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North Korea Launches Ballistic Missile From Submarine

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 08.23.2016 | World

By Ju-min Park and Jack Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile off its east coast early on Wednesday, South Ko...

North Korea Presses Provocations With New Ballistic Missile Launch

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 08.03.2016 | World

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea launched a ballistic missile on Wednesday that landed in or near Japanese-controlled waters for the first time, the late...

U.S. Missile Defense Program Costly, Unreliable, And Exempt From Oversight, Report Finds

Elliott Negin | Posted 07.15.2016 | Politics
Elliott Negin

Congress is currently considering expanding the U.S. national missile defense system, despite the fact that -- nearly 15 years after the Bush administration began deploying it -- it has not been demonstrated to work under real-world conditions and is not on a path to do so.

North Korea Fires Submarine-Launched Missile

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 08.24.2016 | World

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea fired a submarine-launched missile on Wednesday that flew about 500 km (311 miles) towards Japan, a show of improving te...

North Korea Claims It Can Strike U.S. In Pacific After Missile Tests

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 06.22.2016 | World

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea leader Kim Jong Un said after supervising the test launch of a "medium long-range strategic ballistic missile" that the ...

North Korea Launches 2 Mid-Range Missiles

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 06.22.2016 | World

SEOUL/TOKYO, June 22 (Reuters) - North Korea launched what appeared to be an intermediate-range missile on Wednesday to a high altitude in the directi...

Report: Attempted North Korea Missile Launch Fails

Reuters | Kelly Chen | Posted 05.30.2016 | World

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea attempted to fire a missile from its east coast early on Tuesday morning but the launch appears to have failed, South Ko...

Obama: The U.S. 'Could Destroy North Korea,' But Won't

Reuters | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.26.2016 | Politics

SEOUL/WASHINGTON, April 26 (Reuters) - North Korea appears to be preparing a test-launch of an intermediate-range ballistic missile, South Korea's Yon...

North Korea Botches Missile Launch On Founder's Birthday

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 04.14.2016 | World

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea attempted to launch an intermediate range ballistic missile off the country's east coast on Friday but the launch failed...

North Korea Fires Ballistic Missile Into Sea

Reuters | Kelly Chen | Posted 03.17.2016 | World

SEOUL, March 18 (Reuters) - North Korea fired a ballistic missile on Friday that flew about 800 km (500 miles) off its east coast into the sea, South ...

UN Hits North Korea With Tough New Sanctions. Now What?

Joe Cirincione | Posted 03.02.2016 | Politics
Joe Cirincione

The new sanctions against North Korea, just adopted by United Nations Security Council, are a critical part of efforts to contain that nation's nuclear weapons program. But they are not enough.

South Korea Test-Fires Missile That Can Hit All Of North Korea

Reuters | Posted 06.03.2016 | World

SEOUL, June 3 (Reuters) - South Korea on Wednesday test-launched a new ballistic missile that can hit all of North Korea, the president's office sai...

Experts Say North Korea Is Years From A Sub-Launched Missile Which Could Threaten U.S.

Reuters | Posted 05.11.2016 | World

By Ju-min Park and James Pearson SEOUL, May 11 (Reuters) - North Korea made a key step in its nuclear weapons program by test-launchin...

North Korea Fires Two Short-Range Missiles Off Coast

Reuters | Posted 03.01.2015 | World

SEOUL, March 2 (Reuters) - North Korea fired two short-range missiles off its east coast on Monday, the South Korean military said, a move seen as a p...

U.S. To Send Missile Defense Ships To Japan Following North Korea Launches

Reuters | Posted 04.05.2014 | Politics

By Phil Stewart TOKYO, April 6 (Reuters) - The United States will deploy two additional destroyers equipped with missile defense systems to Japan b...

State Dept. Calls On North Korea To 'Refrain From Provocative Actions'

Reuters | Posted 05.16.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, March 16 (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department on Sunday called on North Korea to refrain from provocative actions following reports Pyo...

Report: NKorea Expands Missile Launch Site

Agence France Presse | | Posted 12.28.2013 | World

North Korea has undertaken major construction work at its main missile launch site, possibly to cater to larger and more mobile weapons, a US think-ta...

Why We Should Pay Attention to North Korea

Devon Kerr | Posted 07.16.2013 | Teen
Devon Kerr

Thankfully, it appears that North Korea won't be bombing the United States anytime soon. However, that doesn't mean we shouldn't pay attention to this key foreign policy dilemma.

U.S. Officials: North Korea Missiles Moved Away From Launch Site

Reuters | Posted 05.06.2013 | World

By Phil Stewart WASHINGTON, May 6 (Reuters) - North Korea has taken two Musudan missiles off launch-ready status and moved them from ...

Three Leadership Steps for Peace in Korea

Charles Knight | Posted 06.15.2013 | Politics
Charles Knight

Before you take your next steps to deal with the Korean situation reflect on Cold War history of American reaction to our perception of a powerful threat.

Dynamics in the Kim Jong Family and North Korea's Erratic Behavior

Avidan Milevsky | Posted 06.12.2013 | World
Avidan Milevsky

Being the youngest of three brothers, Kim Jong-Un may have been driven by a need to distance himself from the identities of his very different older brothers and by gaining the favor of his father.

Pentagon Says 'Inaccurate' To Suggest N.Korea Has Nuclear Missile Ability

Reuters | Posted 06.11.2013 | World

WASHINGTON, April 11 (Reuters) - The Pentagon said on Thursday it would be inaccurate to suggest that North Korea has proven it has the ability to l...

Dick Cheney: 'We're In Deep Doo Doo'

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 04.10.2013 | Politics

Former Vice President Dick Cheney told Republicans they should be very wary of recent threats from North Korea, CNN reported on Tuesday. "We're in ...

North Korea Stomps Its Feet: Who Cares, Right?

Michael Evans | Posted 06.10.2013 | World
Michael Evans

I've seen this product countless times before. I remember buying it, in fact, a few years ago. I ingested it and convinced others of its potency, of its value as a product. So what's different about it this time? What's it doing back on the shelf, a seemingly old product with a new label?

SKorea: Possibility Of NKorea Missile Launch 'Very High'

Reuters | Posted 06.10.2013 | World

By Daum Kim and Phil Stewart SEOUL/WASHINGTON, April 10 (Reuters) - South Korea said on Wednesday there was "very high" probability th...