Strategic Defense Initiative Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Congress settles for stopgap to avoid government shutdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 28 | WBTV

    President Donald Trump to become the first sitting president to address a National Rifle Association convention in more than 30 years. President Donald Trump to become the first sitting president to address a National Rifle Association convention in more than 30 years.

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  2. North Korea test-fires missile as tensions flare with U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 28 | New York Daily News

    North Korea test-fired another missile early Saturday morning local time. Above, an undated file photo released by North Korean Central News Agency.

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  3. US presses China in North Korea sanctions driveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 28 | Channelnewsasia.com

    US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson vows to back key regional allies Japan and South Korea in the event of attack AFP/FRANCK ROBICHON UNITED NATIONS: The United States on Friday pushed for tougher sanctions to confront the North Korean nuclear threat, piling pressure on China to act while warning it was keeping military options on the table. Addressing the UN Security Council for the first time, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called for a global campaign of pressure to force Pyongyang to change course and put a halt to its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes.

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  4. Report: North Korea Test-Fires MissileRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 28 | KSTP

    South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff says North Korea has test-fired a missile from the western part of its country. There were no other immediate details, including what type of missile was used.

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  5. Trump Remarks on Trade, Missile Defense Rattle South KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 28 | Wall Street Journal

    U.S. President Donald Trump said he wanted to renegotiate a free-trade deal with South Korea and have it pay for an American missile-defense system intended to shield the country against a North Korean attack, jolting Washington's ties with a close ally in a tumultuous region. Mr. Trump, in remarks to Reuters, said for the first time since taking office that South Korea should pay for Terminal High-Altitude Air Defense, or Thaad, an anti-missile array that has become a key campaign issue in the May 9 presidential... In five years under dictator Kim Jong Un, North Korea has tested more missiles than in the previous three decades, pursuing its goal of developing one that can carry a nuclear warhead as far as the U.S. mainland.

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  6. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    Friday Apr 28 | Lucianne.com

    Sasebo - As tension spikes on the Korean peninsula, a French amphibious assault carrier sailed into JapanA s naval base of Sasebo on Saturday ahead of drills that risk upsetting China, which faces U.S. pressure to rein in North KoreaA s arms programs. The Mistral will lead exercises next month near Guam, along with forces from Japan, the United States and Britain, practicing amphibious landings around Tinian, an island about 2,500 km south of the Japanese capital of Tokyo.

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  7. Seoul: North Korea test-fires missile from western regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 28 | KSWO

    US seeks tough NKorea action, but China shows no inclination - KSWO, Lawton, OK- Wichita Falls, TX: News, Weather, Sports. ABC, 24/7, Telemundo - China's foreign ministry has refused to confirm or deny U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's assertion that Beijing has threatened to impose unilateral sanctions on North Korea if it conducts further nuclear tests.

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  8. Trump insists South Korea should pay for missile systemRead the original story

    Friday Apr 28 | Washington Times

    President Trump pushed back Friday against South Korea's objections to paying for a U.S.-deployed missile defense system, insisting that it's "appropriate" for Seoul to shoulder the $1 billion cost. "Why should we pay for it?" Mr. Trump said in an exclusive interview with The Washington Times.

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  9. USA threatens N. Korea with more sanctions, suspension of diplomatic talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 28 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    Haley said on NBC's'Today show that'Kim Jong Un is starting to flex his muscles because he feels the pressure from his Chinese ally US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson tells the United Nations Security Council that the threat of an attack by North Korea is "real". In a show of force, the United States is sending the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier group to waters off the Korean peninsula, where it will join the USS Michigan, a nuclear submarine that docked in South Korea on Tuesday.

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  10. United States begins moving missile defense system to deployment site in South KoreaRead the original story

    Friday Apr 28 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    A statement from the South Korean military said the live-fire exercises were in the Wonsan region in the east of the country Tuesday afternoon, but gave no details on what kinds of weapons and military units took part in the drill. The nuclear-powered submarine USS Michigan approaches to join the USA aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson in drills near the Korean Peninsula, at Busan port in Busan, South Korea, Tuesday, April 25, 2017.

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  11. China urges S. Korea, US to pull back THAAD equipmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 28 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    The U.S. military started moving parts of an anti-missile defense system to a deployment site in South Korea on Wednesday, triggering protests from villagers and criticism from China. "We believe China has a very, very important role to play", said the USA envoy for North Korea policy, Joseph Yun.South Korea's envoy, Kim Hong-kyun, said they had also discussed how to get Russia's help to press North Korea.Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin on April 27, the Kremlin said.

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  12. Pentagon: THAAD to Have Initial Operational Capability 'Very Soon'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 28 | News Max

    A U.S. anti-missile defense system being deployed to South Korea will have initial operational capability "very soon," a Pentagon spokesman told reporters on Friday.

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  13. Ap Fact Check: U.S. anti-missile system in S. Korea has limitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 28 | The Capital-Journal

    Neat certainties are rare in the North Korean nuclear crisis, which for decades has simmered and occasionally boiled over, without resolution. So it was jarring to see the absolute confidence with which America's top Pacific commander described the ability of a contentious U.S. missile defense system, scheduled to be up and running in days in South Korea, to shoot down North Korean missiles.

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  14. No, it's not a Jack Nicklaus course on which missile defense system ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 28 | Golf World

    Occasionally there are more constructive uses for a golf course than golf, among them deploying a missile defense system on site to thwart a possible missile attack. Hence a U.S. missile defense system that has been installed on Lotte Skyhill Country Club in South Korea, as a hedge against North Korean threats, is expected to be operational in a matter of days, CNN and others have reported.

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  15. China tells N. Korea to back offRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 28 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Thursday that China has threatened to impose sanctions on North Korea if it conducts further nuclear tests. China's foreign ministry had no immediate comment on Tillerson's remarks on new sanctions, but a spokesman Thursday said Beijing remained committed to implementing sanctions imposed under U.N. Security Council resolutions.

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  16. Construction at area's Air Force installations to inject $1.5B into Interior economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 28 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Workers pull down old radar structures that were part of the now-defunct Ballistic Missile Early Warning System at Clear Air Force Station in October. The Cold War-era BMEWS was removed and recycled to make way for new construction.

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  17. North Korea, South Korea: Economic SnapshotRead the original story

    Friday Apr 28 | Fox News

    The most isolated nation in the world, North Korea, has increased aggression to its southern neighbor with nuclear and missile tests. The United Nations Security Council is meeting Friday to discuss toughening sanctions on North Korea amid recent provocations.

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  18. Experts: North Korean nukes can defeat even the world's most advanced missile defense systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 28 | Silicon Alley Insider

    "If it flies, it dies," Adm. Harry Harris told Congress on Wednesday, referring to the US's ability to knock down whatever missiles North Korea could throw their way.

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  19. South Korea paying for THAAD 'impossible': presidential frontrunner's aideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 28 | Reuters

    U.S. President Donald Trump's suggestion that Seoul pay for the THAAD advanced U.S. missile defense system would be an "impossible option," a top foreign policy adviser to South Korean presidential frontrunner Moon Jae-in said on Friday. Trump told Reuters in an interview on Thursday he wants South Korea to pay for the $1 billion Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system.

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  20. How will South Korea's incoming leader confront the North?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 28 | The Nation

    The South Korean presidential election will be held amid growing military tensions on the Korean Peninsula. How South Korea should confront the North - which is ratcheting up its nuclear and missile threats - is the question looming over the election campaigning.

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