The intelligence sharing pact is aimed at countering North Korea’s aggression, according to Yonhap. The countries want to exchange information on the progress of Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile programs after the North staged its fifth and largest nuclear test last month. … [Read more...] about Japan Hopes to Reenergize Talks on Intel Sharing With South Korea
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Andrei Manoilo, Moscow State University Professor and member of the Russian Security Council, told Svobodnaya Pressa that there is little the activists can do on their own, but added that he cannot exclude the possibility that more serious players could be behind the Mejlis. The activists' declarations, according to Manoilo, "are a sort of advertising campaign for Crimean Tatar extremists. These groups are closely linked with Turkish intelligence…who provide them with significant funding for their provocations. The so-called Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people ceased representing the interests of the Crimean Tatars after the peninsula's accession to Russia. This organization, in fact, has evolved from a political group into a diversionary force, operating under the auspices of Turkish secret services. These services may well use the group for provocations against Russia." … [Read more...] about Erdogan Meets With Crimean Blockade Organizers: Naval Provocation Imminent?
On Monday, South Korea’s Defense Ministry laid out the case for engaging in a preemptive strike against the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DRPK) in the event that they determine a nuclear strike by the regime of Kim Jong-Un is imminent raising the stakes in a brewing conflict that could quickly explode into a major war. Defense Ministry spokesman Moon Sang-kyun explained in a press briefing that a preemptive strike may be employed for purposes of self-defense if the regime determines that there are signs that North Korea is beginning to use – as opposed to simply test – their lethal nuclear weapon stockpile. … [Read more...] about South Korea Planning Preemptive Strike on Kim Jong-Un Regime Over Nuclear Threat
But unlike in those leaks, "water is unlikely to have reached the ocean as there is no drainage in that tank area," Masayuki Ono, a spokesman for the utility, also known as Tepco, told Reuters. The water that did reach the ocean from the earlier leaks was not considered a widespread threat as it becomes diluted by the vastness of the Pacific Ocean. … [Read more...] about Japan’s Fukushima Nuclear Plant Springs New Leak
Alamance County Sheriff Terry Johnson calms Gary Williamson, founder of Taking Back Alamance County, a neo-Confederate group, after supporters from the Burlington-Alamance March For Justice and Community rang the bell outside the courthouse in Graham, North Carolina, on Saturday … [Read more...] about Showdown at Trump Tower: MAGA supporters clash with protesters outside president’s NYC home on site of BLM mural, while anti-cop demonstrators brawl with a Blue Lives Matter march – as rival protests continue across the nation
LONDON (Sputnik) — It is yet unclear if the terror level in the United Kingdom will be raised following the attack at the Parsons Green underground station in London, a spokesperson for the UK Home Office told Sputnik on Friday. … [Read more...] about UK Home Office: Too Early to Speak About Terror Alert in Country