North Korea Tests ICBM: Resources for Journalists

North Korea tested its first intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) over the weekend, which experts say demonstrates the country’s capability to strike as far as Alaska.

The Nuclear Threat Initiative, in cooperation with the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, offers critical resources to better understand the capacity, background and history of the North Korean nuclear program.

Our resources include a missile test database, an infographic illustrating North Korea’s missile capabilities, missile models, a country profile, articles and more:

North Korea Missile Test Database and Related Analysis
North Korea Missile Range Infographic
North Korea Ballistic Missile Models
North Korea Country Profile
North Korea Missile Profile
North Korea Interactive Missile Map 

Relevant Articles

Statement of Former Senator Sam Nunn on U.S. Policy toward North Korea (2017)
From Bad to Worse: Options for the U.S. on North Korea (2017)
Asia-Pacific Leadership Network: How to Deal with North Korea: Lessons from the Iran Agreement (2016)
Former Senator Sam Nunn & Admiral Mike Mullen Op-Ed on North Korea (2016)
Will Iran’s Simorgh Space Launcher Appear In North Korea? (2016)

COMING SOON: “North Korea's Hwasong-12 Missile: Stepping Stone to an ICBM?” – analysis by CNS’ Jeffrey Lewis


July 5, 2017
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