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Jacob Fromer is NK News's Washington DC correspondent. He previously worked in the U.S. Senate.
North Korea's ballistic missile capabilities pose an "increasingly complicated" threat to the United States, U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper told a panel of Senators on Wednesday.
The comments, made during testimony at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing about the Defense Department's latest budget request, come one day after President Donald Trump said he had "no reaction" to short-range missile tests that the DPRK had conducted at the beginning of the week -- the country's first known weapons tests of the year.