by Onize Ohikere
Posted 12/20/18, 10:48 am
North Korea on Thursday rejected U.S. calls to unilaterally denuclearize unless the United States also eliminates its “nuclear threat” on the Korean Peninsula. The North Korean state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said the peninsula includes both North and South Korea, “where U.S. nuclear weapons and other forms of aggression forces are deployed.” The United States removed nuclear weapons from South Korea in the 1990s but still has a “nuclear umbrella” in the form of bombers and submarines in place in the region to protect its allies if needed. The U.S.