S. Korea Beefs Up Defense, the North Warns of 'Waves of Retaliation'

The bodies of the two South Korean civilians killed this week by the North's artillery attack arrived today on the mainland for burial. Criticism of South Korea's measured response to the Tuesday shelling attack on Yeonpyeong Island, the North's first attack on civilians on South Korean soil since the Korean War ended 57 years ago, prompted the country's president to beef up defense measures. South Korean President Lee Myung-bak ordered more troops and advanced weaponry to the maritime...Full Story
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