18 august 2019

North Korean missile tests, saber-rattling test US-South Korean alliance

stripes.com

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea stepped up its criticism of U.S.-South Korean military exercises on Sunday, warning the drills will have “disastrous consequences” despite allied efforts to scale them back. It was the latest in a surge of saber-rattling and missile tests as the communist state sets the stage for what is likely to be another tough round of talks with the United States over its nuclear weapons program. The North has raised the stakes by conducting six weapons tests in less than a [...]