Thursday, February 18, 2016


These 5 things help make sense of North Korea's nuclear tests and missile launch

Washington Post - ‎14 hours ago‎
7, North Korea's state media shocked the international community by announcing the “spectacular success” of a hydrogen bomb test. Many international observers in South Korea and the West have questioned whether North Korea's nuclear test was actually ...

THAAD More Useful as Stick Against China Than North Korean Missiles

The National Interest Online (blog) - ‎14 hours ago‎
In the latest case, a fourth North Korean nuclear test in January, followed by the launch last week of a satellite aboard what is effectively an intercontinental range ballistic missile, has provided the impetus for Seoul to enter immediately into ...

North Korea Rocket Test and Implications

Foreign Policy Journal - ‎6 hours ago‎
Experts and the international community are concerned however, that the ultimate purpose of this mission was to test North Korea's Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) capabilities, which pose a serious threat to regional and global security and ...

North Korea preparing to launch 'terror' attacks, South Korea claims

Fox News - ‎15 hours ago‎
SEOUL, South Korea – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently ordered preparations for launching "terror" attacks on South Koreans, a top Seoul official said Thursday, as worries about the North grow after its recent nuclear test and rocket launch.

Could North Korea missile strike the United States?

PolitiFact - ‎Feb 16, 2016‎
North Korea's Feb. 7 rocket launch scared some folks. Weapons experts saw it as a test for a potential missilestrike on the United States. Secretary of State John Kerry said in a statement that it threatened "not only the security of the Korean ...

South Korea mulls next steps against nuclear-armed North Korea

Economic Times - ‎21 hours ago‎
With Kaesong now gone, perhaps for good, the last meaningful non-military option the South could take against the North would be prohibiting third-country commercial vessels from entering South Korean ports if they had previously visited North Korea, ...

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