Minutes from missiles, Guam islanders get to grips with uncertain fate

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Fourteen minutes is not long to prepare for a potential catastrophe.

That’s the estimated time taken from a launch of a mid-range ballistic missile in North Korea until impact on Guam, where residents seem resigned to the belief that their fate is out of their control.

The local government of this tiny U.S. Pacific island issued preparation guidance to its 163,000 people on Friday on how best to hide and deal with radiation after threats by Pyongyang to strike Guam, or test its missiles in its surrounding waters.

But islanders don’t seem in a hurry to...


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Minutes from missiles, Guam islanders get to grips with uncertain fate


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