Fake social media post claims North Korea attack imminent

Fake social media post claims North Korea attack imminent

Fake social media post claims North Korea attack imminent

"Some people [say], 'We just want our peace, our island groove that we've always have.' There are other people who are just sick and exhausted of the threats from North Korea because there sure have been many over the years".

The possibility of a nuclear confrontation is considered remote. Their location in a US territory means its military is just hours from potential flashpoints in the western Pacific.

In response, Trump on Tuesday threatened the communist country "with fire and fury".

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"Let's see what he does with Guam ", Trump said of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un from his golf club in Bedminster, N.J. Meanwhile, China has reiterated calls for all sides to maintain calm and reduce tensions over the Korean Peninsula.

Baumgartner, a supervisor at a high-end clothing store, said she was confident USA forces on the island's two bases were ready to intervene, and she bore no grudges about that military presence making Guam a North Korean target. They threatened US, other countries, and they threaten Guam. "I feel it would be a pretty stupid idea to do that", she said. Altogether, 7,000 USA military personnel are stationed on Guam. "I feel safe with our military presence here — Andersen and the Navy".

Guam was claimed by Spain in 1565 and became a US territory in 1898 during the Spanish-American War. The military plans to move thousands of U.S. Marines to Guam from Okinawa in southern Japan. The air base was built in 1944, when the USA was preparing to send bombers to Japan during World War II. Guam was also a refueling and transfer spot for people heading to Southeast Asia, and many refugees fleeing Saigon were evacuated through Guam.

"They believe that we are not true USA citizens, when we do have plenty of Chamorro people going into the USA military and serving for their country and dying for their country", he said. "And not a lot of Americans know that". Seoul is 2,000 miles (3,200 kilometers) to the northwest, Tokyo is 1,500 miles (2,400 kilometers) north and Taipei is 1,700 miles (2,700 kilometers) west.

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Washington has been repeatedly stating that no option including the use of military force could be ruled out. In Pyongyang's opinion , this step will be aimed at deterring the U.S. forces in the Asia-Pacific region.

In response to U.S. President Donald Trump's tough rhetoric, North Korea said on Thursday it was finalising plans to fire four intermediate-range missiles that would land 30-40 km (18-25 miles) from Guam.

In August a year ago, the North's Foreign Ministry warned that all US military bases in the Pacific including Guam would "face ruin in the face of all-out and substantial attack" by the North's military.

"Military solutions are now fully in place, locked and loaded, should North Korea act unwisely", the president said on Twitter, adding "hopefully Kim Jong-un will find another path!"

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In 2013, the Army sent a missile defense system to Guam called Terminal High Altitude Area Defense or THAAD.

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