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Jimmy Kimmel destroys Donald Trump for appearing not to know who Kim Jong-Un is - The Independent

Jimmy Kimmel has mocked Donald Trump for appearing not to know who the North Korean Leader is. Despite mounting tensions between North Korea and the US, President Trump appears not to know the difference between the current leader Kim Jong-un and his ...and more »

North Korea's Failed Missile Launch Eases Experts' Worst-Case Scenario Fears - WIRED

April 15, 2017, the North Korean government flaunts an increasingly sophisticated arsenal of intercontinental missiles and launches a midrange version, which fails seconds after takeoff. Wong Maye-E/AP. A tense weekend of brinksmanship between the ...and more »

With North Korea, we do have cards to play - Washington Post

The crisis with North Korea may appear trumped up. It's not. Given that Pyongyang has had nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles for more than a decade , why the panic now? Because North Korea is headed for a nuclear breakout. The regime has openly ...and more »

Is the United States Really Blowing Up North Korea's Missiles? - Foreign Policy (blog)

There's just no evidence to support the fantasy that Kim Jong Un's rockets are falling prey to a super-secret U.S. cyberprogram. By Jeffrey Lewis. | April 19, 2017, 5:46 PM. This April 15, 2017 picture released from North Korea's official Korean ...and more »

How to deal with the world's most dangerous regime - The Economist

NORTH KOREA can be as confusing as it is alarming. It is a hereditary Marxist monarchy. It has the world's youngest supreme leader and also its oldest. The reigning tyrant, Kim Jong Un, is in his 30s; and his grandfather, Kim Il Sung, is the “eternal ...and more »

Analysts try to identify N.Korean failed missile type - New Vision

Anonymous US officials say the missile is a new type of Scud called the KN-17 that could be used to target ships. Northkoreamissile 703x422. Anonymous US officials say the missile is a new type of Scud called the KN-17 that could be used to target ...and more »

The war in Syria has been great for North Korea - Quartz

The civil war in Syria, which began in 2011, has been a tragedy for millions of people, including refugees fleeing the violence and residents caught in the crossfire. But for North Korea's ruling elite, the conflict has in many ways been a good thing ...and more »

Hand of US Leaves North Korea's Missile Program Shaken - New York Times

WASHINGTON — When a North Korean missile test went awry on Sunday, blowing up seconds after liftoff, there were immediate suspicions that a United States program to sabotage the test flights had struck again. The odds seem highly likely: Eighty-eight ...and more »

Nuclear War Warnings: VP Pence Warns North Korea Not To 'Test' Trump, Calls Missile Launch 'Provocation' - The Inquisitr

Vice President Mike Pence visited the most militarized area in the world, the Demilitarized Zone that constitutes the border between North Korea and South Korea, to issue a firm warning to authoritarian leader Kim Jong-un and the Democratic People's ...and more »

Have North Korea's missile tests paid off? - BBC News

North Korea displayed a lot of missiles - including big ones - at a bombastic military parade over the weekend. But what do we really know about Pyongyang's missile capabilities? Defence expert Melissa Hanham explains. Kim Jong-un put on quite a show ...and more »