The United Nations sanctions committee will discuss whether to slap further sanctions on North Korea for launching short-range ballistic missiles.
Two countries that have long concerned the United States in terms of national security — North Korea and Iran — are mentioned first in the 2014 Quadrennial Defense Review, a document that a senior Defense Department official told reporters this week has a renewed emphasis on protecting the homeland.
After a week of discussions with Pacific Air Forces staff, Robbin Laird sat down in Hawaii with Hawk Carlisle, their commander. The conversation took place just after the North Koreans had fired missiles into South Korean waters during an allied exercise […]
The United States, which is proceeding to cut its defense budget, has come up with a defense strategy to firmly maintain its “pivot to Asia” stance. We praise the United States’ determination to demonstrate its stance to counter China’s naval […]
WASHINGTON (Jiji Press)—The U.S. Defense Department has highlighted in a report it plans to continue efforts to strengthen the country’s alliances with Japan and other Asia-Pacific nations. The centerpiece of the U.S. military rebalancing in the region “continues to be […]
North Korea fired two short-range missiles off its eastern coast Monday, the second such launch in less than a week, according to the South Korean Defense Ministry.
SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA — North Korea fired short-range missiles into the sea off its eastern coast for the second time in a week Monday, prompting a warning from South Korea of “reckless provocation.” The missile tests have clearly been timed […]
The South Korean Defense Ministry said Friday that North Korea’s latest missile launch seems to have been planned to coincide with the start of Seoul’s annual military drills with Washington. The ministry said the North had fired four projectiles, which, […]
South Korea’s Defense Ministry said Friday that the missile launch by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) Thursday can be seen as “intended provocation.” “What North Korea (DPRK) fired off yesterday was seen as missiles of scud type given […]
(Reuters) – North Korea fired four short-range missiles over the sea off its east coast on Thursday, a media official at South Korea’s Defence Ministry said, while providing no information on the purpose of the firing. North Korea fired the […]