DEBKAfile - 12 April, 2013
The US raised its nuclear alert status to
DEFCON 3, Condition Yellow (out of 5 levels), stating “There are
currently no imminent nuclear threats against the United States at this
time, however the situation is considered fluid and can change rapidly.”
Many believe that North Korea will launch their test missile on or
about April 15. Japan has instructed its armed forces to shoot down any
North Korean missile that heads toward its territory.