April 16, 2024

North Korea’s 5th nuke test: Why now and what next?

Experts react to the latest test and explain what it means, going forward

North Korea's latest nuclear test, once again, seems to have surprised everyone.

Coming only nine months after its last nuclear detonation and following ever-advancing ballistic missile tests, including a successful submarine launch just two weeks ago, Kim Jong Un's latest wake-up call to world leaders will be hard to ignore.

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