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North Korea today successfully launched a ballistic missile from a submarine, landing it within Japanese waters.
In addition, North Korea on Monday threatened to launch a nuclear attack on the U.S.
North Korea warned Monday that it would launch a preemptive nuclear attack against the U.S. and South Korea if they showed the “slightest sign of aggression” toward Pyongyang while conducting their annual military drills. The North’s Foreign Ministry said its “first-strike” units are prepared to conduct retaliatory strikes on South Korean and U.S. forces, threatening to turn the two nations into “a heap of ashes.”
Don’t worry however. The Obama administration “strongly condemned” the test launch today. That will certainly make a difference.