing it. So What’s next? North Korea appears to be racing to get a ballistic missile submarine ready, as it develops its nuclear and missile programmes. a powerful reminder that, as well as developing inter-continental range ballistic missiles launched from land, North Korea has for several years been pursuing a programme to launch a long-range missile from a submarine. North Korea is under international pressure to end its weapons programmes, pursued in defiance of UN Security Council resolutions, but continues to reject US calls to negotiate.

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If it’s illegal, guess what’s going to happen?

U.S. Nuclear Strike

The top U.S. nuclear commander said on Saturday that he would resist President Donald Trump if he ordered an “illegal” launch of nuclear weapons. Air Force General John Hyten would push back against an order from President Donald Trump for a nuclear strike if it were “illegal.” Speaking at the Halifax International Security Forum in Nova Scotia, Canada, Gen. John Hyten, who is the commander of US Strategic Command, shared what would happen if he were ordered to launch a nuclear strike. “I think some people think we’re stupid,” Hyten said in…

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