April 13, 2024

Trying to predict when N. Korea will test an ICBM is “useless”: Uzi Rubin

China likely biggest influence on North Korea missile program, says Israeli expert

Since Kim Jong Un claimed, in his 2017 New Year’s address to the nation, that North Korea would soon test-fire an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), Pyongyang has launched a variety of missiles, some of which were displayed in an April military parade.

In late May in Seoul, NK News sat down with Uzi Rubin, founder and first director of the Israel Missile Defense Organization in the Israeli Ministry of Defense (MOD), to hear his views on how and why North Korea could accelerate and diversify its missiles this year – and the critical question of whether it will test an ICBM in the near future.

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