Steve Weintz Security, It makes North Korea's latest test look small. Big Ivan was a one-off, essentially a technical stunt. There are hints that the clean 50-megaton design was considered for weaponization, but nothing concrete. Curiously...Show More Summary
Markets were little changed after North Korea conducted a new missile launch, less than two weeks after testing what it called a hydrogen bomb. The Japanese yen, traditionally considered a safe-haven by investors, initially climbed higher to about 109.55 per US dollar, but later tumbled. Show More Summary
North Korea on Friday conducted a new missile launch, less than two weeks after it tested what it called a hydrogen bomb, South Korean defense officials said, according to Yonhap News. The missile was fired from an airfield near the North Korean capital of Pyongyang at 6:57 a.m. Show More Summary
Good morning! Here's what you need to know in markets on Friday. 1. North Korea conducted a new missile launch, less than two weeks after its suspected hydrogen bomb test, South Korean defense officials said, according to Yonhap News. Show More Summary
OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. (Reuters) - The U.S. general who oversees America's nuclear forces said on Thursday he was making the assumption that North Korea did in fact test a hydrogen bomb on Sept. 3, crossing a key threshold in its weapons development efforts.
North Korea reportedly fired another missile, less than two weeks after its suspected hydrogen bomb test, South Korea's Yonhap News said on Friday morning local time. Read more...
The top commander of U.S. nuclear forces says he assumes the Sept. 3 nuclear test by North Korea was a hydrogen bomb. Air Force Gen. John E. Hyten, commander of … Click to Continue »
South Korea said on Wednesday traces of radioactive xenon gas were confirmed to be from a North Korean nuclear test earlier this month, but it was unable to conclude whether the test had been a hydrogen bomb as Pyongyang claimed. North Korea conducted its sixth nuclear test on Sept. Show More Summary
Sun releases amount of energy comparable to a billion hydrogen bombs
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Task and Purpose, Adam Linehan Security, Asia It was epic. As North Korea ramps up its efforts to develop a hydrogen bomb capable of striking the continental United States, the U.S. and its allies are doubling down on efforts to remind Pyongyang that a war on the Korean Peninsula is one it will lose. On Aug. Show More Summary
President Donald Trump reiterated Thursday that military action is "certainly" an option against North Korea, as his administration tentatively concurred with the pariah nation's claim to have tested a hydrogen bomb.
With the North Korea hydrogen bomb test last Sunday, and the alarming message that the regime has now figured out how to install it into an ICBM that could hit
Authored by Doug Bandow via The National Interest, North Korea staged its sixth nuclear test. It was probably a boosted atomic rather than hydrogen bomb, as claimed by Pyongyang, and there’s no evidence that the weapon has been miniaturized to fit on a missile. Show More Summary
Catastrophic storms, worst week for macro data since July, debt ceiling to be cancelled, Gary Cohn off the list for Fed Chair (amid resignation chatter) and Korean hydrogen bombs... gold spikes, dollar dumps, bond yields plunge, and... Show More Summary
The state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on Friday said the United States will have to pay a dear price for comments made by U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley earlier in the week. Following North Korea’s hydrogen bomb test last weekend, Haley said that North Korea was “begging for war” and called for tougher sanctions on […]
`` The leadership in North Korea is hoping that the United States is bluffing and that they will be able to get a serviceable intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) with a hydrogen bomb that could threaten or destroy Los Angeles before the U.S could do anything. The United States is facing a six month window to act and I believe they will.''
If confirmed, it would mark a major advance in North Korea's demonstrated ability to build high-yield nuclear weapons
Seismic and satellite data reveal the test was a whopper, further bolstering the North's claim that it tested a hydrogen bomb.