Pentagon Suspects North Korean Missile Test May Be Imminent

World | Ryan Pickrell
A ballistic rocket is test-fired through a precision control guidance system in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) May 30, 2017. KCNA/via REUTERS

Testing equipment spotted near Kusong

North Korea Is Threatening To Nuke Us, Which Is Always Rude

DC Trawler | Jim Treacher
North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un looks on during the test-fire of inter-continental ballistic missile Hwasong-14 in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang, July, 4 2017. KCNA/via REUTERS
'If the supreme dignity of the DPRK is threatened'

South Korea Wants To Drop Bigger Bombs On Kim Jong Un

World | Ryan Pickrell
United States and South Korean troops utilizing the Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS) and the South Korea's Hyunmoo Missile II, fire missiles into the waters of the East Sea, off South Korea, July 5, 2017. 8th United States Army/Handout via REUTERS

Heavier warheads

China Boosts Defenses Along N. Korean Border As Potential Crisis Looms

World | Ryan Pickrell
North Korean soldiers chat as they stand guard behind national flags of China (front) and North Korea on a boat anchored along the banks of Yalu River, near the North Korean town of Sinuiju, opposite the Chinese border city of Dandong, June 10, 2013. REUTERS/Jacky Chen

‘Necessary to prepare for military action for a potential war’

N. Korea To Strike With Its 'Nuclear Hammer' If US Takes Out Kim Jong Un

World | Ryan Pickrell
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (front) stands on the conning tower of a submarine during his inspection of the Korean People's Army (KPA) Naval Unit 167 in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang June 16, 2014. REUTERS/KCNA

‘Preemptively annihilate’

US Missile Defense Test Ends In Failure After Sailor Presses Wrong Button

World | Ryan Pickrell
A Standard Missile Three (SM-3) is launched from the guided missile cruiser USS Shiloh (CG 67) during a joint U.S. Missile Defense Agency, U.S. Navy ballistic missile flight test in the Pacific Ocean, June 22, 2006. REUTERS/U.S. Navy/Handout

Initiated self-destruct sequence

Calling Its Shots? North Korea Identifies Hawaii And Alaska As Possible Targets

World | Ryan Pickrell
The intercontinental ballistic missile Hwasong-14 is seen during its test in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang, July 5 2017. KCNA/via REUTERS

North Korea has an ICBM that can reach he US

US Prepares For Another Missile Defense Test As North Korea Ramps Up The Threat

World | Ryan Pickrell
A Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptor is launched from the Pacific Spaceport Complex Alaska during Flight Test THAAD (FTT)-18 in Kodiak, Alaska, U.S., July 11, 2017. During the test, the THAAD weapon system successfully intercepted an air-launched intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM) target. Leah Garton/Missile Defense Agency/Handout via REUTERS

North Korea is advancing its missile program at a rapid rate

Hawaii Braces For Possible NK Missile Attack

World | Grace Carr and Ryan Pickrell
North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un looks on during the test-fire of inter-continental ballistic missile Hwasong-14 in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang, July, 4 2017. KCNA/via REUTERS

‘We have a responsibility to plan for all hazards’

North Korean Submarine Makes Long, Strange Trip, Hinting At Possible Sub-Launched Missile Test

World | Ryan Pickrell
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un guides on the spot the underwater test-fire of strategic submarine ballistic missile in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang on April 24, 2016. KCNA/via REUTERS

Missile program advancing at accelerated rate

Here's The Nuclear Price Tag For Kim Jong Un's Survival

World | Ryan Pickrell
Armed North Korean soldiers patrol the banks of Yalu River near the North Korean town of Sinuiju, opposite the Chinese border city of Dandong, May 20, 2011. Confusion surrounded a North Korean visit to China on Friday, as media in the South said the North's leader Kim Jong-il had crossed the border, contradicting earlier reports that his son and heir apparent Kim Jong-un had travelled. REUTERS/Jacky Chen

‘Probably a cost the country can absorb’

N. Korea Dismisses South's 'Nonsense' Proposal But May Desire Talks With US

World | Ryan Pickrell
A North Korean soldier guards the banks of the Yalu River near the North Korean town of Sinuiju June 29, 2010. REUTERS/Jacky Chen

State media claims call for talks ‘does not hold water’

Far From Mar-A-Lago: US-China Trade Talks Falter As Relations Spiral

World | Ryan Pickrell
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and China's Vice Premier Wang Yang gesture before the U.S. - China Comprehensive Economic Dialogue to discuss bilateral economic and trade issues in Washington, U.S., July 19, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

Talks ‘ended at an apparent impasse’

Report: US Intel Suggests North Korea May Be Gearing Up For Another ICBM Test

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

But, tests are difficult to predict

Top US General: US Not Confident It Knows Where North Korea's Deployed Ballistic Missiles Are

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

‘Very good at camouflage, concealment, and deception’

North Korea Publicly Executes People In Schools, Markets, And Sports Stadiums

World | Ryan Pickrell
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (C) stands in the snow as he inspects KPA Unit 1313 honored with the title of O Jung Hup-led 7th Regiment in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang December 5, 2014. REUTERS/KCNA

Horrible deaths for petty crimes