10 Aug '17, 1am

ANALYSIS | Why North Korea threatened Guam, the tiny US territory with big military power

ANALYSIS | Why North Korea threatened Guam, the tiny US territory with big military power

North Korea is reviewing plans to strike U.S. military targets in Guam with its medium-range ballistic missiles to create "enveloping fire," according to state media. <element> The message came hours after President Donald Trump warned North Korea that it will be "met with fire and fury and, frankly, power, the likes of which this world has never seen before" if the country does not stop threatening the United States. The threats follow a unanimous vote by the U.N. Security Council to impose strict new sanctions on North Korea. North Korea's state media have often warned of strikes against the United States, but the threats are usually vague and do not typically include targets this specific, the Wall Street Journal said. That Kim Jong Un is eyeing Guam, the sovereign U.S. territory with a strategic airfield and naval station, is no surprise to the 160,000 Guamanians on th...

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