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How Seoul Would Defend Itself Against a North Korean Attack

Military and security experts say that barring the deployment of nuclear weapons or a massive Chinese intervention, South Korea and the U.S. likely would overwhelm North Korea’s army, but at a potentially devastating cost......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 11th, 2017

Is the U.S. Going to War With North Korea? New Threats From Trump and Kim Jong Un Highlight Troubled History

The recent escalation mimics events in early 2013 when North Korea put its rocket units on standby and threatened an attack on Guam......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekAug 9th, 2017

US general pledges to defend Japan from North Korean missile attack

Made clear to N Korea & anyone else in region that an attack on one is an attack on both of us: US.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 18th, 2017

Poll: Americans Still Feel More Threatened By ISIS Than North Korea

Late Thursday evening in Barcelona, Spain, a van hurtled through a crowd, reportedly killing 13 people* and injuring dozens others. According to the Associated Press, Catalan police said shortly after the event: "We confirm the terrorist attack. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaAug 17th, 2017

Trump praises Kim Jong-un for backing down on Guam threat

Trumps' reaction came as North Korea earlier threatened to attack Guam and other US territories.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 16th, 2017

Trump Praises North Korea"s Kim Jong Un For Standing Down on Guam

North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un examined plans targeting the U.S. territory but said he was not going to give the order to strike any time soon......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekAug 16th, 2017

Market Snapshot: Stocks stall after two-day rally; S&P seen at ‘inflection point’

U.S. stocks rise tepidly on Tuesday, putting major indexes in position for a third straight gain as tensions between the U.S. and North Korea appear to recede after Kim Jong Un pulled back on his threat to attack Guam......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 15th, 2017

North Korea Follows Familiar Playbook With Guam Reversal

North Korea’s climbdown from its threat to attack Guam was a product of textbook brinkmanship from Pyongyang, amid pressure from Beijing, President Trump’s bellicose rhetoric and an effort by senior U.S. officials to emphasize the need for diplomacy......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 15th, 2017

NewsWatch: Stock market on track for 3rd gain in a row as North Korea pulls back on Guam threat

U.S. stock-index futures were higher on Tuesday, pointing to a third straight advance as tensions between the U.S. and North Korea appeared to recede after Kim Jong Un pulled back on his threat to attack Guam......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 15th, 2017

North Korea Holding Fire For Now

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un received a report from his army on its plans to strike the area around Guam and said he will watch the actions of the UnitedStates for a while longer before making a decision, the North’.....»»

Category: topSource: marketpulseAug 15th, 2017

North Korea"s Kim Jong Un Shows off Guam Attack Plans—But He"s in No Rush to Strike

Kim said he would “watch a little more the foolish and stupid conduct of the Yankees.”.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekAug 15th, 2017

Market Snapshot: U.S. stocks eye opening gains as North Korea pulls back on Guam threat

Wall Street is set for another positive open on Tuesday, as tensions between the U.S. and North Korea continue to recede after Kim Jong Un pulled back on his threat to attack Guam......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 15th, 2017

Asia Markets: Asian markets bounce back as North Korean threat recedes

Global stocks continued to rebound Tuesday, getting a fresh lift as North Korea pulled back its threat to attack Guam......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 15th, 2017

Global Stocks Rise as North Korea Backs Off

Global stocks continued to rebound Tuesday, getting a fresh lift as North Korea pulled back its threat to attack Guam after days of heated rhetoric between Pyongyang and U.S. President Donald Trump......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjAug 15th, 2017

North Korea Backs Off Threat to Hit Guam

North Korea pulled back its threat to attack a U.S. territory, after days of trading increasingly bellicose rhetoric with President Donald Trump, and hours after China took its toughest steps against Pyongyang to support U.N. sanctions......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 14th, 2017

Attack from North Korea not imminent, Trump prepared for war: CIA director

Responding to a question, the CIA Director said North Korea cannot be contained like Pakistan.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 14th, 2017

Satellite Images Suggest North Korea Preparing Submarine Ballistic Missile Launch

On Friday afternoon as the market was about to close, we discussed an unconfirmed report that North Korea had issued "emergency standby orders" to its civil def.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 13th, 2017

Obama Official: Why Trump"s "Locked and Loaded" North Korea Tweet Is Not Only Dangerous But Wrong

An attack on the rogue state would require a substantial military build-up in the region......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekAug 12th, 2017

North Korea Issues "Emergency Standby Orders" To Civil Defense Units: Report

With markets about to close for the next 2 days, the question on every trader's mind is: "should i carry risk over the weekend, or should I dump it all in c.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 12th, 2017

In Escalating Standoff, Indian Army Orders People Near Chinese Border To Vacate Village

In the latest escalation between two nuclear powers (aside for the US and North Korea of course), the Indian Army.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 10th, 2017