North Korea

North Korea launches ICBM in major escalation

  • North Korea test-fires ICBM, its first since 2017 and reportedly its most powerful yet

  • Today's test is North Korea's 11th round of missile tests this year and an ICBM has long been expected

  • An ICBM marks a major escalation and provocation but, beyond condemnation, it is not clear what else the West can do
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