November 18, 2022

US Vice President Convenes Emergency Session on Missiles at APEC Summit

U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris convened an emergency meeting of key regional powers Friday on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Bangkok to discuss North Korea’s latest missile launch, that fell 200 kilometers off Japan’s coast. “This conduct by North Korea most recently is a brazen violation of multiple U.N. Security resolutions. It destabilizes the security in the region, and unnecessarily raises tensions,” Harris said in brief remarks to press prior to meeting with leaders of Japan, South Korea, Australia, New Zealand and Canada. The launch is the latest of the barrage of missiles that North Korea


Why Kim Jong Un Unveiled Daughter During ICBM Launch

When North Korean state media posted pictures of Kim Jong Un attending Friday’s launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile, the big news wasn’t the rocket. What sent analysts scrambling was a young girl with a ponytail and puffy white jacket who was shown walking hand in hand with Kim after inspecting the ICBM. Other pictures showed the girl standing next to Kim and his wife, Ri Sol Ju, as they observed the launch from a viewing station. Yes, that’s right — Kim, one of the world’s most secretive leaders, apparently unveiled a daughter at an ICBM launch. The girl, whose