October 17, 2019
Why North Korea’s new round of missile testing is no cause for alarm
Pyongyang is acting out, but Kim Jong Un is unlikely to withdraw from diplomacy anytime soon
Early Friday morning, North Korea's military launched two short-range missiles from an area near Yonghung on the country's east coast. This was the third such test in two weeks: Pyongyang conducted similar launches on July 25 and 31 as well. July's dual test was a repeat of a similar round of testing in May.Among the missiles launched recently is the KN-23, a North Korean variant of