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North Korea’s Suspected Missile Launch Fails, South Korea’s Military Says
March 16, 2022

North Korea’s Suspected Missile Launch Fails, South Korea’s Military Says

By Mitch Shin
Days after the U.S. warned of North Korea testing its new ICBM system, South Korea’s military said the North failed to launch an unidentified projectile.

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 Launches Ballistic Missile for Reconnaissance Satellite Test
March 07, 2022

North Korea Launches Ballistic Missile for Reconnaissance Satellite Test

By Mitch Shin
Four days before the South Korean presidential election, North Korea conducted an “important” second reconnaissance satellite test – its second in a week. 

South Korea: North’s ‘Very Important Test’ Was of Rocket Engine
December 10, 2019

South Korea: North’s ‘Very Important Test’ Was of Rocket Engine

By Hyung-Jin Kim
Seoul said a previously unspecified test at Sohae Satellite Launching Ground was a rocket engine test.

How Advanced Are North Korea’s Missiles?
April 01, 2017

How Advanced Are North Korea’s Missiles?

By John Schilling
A close look at Pyongyang’s strategic missile capabilities.

North Korea's Kim Jong-un Aims for the Moon
August 05, 2016

North Korea's Kim Jong-un Aims for the Moon

By John Power
North Korea's space agency reveals plans for a lunar mission by 2026.

What the Pentagon Thinks About North Korea
February 15, 2016

What the Pentagon Thinks About North Korea

By Ankit Panda
The Pentagon's 2015 report to Congress on North Korea offers insight into the country's military progress.
North Korea Launches Rocket; US, South Korea Consider THAAD
February 07, 2016

North Korea Launches Rocket; US, South Korea Consider THAAD

By Shannon Tiezzi
North Korea conducted a missile launch on Sunday, prompting outrage from Seoul and Washington.

China: North Korea's Nuclear Tests a 'Slap in the Face' for US
February 04, 2016

China: North Korea's Nuclear Tests a 'Slap in the Face' for US

By Shannon Tiezzi
China is "seriously concerned" about North Korea's upcoming missile test, but thinks the U.S. is partly to blame.

Top Chinese Official Arrives in North Korea for Bilateral Talks
October 10, 2015

Top Chinese Official Arrives in North Korea for Bilateral Talks

By Shannon Tiezzi
Liu Yunshan is the first high-ranking Chinese official to visit North Korea in 4 years.

Satellites, Warheads, and Rockets: Is North Korea’s Space Program Really About Missile Development?
October 06, 2015

Satellites, Warheads, and Rockets: Is North Korea’s Space Program Really About Missile Development?

By 38 North / John Schilling
Observers tend to assume North Korea's satellite launch vehicles are ICBMs in disguise. The truth is more complicated.
When Will North Korea's Next Satellite Launch Be?
October 06, 2015

When Will North Korea's Next Satellite Launch Be?

By John Power
A launch on October 10 looks unlikely, but we may not have to wait much longer.

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