Guam in Crosshairs of US and North Korean Wargames

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Many of the 163,000 residents of the tiny US territory of Guam are unnerved by North Korea’s threat to launch a mid-August attack that would create “an historic enveloping fire” around the…

Others feel protected by the presence of 7,000 US soldiers on the island’s two US military bases, Anderson Air Force base and Naval Base Guam.

Guam is the US’s strategic Pacific centre, with an arsenal including B-2 stealth bombers and nuclear-powered submarines capable of reaching any western Pacific target within…

Krau 4dThey also have a Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system known as Thaad, which is intended to intercept missiles.

If North Korea follows through on plans to fire four Hwasong-12…

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