The US Air Force flew two powerful nuclear-capable B-1B bombers over South Korea this morning in a show of strength to the neighbouring rogue state of North Korea. The move came just days after trigger-happy tyrant Kim Jong-un bragged his army could now fix a nuclear warhead to their ballistic missiles.

That possibility hugely increases fears for US allies in the region and also poses a threat to US bases in South Korea, Japan and Guam. “North Korea’s nuclear test is a dangerous escalation and poses an unacceptable threat,” General Vincent K. Brooks, US Forces Korea commander, said earlier today. “The United States has an unshakeable commitment to defend allies in the region and will take necessary steps to do so, including operations like this one today.” READ MORE