North Korea Panics the World

North Korea Panics the World

North Korea has conducted its sixth nuclear device test, and based on what we know so far it looks like by far the biggest yet. Pyongyang’s own news agency, KCNA, described the test as a “perfect success”, and claimed the device was an advanced hydrogen bomb small enough to fit atop a long-range missile. Though […]

North Korea Miniaturizes Nuclear Warhead

North Korea Miniaturizes Nuclear Warhead

North Korea has successfully produced a miniature nuclear warhead that can be placed on one of its ballistic missiles, entering a new phase of its atomic program, confirmed U.S. intelligence agencies and the Japanese Defense Ministry. According to the Washington Post, the news is alarming and explains the strong criticisms expressed by China, the only Pyongyang […]

North Korea Engages in New Missile Test

North Korea Engages in New Missile Test

The second intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) launch by Pyongyang occurred this morning. It was fired from Mupyong-ni and it flew about 1,000 kilometers before falling into the waters of the Sea of Japan. Pyongyang said the test was a success. According to the official KCNA agency, Kim Jong-un attended the test. “The entire American territory […]

North Korea Tests Ballistic Missile

North Korea Tests Ballistic Missile

According to South Korean intelligence, North Korea launched a new ballistics missile test Saturday. The missile was launched from a site northwest of the North Korean capital Pyongyang and landed 430 miles away in the Sea of Japan. The test follows two failed missile tests earlier this year. South Korea, Japan, and the United States […]

North Korea: No Good Options

North Korea: No Good Options

In February, 2013 former NBA basketball start Dennis Rodman traveled to North Korea to view an exhibition basketball game and meet with the country’s new leader, Kim Jong-Un. Rodman called him “my friend” when he returned to the United States. Kim Jong-Un is said to be an enormous fan of the NBA. Joking on his […]