North Korea fires submarine-launched missile after US nuclear alert

People watch a television showing archive footage of North Korea’s missile launch during a news program (AP) SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile on Saturday, Seoul said, its second missile launch in three days, after the United States warned that Pyongyang could be bracing for a nuclear test. Pyongyang has dramatically … Read more

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un appears to have lowered his threshold for a nuclear strike

This week’s parade showcased the growing range of nuclear-capable systems in North Korea. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un appears to have lowered his threshold for a nuclear strike, increasing the chances of miscalculation as he deploys new weapons whose uses range from close-range tactical strikes to far-reaching threat from the American homeland. Kim signaled … Read more

North Korea fires suspected ‘long range’ ballistic missile

Japanese officials have reacted to another “outrageous” North Korean missile launched perilously close to high-risk zones. North Korea fired an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) Thursday, South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in said, the first time Pyongyang has launched such a powerful weapon since 2017. The ICBM launch is one of nearly a dozen weapons tests conducted … Read more