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North Korea Rocket

North Korea's Latest Embarrassment?

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 08.15.2013 | World

Government experts and independent researchers say North Korean missiles that were paraded in Pyongyang in late July are "almost certainly" fake, acco...

North Korea Fires Projectile Into Eastern Waters

AP | HYUNG-JIN KIM | Posted 07.19.2013 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea is analyzing whether projectiles North Korea fired into its eastern waters over the weekend are short-range mis...

North Korea Tests Missiles

AP | SAM KIM | Posted 07.18.2013 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea fired three short-range guided missiles into its eastern waters on Saturday, a South Korean official said. It r...

NKorea: 'Powerful Striking Means' On Standby For Launch

AP | JEAN H. LEE | Posted 06.11.2013 | World

PYONGYANG, North Korea — Hinting at a missile launch, North Korea delivered a fresh round of war rhetoric with claims it has "powerful striking ...

North Korea Recalls Workers From Factory Complex

AP | YOUKYUNG LEE | Posted 06.08.2013 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — A factory complex that is North Korea's last major economic link with the South was a virtual ghost town Tuesday after Pyon...

Report: Kim Jong Un Orders Rockets On Standby To Hit U.S. Bases

Reuters | Posted 05.28.2013 | World

By David Chance and Phil Stewart SEOUL/WASHINGTON, March 29 (Reuters) - North Korea put its rocket units on standby on Friday to attac...

N. Korea Celebrates Kim Jong Un's Big Gamble

AP | JEAN H. LEE | Posted 02.13.2013 | World

PYONGYANG, North Korea — A triumphant North Korea staged a mass rally of soldiers and civilians Friday to glorify the country's young ruler, who...

North Korea Years Away From Credible Missiles

AP | FOSTER KLUG and MATTHEW PENNINGTON | Posted 02.12.2013 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — After 14 years of painstaking labor, North Korea finally has a rocket that can put a satellite in orbit. But that doesn't m...

WATCH: N. Korea Releases Control Room Footage Of Rocket Launch

Posted 12.12.2012 | World

Hours after it successfully launched a long-rage rocket into space, North Korea has released raw footage of technicians tracking the rocket's orbit fr...

UN Security Council Condemns N. Korea's Launch

AP | EDITH M. LEDERER | Posted 02.11.2013 | World

UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Security Council condemned North Korea's successful rocket launch on Wednesday and said it will urgently consider "an ...

A Look At North Korea's Secretive Missile Arsenal

AP | SAM KIM | Posted 12.12.2012 | World

SEOUL, South Korea -- North Korea's missile program is a point of national pride, with state TV regularly broadcasting past liftoffs set to rousing mi...

Why N. Korea Launched Its Rocket Now | Posted 12.12.2012 | World

By JEAN H. LEE -- The Associated Press Why would North Korea launch a rocket into space now? The act invites additional sanctions for a country whe...

N. Koreans Celebrate Successful Rocket Launch

AP | Associated Press | Posted 02.11.2013 | World

PYONGYANG, North Korea — North Korea, though struggling to feed its people, is now one of the few countries to have successfully launched a sate...

NORAD: North Korean Rocket Appeared To Deploy Satellite

Reuters | Posted 02.10.2013 | World

WASHINGTON, Dec 11 (Reuters) - The rocket launched by North Korea was detected on Tuesday by U.S. missile-warning systems, and officials at the North ...

North Korea Launches Long-Range Missile

Reuters | Posted 02.10.2013 | World

By Jack Kim and Mayumi Negishi SEOUL/TOKYO, Dec 12 (Reuters) - North Korea successfully launched a rocket on Wednesday, boosting the credentials of...

The Daily Szep- North Korea's Rocket

Paul Szep | Posted 02.09.2013 | Comedy
Paul Szep


North Korea Plans New Long-Range Rocket Launch

AP | FOSTER KLUG | Posted 01.31.2013 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea is gearing up to fire a long-range rocket this month in a defiant move expected to raise the stakes of a global...

North Korea Missile Launch May Be A Hoax

AP | FOSTER KLUG | Posted 01.30.2013 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — Rocket sections are apparently being trucked into North Korea's northwest launch site, but some analysts are asking whether...

North Korea's Failure Is Not a Success, Ignore at Your Own Peril

Joshua W. Walker | Posted 06.23.2012 | World
Joshua W. Walker

Sitting at the center of what is currently the most economically and geo-strategically important region in the world, North Korea matters for everyone, and its failed rocket launch only increases the chance of danger ahead.

North Korea's Failure: The Good and the Bad

Richard N. Haass | Posted 06.13.2012 | World
Richard N. Haass

North Korea remains a serious military threat. It still possesses as many as a dozen nuclear warheads, proven short-range missiles, and a formidable conventional fighting force. It is as much an army with a country as vice-versa.

U.N. Security Council To Meet About NK Rocket

Reuters | Posted 06.12.2012 | World

UNITED NATIONS, April 12 (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council will meet to discuss a possible response to North Korea's rocket launch on Friday, co...

North Korea Launches Rocket

AP | JEAN H. LEE | Posted 06.12.2012 | World

PYONGYANG, North Korea — North Korea's much-anticipated rocket launch ended quickly in failure early Friday, splintering into pieces over the Ye...

Journalists Get Behind North Korean Curtain

AP | TIM SULLIVAN | Posted 06.12.2012 | World

PYONGYANG, North Korea — The press bus took a wrong turn Thursday. And suddenly, everything changed in the official showcase of North Korean ach...

Imminent Rocket Liftoff

AP | JEAN H. LEE | Posted 06.11.2012 | World

PYONGYANG, North Korea — Fighter jets roared through the skies over downtown Pyongyang on Thursday as the world watched to see whether North Kor...

North Korean Officials Claim Satellite, Not Rocket, Ready For Launch

AP | JEAN H. LEE | Posted 06.10.2012 | World

PYONGYANG, North Korea — North Korean space officials say the rocket built to carry a satellite into space is ready for liftoff this week as the...