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US, South Korea on High Military Alert

Military organizations on highest alert since 2006 as North threatens to resume war

(Newser) - The US and South Korea have boosted their military status to high alert after North Korea's warning yesterday that it's scrapping the treaty that halted the Korean War, the BBC reports. Military officials are closely analyzing transmissions and movement from the North, which has threatened a  "powerful military strike"... More »

North: Korean War Is Back On

North declares end to peace deal, restarts its nuclear plant

(Newser) - North Korea warned today that it no longer considers itself bound by the 1953 truce that brought the Korean War to an effective—but not official—end. The country said South Korea's announcement yesterday that it is joining a US-led initiative to stop ships suspected of carrying weapons of mass... More »

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