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North Korea said Tuesday that it had put its rocket and long-range artillery units on "highest alert," ready to strike South Korea and U.S. military bases in Hawaii and Guam.
North Korea conducted air raid drills, ordering its population to bomb shelters and its military to arms, as it threatened to bomb U.S. military bases in Guam and Okinawa on Thursday.
North Korea’s state media Friday said the isolated and impoverished communist autocracy had been the victim of cyberattacks by the United States and its allies.
North Korea on Friday blamed South Korea and the United States for cyberattacks that temporarily shut down websites this week at a time of elevated tensions over the North's nuclear ambitions. Experts, however, indicated it could take months to determine what happened and one analyst suggested hackers in China were a more likely culprit.
The U.N. Security Council on Thursday unanimously approved new sanctions on North Korea to punish it for its Feb. 12 nuclear test, hours after Pyongyang threatened a "pre-emptive" nuclear strike against the United States.
North Korea on Friday scrapped all nonaggression pacts with South Korea and cut off a hotline with Seoul after the U.N. Security Council unanimously approved new sanctions on Pyongyang to punish it for its Feb. 12 nuclear test.
North Korea threatened Tuesday to nullify its armistice agreement with South Korea, effectively restarting the Korean war after 60 years, as the U.N. Security Council meets in New York to consider new sanctions against the rogue state for its illegal nuclear weapons program.
Last year, the Obama administration announced to the world that it was planning to pursue a new Asia/Pacific-oriented national security strategy. Since then, North Korea has countered with a strategy of its own. In December, Pyongyang successfully launched a multistage intercontinental ballistic missile capable of carrying a warhead-sized payload to the U.S. mainland.
North Korea’s third nuclear test has put the burden on China to punish its communist ally, but Beijing is unlikely to do anything to hurt Pyongyang, Asia analysts said Tuesday.