>> Being very>> The war of words between Donald Trump and North Korea continuing on Thursday. Pyongyang's official state media calling the US President's fire and fury comment quote a load of nonsense. And at the same time updating plans for a missile strike near Guam. North Korea says it plans to launch four medium-ranged rockets over Japan that will land close to the Pacific island, home to a US military base.
That's putting the spotlight on one of Washington's key regional allies, Japan, which says it's standing firm alongside the US in the face of North Korean aggression.>>
> We do not care about sanctions or attacks. Any kind of blockade or pressure cannot block our existence. This is the answer of the working class who has grown up under the warm care of the party led by our heroic Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il.>> Back in Washington, Trump has been touting the power of America's military on Twitter.
>> But there's doubt over how much Japan can actually do if Pyongyang follows through with its latest threat. Legally, it could shoot down a missile flying over its territory and heading for Guam. But experts say, currently Tokyo doesn't have the capability to do that. Meanwhile in Pyongyang, a massive rally has been staged in protest of the latest UN sanctions.
Though he did say, he hopes the US nuclear arsenal never has to be used. North Korea, on the other hand, is taking a different approach. State Media carrying the message, sound dialogue is not possible with such a guy bereft of reason, only absolute force can work on him.