Category: Wars & Rumors of Wars

US Defense chief ‘cannot imagine’ Washington accepting nuclear North Korea

The US secretary of defense says he “cannot imagine” the US ever accepting North Korea as a nuclear state, and claimed that possessing nuclear arms makes Pyongyang vulnerable rather than more secure. The Pentagon head spoke after a week-long trip to America’s allies in Asia, culminating in a visit to the DMZ, or demilitarized zone, the tense border between South and North Korea. After meeting his counterpart, Song Young-moo, Mattis said Washington would not back down in its pressure on North Korea over its development of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles. “I cannot imagine a condition under which the United...

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Unusual glow in auroral sky after Russia fires a nuclear ballistic missile

Russia carried out a successful test of its ‘Satan 2’ nuclear missile on October 26, 2017, creating an unusual glow in the sky against a background of northern lights in the sky above Strezhevoye, Tomsk Region. The rocket, also known as RS-28 Sarmat, was secretely fired from the Plestek Cosmodrome and travelled 3,600 miles before hitting a target on the Kura test range. Three submarines capable of carrying nuclear warheads also carried out successful ballistic missile tests, while three bombers hit ground targets with cruise missiles.   Now enjoy these amazing pictures by Alexey Yakovlev:   Unusual glow in the...

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North Korea Believed To Be Behind Cyber Attack That Impacted 300,000 Computers in 150 Countries

The secretive communist state has been widely identified within security circles as the source of the WannaCry global attack in May. Yesterday Home Office Minister Ben Wallace said: “North Korea was the state that we believe was involved this worldwide attack. We can be as sure as possible – I can’t obviously go into the detailed intelligence – but it is widely believed in the community and across a number of countries that North Korea had taken this role.” Mr Wallace suggested the attack was motivated by North Korea’s need for funds. The state, led by dictator Kim Jong-un,...

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Donald Trump tells Secretary of State he’s ‘wasting his time’ trying to hold peaceful negotiations with North Korea

  The president again called North Korean leader Kim Jong-un “little rocket man” in a tweet – and revealed he’s told Rex Tillerson, the US’s top diplomat, to stop trying to talk to the rogue country’s leader, calling him once again “little rocket man”. He tweeted: “I told Rex Tillerson, our wonderful Secretary of State, that he is wasting his time trying to negotiate with Little Rocket Man. Save your energy Rex, we’ll do what has to be done.” Many took his Twitter post to mean he was threatening military action against North Korea.   Being nice to Rocket...

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South Korean banks brace for massive electromagnetic pulse attack from the North

SOUTH Korea fears Kim Jong-un may order a devastating electromagnetic pulse attack aimed at destroying the country’s financial infrastructure. It is also worried North Korea may even target an EMP strike on its nuclear power stations, airlines and government ministries. The country has been the target of successful North Korean hacking attacks in the past and there are now growing concerns the nation’s financial institutions will be the next target. An EMP attack – either sparked by a nuclear blast or a pulse weapon  – would quickly bring the South’s financial institutions to their knees. Now the national banks are looking into...

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