North Korea Announces Detailed Plan to Launch Missiles Toward Guam

Japan and South Korea have vowed a strong reaction if North Korea goes ahead with the plan.

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North Korea has announced a detailed plan to launch a salvo of ballistic missiles toward the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam, a major military hub and home to U.S. bombers. If carried out, it would be the North’s most provocative missile launch to date. The announcement Thursday warned that the North is finalizing a plan to fire four of its Hwasong-12 missiles over Japan and into waters around the tiny island, which hosts 7,000 U.S.…

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