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Defense insiders are pushing a non-lethal microwave missile that could stop North Korea's launches in their tracks

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US Air Force
Military and government officials are pushing a non-lethal missile that could possibly shut down a North Korean missile launch in its tracks.
The missile uses readily available technology, but politicians have criticized the Pentagon for being slow to adopt it and systems like it.
While the missile may have advantages over traditional missiles, it could still massively escalate tensions with North Korea and lead to a war if used.
The White House has been informed of a newly developed cruise missile that proponents say could knock out North Korean missile launches in their...
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North Korea says war is coming and the US refuses to back down - but there's another option

North Korea says war is coming and the US refuses to back down - but there's another option

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Associated Press
North Korea declared that war is now inevitable between Washington and Pyongyang.
The US has stepped up military pressure on North Korea considerably.
But even though both sides make overtures towards war, it's far from a sure thing.
Tensions between Washington and Pyongyang have grown so deep that North Korean media said on Thursday that war has now become inevitable, and the only question that remains is when.
The US is currently in the midst of an unprecedented display of air power with South Korea, that includes the highest-ever number of stealth jets and an increased...
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North Korea's latest launch tried to simulate a sneak attack, but the US reportedly saw it coming

North Korea's latest launch tried to simulate a sneak attack, but the US reportedly saw it coming

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North Korea's latest launch was at night - which many consider to have been a demonstration that it could launch a surprise attack.
But US intelligence sources reportedly said they knew three days in advance and watched the missile preparation.
Knowing in advance gives the US time to evaluate the proper response.
North Korea launched its latest ICBM in the dead of night, which many analysts have interpreted as an attempt to show the US that they could launch a surprise nuclear attack on the US .
But the US had been aware of the preparations for launch three days in advance, and observed...
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