North Korea Fires Off Short-Range Ballistic Missile

World | Ryan Pickrell
Missiles are driven past the stand with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and other high ranking officials during a military parade marking the 105th birth anniversary of North Korea's founding father, Kim Il Sung, in Pyongyang, April 15, 2017. REUTERS/Sue-Lin Wong

Twelfth missile this year

Mattis: North Korea 'Is A Direct Threat To The United States'

National Security | Ryan Pickrell
Intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) are driven past the stand with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and other high ranking officials during a military parade marking the 105th birth anniversary of country's founding father Kim Il Sung, in Pyongyang April 15, 2017. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

‘Catastrophic’

Kim Jong Un Tests New Anti-Aircraft Weapon [Video]

World | Ryan Pickrell
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un watches the test of a new-type anti-aircraft guided weapon system organised by the Academy of National Defence Science in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) May 28, 2017. KCNA/via REUTERS

Mass production and rapid deployment

Chinese Fighters Intercept US Spy Plane Days After South China Sea Spat

World | Ryan Pickrell
A Chinese J-11 fighter jet is seen flying near a U.S. Navy P-8 Poseidon about 215 km (135 miles) east of China's Hainan Island in this U.S. Department of Defense handout photo taken August 19, 2014. China on Saturday called US criticism of an approach by one of its jets to a US Navy patrol plane off the Chinese coast earlier this week "completely groundless" and said its pilot had maintained a safe distance from the US aircraft. Picture taken August 19, 2014. REUTERS/U.S. Navy/Handout

‘Unsafe and unprofessional’

Pentagon Plans First Intercept Test For Eventual North Korean ICBM

World | Ryan Pickrell
The long-range strategic ballistic rocket Hwasong-12 (Mars-12) is launched during a test in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on May 15, 2017. KCNA via REUTERS

North Korea’s missile program advancing rapidly

FACT CHECK: Did Trump Leak Classified Info About Nuclear Subs?

Politics | David Sivak
FILE PHOTO: The Ohio-class guided-missile submarine USS Michigan arrives for a regularly scheduled port visit while conducting routine patrols throughout the Western Pacific in Busan, South Korea, April 24, 2017. Jermaine Ralliford/Courtesy U.S. Navy/Handout via REUTERS

A poorly kept secret

Duterte Tells Trump He Fears Kim Jong Un 'Might Just Go Crazy'

World | Ryan Pickrell
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (C) waves during the Fourth Conference of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) in Pyongyang April 11, 2012, and released on April 12, 2012. WPK named Kim as "first secretary," on Wednesday, the official KCNA news agency said. REUTERS/KCNA

‘What’s your opinion of him, Rodrigo?’

North Korean Mystery Object Crosses Border, South Korea Opens Fire...

World | Ryan Pickrell
A member of the South Korean Special Warfare Forces takes his position in frozen waters during a winter exercise in Pyeongchang January 8, 2015. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said there was 'no reason' not to hold a high-level summit with neighbouring South Korea, speaking in a New Year's address broadcast by state media last Thursday. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

90 rounds of K-3 machine gun fire

New Missile Is North Korea's 'Answer To The Trump Administration'

Video | Ryan Pickrell

‘This is the DPRK’s answer to the Trump administration’

The Terrors Of New York's Penn Station

Opinion | Joanne Butler

North Korean bombs don’t scare me as much as trying to catch a train in New York’s rail hub.

Kim Jong Un Declares New Missile Combat Ready

Video | Ryan Pickrell

‘Successful strategic weapon’

Kim Jong Un Launches His Second Missile In A Week

World | Ryan Pickrell
A view of the test-fire of Pukguksong-2 guided by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on the spot, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang February 13, 2017. KCNA/Handout via Reuters

Medium-range ballistic missile

SecDef: A Military Solution In North Korea Will Be 'Tragic On An Unbelievable Scale'

World | Ryan Pickrell
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis reviews the honour guard before a meeting with Japan's Defense Minister Tomomi Inada at the Defense Ministry in Tokyo, Japan, February 4, 2017. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

Trying to find another way out of this situation

Where Might Kim Jong Un Strike If He Gets His Treasured ICBM?

World | Ryan Pickrell
The long-range strategic ballistic rocket Hwasong-12 (Mars-12) is launched during a test in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on May 15, 2017. KCNA via REUTERS

ICBM test expected this year

'Celebration Atmosphere': North Korean Missile Developers Receive A Hero's Welcome

World | Ryan Pickrell
People react as they pass in front of the stand with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a military parade marking the 105th birth anniversary of country's founding father Kim Il Sung, in Pyongyang April 15, 2017. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

‘People’s enthusiastic welcome for defense science warriors’

US Sends Another Aircraft Carrier To Kim Jong Un's Doorstep As Tensions Rise

World | Ryan Pickrell
The Nimitz-class aircraft carriers USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74), and USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) (rear) conduct dual aircraft carrier strike group operations in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations in support of security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific in Philippine Sea on June 18, 2016. Courtesy Jake Greenberg/U.S. Navy/Handout via REUTERS

North Korea recently launched its tenth missile this year

US, South Korean Troop Practice Raiding Kim Jong Un's Nukes

World | Ryan Pickrell
North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un observes a target-striking contest by the Korean People's Army

‘Simulate a Counter-WMD operation’