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US likely to attempt interception only if missile poses a threat, but full-range tests still raise miscalculation risks
Stealth advantages of sea-launched weapons could push US and ROK toward preemption, while DPRK bets on deterrence effect
Some doubt DPRK reentry vehicles would work as intended, but nuclear deterrence can be effective despite uncertainties
Military reportedly launched Hwasong-15 on short notice, as DPRK shifts focus from development to operational exercises
DPRK seeks to make KN-25 the backbone of its tactical nuclear forces, though the weapon likely can’t play that role yet