By Alicia A. Caldwell
Even Americans who have never touched a gun are probably familiar with the looks and names of a few — the military M16, the action-movie’s Uzi, the historic Colt .45. The terms thrown around in the national debate over gun control can be harder to fathom.
The Japanese government said Wednesday North Korea’s missile passed over its southern island chain of Okinawa around 12 minutes after take-off.
By Hyung-Jin Kim
North Korea on Monday extended the launch period for a controversial long-range rocket by another week until Dec. 29, citing technical problems.
By Jean Lee
North Korea may postpone the controversial launch of a long-range rocket that had been slated for liftoff as early as Monday, North Korean state media said Sunday.
By Foster Klug
North Korea is gearing up to fire a long-range rocket this month in a defiant move expected to raise the stakes of a global standoff over its missile and nuclear programs.
The air corridor over Iraq has emerged as a supply route for weapons for the beleaguered government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, including rockets, antitank missiles, rocket-propelled grenade and mortars, The New York Times reported late Saturday.
North Korea could carry out a long-range missile test in the next three weeks, with new satellite images showing increased launch site activity, according to satellite operator DigitalGlobe Inc.
Iran could produce enough weapons-grade uranium to make an atomic bomb within two to four months and then would need an additional eight to 10 months to build the device, experts said Monday.
South Korea and the United States are close to agreement on more than doubling the range of Seoul’s ballistic missiles to better guard against threats from North Korea, a report said on Sunday.
An overwhelming majority of Americans, particularly whites, are adamant about the constitutional right to bear arms, a poll showed this week amid a rash of shootings across the United States.
President Barack Obama on Monday warned North Korea that its “old pattern of provocation” was over and insisted that the United States would not buy “good behavior” from the communist state.
By Matikas Santos
The Department of National Defense (DND) found a reason to push for the upgrade of military equipment and other capabilities as part of its responsibility “to protect our country” in the light of North Korea’s failed rocket launch.
North Korea test-fired two short-range missiles off its west coast this week amid international alarm at its planned long-range rocket launch, South Korean newspapers said Friday.