Snowden: NSA Making Cyberattacks On US More Likely And Costly

By: Thursday January 8, 2015 10:40 am

In an interview with NOVA that has yet to air, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden claims that the NSA is actively working to weaken US security by refusing to disclose vulnerabilities the agency finds in America’s cyberinfrastructure. Furthermore, Snowden claims that the NSA and its partners have developed and deployed offensive cyberwarfare weapons that have stoked [...]

Assessment of North Korean Nuclear Arms Program Comes From Recovered Satellite

By: Monday April 15, 2013 8:13 am

Back in December the North Koreans launched a satellite to demonstrate their technological advancement, it didn’t go well. But North Korea’s loss may have been America’s gain as the Daily Beast reports that the U.S. Navy recovered the front section of the rocket used in North Korea’s satellite launch which gave away the status of [...]

Kerry Goes To South Korea As Cheney Claims ‘We’re In Deep Doo Doo’

By: Friday April 12, 2013 7:59 am

Secretary of State John Kerry is in South Korea today in hopes of deescalating the crisis instigated by North Korea’s third nuclear weapons test. In response to the weapons test the United States along with others nations passed new sanctions on North Korea. North Korea responded with a number of threats ranging from restarting the [...]

North Korea Tells Foreigners To Evacuate South Korea For Safety, Missile Launch Planned

By: Tuesday April 9, 2013 7:47 am

With weeks of threats the North Koreans seem to be finally hitting the “put or shut up” level as the international community mostly shrugs the rogue state off. North Korea has now told foreigners in South Korea to take safety measures, claiming to not want to be held responsible for any non-South Koreans and Americans [...]

North Korea Threatens To Strike Hawaii and U.S. Mainland

By: Tuesday March 26, 2013 5:50 am

North Korea has decided to once again up the rhetorical ante by threatening an attack on Guam, Hawaii, and the U.S. mainland. This comes after a litany of other threats that seemed to have been mostly ignored by the international community as a new round of UN sanctions were passed in the wake of North [...]

North Korea Threatens To Attack American Military Bases In Pacific

By: Friday March 22, 2013 6:56 am

In the continually escalating conflict between North Korea and the United States a new threat has been issued from Pyongyang. The North Koreans have threatened to attack U.S military bases in Japan and Guam. North Korea on Thursday threatened to attack American military bases in Japan and on the Pacific island of Guam in retaliation [...]

North Korea Claims lt Will Launch A Pre-Emptive Nuclear Attack On America

By: Thursday March 7, 2013 5:53 am

Update 10:08 am EST: Senate Foreign Relations Hearing on North Korea Now While Washington obsesses over Iran possibly one day getting a nuclear weapon – nuclear armed North Korea has laid down the ultimate threat. After threatening to cancel the cease-fire that ended effectively ended the Korean War the North Korean government has now gone [...]

North Korea Threatens To Cancel Korean War Cease-Fire

By: Tuesday March 5, 2013 5:34 am

After another round of nuclear weapons tests and an outright threat to bring “final destruction” to South Korea at a disarmament conference, the government of North Korea promised to cancel the cease-fire that effectively ended the Korean War if the U.S and South Korea did not cease military exercises. North Korea vowed Tuesday to cancel [...]

North Korea Threatens South Korea With “Final Destruction”

By: Tuesday February 19, 2013 12:06 pm

Winston Churchill once said “Diplomacy is the art of telling people to go to hell in such a way that they ask for directions.” North Korea, it seems, only took part of the lesson. During a debate at the United Nations Conference on Disarmament North Korea threatened to annihilate South Korea – something it now [...]

North Korea Tells China More Nuclear Weapons Tests Coming

By: Friday February 15, 2013 5:53 am

Only a few days after North Korea conducted its third nuclear weapons test the rogue state has told its closest ally it plans one or two more nuclear tests this year in hopes of driving American foreign policy. North Korea has told its key ally, China, that it is prepared to stage one or even [...]

North Korea Conducts Third Nuclear Weapons Test

By: Tuesday February 12, 2013 5:57 am

While the United States government obsesses over the possibility that Iran might be pursuing nuclear weapons, North Korea has conducted its third nuclear weapons test. North Korea conducted its third nuclear test on Tuesday in defiance of existing U.N. resolutions, drawing condemnation from around the world, including from its only major ally, China, which summoned [...]

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