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North Korea today launched another ICBM, landing it in the Sea of Japan.
The Department of Defense said that initial assessments indicated the missile was an intercontinental ballistic missile, or ICBM. In a news conference, Japan’s defense minister also said it seemed to be an ICBM. The missile went higher than any shot North Korea had previously taken, according to Defense Secretary James Mattis.
This was North Korea’s first launch in a couple of months.