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The Acceleration of North Korea’s Missile Program

MIN READMay 7, 2021 | 15:00 GMT

A woman walks past a screen showing footage of a North Korean missile test in Seoul, South Korea, on March 29, 2020.

(JUNG YEON-JE/AFP via Getty Images)

Under Kim Jong Un, North Korea has rapidly accelerated its longer-range ballistic missile and nuclear programs. But Pyongyang has also focused on short-range systems as part of an effort to modernize its military capability for contingencies on the Korean Peninsula. ...

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