Transcript for North Korea Says It Is in 'State of War' With South Korea
north korea is ratcheting up the rhetoric again this morning. The rogue nation now saying it has entered a state of war with south korea just a day after threatening the u.S. Abc's reena ninan joining us from washington with the latest. What's the white house's reaction? Reporter: They're not really surprised. One white house official telling me overnight they do take these threats seriously. But it's become a pattern for north korea. The white house and the pentagon are taking additional measures expanding u.S. Ground-based intercepters as well as early warning and tracking radar. How close is north korea to being able to strike the u.S. Mainland, big s. ReporH,ERY BIG Question, general chuck gentlemjacoby told the white house their long-range missile capabilities has moved faster than they expected. They know they're growing and the u.S. Needs to stay ahead of them but analysts believe they're not capable of striking the u.S. Mainlapd but the concern is one miscalculation, rob, and the region could trigger a war neither side wants to enter.
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