Obama sidesteps North Korea amid other woes

Oct 29, 2013

Obama sidesteps North Korea amid other woes

Preoccupied with domestic woes and high-stakes Mideast diplomacy, the Obama administration has little time these days to focus on the ominous signs that its enemy North Korea is advancing its nuclear weapons program. Within the past two months the secretive nation has restarted a ...

Missile interceptors to put to sea

Apr 7, 2013

Missile interceptors to put to sea

Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera orders the Self-Defense Forces to prepare to intercept ballistic missiles from North Korea, although the likelihood of an attack is slim.

North Korea moves second missile to east coast

Apr 6, 2013

North Korea moves second missile to east coast

North Korea has moved a second midrange missile to its east coast and loaded both on mobile launchers, a report said Friday, fueling fears of an imminent firing that will further ramp up tensions. Yonhap news agency, citing a top South Korean official, said ...