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Thinking the Unthinkable With North Korea - New York Times

President Trump has promised the world that he will “solve” the North Korean nuclear crisis before the country's leader, Kim Jong-un, can screw a nuclear weapon onto a missile that can reach San Francisco or Los Angeles, a grim feat that experts say he ...and more »

North Korea boasts its latest test missile landed just SEVEN metres from its target as Kim promises a 'bigger gift ... - Daily Mail

North Korea has claimed its latest test missile landed just seven metres from its target in Japanese waters amid some bizarre threats and warnings by Kim Jong-un. The ballistic missile launched on Monday travelled 280 miles before landing in the Sea of ...and more »

Report: North Korea enacts death penalty for distributing foreign media -

May 31 (UPI) -- Circulating Hollywood movies or South Korean television dramas may be punishable by death in North Korea, although more North Koreans have access to media from the outside world. A source in North Korea told Radio Free Asia on Tuesday ...and more »

US Missile Defense Still Has a Long, Long Way to Go - WIRED

The United States successfully tested its interceptor missile defense system on Tuesday, essentially shooting an incoming missile out of the sky. An impressive technological feat to be sure, one the Pentagon likens to hitting a bullet with another ...and more »

Missile takedown: Historic ICBM intercept test sends strong message to North Korea -

Correction: This story has been updated to reflect more accurate numbers related to hits and misses in tests dating back to 1999. WASHINGTON — A monumental intercept test for the United States' critical homeland defense system designed to defend ...and more »

Missile Defense Test Succeeds, Pentagon Says, Amid Tensions With North Korea - New York Times

WASHINGTON — A re-engineered American interceptor rocket collided with a mock intercontinental ballistic missile on Tuesday afternoon in the skies over the Pacific Ocean, the Pentagon said, in the first successful test of whether it could shoot down a ...and more »

North Korea Introduces a New 'Ultra-Precision' Scud Missile Variant: First Takeaways - The Diplomat

Early on Tuesday morning, North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) announced that Kim Jong-un had supervised the test of a new kind of short-range ballistic missile featuring precision terminal guidance on Monday. According to KCNA, the new ...and more »

Interceptor 'Completely Obliterated' Mock Missile, Pentagon Says - Bloomberg

A Raytheon Co. warhead “completely obliterated” a mock intercontinental ballistic missile in a test that shows the U.S.'s $36 billion ground-based defense system can defeat any long-range threat North Korea or Iran can develop through 2020, a top ...and more »

What game theory says about dealing with North Korea - The Conversation AU

North Korea fired its third missile in three weeks on May 29, once again drawing protests from South Korea and Japan. Tensions have been rising in the region since the start of the year when Kim Jong-Un's regime started a series of tests, of which this ...and more »

Countries North Korea Can Currently Hit With Their Missiles - World Press Review

According to experts, the missile test North Korea launched on the morning of May 14, had considerably longer range than prior attempts. Some scientists suggest that it may have been the new mobile missile seen in North Korea's April 15, 2017, parade ...and more »