North Korea threatens Guam during U.S.-South Korea exercises

BY JULIAN RYALL

Japan Correspondent

TOKYO — North Korea has issued a direct threat against Guam as tensions on the Korean peninsula continue to rise.

Just days after the North Korean regime launched four ballistic missiles — believed to be extended-range Scud weapons, three of which landed inside Japan's exclusive economic zone — state media said the launch was in response to the Foal Eagle joint U.S.-South Korean military exercises.

The Rodong Sinmun newspaper claimed the maneuvers are “aimed to make a pre-emptive attack” against the North.

“This goes to prove that the war maniacs' moves . . .

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