Kim Jong-Un’s hermit nation is expected to test a nuclear missile tomorrow, while US president Trump has sent a naval ‘armada’ to the region.
China has imposed economic sanctions on its trade partner, but all three nations have said they are ready for war.
Talk turned to action as the US ships set sail for the South China Sea – after Trump vowed to act against war-hungry Jong-Un.
The country has been warned numerous times to end its missile testing, with experiments seeing ordnance land in the sea off Japan.
But it shows no sign of change.
Kim Jong-Un could pose a nuclear threat to the US – and DefCon warning is at level four
US Army soldiers prepare for WAR against North Korea
Fri, April 14, 2017
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In a series of menacing boasts, threatening to 'ravage' US troops, Kim Jong-Un’s secretive state said it was not going to back down against Trump while the military said it would be “merciless”.
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A spokesman for the North Korean Foreign Ministry's Institute for Disarmament and Peace issued a statement condemning the United States for attacking Syria last week.
A statement said: “The US introduces into the Korean peninsula, the world's biggest hotspot, huge nuclear strategic assets, seriously threatening peace and security of the peninsula and pushing the situation there to the brink of a war,' the North's KCNA news agency said on Friday, citing the statement.
“This has created a dangerous situation in which a thermo-nuclear war may break out any moment on the peninsula and posed serious threat to the world peace and security, to say nothing of those in Northeast Asia.”
Kim Jong-Un has been rattling global nerves by insisting he WOULD go to war with China and the US
Now, the Defcon warning system has been upped.
A report said while there does not appear to be an “imminent nuclear threat” events are beginning to require close attention.
However, it did claim with countries like North Korea it can be difficult to determine what is real and what is “disinformation”.
It claimed while a nuclear attack on the US is not likely the possibility “should not be dismissed”.
Donald Trump has sent an 'armada' to the Korean Peninsula over escalations in US/North Korea tension
While North Korea can not strike with accuracy, it is believe they do have the ability to at least reach the United States
The DEFCON Warning System revealed many believe Kim Jong-Un could hit the US with a nuclear weapon.
A report states: ”While North Korea can not strike with accuracy, it is believe they do have the ability to at least reach the United States.
“It is also possible to strike ports as well as deliver a nuclear device over a land route, though the US border is more secure than it has been recently.
“Tensions in the Korean theatre have risen to a difficult point.
“North Korea, while normally belligerent, is beginning to show signs of being backed into a corner.
“This is coupled with a more aggressive posture by the United States, and US allies beginning to accept the idea of a preemptive strike on North Korea. A
“Additionally, the United States has sent a strike group to Korea in a show of force.
“Any reasonable nation would suspect an imminent attack, and this may cause North Korea to react. A preemptive strike by the United States, while unlikely, can not be ruled out at this time.”
The DEFCON Warning System is a private intelligence organization which has monitored and assessed nuclear threats against the United States by national entities for over 33 years.
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