Jul
31
AM
8:21
Home page Contact us Search
Home Page
ES FR EN ÚÑÈí

Middle EastEuropeAmericasAsiaAsia-PacificAfricaWorldPress
 
Israeli Army Releases Leb. Shepherd, General Security Receives Him from UNIFIL Suleimani: Disarming Palestinian Resistance ’Daydream’ Syrian Army Strikes Terrorists across Country, Terrorist Blast Targets Homs Lebanese Army Apprehends 8 Syrians Suspected of Belonging to Nusra Group Leader: Islamic Governments Must cooperate to Help Gazans Russian Warns US of “Tangible Losses” over Sanctions US Bars Some Venezuelan Officials Accused of Rights Abuse Palestinian Resistance Inflicts Heavy Losses upon Zionist Army in Khan Yunis Abdollahian Slams Egypt for Delay to Let Iran aid Enter Gaza: Unacceptable Palestinian Resistance Fighters Infiltrate Israeli Watchtower, Kill IOF: Video Chile, El Salvador, Peru Recall Israel Envoys to Protest Gaza Offensive Al-Qassam Commander Mohammad Deif: Victory Will Be Ours Israeli Bombing of Shujaiya Market Kills 17 despite Mock Ceasefire Strong Quake Hits Mexico, Shakes Capital Conflicting Reports about Palestinian Resistance Approval of 24-Hour Gaza Truce
Move right Stop Move left
Go to
Related Articles
US Evacuates Embassy in Libya amid Fierce Clashes N. Korea Leader Directs Island Drill: South to Regret Bitterly Any Incursion S. Korea Army in Shootout with Soldier Who Killed FiveOutrage in Berlin over ’Vicious’ McCain Attack on MerkelSouth Korean PM Resigns over Ferry DisasterMore Than 300 People Missing As South Korean Ferry SinksLargest-ever Air Drill between S. Korea, US Kicks off
Sport site News Bulletin Programs network Twitter Watch almanar Live
Contact us Guestbook Polls RSS Feeds Mailing list
Androids Iphone Ipad Blackberry Videos
Americas
Minimize font Maximize font Save article
US Flies B-52 Bombers over S. Korea, North Shows Washington under Attack Video
Local Editor

The United States said it was flying training missions of nuclear-capable B-52 bombers over South Korea, in a clear signal to North Korea at a time of escalating military tensions.

US Flies B-52 Bombers over S. KoreaThe flights -- part of annual joint South Korea-US military exercises -- should be seen as underscoring US commitment and capacity to defend Seoul against an attack from the North, AFP quoted Pentagon spokesman George Little as saying.

Little said a B-52 from Andersen Air Force base in Guam, flew over South Korea on March 8 as part of a military exercise dubbed "Foal Eagle."

"The B-52 Stratofortress can perform a variety of missions including carrying precision-guided conventional or nuclear ordnance," he said Monday.

B-52s have taken part in annual exercises before, but Little said the Pentagon wanted to underline their use this time given the current, heightened tensions, and he added that further B-52 flights would be carried out.

"We're drawing attention to the fact that we have extended deterrence capabilities that we believe are important to demonstrate in the wake of recent North Korean rhetoric," he said.

The message was echoed in Seoul on Monday by visiting Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton Carter, who promised to provide South Korea with every available military resource "offered by the US nuclear umbrella".

North Korea Produces Video Showing Washington under Attack

For its part, North Korea had produced another video showing the United States under attack, this time with the White House and the US Capitol literally in the crosshairs.

The four-minute video titled "Firestorms will rain on the Headquarters of War" was posted Monday on the YouTube channel of the North's official website, Uriminzokkiri.

The first two minutes used still photos of US fighter jets, B-52 bombers and aircraft carriers to portray the United States as bullying nuclear power intent on bending Pyongyang to its will.

Source: AFP

19-03-2013 - 10:31 Last updated 19-03-2013 - 10:39 | 3164 View
Name Register Nickname
Users who already have nicknames
can comment without risking their ýID’s being impersonated

Users who already have nicknames can
 insert comment using their nickname

Email
Country
Title
Message
Number of allowed characters is 700 - 700 Character left
Disclaimer Al-Manar is not responsible for the content of the comments. All opinions expressed are those of the posters not Al-Manar’s or its staff. Al-Manar reserves the right to exclude comments that contain expressions falling beyond the bounds of decency
Email Register Nickname
Users who already have nicknames
can comment without risking their ýID’s being impersonated

Insert comment

Password
Title
Message
Number of allowed characters is 700 - 700 Character left
Disclaimer Al-Manar is not responsible for the content of the comments. All opinions expressed are those of the posters not Al-Manar’s or its staff. Al-Manar reserves the right to exclude comments that contain expressions falling beyond the bounds of decency
 

Users who already have nicknames can
 insert comment using their nickname

Insert comment

Edit password

Nickname
Email
Country
Password
Password Confirmation

  Insert comment

Users who already have nicknames can
 insert comment using their nickname

Email
Edit country
Old password
New password
Confirm new password

 

Al-Manar TV Lebanon Last update 30-07-2014 23:38 Beirut Time
199682735 Visits since 24-05-2010