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North Korea test submarine-launched ballistic missiles

“North Korea is investing all its strength in a hard-line position against Washington and Seoul,” said Nam, a former president of the Institute for National Security Strategy, a think tank affiliated with South Korea’s main spy agency. “If its missiles fly over Japan, the international impact would be huge because the United States and Japan would find it difficult to let it go,” he said.Continue reading

North Korea Missiles

Seoul’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said the launches were conducted at 2:59 a.m. and 3:23 a.m. from an eastern coastal area and said the projectiles flew 220 kilometers (137 miles) on an apogee of 25 kilometers (15 miles) and at a max speed of Mach 6.9.Continue reading

North Korea Missiles

“The only question is: would the Kim regime dare test an ICBM, or a long-range missile, that could hit the US homeland?” Harry Kazianis of the Center for the National Interest in Washington.Continue reading