ballistic missiles

  • March 9, 2016  

    A wave of Palestinian attacks on Israeli civilians and security forces has left the Middle Eastern state in turmoil, further exacerbated by the recent ballistic missile tests from Iran’s hardline Republican Guard faction. Gwen Ifill talks to Daniel Estrin of the Associated Press for more on the situation in Israel. Continue reading

  • March 8, 2016  

    In our news wrap Tuesday, an American tourist was killed and a dozen Israelis were wounded in a wave of attacks by Palestinian militants in the cities of Jaffa and Jerusalem. Also, Iran’s Revolutionary Guard has test-fired a series of ballistic missiles in recent days — action that U.S. officials said may violate a UN prohibition, though it does not break the recent nuclear agreement. Continue reading

  • January 1, 2016  

    The landmark Iran nuclear accord is soon due to be implemented fully, but renewed tensions between that country and the U.S. could affect the deal. The U.N. has said that recent ballistic missile tests violate prohibitions, prompting possible sanctions by the Obama administration. Judy Woodruff talks to Karim Sadjadpour of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Continue reading

  • December 12, 2012  

    North Korea successfully fired a long-range rocket despite warnings from the international community. While the launch enhances the credentials of young leader Kim Jong Un, it is likely to bring fresh sanctions and further complicate relations with neighbors and the West. Independent Television News’ John Sparks reports. Continue reading

  • July 5, 2006   BY  

    The U.N. Security Council on Wednesday considered whether to impose sanctions on North Korea for test-firing at least seven missiles, including a long-range one that malfunctioned. Continue reading