war in the news.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon has expressed serious concern that the problem on the Korean peninsula could become “uncontrollable” as North Korea has warned foreigners to leave South Korea.
“The situation on the Korean peninsula is heading for a thermo-nuclear war,” a statement attributed to North Korea’s Asia-Pacific Peace Committee read. “In the event of war, we don’t want foreigners living in South Korea to get hurt.” (more…)
The Naval vessel USS McCain has entered South Korean waters as the White House sends signals to North Korea to avoid escalation of the current situation with South Korea.
The USS McCain is a destroyer with the AEGIS defense system capable of shooting down missiles. (more…)
North Korea has declared a “state of war” with South Korea in their latest round of rhetoric.
Few are taking the declaration seriously as North Korea has been threatening South Korea in some form since a nuclear test in February. Technically the war between the nations has never ended because the armistice in 1953 was never turned into a peace treaty. (more…)
North Korea said on Saturday it was entering a “state of war” with South Korea, but Seoul and its ally the United States played down the statement as tough talk.
Pyongyang also threatened to close a border industrial zone, the last remaining example of inter-Korean cooperation which gives the impoverished North access to $2 billion in trade a year. (more…)
The U.S. has sent stealth bombers to South Korea in what the Defense Department is calling a “military exercise.”
The move comes one day after North Korea severed a hotline to South Korea. The line was the last official link between North and South. (more…)
While the United States is cutting military budgets, Iran, China and Russia are strengthening their forces and hardware in order to prepare for the future events looming on the horizon.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad commissioned their first major warship in the oil-rich region on Sunday, sailing into the Caspian Sea from the port city of Anzali, 150 miles northwest of Tehran
The guided missile destroyer Jamaran-2 is intended to bolster the peace through showing their strength and building friendships in a region of many disputes between the nations that surround the Caspian Sea. (more…)
Hamas has always been an extreme Islamic terrorist group, an offshoot of the Muslim Brotherhood and friends with Iran. Can they really threaten the President of the United States with war if he steps foot on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem?
Since the Jews liberated the Temple Mount site in Jerusalem during the 1967 Six-Day War, Israel has allowed the Arabs to administrate over the Mount, however, the Israelis claim sovereignty over that whole area. (more…)
Soldiers welcome the North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un who is acclaimed by many as “a near-god.”
Bad relations continue between the North and South in Korea. Kim Jong Un refused to answer its hotline with the unification ministry in Seoul, South Korea this week. (more…)
No matter which way Israel turns, war raises its ugly head of conflict. If Hezbollah begins to use the advanced Damascus weapons against Israel because of a long-threatened strike on the nuclear sites in Iran, Israel will also retaliate against Hezbollah troops in Lebanon. A U.N. monitored ceasefire has largely held there since 2006 when Hezbollah rained down more than 4,000 rockets on northern Israel from out of Lebanon. (more…)