South Korea Readies 'Blackout Bombs' to Fight North Korea

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"Presidents and their administrations have been talking to North Korea for 25 years, agreements made and massive amounts of money paid hasn't worked, agreements violated before the ink was dry, makings fools of USA negotiators", he said in a pair of tweets.

Tensions have soared between the United States and North Korea following a series of weapons tests by Pyongyang and a string of increasingly bellicose exchanges between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Russian Federation and China called for restraint on North Korea on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump warned over the weekend that "only one thing will work" in dealing with Pyongyang, hinting that military action was on his mind, Reuters reports.

A U-2S high-altitude reconnaissance aircraft has been deployed by the U.S. Air Force to monitor potential military movements by the North.


The South Korean Unification Ministry could not confirm that the complex has been reopened, but did say that recent bus movements and illuminated street lamps in the site have been observed.

Last week, the North Korea propaganda web site Meari indicated operations have resumed at the Kaesong facility, and another propaganda web site, Uriminzokkiri posted a comment saying, "It is nobody's business what we do in an industrial complex where our nation's sovereignty is exercised".

Tensions spiked on the Korean Peninsula in August as North Korea announced a plan to launch ballistic missiles toward the US Pacific territory of Guam.

Trump has vowed to protect the USA against North Korea's nuclear aggression, saying that only denuclearization is an option for the North's regime.


The United Nations Security Council, which has imposed a series of ever tighter sanctions on North Korea, has banned four ships from ports globally for carrying coal from North Korea, including one vessel that also had ammunition.

"We reiterated our support for our collective strategy of maximum diplomatic and economic pressure on North Korea so it will be compelled to return to the negotiating table".

China's influential Global Times tabloid expressed alarm at how far the rhetoric on both sides had gone and how it had increased the risk of a "fatal misjudgement".

How are North Korea's hackers making money? "The Korean War is still alive in the minds of many people".


However an official with the current pro-engagement administration of President Moon Jae-in has said there is no evidence that North Korea diverted Kaesong wages to its weapons programs.

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