As North Korea starts its weekend celebration of their most important holiday, China has moved 150,000 troops to its border and the US has deployed the Carl Vinson Naval carrier attack group to the Korean peninsula. In celebration of the 105th birth anniversary of Kim Il Sung, the country’s late founder and grandfather of Kim Jong Un, North Korea has vowed to conduct some sort of missile or nuclear test and America has vowed to stop it.
Saturday’s holiday, known as the “Day of the Sun”, normally includes an immense military parade and synchronized public performances involving tens of thousands of people. Pyongyang residents have been seen practicing for weeks and the entire country will take part in the festivities.
While “Day of the Sun” celebrations always focus on military prowess, North Korea’s recent nuclear missile tests have set the world on edge. Kim Jong Un is known for threatening…
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