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N. Korea Preps for Possible Nuclear and Long Range Missile Tests

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On February 10, 2014, AlertsUSA issued the following Flash message to subscriber mobile devices: 2/10 Tensions rise as N. Korea completes prep of Punggye site for 4th nuke test. Upgrade of long range missile launch complex @ Tongchang also complete. Monitoring. On Monday of this week AlertsUSA subscribers were notified via text messages to their…

AlertsUSA Threat Journal National Situation Update – Feb 15, 2014

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download In this week’s update we look at new testimony from intelligence chiefs on the state of the al-Qaeda terrorist organization, the growing missile threat from Iran and fresh revelations about the actual severity of the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan. AlertsUSA Homepage – http://AlertsUSA.com – (Alerts to your…

Deterring the Dragon … From (Under) the Sea

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Proceedings of the U.S. Naval Institute February 2014 Vol. 140/2/1,332 If the United States wants to prevent China from flexing its military muscle and disrupting the status quo it should adopt and advance a subsurface strategy. China and the United States may—or, it is hoped, may not—enter into armed conflict in the future. Given China’s…

U.S. Reaffirms Defense of Japan

Japan-China tensions

The United States on Friday stressed its commitment to the defense of Japan and stability in the Asia-Pacific region against a backdrop of increasingly assertive territorial claims by China. After a meeting with Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida, Secretary of State John Kerry emphasized the importance of the U.S.-Japan relationship, which both countries say remains…