Asia Geopolitics

North Korea Launches a Ballistic Missile Over Japan: First Impressions and Analysis

Scott LaFoy and Ankit Panda discuss North Korea’s launch of a ballistic missile into the Northern Pacific over Japan.

Ankit Panda
North Korea Launches a Ballistic Missile Over Japan: First Impressions and Analysis
Credit: Rodong Sinmun screen capture

Open source missile analyst Scott LaFoy, a producer for the Arms Control Wonk podcast, joins The Diplomat‘s Ankit Panda (@nktpnd) to discuss North Korea’s launch of a ballistic missile over Japan. The launch is the first of its kind with a ballistic missile; North Korea had previously launched satellite launch vehicles over Japan in 2009 and 1998.

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