Retired US General Norman Schwarzkopf died on Thursday. He was 78. In 1991, Schwarzkopf led a coalition of about 30 countries that drove Iraq out of Kuwait during Operation Desert Storm. (Dec. 28)
Werewolfking: Nothing but fake news. A Ticanderoga-class guided-missile cruiser, which is escorting the carrier, is equipped with the Aegis anti-missile defense system. In addition, the carrier's combat air patrol is equipped with missiles and can chase down any ICBM that N Korea launches as the aircraft are supersonic. Only the diesel subs are any threat to the carrier but that's why we have destroyers escorting it.