OSAN AIR BASE, South Korea – The names of U.S.-South Korean war games staged over the years don't sound all that threatening: Team Spirit, Ulchi Focus Lens, Key Resolve ... Foal Eagle. But whatever they're called, the annual show of force is guaranteed to get a rise out of Pyongyang.
Two decades ago, Kim Il Sung, the late founder of the still-ruling Kim dynasty, reportedly shook with rage while talking about the drills with a visiting U.S. congressman. This year's drills, however, are unusual in the level of fury they've inspired from the North — Pyongyang has threatened nuclear...Read more