Because it wouldn’t be 2017 without weekly word of new belligerence from Kim Jong Un, Fox News reports that North Korea has fired a missile of unknown design into the Sea of Japan.
According to the South Korean military, the missile actually passed over Japan, and was launched from Pyongyang. The Pentagon is currently looking into the matter.
The move came after North Korea fired three short-range missiles on Saturday — all deemed successful despite initial reports suggesting failure, according to the U.S. military.
Seoul’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said the projectiles fired during the weekend from North Korea’s eastern coast flew about 155 miles.
U.S. and South Korean forces began annual military exercises last week, an effort…