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Remnants from latest missile launch reveal significant N. Korean ICBM capability

Remnants from latest missile launch reveal significant N. Korean ICBM capability

Special to WorldTribune.com By Lee Jong-Heon, East-Asia-Intel.com North Korea independently built most of the key parts of the long-range rocket it launched in December 2012, indicating that the destitute nation has the capacity to build intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) capable of delivering a nuclear weapon to the U.S., South Korean official said. After analyzing the […]

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Rocket launch failure highlights decision-making vacuum in N. Korea

Rocket launch failure highlights decision-making vacuum in N. Korea

By Lee Jong-Heon, East-Asia-Intel.com Last week’s botched rocket launch indicates that the decision making system of the new regime is not in place in North Korea, with youthful ruler Kim Jong-Un being swayed by his royal family members, according to South Korean officials. Weaknesses in the government’s policy-making ability could lead the Stalinist nation to […]