'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
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The East Sea off the coast of the Korean peninsula roiled with U.S. and South Korean ships, submarines, fighter jets and helicopters Monday in a set of high-profile military maneuvers intended to show North Korea that it is being watched.
He said the South Korean warship, the Cheonan, may have been unprepared when the attack occurred, noting that U.S. ships observe higher readiness.
"We're not expecting to see them out here," he said. "I would not think they would be willing or wanting to come all the way out here."