EXPLAINER: Kim’s launches show push to boost nuke arsenal

Reading Time: 9 minutes SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea’s recent sword-rattling after months of relative quiet makes clear that leader Kim Jong Un is working on expanding his weapons arsenal. Nuclear-capable missiles hidden in trains that can be launched anywhere along a railway. A new cruise missile resembling the U.S. Tomahawk that can be potentially topped with atomic … Read more

Nuclear submarine deal will reshape Indo-Pacific relations

Reading Time: 8 minutes The U.S., Britain and Australia have announced they’re forming a new security alliance that will help equip Australia with nuclear-powered submarines By NICK PERRY Associated Press September 16, 2021, 9:47 AM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article WELLINGTON, New Zealand — The U.S., Britain and Australia have announced they’re forming … Read more

North Korea says it tested rail-launched ballistic missiles

Reading Time: 10 minutes SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Thursday it succeeded in launching ballistic missiles from a train for the first time as part of continuing efforts to bolster its “war deterrence,” a day after the two Koreas tested-fired missiles hours apart in dueling display of military might. The launches underscored a return of tensions between … Read more

Top S. Korean, Chinese diplomats meet amid N. Korea tensions

Reading Time: 5 minutes The foreign ministers of South Korea and China are meeting for talks expected to focus on North Korea and other regional security issues By HYUNG-JIN KIM Associated Press September 15, 2021, 1:06 AM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article SEOUL, South Korea — The foreign ministers of South Korea and … Read more

Hezbollah: Iranian tanker bringing fuel to Lebanon in Syria

Reading Time: 5 minutes The leader of the militant Hezbollah group says the first tanker carrying Iranian fuel to Lebanon has arrived in a Syrian port and the diesel will be shipped to Lebanon by tanker trucks later this week ByThe Associated Press September 13, 2021, 7:06 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article … Read more