Ankit Panda is the Stanton Senior Fellow in the Nuclear Policy Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and editor-at-large at The Diplomat. Follow him on Twitter at @nktpnd.
Saturday's test represents an emphatic step by the DPRK to push back on one of the achievements of the Singapore summit
As the DPRK's end-of-year deadline looms, the move will ensure greater crisis responsiveness should tensions resurface
As diplomacy has stalled, Pyongyang has enhanced its already-formidable conventional war-fighting capability
The DPRK remains committed to developing a sea-leg for its nuclear forces
Images appear to show a 600mm MLRS system and suggest three, not two, rockets were launched
The Panel of Experts' latest findings reveal development continues unabated
With end to ROK-Japan intelligence sharing agreement, alliances with U.S. to again serve vital role
Kim Jong Un is demonstrating a degree of military parity between his capabilities and those of South Korea
New reporting suggests the "hard to intercept" missile could pose a major challenge to the allies
These new systems are likely to complicate wartime planning for the U.S.-South Korea alliance
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