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Guam 'well-equipped' to handle North Korean threat: governor

23:57 EDT 9 Aug 2017 | Yahoo News

Guam 'well-equipped' to handle North Korean threat: governorGuam's governor on Thursday said the US territory was "well-equipped" to handle any North Korean strike thanks to robust infrastructure that had survived earthquakes and typhoons, after Pyongyang released a detailed plan to launch missiles towards the island. A drumbeat of threats by North Korea over the years has fostered a sense of resilience among the island's 162,000 inhabitants, whose lives are deeply intertwined with the US military, which has 6,000 troops based there. Guam Governor Eddie Calvo said the remote Pacific island was accustomed to being a target ever since Washington placed military installations there.


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