SEOUL — North Korea has said it plans to restart its shuttered nuclear facilities, including the Yongbyon nuclear reactor — a threat analysts in the South say should be taken seriously. The United States, meanwhile, has ramped up its military presence with two warships off the Korean Peninsula.
SEOUL — Two US B-2 stealth bombers participating in South Korean-US military exercises flew round trip from Whiteman Air Force base in Missouri to South Korea and dropped dummy ordnance on targets there, the US military announced Thursday.
China cautioned the United States against beefing up its missile defense against North Korea in the wake of recent tension on the East Asian peninsula, and urged Washington leaders to act "prudently" as they moved to address the political issue.
On both sides of the border the saber rattling intensifies as North Korea ramps up its fiery rhetoric and the United States and South Korea engage in joint military drills. Here's GlobalPost's full coverage of one of the world's most dangerous neighborhoods.