North Korean missile launch another terrifying wake-up call for Japan

Sep 15, 2017

North Korean missile launch another terrifying wake-up call for Japan

"Missile launch! Missile launch! A missile appears to have been launched from North Korea. Take cover in a building or underground," the alert blared. To the accompaniment of blaring sirens and emergency phone alerts, that was the terrifying loudspeaker message that jolted millions of Japanese ...

Amid North Korea crisis, Mattis focuses on U.S. doomsday arsenal

Sep 13, 2017

Amid North Korea crisis, Mattis focuses on U.S. doomsday arsenal

As North Korea flaunts its new nuclear muscle, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is spotlighting the overwhelming numerical superiority of America's doomsday arsenal. On Wednesday he is dropping in on ground zero of American nuclear firepower: Minot Air Force base in North Dakota, home to more ...