Tag: Kim Jong Un

Kim Jong Un Ends Testing Moratorium And Threatens To Unveil New “Strategic Weapon” (Updated)

It seems clear now that the period of detente between North Korea the United States is at its end. Following the Central Committee’s annual meeting, Kim made it totally clear that he won’t stand for the ongoing sanctions regime the U.S. has put into place and that new strategic weapons are needed.

North Korea Tests Submarine Launched Missile In First Launch Of Its Kind In Three Years (Updated)

North Korea appears to have test-fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile, or SLBM, from an offshore platform for the first time in three years, with it coming crashing down with Japan’s Exclusive Economic Zone, or EEZ. The launch follows the announcement that the U.S. and North Korean governments had agreed to begin new working-level talks on the latter country’s nuclear weapons programs. It also comes amid growing strains between the United States and its regional allies, Japan and South Korea, over a variety of issues on and off the Korean Peninsula.