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North Korea Called 'Extraordinary Threat' in Trump Missile Defense Review

U.S. News

"While a possible new avenue to peace now exists with North Korea, it continues to pose an extraordinary threat and the United States must remain vigilant," the report said in its executive summary, which was reviewed by Reuters ahead of its release on Thursday.

U.S.'s Shannon: North Korea Could Become Global Threat

U.S. News

TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. Undersecretary of State Thomas Shannon said on Tuesday that North Korea's nuclear and intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) program would make the reclusive state a global threat if it became successful over time.

North Korea's Other Threat

U.S. News

The analysis shows a large portion of Seoul is within range of North Korea's long-range guns and multiple rocket launchers. It also illustrates the network of underground shelters where South Koreans can go in the event of an attack.

North Korea isn't bluffing, the nuclear threat to the US is real

New Scientist

On 18 March, North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un did something very odd: he gave a man a piggyback ride. It isn't every day that the dictator of an isolated, Stalinist tyranny lets one of his subjects climb on his back. North Korea had just successfully tested a new rocket engine – one that it claimed to have designed entirely by itself. The whole world will "soon witness what eventful significance the great victory won today carries," Kim was quoted as saying.

North Korea lashes out at threat of more sanctions

U.S. News

In this image made from video, Pang Kwang Hyok, vice director of the department of international organizations at the North Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs, speaks during an interview with The Associated Press Television in Pyongyang, North Korea, Monday, Oct. 24, 2016. North Korean officials lashed out Monday at efforts in the United Nations to strengthen sanctions following the North's latest missile launches and nuclear test in September.