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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 »

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 »

Watch the exact moment a 'kill vehicle' takes out a mock ballistic missile - Washington Post

The Pentagon released video footage Wednesday showing the exact moment a U.S. “kill vehicle” intercepted and destroyed a mock intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) as it flew outside the atmosphere over the Pacific Ocean. The target, designed to ...and more »

North Korea crisis: How events have unfolded under Trump - KVOA Tucson News

Written By Robert Windrem and Corky Siemaszko. Ever since President Donald Trump took office on Jan. 20, tensions with North Korea have escalated rapidly. The isolated country is barred by United Nations resolutions from carrying out ballistic missile ...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 »

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 »

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

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 »

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 »

Pentagon successfully tests missile defense system amid rising concerns about North Korea - Los Angeles Times

Amid heightened concerns over the threat posed by North Korea, a much-anticipated test of the homeland missile defense system succeeded Tuesday, when a rocket launched from the Santa Barbara County coast hit and destroyed a target warhead fired into ...and more »

Former North Korean Diplomat: For Pyongyang, Weapons Will Always Come First - The Diplomat

Whenever North Korea launches a missile, there is a lot analysis about why now. Here are a couple of typical theories: The launch was to mark an important North Korean holiday. It was to draw attention from a South Korean political event to the North.and more »