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North Korea Deploys Surface-to-Air missiles as U.S., South Korea begin exercise

November 27, 2010 politisite 0

North Korea has placed surface-to-surface missiles on launch pads in the Yellow Sea, Yonhap news agency reported on Sunday, as the United States and South Korea began joint military exercises. The agency said also that Pyongyang had moved surface-to-air missiles to frontline areas. The North’s offical KCNA news agency warned of retaliatory action if its territory was violated. “We will deliver a brutal military blow on any provocation which violates […]

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North Korea attacks South Korean island with over 200 artillery shells

November 23, 2010 politisite 0

North Korea on Tuesday fired dozens of artillery shells at a South Korean island, setting buildings on fire and prompting a return of fire by the South, Seoul’s military and media reports said. A witness said residents of the island of Yeonpyeong, off the west coast of the peninsula near a disputed maritime border, had been evacuated. Yonhap news agency said four South Korean soldiers had been wounded in the […]

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CBS News: Obama’s G-20 Performance an ‘Embarrassing Disappointment’

November 13, 2010 politisite 0

President Barack Obama claimed a stronger hand on the world stage Friday despite electoral defeats at home, failure to get a free-trade agreement with South Korea and lackluster international support for his get-tough policy with China on trade and currency disputes. “It wasn’t any easier to talk about currency when I was first elected and my poll numbers were at 65 percent,” Obama argued at the close of the G-20 […]