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North Korea Claims Successful Test of Hypersonic Missile

North Korea state media claimed on Wednesday that a hypersonic nuclear-capable missile was successfully tested on Tuesday. The provocative Tuesday test-launch into the Sea of Japan was previously described by U.S., Japanese, and South Korean officials as a short-range ballistic missile.

A woman walks past a television screen showing file footage of North Korea's missile launch at a railway station in Seoul on February 12, 2017. North Korea fired a ballistic missile on February 12 in an apparent provocation to test the response from new US President Donald Trump, the South …

Kim Jong-Un Inspects North Korea’s ‘Newly-Developed Ultramodern’ Mystery Weapon

North Korea’s state-run KCNA news agency reported on Friday that dictator Kim Jong-un inspected a “newly-developed ultramodern” tactical weapon system at an undisclosed location. North Korean media clearly intended the report to be provocative, but South Korean analysts shrugged it off as testing for a battlefield rocket launcher that would have little impact on arms control negotiations.

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South Korea: North Korea’s Latest ICBM Can Reach Washington

South Korea’s Defense Ministry filed a report to lawmakers on Friday that judged that North Korea’s new missile has the range capability to reach Washington, DC. Satellite imagery reveals the North Koreans may be preparing to launch another missile from the same site.

Photo released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) shows launching of the Hwasong-15 missile, capable of reaching all parts of the U.S.

Report: North Korea Launches Ballistic Missile

North Korea’s missile program has been strangely quiet since September, which comes as a relief to Japan, since the last few ICBMs from North Korea have flown through their airspace. On Monday, the Japanese government reported intercepting radio signals that suggest North Korea may be preparing to launch another missile.

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5 Epic Failures of North Korean Science and Industry

North Korea’s belligerent threats, claims of military supremacy, and claims of an official ideology based on independence and personal achievement are difficult to square with the endless series of horrifying blunders by the regime in Pyongyang.

North Korea's Kim Jong-Un has threatened ever more missile tests and had boasted this week that the firing of an intermediate-range Hwasong-12 over Japan was a mere "curtain-raiser"

H.R. McMaster on North Korea: ‘We’ve Been Kicking the Can Down the Road, and We’re Out of Road’

Responding to North Korea’s latest missile launch, which once again sent an ICBM soaring over Japan, White House National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster said on Friday: “We’ve been kicking the can down the road, and we’re out of road. So for those who have said and have been commenting about the lack of a military option, there is a military option.”

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