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April 7, 2013

Cool, Guam, and collected

Despite North Korea's threats, Guamanians remain calm.

A U.S. Air Force aircrew in Guam prepares a B-52 Stratofortress aircraft for a mission in support of Exercise Cope North. (Stocktrek images/EPA)

A missile defense shield sent by the Pentagon arrived in the US territory of Guam on Wednesday in reaction to North Korea's renewed nuclear threat against the US. Despite North Korea's escalating threats, many Guamanians remain unfazed. Some attribute the territory's calm to its war game exposure, the result of it being a home to US military bases.