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And North Korea’s heated rhetoric against the US is getting even harder.Today Pyoung Yang warned it will use, quote, nuclear deterrence to respond the joint US-South Korean military exercises. And about 8,000 military personnel are expected to take part in the drill tomorrow off the South Korean coast. The US says the exercises are in response to the deadly sinking of a South Korean ship blamed on the North. Mike Chinoy, a former reporter with CNN and now a senior fellow at the University of Southern California, says it is possible this war of words could escalate even further.
I think the North Koreans know that if they get into a serious shooting war with the South Koreans and the
In addition to the 8,000 military personnel, about 200 aircrafts and 20 ships and subs will actually take part in tomorrow’s US and South Korean exercise as well. The state run news agency says the North will, quote, legitimately counter with its powerful nuclear deterrence. The military drills in South Korea are scheduled to start tomorrow. So Mike Chinoy is a former CNN senior Asia correspondent and the author of meltdown, the inside story of the North Korea nuclear crisis. He’s joining us right now from Los Angeles. Good to see you.
Hi, Fredricka? So Mike, what should we expect from these military exercises? Well, these exercises……have a number of goals. They’re designed primarily to deter North Korea in the wake of the North Korean sinking of that South Korean naval vessel in late March. They were also intended to help South Korea improve its anti-submarine warfare capabilities. And the North Koreans are very angry about the exercises.