Lewis W. Diuguid

North Korea upset again over U.S.-South Korea war games

Updated: 2014-01-18T23:59:13Z

By Lewis W. Diuguid

The Kansas City Star

Another U.S.-South Korea war games, another warning of an “unimaginable holocaust” from North Korea.

It’s like clockwork. The U.S. and its allies can always anticipate that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will issue some sort of blanket threat.

“We sternly warn the U.S. and the South Korean authorities to stop the dangerous military exercises, which may push the situation on the peninsula and the north-south ties to a catastrophe,” the North's official Korean Central News Agency said quoting a reunification committee spokesman.

The military exercises dubbed Key Resolve and Foal Eagle begin next month, the Los Angeles Times reports. The South Korean Defense Ministry warned that it was prepared to counter any military action.

North Korea last year threatened nuclear war against South Korea and the U.S. over the military exercises. Nothing happened except former basketball star Dennis Rodman made headlines by going to North Korea to meet with eradict young leader.

To reach Lewis W. Diuguid, call 816-234-4723 or send email to ldiuguid@kcstar.com.

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