USA ground invasion of North Korea could cost 'millions' of lives

USA ground invasion of North Korea could cost 'millions' of lives

"Much of the available data is drawn from scant intelligence estimates issued by the US, Russian, and South Korean governments, most of these estimates over a decade old", wrote Sonia Ben Ouagrham-Gormley, an associate professor in the biodefense program at George Mason University, in July.

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un attends a meeting with a committee of the Workers' Party of Korea about the test of a hydrogen bomb, at an unknown location, September 4, 2017.

During election campaigning, Trump said South Korea and Japan must make more contributions for together hosting 80,000 USA troops or he might withdraw those soldiers.

A hint at a military option or crude insults directed at Kim - like the term "Little Rocket Man" he previously used to deride the young North Korean dictator - is certain to enrage North Korea, which could react with weapons tests and threats of war.

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'No dictator, no regime, no nation should ever underestimate American resolve, ' Trump told hundreds of cheering United States and Japanese troops in camouflage uniforms gathered at Yokota Air Base, just west of Tokyo, soon after he arrived. They can help us with Syria. "It was not pleasant for them, was it?" roared Trump. "We will not stand for that, the era of strategic patience is over". The trip is stoking fears North Korea will present a show of force, Politico reported.

He told reporters earlier on Air Force One that a decision would be made soon on whether to add reclusive North Korea to a list of state sponsors of terrorism.

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Donald Trump are set to discuss a Syria settlement at an Asian economic summit in Vietnam next week, RIA news agency reported Saturday.

"Amid rising tensions between Washington and Pyongyang, the letter notes the difficulty of establishing the "'best- or worst-case casualty scenarios'" should war break out with North Korea, given the proximity of South Korean capital Seoul to the de-militarised zone and uncertainty over how much warning the USA would have of a North Korean attack.

Dolphins trade Jay Ajayi to Eagles
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North Korea has said in public statements that it wants an official end to the Korean War.

While repeatedly calling for dialogue to resolve the issue, China has also signed up for increasingly tough United Nations sanctions against North Korea.

Addressed to Democrat Congressmen Ted Lieu of California and Ruben Gallego of Arizona, the letter lays out the stark potential consequences of conflict with the rogue state, and says that North Korea could resort to using its stockpile of chemical and biological weapons. Those sanctioned were banned from having any trade deals with South Korea.

FIVE new games released by Microsoft
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