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In "Warning To Pyongyang", B-1B Bombers, F-35s Hold Mock Bombing Drills

US B-1B tactical bombers, together with F-35B stealth fighters as well as four South Korean F-15K conducted a joint military exercise in response to Pyongyang’s recent moves. Meanwhile, China and Russia began naval drills off the Russian far eastern port of Vladivostok, not far from the Russia-North Korea border.

 

Frontrunning: September 15

  • Dollar leaps versus yen, pound at highest since Brexit result (Reuters)
  • Several hurt in 'terrorist' incident in London (Reuters)
  • North Korea Puts Guam in Range With New Missile Launch Over Japan (BBG)
  • U.N. Security Council to meet after North Korea fires another missile over Japan (Reuters)

Pat Buchanan Asks "Should Japan And South Korea Go Nuclear?"

Consider. North Korea devotes 25 percent of GDP to defense. South Korea spends 2.6 percent, and Japan just 1 percent. Yet these mighty Asian allies, who run annual trade surpluses at our expense, require us to defend them from a maniacal little country right next door.