South Korea Moves Warships

    North Korean soldiers patrol along the bank of the Yalu River in the North Korean town of Sinuiju across from the Chinese city of Dandong on April 4, 2013. North Korea appears to have moved a medium range missile to its east coast, South Korean Defence Minister Kim Kwan-Jin said, prompting fears of a strike against South Korea or Japan.           CHINA OUT      AFP PHOTO        (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

    North Korean soldiers patrol along the Yalu River on Thursday. (STR/AFP/Getty)

    A day after North Korea moved a missile to the east coast, South Korea is moving two missile-defense warships to track a potential launch. “If the North fires off a missile, we will trace its trajectory,” an official told the Yonhap news agency. The missile moved yesterday is believed to have a range long enough to reach Guam, which North Korea said would be a target. Yesterday the U.S. said it would deploy a missile-defense system there in response to the threats. In addition to moving missiles, North Korea has shut down an industrial zone shared with the South, promised to restart a mothballed nuclear reactor, and threatened nuclear strikes against South Korea and the U.S.

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