National Security Advisor says US is preparing more Sanctions against North Korea

Revelations 6:3-4 “when he opened the second seal, I heard the second living creature say, “Come!” 4 And out came another horse, bright red. Its rider was permitted to take peace from the earth, so that people should slay one another, and he was given a great sword.

Important Takeaways:

  • U.S. Preparing More Sanctions on North Korea, Sullivan Says
  • U.S. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan says the United States is working a new round of sanctions against North Korea
  • As Pyongyang forges ahead with banned missile development and signals a possible new nuclear test.
  • North Korea has said denuclearization is off the table, and accused the United States and its allies of pursing “hostile” policies, including sanctions, that have left it no choice but to expand its military.
  • Decades of U.S.-led sanctions have not halted North Korea’s increasingly sophisticated missile and nuclear weapon programs, and China and Russia have blocked recent efforts to impose more United Nations sanctions

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More missile tests from North Korea

North Korea ICBM

Revelations 6:3-4 “when he opened the second seal, I heard the second living creature say, “Come!” 4 And out came another horse, bright red. Its rider was permitted to take peace from the earth, so that people should slay one another, and he was given a great sword.

Important Takeaways:

  • North Korea’s flurry of missile tests has South Korea talking about the nuclear option
  • North Korea has done dozens of missile tests this year, including an ICBM test last week.
  • The tests come after years of talks and of sanctions in pursuit of an arms-control deal with the North.
  • In South Korea, debate about defenses is intensifying — including preemptive strikes and nuclear weapons.

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N.K. missile launch shows capability of striking anywhere in the U.S.

Revelations 18:23:’For the merchants were the great men of the earth; for by thy sorceries were all nations deceived.’

Important Takeaways:

  • North Korea test launches ballistic missile capable of striking anywhere in US
  • North Korea missile lands 130 miles off Japan’s coastline and within Japanese exclusive economic zone
  • Japan’s Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada estimated that the missile had a potential range of over 9,300 miles depending on the weight of the warhead.
  • “In which case it could cover the entire mainland United States,” he warned.
  • U.S. National Security Council spokesperson Adrienne Watson said the launch “needlessly raises tensions” and showed that North Korea prioritized military gains over diplomacy.
  • “Pyongyang must immediately cease its destabilizing actions and instead choose diplomatic engagement,” she added.

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More Missile launches from NK: General Jack Keane says it’s about concessions

Revelations 6:3-4 “when he opened the second seal, I heard the second living creature say, “Come!” 4 And out came another horse, bright red. Its rider was permitted to take peace from the earth, so that people should slay one another, and he was given a great sword.

Important Takeaways:

  • North Korea fired ballistic missile that landed near South Korea: Seoul
  • According to Cavuto NK has launched 30 missiles in 24 hrs
  • South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff confirmed the launch of the short-range ballistic missile from the North’s eastern coastal Wonsan area at 10:48 a.m., just hours after North Korean officials threatened “fiercer” military actions amid alleged provocations by the U.S., South Korea, and Japan.
  • South Korea has boosted its surveillance of North Korea amid the growing missile threat and continues to maintain a military readiness for a potential conflict, officials said.

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NK declares its barrage of missile tests were in practice to “mercilessly” strike the South, says it’s testing possible EMP

Revelations 6:3-4 “when he opened the second seal, I heard the second living creature say, “Come!” 4 And out came another horse, bright red. Its rider was permitted to take peace from the earth, so that people should slay one another, and he was given a great sword.

Important Takeaways:

  • North Korea: Missile tests were practice to attack South, US
  • North Korea fired dozens of missiles and flew warplanes toward the sea last week — triggering evacuation alerts in some South Korean and Japanese areas
  • North Korea’s military said Monday its recent barrage of missile tests were practices to “mercilessly” strike key South Korean and U.S. targets such as air bases and operation command systems with a variety of missiles that likely included nuclear-capable weapons.
  • S. and South Korean officials responded they would further enhance their joint training events and warned the North that the use of nuclear weapons would result in the end of Kim’s regime.
  • The North’s military said it also carried out an important test of a ballistic missile with a special functional warhead missioned with “paralyzing the operation command system of the enemy.” This could mean a simulation of electromagnetic pulse attacks, but some observers doubt whether North Korea has mastered key technologies to obtain such an attack capability.

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180 North Korean Flights near the Armistice line, South Korea scrambles jets

Revelations 6:3-4 “when he opened the second seal, I heard the second living creature say, “Come!” 4 And out came another horse, bright red. Its rider was permitted to take peace from the earth, so that people should slay one another, and he was given a great sword.

Important Takeaways:

  • South Korea scrambles jets as North Korea launches 180 flights on border
  • North Korean military forces were detected flying just north of the tactical line, also known as the Armistice Line, which was established in 1953 and formally ended the Korean War, first reported Reuters.
  • The aggressive show of force in North Korea’s air space came just hours after Washington and Seoul extended joint military drills, and some 240 aircraft continued with the largest ever U.S.-South Korea military exercises, dubbed “Vigilant Storm.”
  • South Korea responded to the surge by scrambling 80 aircraft, including F-35A stealth fighters.

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More missiles fired by North Korea, one an ICBM, failed its test

Revelations 6:3-4 “when he opened the second seal, I heard the second living creature say, “Come!” 4 And out came another horse, bright red. Its rider was permitted to take peace from the earth, so that people should slay one another, and he was given a great sword.

Important Takeaways:

  • US Condemns Apparent Failed ICBM Test by North Korea
  • The US urged North Korea to halt further “destabilizing” tests and return to negotiations over its nuclear weapons program, State Department spokesman Ned Price said in a statement.
  • The suspected ICBM was launched from an area near Pyongyang around 7:44 a.m. and flew eastward toward Japan, reaching an altitude of 1,920 kilometers (1,200 miles), according to South Korean data.
  • The Republic of Korea Air Force separately announced that its exercises with the US were being extended because of the “ongoing North Korean provocations.”
  • The missile was one of at least three fired by North Korea on Thursday, including two shorter-range rockets that fell into the sea between the Korean Peninsula and Japan
  • North Korea earlier this week threatened to take “powerful measures” if the US didn’t halt military drills with partners including South Korea, firing off at least 23 missiles on Wednesday.
  • The US and South Korea this week started air drills known as Vigilant Storm that had been scheduled to run through Friday and involve about 240 aircraft in about 1,600 sorties to “hone their wartime capabilities,” the US 7th Air Force said in a statement.

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Report of North Korea launching over 20 missiles near the South Korean sea border

What appears to be a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) flies in an undisclosed location in this undated picture released by North Korea's Central News Agency (KCNA) on October 2, 2019. KCNA via REUTERS

Revelations 6:3-4 “when he opened the second seal, I heard the second living creature say, “Come!” 4 And out came another horse, bright red. Its rider was permitted to take peace from the earth, so that people should slay one another, and he was given a great sword.

Important Takeaways:

  • South Korea issues air raid alerts after North Korea fires short-range ballistic missiles
  • Air raid sirens sounded on a South Korean island and residents evacuated to underground shelters after North Korea fired more than 20 missiles
  • At least one of them in its direction and landing near the rivals’ tense sea border. South Korea quickly responded by launching its own missiles in the same border area.
  • The launches came hours after North Korea threatened to use nuclear weapons to get the U.S. and South Korea to “pay the most horrible price in history” in protest of ongoing South Korean-U.S. military drills that it views as an invasion rehearsal.
  • The White House maintained that the United States has no hostile intent toward North Korea and vowed to work with allies to curb North Korea’s nuclear ambitions.

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No More Nuclear Tests warns U.S., S. Korea, and Japan: Unparalleled response if N.K. crosses that line

Revelations 6:3-4 “when he opened the second seal, I heard the second living creature say, “Come!” 4 And out came another horse, bright red. Its rider was permitted to take peace from the earth, so that people should slay one another, and he was given a great sword.

Important Takeaways:

  • North Korea warned of ‘unparalleled’ response from US, Japan, South Korea if it launches a 7th nuclear test
  • The warning comes not only after Pyongyang conducted a series of unannounced missile tests earlier this month, including a ballistic missile launched over Japan, but as the U.S. and its Asian allies fear it could be planning nuclear bomb testing for the first time since 2017, according to Reuters.
  • “We agreed that an unparalleled scale of response would be necessary if North Korea pushes ahead with a seventh nuclear test,” South Korean First Vice Foreign Minister Cho Hyun-dong reportedly told a news conference in Tokyo

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North and South exchange warning shots in escalation of tensions

Revelations 6:3-4 “when he opened the second seal, I heard the second living creature say, “Come!” 4 And out came another horse, bright red. Its rider was permitted to take peace from the earth, so that people should slay one another, and he was given a great sword.

Important Takeaways:

  • North and South Korea exchange warning shots along disputed sea boundary amid heightened tensions following North Korea’s recent barrage of missile tests
  • South Korea’s military says its Navy fired warning shots to repel a North Korean merchant ship that it claims violated the sea boundary.
  • North Korea’s military said it responded by firing 10 rounds of artillery shells as a warning to South Korea.
  • The incident comes amid heightened tensions over North Korea’s recent barrage of missile tests, which in turn led to U.S. and South Korean warplanes conducting bombing drills.

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