July 11, 2023

North Korea fires its first ICBM in 3 months after making threat over alleged US spy flights

Source: The Associated Press

Journalists: Hyung-Jin Kim, Mari Yamaguchi

“Pyongyang might be manufacturing tensions ahead of its Victory Day to further strengthen solidarity domestically after having failed its first spy satellite launch in May, and then justifying future provocations by first unleashing a stream of threats and harsh rhetoric about U.S. spy planes,” said Duyeon Kim, an adjunct senior fellow with the Center for a New American Security.

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  • Duyeon Kim