The regime of Kim Jong Un possesses rockets that can hit South Korea and Japan with as many as 20 atomic bombs, and it’s now focused on building a long-range missile capable of hitting Washington D.C., with a nuclear warhead. The charts below summarize what is known and unknown about North Korea's tactical military arsenal.
Tesla is facing a potential strike at its new German subsidiary: the German Trade Union IG Metall has warned that it is exploring a worker strike at Tesla Grohmann. The machines built at Tesla Grohmann are used to manufacture the Model 3 and as a result, the car's production start in July could face another imminent delay. Meanwhile, Elon Musk faces even more headaches...
Trump's top security advisor, Lt. Gen HR McMaster told ABC News that the US and China are working on a "range of options" on North Korea, adding that "there is an international consensus now, including the Chinese leadership, that this is a situation that just cannot continue."
North Korea's attempted missile launch on Sunday ended in failure, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said. The communist state attempted to launch an unidentifed missile from the port city of Sinpo on its east coast in the morning, and the launch is presumed to have failed, the JCS said. Secretary of Defense Mattis says President Trump is aware of the situation and has "no further comment” on failed North Korean missile test.
While US officials have upped their death count from the Afghan MOAB drop to 94, Indian authorities are claiming that at least 500 Pakistani nationals (who had been protecting the ISIS operatives in this area) were killed in the US bombing in Nangarhar province.
In a relatively subdued affair, with no nuclear tests as some had expected, North Korea has marked the 105th birth of its founding leader Kim Il-sung with a military parade in Pyongyang, where for the first time it revealed its submarine-launched ballistic missiles as well as what appeared to be a new type of ICBM.
North Korea's General Staff has warned that the country would strike military bases in Japan and South Korea, as well as the South Korean president’s residence in Seoul, if America engages in aggression - preemptive or otherwise - against Pyongyang.
"Trump voters felt like they were voting for an anti-establishment candidate — and they're terrified, they're losing faith. This could be the most elaborate reality show. I'm wondering, was this all an illusion for us, using our movement so he could get in there?"