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Originally posted by gallifreyan medic
Stating that I have a lack of understanding is a defensive remark by someone
who is firm in the belief that they are right and others are in the wrong.
Or from someone who tries to deflect from the truth.
North Korea's recent actions were "extraordinarily provocative" and the US does not mean to "reward" them, President Barack Obama has said. Mr Obama was referring to North Korea's latest nuclear and missile tests.
US President Barack Obama said Saturday that North Korea's nuclear weapon test had been "extraordinarily provocative" and that it would be "profoundly dangerous" for Iran to get a nuclear bomb.Obama highlighted the separate policies being pursued against the two, with the United States seeking an increasingly tough line on Stalinist North Korea while it has offered to hold talks Iran's hardline Islamic government.
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea has outlined a plan to counter a possible missile attack by North Korea, including airstrikes on a missile base, Seoul's Yonhap News reported on Sunday citing military sources.
WASHINGTON, June 7 (Reuters) - The United States is looking into putting North Korea back on a list of state sponsors of terrorism in response to its nuclear test last month, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said in an interview on Sunday. "We're going to look at it. There's a process for it. Obviously we would want to see recent evidence of their support for international terrorism," she said on ABC's "This Week with George Stephanopoulos."
South Korea has sent hundreds more Marines to its tense border with North Korea, military officials said on Friday as world powers prepared to punish the communist state for its nuclear test.