From Fox News:
North Korea fired a missile over Japan, the Pentagon confirmed on Monday.
“We assess North Korea conducted a missile launch within the last 90 minutes,” the Pentagon said.
“We can confirm that the missile launched by North Korea flew over Japan,” the Pentago continued. “We are still in the process of assessing this launch. North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) determined the missile launch from North Korea did not pose a threat to North America. We are working closely with Pacific Command, Strategic Command and NORAD and will provide an update as soon as possible.”
A senior U.S. official said that there had been some movement suggesting an intermediate missile was being prepped.
see comments and timeline https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2017/08/29/national/north-korea-fires-missile-japan-reportedly-breaks-falls-pacific/
Kim is pushing hard but without the missile being launched at US terrority we need South Korean and in this case Japan’s permission for any strike from their terrority.
China isn’t ready for war yet but they and Putin want to keep the majority of the US overseas military and Naval assets either in the far east or in the Western US ready to move to the Far East.
I will finish this thought tomorrow, I have to take a friend and his wife to an emergency room. She isn’t bad enough to need an ambulance.
Good luck to your friend, Richard.
Same as Johnnyu. Your friend is in our thoughts, Richard.
Permit me to say how fortunate they are to have someone like you in their corner.
Thanks guys, I am back but a bearing went out on the drivers side front wheel, my truck is parked at a dealer in another town while we try to find a tow truck we can borrow since we don’t have money enough to pay for a tow. We may get one later today or tomorrow.
China isn’t ready for war yet but they and Putin want to keep the majority of the US overseas military and Naval assets either in the far east or in the Western US ready to move to the Far East. This gives Russia and China a free hand in the MIddle East and in China’s case Africa. When we are forced to move on North Korea China may back them or back off and let Kim go under. Russia may do the same although it is possible that if China decides to back Kim Russia may decide to either set out the war of back the US and South Korea. This would put him on the winning side and allow him to regain the territory in China that Russia lost in the Russo-Japanese war. He is as bad as a Moslem about wanting all land once under Russian control to return to Russian Control. This is why Poland and other Eastern European nations are worried about him, although if push comes to shove they will probably choose Russian overlords rather then Islamic overlords.