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-- today and -- act of defiance from North Korea leader Kim Jong-un was reacting to the American bomber flyover that came you guessed it.
Because of previous bellicose actions from the north national security correspondent Jennifer Griffin is at the Pentagon with the latest.
Shortly after midnight Kim Jong-un reportedly signed documents ordering his rockets put on standby.
The Pentagon has seen no unusual movements but is taking the North Korean leader at his word.
They say he's no paper tiger North Korea's state television make the announcement.
This what do you said that our enemies are bringing the dark clouds and nuclear war -- in the dean Garrett case self restraint -- any added the T Garrett -- can no longer tolerate this.
He ordered the Korean People's Army to blow up and reduce everything to ashes at a single strike if an order is issued.
North Koreans built downtown Pyongyang in a show of solidarity while the Russian and Chinese foreign Ministry's urged restraint.
The group soon because unilateral actions are being taken around North Korea which are manifested in the build up of military activity should we -- but we hope that relevant parties will work together in pushing for a turnaround after tense situation.
Some critics at home said the Pentagon decision to send the B two stealth bombers to the Korean Peninsula.
For the first time ever was provocative the Pentagon was -- between a rock and a hard place.
On the one hand North Korea had an overtly threatening nuclear attack against the United States.
The United States ally South Korea was extremely worried about -- said the US wanted to send out a strong signal fox has learned the beaches were not originally supposed to be part of the annual military exercise with South Korea.
But secretary -- made the decision in the wake of North Korean threats.
Defend we are unequivocally committed.
To that alliance with South Korea.
Each -- two dropped four in -- to 2000 pound bombs off the coast of South Korea and returned home.
The B two is capable of caring 85000.
And in 1984 at the US air force had a contingency plan to destroy North Korea's air force.
In 100 hours.
Now former air force intelligence chiefs suggests the Pentagon could do it in half that time.
White House spokesman Josh Earnest said today -- a gaggle on board Air Force One that the US has made very clear that it has the capability and willingness to protect -- interest.
And the interest of its allies in the region -- We'll talk more about this North Korean threats with the panel Jennifer thank you.
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