On the Brink of War? Tensions Heighten in Korea

Tensions heightened in the Asia Pacific as North Korea fired more artillery shells within earshot of South Korea's Yeongpyeong Island, even as it warned that joint U.S.-South Korean military exercises could put the region on the brink of war. China also expressed similar concerns about upcoming military drills before the scheduled weekend arrival of U.S. aircraft carrier USS George Washington. The joint exercises in the Yellow Sea had been scheduled before tensions erupted in the region...Full Story
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