ballistic missile

  • April 11, 2012  

    As North Korea gears up to launch a ballistic missile topped with what it says is a communication satellite, its regime — one of the most secretive and belligerent — continued its succession process Wednesday with new leader Kim Jong-un bolstering his power by gaining another title. Judy Woodruff reports. Continue reading

  • April 11, 2012  

    North Korea, one of the world’s most secretive and belligerent regimes, is gearing up to launch a missile topped with what it says is a communication satellite. Judy Woodruff and John Isaacs of the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation discuss the regime’s hopes of an image boost and other possible launch outcomes. Continue reading

  • June 22, 2006  

    North Korea announced preparations to test a long-range ballistic missile, followed by reports that the United States readied its ground-based interceptor missile-defense system. The moves have sparked a debate about how the United States should respond to a missile threat. Continue reading