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Since then, games nominally hosted in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, as the North is officially known, have had to be played on neutral ground due to authorities' reluctance to see the South's standard fluttering in their capital. Unlike sophisticated weapons, bio-chemical weapons are relatively cheap to produce, and any trained operatives could utilize them to carry out terror attacks.

"The U.S. missile attack against Syria is a clear and unforgivable act of aggression against a sovereign state and we strongly condemn this", KCNA quoted an unnamed spokesman for the North Korean foreign ministry as saying. It would be the first US deployment of nuclear weapons overseas since the end of the Coal War. -South Korea joint exercises for increasing tensions.

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Sunday that he and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed on the importance of close coordination over North Korean issues as Pyongyang continues its nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs.

The question of whether the North Koreans have the capability to launch a nuclear war has been a heated topic for ages.

Four-star Gen. Jack Keane, who told Fox News that the USA was "rapidly and dangerously heading towards the reality that the military option is the only one left when it comes to getting North Korea to denuclearize and not weaponized [intercontinental ballistic missiles]".

"The first few tests might fail, but that's not good news because they'll learn", said Lewis.

Washington denies it has any intention of invading the North. Russian Federation was not happy with the US, it spoke in defense of Syria and moved warships. South Korea, U.S. military bases in the Pacific Ocean and the U.S. mainland are all within range, and could be fired upon at any time, according to the article.

Tensions have been even higher than usual over the past few weeks because annual war games between the US and South Korean militaries are underway.

Gen. John Hyten, the commander of U.S. Strategic Command, maintained on Wednesday that "any solution to the North Korea problem has to involve China".

North Korea's missile launch capability is developing, to include mobile, and possibly submarine-launch options, making its weapons harder to detect and destroy before they could cause serious damage in return. The most recent nuclear test was conducted in September 2016.

It's time for them to put aside their fears and their differences and work together on this most intractable problem in worldwide affairs, once and for all, for their own good, for the good of the region, and the good of the Korean people on both sides of the 38th parallel.

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