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North Korea Launches Missile Over Japan - Wall Street Journal

A file photo shows a North Korean intercontinental ballistic rocket Hwasong-14 being prepared last month before a test launch. It isn't yet known whether this was the type of missile launched over Japan early Tuesday local time. Photo: KCNA/EPA ...and more »

Japan Seeks Funds to Boost Missile Ranges Days After North Korea Threat - U.S. News & World Report

FILE PHOTO : A Japan Self-Defense Forces (JSDF) soldier takes part in a drill to mobilise their Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) missile unit in response to a recent missile launch by North Korea, at U.S. Air Force Yokota Air Base in Fussa on the ...and more »

North Korea's unprecedented missile test draws ire of Trump and Abe - Christian Science Monitor

President Trump has said that "all options are on the table" after a North Korean ballistic missile, designed to carry a nuclear payload, was fired over Japan and into the northern Pacific Ocean. A woman walks past a TV screen broadcasting news of ...and more »

Don't be surprised by North Korea's missiles. Kim Jong Un is doing what he said he would. - Washington Post

TOKYO — Armchair experts on North Korea — and a fair few who watch from their desks, too — like to write off Kim Jong Un as unpredictable. Who knows what this nuclear-armed madman might do next, the refrain goes. U.S. warplanes conducted a bombing ...and more »

Shooting down a North Korean missile test may not be practical. Here's why - WFAA

As North Korea warns of sending a 'bigger gift package to the United States', the Pentagon will test whether or not it has the ability to shoot down an intercontinental ballistic missile. Josh King has the story (@abridgetoland). Jim Michaels , KPNX 3 ...and more »

North Korea's missile test over Japan was a threatening proof of concept - Popular Science

At about 6am on local time Tuesday morning, Japan's government issued a warning to its citizens that a missile was headed their way. That missile, fired from North Korea, crashed into the Pacific Ocean 575 miles east of Japan just 14 minutes after ...and more »

What North Korea's Missile Tests Look Like to a South Korean Reporter - New York Times

SYDNEY, Australia — North Korea fired a ballistic missile over northern Japan this week, prompting the government in Tokyo to warn residents in its path to take cover, and leading to another round of questions about whether war will soon strike the ...and more »

Mattis goes on offensive to say he backs Trump - Politico

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Thursday pushed back hard against reports that he is out of step with President Donald Trump — particularly on how to deal with North Korea — but also made clear his view that the commander-in-chief can be swayed to ...and more »

Discussing North Korea - New York Times

Damien Cave, our Australia bureau chief, shares insights on global news, local recommendations and feedback from readers in this weekly newsletter. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. ______. It's arguably the biggest story in the Asia Pacific ...and more »

Trump says 'all options on table' after North Korea fires missile over Japan - CNN

Tokyo (CNN) US President Donald Trump has warned Pyongyang that "all options are on the table" after North Korea fired a missile over Japan early Tuesday. Tuesday's launch was particularly provocative as it was North Korea's first ballistic missile to ...and more »