March 21, 2013
North Korea has threatened to launch a nuclear attack on US bases in Japan and Guam after Washington used B-52 bombers in a joint military drill with the South.
The threat came one day after Pyongyang condemned the use of the nuclear-capable bombers in the drills as “unpardonable provocation”.
The aircraft are based at Andersen Air Force base in the Pacific island of Guam and flew over South Korea as part of annual joint exercises, while missile-carrying attack submarines can operate out of Japanese ports.
This article was posted: Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 6:29 am