US, S. Korea hold ‘tabletop’ exercise on North’s nuclear threat

THE United States and South Korea held a “tabletop” exercise at the Pentagon on the nuclear threat from Pyongyang, the two countries said yesterday.

“Given the DPRK’s recent aggressive nuclear policy and advancements in nuclear capabilities, the… scenario focused on the possibility of the DPRK’s use of nuclear weapons,” a joint statement said, referring to North Korea.