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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 »

North Korea Warns Of 'Super-Mighty Preemptive Strike' As US Weighs Next Move - Huffington Post

SEOUL, April 20 (Reuters) - North Korean state media warned the United States of a “super-mighty preemptive strike” after U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the United States was looking at ways to bring pressure to bear on North Korea over its ...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 »

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 »

Details on the missile in failed North Korea test - CBS News

The missile that North Korea tested over the weekend is being called a KN-17 by U.S. intelligence, CBS News national security correspondent David Martin reports. It is a liquid-fueled, medium-range missile launched from a rocket stand, not a mobile ...and more »

Mattis Says North Korea Missile Test Meant To 'Provoke' - Huffington Post

The failed North Korean missile test over the weekend was an attempt by the reclusive country to “provoke something,” U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Tuesday, pledging that the United States will work with China to reduce tensions. U.S ...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 »

TIME Exclusive: Will South Korean Presidential Hopeful Moon Jae-in Pull the World Back From Nuclear War? - TIME

On May 9 South Korea will elect a new President, as tensions with dysfunctional neighbor North Korea reach fever pitch. On April 16, Pyongyang attempted another weapons test in its quest to develop a nuclear-armed ballistic missile capable of hitting ...and more »

What We Know About North Korea's Nuclear Arsenal - Newsweek

North Korea soldiers North Korean soldiers march as they visit a newly constructed residential complex after its opening ceremony in Ryomyong street. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj. Share. World North Korea Missiles Pyongyang Kim Jong Un Parade Asia China United ...and more »

US May Not Be Able to Shoot Down North Korean Missiles, Say Experts - NBCNews.com

Top generals have been insisting for years that if North Korea launched a missile at the United States, the U.S military would be able to shoot it down. But that is a highly questionable assertion, according to independent scientists and government ...and more »