One day after North Korea performed its sixth nuclear weapons test, a South Korean official announced that North Korea seems to be preparing to launch a ballistic missile.
Threatening rhetoric from the North is escalating tensions quickly, and Kim Jong-Un remains defiant of international pressure to shut down its weapons programs.
After weeks of missile tests, it’s now known that North Korea has developed intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of reaching the United States.
Tensions escalated when Kim threatened a strike on Guam. Furthermore, the North launched a test missile over Japanese territory last week.
Chang Kyung-soo, a South Korean Defense Ministry official, said Monday that the South Korean military believes the North…