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USA-Japan escalate tensions, with naval drills off Korean Peninsula

In a show of power, Japan, US begin joint naval drills off Korean Peninsula Trump’s harsh rhetoric, coupled with the North Korean regime’s ongoing weapons tests, have escalated regional tension to unprecedented levels

IANS  |  Tokyo Business Standard, November 16, 2017and the on Thursday began joint naval drills south of the in a show of power against 

The sent its nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan, three destroyers and around 14,000 troops to participate in the drills that will be conducted until November 26 in waters near the Okinawa archipelago, the Navy said in a statement cited by Efe news.
and the on Sunday had launched other joint drills covering larger ground in the Sea of (called East Sea in the two Koreas), also as “a show of might” to Pyongyang…….http://www.business-standard.com/article/international/in-a-show-of-power-japan-us-begin-joint-naval-drills-off-korean-peninsula-117111601439_1.html
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November 17, 2017 - Posted by | Japan, USA, weapons and war

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