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What dodging North Korean missiles taught me about shooting down Kim Jong Un’s growing arsenal

A North Korean missile launch in August 2017 sent people in South Korea and Japan scrambling to bunkers. The missile broke up and fell into the Pacific, but North Korea's growing missile arsenal remains a concern. The US, South Korea, and Japan all have missile defenses, but stopping an incoming missile is no easy feat. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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Satellite images show Kim Jong-Un’s water-slide yacht in action, while North Korea struggles with famine and COVID-19

Satellite images caught the movements of Kim Jong-Un's luxury yacht, suggesting he is partying. North Korea is undergoing food shortages and struggling with the COVID-19 pandemic. The amusement-park-themed yacht can be a good indicator of his whereabouts, NK News reported. See more stories on Insider's business page. Kim Jong-Un's 260-ft luxury yacht has been spotted moving towards his private compound, suggesting he or his associates are reading to party during North Korea's struggles with famine and COVID-19. Satellite-imaging company Planet Labs captured pictures of the yacht, as well as a second 200-ft pool yacht, moored at the...
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Kim Jong Un told North Korea’s government to’get fully prepared for confrontation’ with the US

Kim Jong Un said the US needs to get ready for potential "confrontation" with his country. He told his government to prepare for dialogue and confrontation, but "especially" confrontation. G7 leaders recently demanded North Korea abandon its nuclear program. See more stories on Insider's business page. North Korea's leader told his government to prepare for confrontation with the United States.Kim Jong Un addressed his government on Thursday, and the Korean Central News Agency reported he "stressed the need to get prepared for both dialogue and confrontation, especially to get fully prepared for confrontation," according to The Ass...
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Kim Jong Un said North Korea must be’fully prepared for confrontation’ with the US

During the G7 Summit, world leaders called on North Korea to stop its nuclear program. Days later, Kim Jong Un ordered his government to prepare for conflict with the US. He also said to prepare for dialogue, suggesting he may be interested in returning to talks. See more stories on Insider's business page. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ordered his government to be fully prepared for confrontation with the Biden administration, state media reported Friday, days after the United States and other major powers urged the North to abandon its nuclear program and return to talks.Kim issued the order Thursday during an ongoing ruling pa...