Lawmakers are moving forward on a new round of sanctions targeting North Korea. The Otto Warmbier banking restrictions involving North Korea act of 2017 will strengthen existing U.S. sanctions, and introduce new measures.
Iran labels the U.S. as its “number one enemy, and threatens to continue its efforts to increase its defense capabilities. Iran’s supreme leader delivered the warning Thursday as Washington slaps new sanctions on the Middle Eastern nation over its nuclear missile activity.
By Dan Burns NEW YORK (Reuters) – So far next year’s Winter Olympics have kicked up more buzz about the threat of flying missiles than athletic excellence and U.S.
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The U.S. responds to recent provocation from North Korea with a display of military power. The U.S. flew some of its most advanced warplanes from Guam to South Korea early Thursday morning to take part in bombing drills.
(Reuters) – The U.S. Missile Defense Agency and the Navy successfully conducted a missile defense test off the coast of Hawaii, MDA said in a statement on Wednesday.
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North Korea is once again threatening to attack Guam. The country’s state-run media issued a warning Wednesday, saying its missile launch over Japan Tuesday was a preview for a planned strike on the U.S. territory. Meanwhile, South Korea and Japan agreed to significantly increase the pressure on Pyongyang, demanding even stricter U.N. sanctions against North Korea.