Top US General in South Korea Cancels Trip to Washington Due to North Korea Situation - Breaking News Allvoices

News Stories Related To: Top US General in South Korea Cancels Trip to Washington Due to North Korea Situation

Pyŏngyang : North Korea | 1 year ago  
The tense situation in the North Korean peninsula has been the top U.S. general in South Korea and the top general in South Korea to cancel long-planned trips to Washington this week....
    • Clear
    • Share:
    • Share
    • Clear
    • Clear
    • Clear
    • Clear
     
  • Read full report
   Reach     Credibility Credibility of 5
Report Your News Got a similar story?
Add it to the network!

Or add related content to this report

Related news stories

  • Proposed defense budget includes military, weapons cut

      United Press International | 1 year ago
    The Department of Defense proposed a $526.6 billion budget for fiscal 2014 Wednesday that includes capping military pay increases at 1 percent, closing bases and canceling a number of weapons systems. It is about $52 billion more than the across-the-...
  • S Korea, US raise alert status

      News 24 | 1 year ago
    South Korean and US forces raised their alert status to "vital threat" on Wednesday before an expected North Korean missile test as the Pentagon warned a bellicose Pyongyang it was "skating very close to a dangerous line". The North last week told...
  • Pentagon's proposed budget about same as last year

      Washington Post | 1 year ago
    The plan's biggest pitfall may be that it was drawn up under the assumption that automatic cuts mandated by Congress will somehow be averted by the end of this fiscal year, an assumption that analysts called foolhardy. Read the proposal President...
  • Pentagon warns North Korea: You are 'very close to a dangerous line'

      The Christian Science Monitor | 1 year ago
    What might the consequences be of a North Korean ballistic missile launch  and is the military dictatorship flirting with war?
  • Pressure failing to sway North Korea

      Wellington Dominion | 1 year ago
    South Korea says there is a "very high" probability that North Korea, after weeks of threats of war, would test-launch a medium-range missile at any time as a show of strength...In Washington, US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel said North Korea was "...
  • Pentagon budget highlights cuts and consolidation

      CNN | 1 year ago
    The Pentagon on Wednesday released a proposed $526.6 billion budget for fiscal 2014 that relies heavily on cuts in weapons programs and infrastructure. The Defense proposal, part of the Obama administration's full budget rollout, is an increase of...
  • North Korea skating ‘close to dangerous line': US

      DAWN | 1 year ago
    US AFP 53 mins ago US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel (L), and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. North Korea is skating very close to a dangerous line with its heated rhetoric and provocative actions, US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told...
  • N. Korea positions missile launchers on coast, Hagel says regime close to '...

      Fox News | 1 year ago
    Published April 10, 2013 FoxNews.com North Korea has positioned two mobile missile launchers on the country's east coast, senior Pentagon officials tell Fox News -- movement that comes as Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel warned Wednesday that North...
  • Cuts to Defense Budget Can be Absorbed: US Secretary of Defense

      Epoch Times | 1 year ago
    Defense must reduce spending by $487 billion over the next decade, and this fiscal year faces cuts of about $40 billion. At the same time, there aren't cuts on the back end of the budget laid out for the next 10 years. But this isn't a budget gimmick,...
  • Hagel: N. Korea close to 'dangerous line' with nuclear rhetoric

      Yedioth Ahronoth | 1 year ago
    Breaking News US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said on Wednesday that North Korea has been skating close to a "dangerous line" with its near-daily threats against the United States and South Korea.   "North Korea has been, with its bellicose rhetoric,...
  • North Korea missile test: What's a Musudan?

      Christian Science Monitor | 1 year ago
    If North Korea test-fires a Musudan, it could settle a debate within the expert community about the capabilities of the intermediate-range ballistic missile or whether it exists at all. Washington North Korea appears set to conduct a missile test at...
  • Minister: N. Korea missile launch possible

      United Press International | 1 year ago
    Korea missile launch possible A photo of a mobile, long-range missile launcher, which has alarmed the Pentagon, is displayed on a picture board in front of the North Korean embassy in Beijing on March 22, 2013. China is willing to promote dialogue...
  • North Korea missile test appears imminent

      United Press International | 1 year ago
    The United States, South Korea and Japan remained alert Wednesday for any imminent ballistic missile tests by North Korea, officials said. In Washington, a U.S. official told CNN North Korea could test fire mobile ballistic missiles any time.
  • U.S. can thwart North Korea, admiral tells senators

      Los Angeles Times | 1 year ago
    The commander of U.S. forces in the Pacific reassured Congress on Tuesday that the U.S. military could intercept any missile launched by North Korea and aimed at America's territory or its East Asian allies...Samuel Locklear's briefing to senators...
  • North Korea moves more missiles

      Wellington Dominion | 1 year ago
    South Korea has raised its surveillance of North Korea after the reclusive state moved one or more long-range missiles in readiness for a possible launch, Yonhap news agency has reported. Admiral Samuel Locklear, the commander of US forces in the...
  • U.S. approves final year funding for Lockheed Martin missile system

      Reuters | 1 year ago
    Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel gives a speech on fiscal defense spending at Ft.
  • U.S. Proposal Would Cut Military Powers on Rape Cases

      Inter Press Service | 1 year ago
    The new U.S. secretary of defence, Chuck Hagel, pushed Monday for reforms of the armed forces' judicial code that would roll back an archaic provision allowing high-ranking commanders to overturn military court verdicts, a move that would...
  • U.S. can intercept North Korean missile, top admiral says

      Los Angeles Times | 1 year ago
    Responding to concerns that North Korea is preparing to test a medium-range missile after weeks of bellicose threats, the commander of U.S. forces in the Pacific sought to reassure Congress on Tuesday that the Pentagon would be able intercept a...
  • North Korean missiles: Could US shoot them down?

      Christian Science Monitor | 1 year ago
    The Pentagon has been deploying more missile-defense ground batteries and ships to East Asia. Here's a rundown of the three-tiered system that the US could use to counter North Korean missiles...That's a key question for the United States and its...
  • Locklear: U.S. can stop N. Korean missiles

      United Press International | 1 year ago
    Samuel Locklear III testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee abut North Korean arms expansion April 9, 2013...Pacific forces Tuesday told the Senate Armed Services Committee he is worried about North Korean arms expansion. "North Korea's...
  • US to hit NKorea missile if allies at risk

      The Daily Telegraph | 1 year ago
    A TOP US military commander says he favours shooting down a North Korean missile only if it threatens the United States or Washington's allies in the region. When asked by politicians on Tuesday if he supported knocking out any missile fired by North...
  • US warns North Korea against additional nuclear test

      Zee News | 1 year ago
    The US has warned North Korea not to undertake another nuclear test or missile launch. "Any future nuclear test or missile launch would be in direct violation of UN Security Council resolutions, and would lead to further pressure and isolation,"...
  • North Korea: Japan Deploys Missile Defence

      Sky News | 1 year ago
    Japan has deployed missile-defence systems in key locations around Tokyo as as North Korea warned foreigners in the South to take evacuation measures in case of war. The Patriot missile batteries were set up in the defence ministry headquarters and...
  • Hagel Flags Major Overhauls in Defense

      Epoch Times | 1 year ago
    Secretary Chuck Hagel has flagged a major overhaul of the U.S. Defense Department (DOD), saying budget cuts and a changing world require wide ranging reforms. The announcement comes as national security concerns intensify over North Korea, the...
  • Pentagon seeks change in military law over sex assault decision: official

      Reuters | 1 year ago
    Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel gives a speech on fiscal defense spending at Ft...Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has decided to ask Congress to change U.S. military law so that senior commanders no longer have the power to set aside jury convictions...
  • Officials: Hagel pushes conviction reversal change

      Arizona Republic | 1 year ago
    U.S. officials say Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is recommending that military commanders be stripped of their ability to reverse criminal convictions of service members in response to a congressional uproar over an Air Force officer's decision to...
  • Report: NKorea may test nukes

      Pacific Daily News | 1 year ago
    South Korea's point man on North Korea said Monday there is an "indication" that Pyongyang is preparing for a fourth nuclear test, a day after another Seoul official said a Pyongyang missile test may be in the works. Unification Minister Ryoo Kihl-...
  • N.Korea to withdraw workers from Kaesong

      United Press International | 1 year ago
    North Korea said Monday it will withdraw its workers at an industrial complex operated with South Korea for what it says are provocations against the country. The statement carried by the Korean Central News Agency said all North Korean workers will...
  • China confirms live-fire drills near N. Korean border

      Fox News | 1 year ago
    Published April 08, 2013 Washington Free Beacon China's military and defense ministry on Sunday confirmed that military forces in a border region near North Korea conducted live-fire drills amid tensions between North Korea and the United States. ...
  • North Korea said readying nuclear test

      United Press International | 1 year ago
    North Korea appears to be readying a fourth underground nuclear test at the same site where it conducted one eight weeks ago, a South Korean official said. "We have detected increased activity of labor forces and vehicles at the southern tunnel of...
  • SKorea: 'Indication' NKorea prepping for nuke test

      SF Gate | 1 year ago
    South Korea (AP) South Korea's point man on North Korea said Monday there is an "indication" that Pyongyang is preparing for a fourth nuclear test, a day after another Seoul official said a Pyongyang missile test may be in the works. Unification...
  • N. Korea preparing for fourth nuclear test – South

      Inquirer.net | 1 year ago
    Korea preparing for fourth nuclear test South 11:12 am Monday, April 8th, 2013 A North Korean military guard post is seen near the border village of Panmunjom, which has separated the two Koreas since the Korean War, in Paju, north of Seoul, South...
  • US eyes tit-for-tat vs N. Korea – report

      Inquirer.net | 1 year ago
    49 am Monday, April 8th, 2013 In this photo taken on Saturday, March 9, 2013, the guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) arrives to participate in the annual joint military exercises, dubbed Key Resolve, between South Korea and the United...
  • McCain: Avoid accidental Korean war

      United Press International | 1 year ago
    Sen. John McCain said the United States finds itself at risk of ending up entangled in a war on the Korean peninsula "by accident." McCain, R-Ariz., said the "brinksmanship" on the part of North Korea's young leader, Kim Jung Un, is dangerously...
  • Reports of Pyongyang's next missile test stokes tensions in South Korea

      The independent | 1 year ago
    North Korea might launch another missile this week, its southern neighbour warned today as one of its military leaders postponed a trip to Washington DC because of the escalating security situation in the region. The warning from Kim Jang-soo, South...
  • China warns against 'troublemaking' on Korean peninsula

      GMA News | 1 year ago
    China warned against "troublemaking" on its doorstep, in an apparent rebuke to North Korea, and the United States said it was postponing a missile test to help calm high tension on the divided Korean peninsula. The North, led by 30-year-old Kim Jong-...
  • Chinese Issue Veiled Warning To North Korea

      International Business Times | 1 year ago
    A top South Korean national security official said Sunday that North Korea may be readying another missile test or some other provocation within days, the Associated Press reports. Kim Jang-soo, President Park Geun-hye's national security director,...
  • Korea tensions delay missile test, Hill testimony

      SF Gate | 1 year ago
    Afghanistan (AP) Heightened tensions with North Korea have led the United States to postpone congressional testimony by the top U.S. military commander in South Korea and delay an intercontinental ballistic missile test from a West Coast base. North...
  • U.S. postpones missile test to avoid dz˝misperceptiondz˝

      B92 | 1 year ago
    As diplomatic tensions with North Korea remain tense, the U.S. has said it will postpone a scheduled ballistic missile test. (Beta/AP, file) The decision is an effort to avoid unnecessarily provoking Pyongyang. A Pentagon official, speaking to...
  • Top US commander in SKorea cancels trip to US

      Associated Press | 1 year ago
    The top U.S. military commander in South Korea has canceled a trip to Washington to testify before Congress because of tensions with North Korea...James Thurman will remain in Seoul next week as -- quote -- "a prudent measure." Thurman has asked the...
  • US delays missile test over Korean crisis

      The Courier-Mail | 1 year ago
    THE US has delayed an intercontinental ballistic missile test to avoid stoking tensions with North Korea, as fears escalated that weeks of angry rhetoric could erupt into conflict on the Korean peninsula. The Pentagon's disclosure it would reschedule...
  • SKorea: NKorea may be preparing to test missile

      The Boston Globe | 1 year ago
    South Korea (AP) A top South Korean national security official said Sunday that North Korea may be setting the stage for a missile test or another provocative act with its warning that it soon will be unable to guarantee diplomats' safety in...
  • U.S. delays planned missile test

      The Hindu | 1 year ago
    The U.S. military will delay an intercontinental ballistic missile test planned for this week to avoid provoking North Korea amid growing war rhetoric from Pyongyang, media reports said Sunday. An unidentified senior defence official was quoted as...
  • SKorea's top military officer puts off US trip

      Seattle Post Intelligencer | 1 year ago
    South Korea (AP) South Korea's top military officer has put off a visit to Washington because of escalating tensions with North Korea that have also compelled more than a dozen South Korean companies to halt operations at a joint factory complex in...
  • Missile Launch delayed due to North Korean conflict

      KSBY | 1 year ago
    News The ongoing tensions with North Korea are having an impact here on the Central Coast. A Senior Defense Officials confirms that the Pentagon delayed an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Test that was scheduled at Vandenberg Air Force Base next...
  • US postpones missile test over N Korea tensions

      Australian Broadcasting Corporation | 1 year ago
    A Defence Department official confirmed the launch, which was scheduled in California for next week, has been postponed...The Minuteman 3 test at Vandenberg Air Force Base will now take place at some stage next month. North Korea, incensed by United...
  • US delays missile test over N Korea tensions

      Al Jazeera | 1 year ago
    39 Previous tests of Minuteman IIIs launched from California to pre-determined targets in the Marshall Islands [EPA] The United States has decided to delay a long-planned missile test scheduled for next week out of California "to avoid any...
  • US delays intercontinental missile test, citing N. Korea tensions

      Russia Today | 1 year ago
    Korea tensions The Pentagon has put on hold an intercontinental ballistic missile test in California, planned for next week, amid rising tensions with North Korea. According to an official, speaking to AP, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has expressed...
  • US Missile Test Delayed Over North Korea Row

      Sky News | 1 year ago
    The US Defence Department delays a missile test due to next week amid mounting tensions in North Korea, according to reports. A senior defence official said the Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel decided to postpone the long-planned Minuteman 3 launch...
  • AP source: US delays missile test as tensions rise

      The Boston Globe | 1 year ago
    A senior U.S. defense official says the Pentagon has delayed an intercontinental ballistic missile test for next week at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California amid mounting tensions with North Korea. The official says Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel...


Use of this site is governed by our Terms of Use Agreement and Privacy Policy.

© Allvoices, Inc. 2008-2014. All rights reserved. Powered by PulsePoint.