N. Korea offers muted criticism of US - S. Korea military drill

VOA News North Korea has responded with softer than usual language to an annual U.S.-South Korea war exercise that began this week. The Ulchi Freedom Guardian drill that began Monday is regularly slammed by Pyongyang officials, who consider it a preparation for invasion. The North's Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of Korea on Tuesday mentioned the exercise, but did not specifically criticize it. The statement instead blasted South Korean President Park Geun-hye for saying last week Seo ... More