March 4, 2021

Russia is testing new tech for its ICBMs that could defeat NATO missile defenses

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By Ben Brimelow From Business Insider Russia says it test fired an ICBM with technology that could defeat Western missile defense systems. The launch was the second such test Russia conducted in 2017, and the missile could have been equipped with hypersonic re-entry vehicles.  Russia has been very vocal about its disapproval of American missile […]

Pentagon: North Korea fired ICBM

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From Newsmax The Pentagon says North Korea fired an intercontinental ballistic missile early Wednesday Korea time. The missile traveled 2,800 miles and landed close to Japan and was the first test by Pyongyang since a missile fired over its neighbor in mid-September, officials said. North Korea launched the missile a week after President Donald Trump […]

Trump to scrap warhead weight limit as NKorea tensions intensify

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From Newsmax President Donald Trump agreed to support billions of dollars in new weapons sales to South Korea after North Korea’s largest nuclear test, while his ambassador to the United Nations said the U.S. would seek the strongest possible sanctions against Kim Jong Un’s regime. Ambassador Nikki Haley said Monday at a meeting of the […]

Trump moving toward hard line with China on North Korea crisis

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From Newsmax Donald Trump is grappling with the limits of his strategy to rely on China to get North Korea to limit its nuclear and ICBM programs following Kim Jong Un’s July 4 test of an intercontinental ballistic missile. The U.S. president must now decide whether the test, coupled with the death last month of […]

North Korea says tests first ICBM; experts say Alaska within range

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From Newsmax The United States asserted Tuesday that North Korea’s latest missile launch was indeed an intercontinental ballistic missile, as the North had boasted and the U.S. and South Korea had feared. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called it a “new escalation of the threat” to the U.S. In a show of force directly responding […]

North Korea missile test ‘due to Kim Jong-un paranoia’

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From BBC The US ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, has accused North Korean leader Kim Jong-un of being in a “state of paranoia”, following another ballistic missile test. The test was a message to the South days after a new president took office, she told ABC News. The US would continue to “tighten […]