Japan Releases 'What To Do If North Korea Nukes You' Guide

World | Ryan Pickrell
School children take shelter under desks during an earthquake simulation exercise at an elementary school in Tokyo March 11, 2015. The school in one of the central wards in Tokyo held an annual evacuation drill to prepare for earthquakes, on the fourth anniversary of the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami that killed thousands and set off a nuclear crisis. REUTERS/Issei Kato

‘Robust building’

Allies Brace For New North Korean Provocations As Big Army Bash Looms

World | Ryan Pickrell
A view of a firing contest among multiple launch rocket system (MLRS) batteries selected from large combined units of the KPA, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang on December 21, 2016. KCNA/via Reuters

Founding of the Korean People’s Army

Nuclear Bomb Shelter Business Booms In Japan

World | Ryan Pickrell
The fresh air filter room is seen in a former Regional Government HQ Nuclear bunker built by the British government during the Cold War which has come up for sale in Ballymena, Northern Ireland on February 4, 2016. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

and air purifiers for poison gas and radiation

North Korea Threatens To Sink Trump's 'Armada'

World | Ryan Pickrell
Missiles are driven past the stand with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and other high ranking officials during a military parade marking the 105th birth anniversary of North Korea's founding father, Kim Il Sung, in Pyongyang, April 15, 2017. REUTERS/Sue-Lin Wong

‘An example to show our military force’

CONFIRMED: Pence Really Did Go To The Korean DMZ To Look Menacing

World | Ryan Pickrell
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence looks toward the north from an observation post inside the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, in Paju, South Korea, April 17, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

‘See our resolve in my face’

US Nuke Sniffer Plane Reportedly Makes Emergency Flight Past Korea

World | Ryan Pickrell
Throughout the afternoon, an WC-135W Constant Phoenix aircraft performs touch 'n go landing exercises at Offutt Air Force Base (US Air Force - Wikimedia Commons/Public domain)

Searching for signs of a nuclear test

Kim Jong Probably Not: 'US Nuclear Strategy Is Evolving Away From They Use Nukes, We Use Nukes'

World | Ryan Pickrell
Multiple DPRK rocket launchers are seen being fired during a military drill at an unknown location, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on March 25, 2016. REUTERS/KCNA

‘Might not be an automatic nuclear response’

What Happens If North Korea Gets A Nuclear-Armed Missile Into The Air?

World | Ryan Pickrell
A Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptor is launched during a successful intercept test, in this undated handout photo provided by the U.S. Department of Defense, Missile Defense Agency. THAAD provides the U.S. military a land-based, mobile capability to defend against short- and medium-range ballistic missiles, intercepting incoming missiles inside and outside the earth's atmosphere. REUTERS/U.S. Department of Defense, Missile Defense Agency/Handout via Reuters

‘Before they have the chance to reload’

What Would Happen If North Korea Launched A Nuclear Strike?

World | Ryan Pickrell
North Korean leader Kim Jung Un guides the test fire of a tactical rocket in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang August 15, 2014. REUTERS/KCNA

The who, what, where, and why of a North Korean nuclear strike

Trump Puts Bombing Kim Jong-Un On The 'Back Burner'

World | Ryan Pickrell
Multiple DPRK rocket launchers are seen being fired during a military drill at an unknown location, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on March 25, 2016. REUTERS/KCNA

De-nuclearization remains the objective

United Airlines Barred From Russian Airspace 'For Diplomatic Reasons,' Pilot Announces

US | Chuck Ross
A United Airlines plane sits on the tarmac at San Francisco International Airport (Getty Images)

Flight from San Fran to Shanghai forced to refuel in Japan

Trump's 'Very Powerful Armada' On Its Way To Korea Is About To Get Even Bigger

World | Ryan Pickrell
A combined formation of aircraft from Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 9 pass in formation above the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) in the Philippine Sea on June 18, 2016. Courtesy Steve Smith/U.S. Navy/Handout via REUTERS

Carriers, destroyers, cruisers, and submarines

Trump To Take On North Korea With 'Full Range Of Military Capabilities'

World | Ryan Pickrell
North Korea's artillery sub-units, whose mission is to strike Daeyeonpyeong island and Baengnyeong island of South Korea, conduct a live shell firing drill to examine war fighting capabilities in the western sector of the front line in this picture released by the North's official KCNA news agency in Pyongyang March 14, 2013. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and military officers attended the live shell firing drill. REUTERS/KCNA

‘All options are on the table’

A Big South Korean Concern With Kim Jong-un's Missile Test Has Nothing To Do With Missiles

World | Ryan Pickrell

The name of the sea the missiles fell in

US Goes North Korean Sub Hunting With Key Asian Allies

World | Ryan Pickrell
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un guides on the spot the underwater test-fire of strategic submarine ballistic missile in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang on April 24, 2016. KCNA/via REUTERS

Combating the SLBM threat

Japan Wants The Firepower To Obliterate North Korea If Necessary

World | Ryan Pickrell
A Japanese Self-Defence Force soldier stands guard near Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) missile units at the Defence Ministry in Tokyo March 29, 2009. North Korea is preparing to launch a close- to mid-range ballistic missile separately from the long-range rocket that Pyongyang has said it will launch next month, the Sankei Japanese daily newspaper reported on Sunday. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

‘Capacity to strike’

America's Most Advanced Stealth Fighter Practices Bombing North Korea

National Security | Ryan Pickrell

Precision strikes