U.S.: Washington Considers a 'Measured Response' to North Korean ICBM Test

Jul 4, 2017 | 18:53 GMT

Key U.S. policy-makers including national security, military and diplomatic officials are meeting July 4 for an unplanned session to discuss the successful test of a two-stage intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) by North Korea. Pyongyang announced that it had achieved its goal of demonstrably testing an ICBM and data analysts confirmed that the North Korean assertion is indeed accurate. This puts Pyongyang one step closer to achieving its ambition of fielding a credible long-range nuclear delivery system. ...

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