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North Korea Launches 3 Ballistic Missiles
May 25, 2022

North Korea Launches 3 Ballistic Missiles

By Mitch Shin
Hours after U.S. President Joe Biden wrapped up his trip to South Korea and Japan, North Korea test-fired three ballistic missiles, including a suspected ICBM.

North Korea’s Latest Launch Signals Impending Spiral 
April 01, 2022

North Korea’s Latest Launch Signals Impending Spiral 

By Eric Gomez
The steady pace of North Korea’s improving nuclear arsenal paints a very worrying picture about where things are headed on the Korean Peninsula.
Seoul Says North Korea Didn’t Test Hwasong-17 ICBM After All
March 30, 2022

Seoul Says North Korea Didn’t Test Hwasong-17 ICBM After All

By Mitch Shin
South Korea’s Defense Ministry said the missile launched on March 24 was not Pyongyang’s new Hwasong-17 ICBM, but the older Hwasong-15.  

North Korea Confirms Test of Its New Hwasong-17 ICBM
March 25, 2022

North Korea Confirms Test of Its New Hwasong-17 ICBM

By Mitch Shin
In response, the U.S. imposed new sanctions on the entities and individuals of North Korea and Russia involved in the North’s missile program. 

North Korea Launches Suspected ICBM Off Its East Coast, South Korea’s Military Says
March 24, 2022

North Korea Launches Suspected ICBM Off Its East Coast, South Korea’s Military Says

By Mitch Shin
Four days after launching artillery pieces, North Korea tested a suspected intercontinental ballistic missile on Thursday. 

US Warns North Korea’s Reconnaissance Satellite Tests Are Cover for ICBM Development
March 11, 2022

US Warns North Korea’s Reconnaissance Satellite Tests Are Cover for ICBM Development

By Mitch Shin
The U.S. and South Korean military defined North Korea’s reconnaissance satellite tests conducted on February 27 and March 5 as a test for its new ICBM system.

North Korea Signals Will to Cross US Red Line Amid Deadlocked Nuclear Talks
January 20, 2022

North Korea Signals Will to Cross US Red Line Amid Deadlocked Nuclear Talks

By Mitch Shin
In a Politburo meeting held on Wednesday, North Korea implied that its “confidence-building measures” can be withdrawn after the U.S. imposed sanctions over its ballistic missile tests.  
Can China Curb North Korea's Nuclear Ambitions?
August 22, 2017

Can China Curb North Korea's Nuclear Ambitions?

By Son Daekwon
Cold War history -- particularly surrounding Beijing's own nuclear development -- suggests otherwise.

US Dispatches 2 Heavy Strategic Bombers to Korean Peninsula
July 31, 2017

US Dispatches 2 Heavy Strategic Bombers to Korean Peninsula

By Franz-Stefan Gady
After North Korea’s recent ICBM test, the U.S. dispatched 2 B-1B Lancers for joint drills with Japan and South Korea.

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