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North Korea’s New Missiles on Parade

This past weekend, North Korea conducted a major military parade, an annual affair to commemorate the birth of Kim Il-sung. The event included the conspicuous display of many missiles and artillery pieces, which together demonstrate the nation’s firm intent to develop new and longer-range capabilities, as well as its overall reliance upon such military forces....

North Korea Escalates ICBM Threats

North Korea, in a series of escalating declarations, claimed on Sunday that it has the ability to launch an intercontinental ballistic missile “at any time” and from any location. U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter responded by stating that North Korea’s nuclear and ballistic missile capabilities are a “serious threat” and that the U.S. is prepared...