U.S. to send missile defenses to Guam over North Korea threat




 
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U.S. to send missile defenses to Guam over North Korea threat
 
April 4th, 2013  
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U.S. to send missile defenses to Guam over North Korea threat
By Phil Stewart and Jack Kim WASHINGTON/SEOUL (Reuters) - The United States said on Wednesday it would soon send a missile defense system to Guam to defend it from North Korea, as the U.S. military adjusts to what Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has called a "real and clear danger" from Pyongyang. At the same time, North Korea repeated its threat to launch a nuclear attack on the United States. Pyongyang said it had ratified a potential strike because of U.S. military deployments around the Korean peninsula that it claimed were a prelude to a possible nuclear attack on the North. ...




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