Topic: South Korea Joint Chiefs of Staff
Though he doesn't foresee North Korea taking serious military action, Gen. Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said the Pentagon has bolstered its missile defenses to be prepared.
North Korea is warning that it can no longer guarantee diplomats' safety in Pyongyang as international tensions mount.
The last defection across the Demilitarized Zone by a North Korean soldier occurred in 2010.
Terrorism & Security South Korea begins largest anti-submarine drills ever, despite North Korea threats
South Korea has 4,500 service members from all military branches engaged in five days of antisubmarine drills. North Korea has threatened to retaliate.
08/05/2010 09:19 am
Separately, the chief US military commander in South Korea criticized the North over the sinking of the South Korean warship.
05/27/2010 04:45 pm