Asia Geopolitics

Pukkuksong-2: Why North Korea’s New Solid-Fuel Ballistic Missile Matters

North Korea’s new missile and launcher show that Pyongyang is taking survivability seriously.

Ankit Panda
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Pukkuksong-2: Why North Korea’s New Solid-Fuel Ballistic Missile Matters
Credit: KCNA

The Diplomat‘s Ankit Panda (@nktpnd) and Prashanth Parameswaran (@TheAsianist) discuss the significance of North Korea’s first missile test of 2017 involving the solid-fueled Pukkuksong-2 and take stock of the U.S.-Thailand alliance.

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