according to new reports, The US is sending a second nuclear warship and 7,500 marines within strike range of North Korea. The USS Theodore Roosevelt, a Nimitz-class aircraft carrier, is en route to the western Pacific after leaving San Diego port last week. The Roosevelt will focus on maritime security operations in the Pacific and the Middle East, the US military announced. But the £3.4billion

($4.5billion) warship, known as “the Big Stick”, has been sent to boost US defense on the Korean peninsula, according to South Korean media. It is expected to arrive in the region in the coming weeks amid fears North Korea is about to test another missile or nuclear weapon.  Admiral Steve Koehler, a strike group commander on the ship, said the 7,500 sailors and marines on the vessel are “ready as a war fighting force”. READ MORE